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Union Binding partners with World Rookie Tour

Union Binding partners with World Rookie Tour

Tue 21 November 17, Livigno, Italy

The Black Yeti is proud to announce that Union Binding Company, the global leader in snowboard bindings, has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with the World Rookie Tour.

7 Days Of Black Friday Deals Crystal Ski Holidays

7 Days Of Black Friday Deals Crystal Ski Holidays

Tue 21 November 17, Tignes, France

From today, holiday makers will be able to take advantage of a wide range of special deals across selected European ski destination featured by Crystal Ski Holidays. Extending beyond just Black Friday, a variety of offers will be available over seven days from 21st - 27th November.

Les Arcs set to open in less than a month

Les Arcs set to open in less than a month

Mon 20 November 17, Les Arcs, France

French ski resort Les Arcs is set to open its slopes in less than a month, with the resort already blanketed in snow (see attached photo) and its high-tech snow making, which covers 50% of the ski area, already in operation.

Reel Rock 12 – Coming November 2017!

Reel Rock 12 – Coming November 2017!

Mon 13 November 17

The International Reel Rock Film Tour is returning to the UK and Ireland this November, bringing a night of thrilling climbing and adventure films to venues up and down the UK.

Ormerod claims silver at opening Snowboard Big Air

Ormerod claims silver at opening Snowboard Big Air

Mon 13 November 17

GB Park and Pipe snowboarder Katie Ormerod (20) has claimed second place at the opening World Cup of the season for Snowboard Big Air in Milan.

Spring is in the air at the Jamboree

Spring is in the air at the Jamboree

Thu 09 November 17

It’s a first! This year’s Jamboree presented by Vidéotron will play host to the FIS Freestyle Ski Big Air World Cup Finals and the FIS Snowboard World Cup Finals presented by Mazda, March 22–25, 2018!

British Ski and Snowboarders head for World Cup

British Ski and Snowboarders head for World Cup

Thu 09 November 17

The competitive snowsports season moves into full swing this weekend with seven British athletes set to compete at two FIS World Cup events.

Snowsport England team up with Switzerland Tourism

Snowsport England team up with Switzerland Tourism

Mon 06 November 17, Arosa, Switzerland

Snowsport England has announced Switzerland Tourism as the new official destination partner of choice for their national snowsports participation campaign Go Ski Go Board (www.goskigoboard.org.uk).

Ski deals from Crystal Ski Holidays

Ski deals from Crystal Ski Holidays

Tue 31 October 17

£100 off per booking to 43 ski resorts from Andorra to Switzerland for December departures. Book by 6 November 2017.

Ischgl is the cream of the crop

Ischgl is the cream of the crop

Thu 26 October 17, Ischgl, Austria

The ski resort of Ischgl in the Austrian Tirol has been crowned a gourmet hotspot by the respected and influential culinary guides Gault&Millau 2018 and A la Carte 2018 with 16 toques and 24 stars.

Shape up for the Slopes at the SKi Show

Shape up for the Slopes at the SKi Show

Wed 25 October 17

Slopercise fitness plan is the perfect prelude for powder and pistes

Why a Heliski Trip to Alaska isn’t just for Pros

Why a Heliski Trip to Alaska isn’t just for Pros

Fri 20 October 17

As a location, Alaska represents the very pinnacle in freeride skiing and snowboarding. The combination of mountains, snow and wilderness make it a really special place to go skiing. And because of the scale and remoteness of the mountains helicopters are the perfect tool to access them.

EDDIE THE EAGLE SELECTS THE NEXT GENERATION

EDDIE THE EAGLE SELECTS THE NEXT GENERATION

Wed 18 October 17, Chill Factore, United Kingdom

Hundreds of applicants applied, but Eddie the Eagle has shortlisted just 20 finalists for his first-of-its-kind talent spotting competition at Chill Factore, which gives passionate skiers and snowboarders the chance to fulfil their dream of becoming the next big thing in snow sports.

Crystal Deals For the Coming Season

Crystal Deals For the Coming Season

Tue 10 October 17, Pas de la Casa, Andorra

Crystal have some great deals for the coming season check them out here.

Prices slide downhill in top European Ski resorts

Prices slide downhill in top European Ski resorts

Fri 06 October 17, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Falling local prices and a rise in sterling’s value mean cash-conscious skiers can expect to pay less in many European ski resorts than last season, according to the annual Post Office Travel Money Ski Resort Report

Skiing in Andermatt in January from 10 francs

Skiing in Andermatt in January from 10 francs

Fri 06 October 17, Andermatt, Switzerland

No more fixed prices for day-pass from 2017/18 ski season on – Ticketcorner and SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun launch joint booking platform with flexible prices.

Riding high in Val Gardena

Riding high in Val Gardena

Fri 06 October 17, Val Gardena, Italy

The stunning Dolomiti ski area of Val Gardena will burst into the winter season with an 18m euro 10-seater gondola to whisk skiers and boarders to the highest peaks.

New gondola Carosello 3000 – Construction updates

New gondola Carosello 3000 – Construction updates

Tue 03 October 17, Livigno, Italy

The construction of the new Carosello 3000 gondola in Livigno has entered the

The 6 Most Exotic Summit to Sea Ski Destinations

The 6 Most Exotic Summit to Sea Ski Destinations

Tue 03 October 17

In recent years skiing on coastal mountains has become really popular, and it’s easy to see why. There’s something really special about skiing on the coast.

‘30 Days of Snowsport’ is back!

‘30 Days of Snowsport’ is back!

Tue 03 October 17

Snowsport England’s early season participation initiative, 30 Days of Snowsport (www.30daysofsnowsport.org.uk) which is sponsored by Visit Andorra has kicked off today with over 70 ski and snowboard sessions, many of which are free or discounted, running at slopes up and down England.