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NEW LIFTS FOR ISCHGL AND GALTUER

NEW LIFTS FOR ISCHGL AND GALTUER

Wed 17 August 16, Ischgl, Austria

The top Tirolean ski resort of Ischgl will open a new eight-person chairlift this winter – with two remarkable features.

Horeseshoe Resort: New Chairlift

Horeseshoe Resort: New Chairlift

Wed 17 August 16

Horseshoe Resort is focused on bringing the best skiing and snowboarding experience to guests with the new investment of a $4 Million, high speed detachable six person chairlift coming December 2016.

Big White hosts World Para Snowboard Championships

Big White hosts World Para Snowboard Championships

Tue 16 August 16, Big White, Canada

The global governing body of Para snowboard, IPC Snowboard, alongside Canada Snowboard are proud to announce Big White Resort (Kelowna, British Colombia) as the official host mountain for the 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships.

Things are heating up in Val Gardena!

Things are heating up in Val Gardena!

Mon 15 August 16, Val Gardena, Italy

Val Gardena Dolomites has big, comforting news for skiers and snowboarders this winter - it will unveil Italy's first-ever heated chairlift.

Zoe Gillings from board bumps to baby bumps

Zoe Gillings from board bumps to baby bumps

Wed 10 August 16, Whistler/Blackcomb, Canada

Zoe Gillings has long been one of the UK top snowboarders, in recent years she has featured reguarlly in the high impact sport of boardercross. We caught up with Zoe as she gets ready for the new challenge of motherhood and how she plans to balance this with her goal of reaching the Olympics in 2018.

The Mountain Collective add Telluride & Revelstoke

The Mountain Collective add Telluride & Revelstoke

Wed 10 August 16, Revelstoke, Canada

The Mountain Collective™ expands its access to world-class ski and snowboarding destinations with the addition of two iconic ski resorts in North America. Telluride Ski Resort and Revelstoke Mountain Resort join the Mountain Collective alliance for the 2016/17 season, as the pass continues to grow its impressive roster spanning fourteen destinations across four countries.

SNOWBOXX DATES AND RESORT ANNOUNCED FOR 2017

SNOWBOXX DATES AND RESORT ANNOUNCED FOR 2017

Tue 09 August 16, Avoriaz, France

After 4 sell out years, Snowboxx is quickly becoming the ultimate all round winter festival. Come join us in Avoriaz from the 18th - 25th March 2017.

Chill Factore launches the Snowlympics

Chill Factore launches the Snowlympics

Mon 08 August 16, Chill Factore, United Kingdom

The best of Britain’s sporting stars will be performing on a global stage this summer and to celebrate, Chill Factore is launching its very own ‘Snowlympics’.

Snowbombing Cananda!

Snowbombing Cananda!

Thu 04 August 16, Mayrhofen, Austria

Snowbombing - the world’s No.1 music festival on snow - today unveils the dates for 2017 and announces a foray across the Atlantic with the launch of Coors Light Snowbombing Canada!

ISCHGL OPENS ZIP-WIRE THRILL RIDE

ISCHGL OPENS ZIP-WIRE THRILL RIDE

Wed 03 August 16, Ischgl, Austria

Ischgl’s thrilling new attraction opens next week (13 August). Skyfly has two parallel zip-wires to whizz people two by two on a 2km adrenalin ride from the mountain right into the valley.

Crystal adds Trysil in Norway

Crystal adds Trysil in Norway

Tue 02 August 16, Trysil, Norway

Norway is known for its uncrowded runs and Trysil is no exception - you may even find yourself on a slope all to yourself.

Snowstorm blankets powder on Queenstown ski fields

Snowstorm blankets powder on Queenstown ski fields

Thu 28 July 16, The Remarkables, New Zealand

The ‘pow pow’ is here - skiers and snowboarders at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak and The Remarkables are enjoying “the best bluebird powder day” of the season thanks to an overnight storm.

SkiWelt Invest 27 Million Euros

SkiWelt Invest 27 Million Euros

Wed 27 July 16

The SkiWelt are investing 27 million to make the lifts even more comfy and to provide perfect slopes at the SkiWelt!

THE 2017 SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR CALENDAR

THE 2017 SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR CALENDAR

Tue 26 July 16

For its 10th anniversary the Swatch Freeride World Tour reloads with a five-stop journey featuring the world’s top riders competing on legendary competition faces.

Crystal partners with Altitude Festival, 10-17 Dec

Crystal partners with Altitude Festival, 10-17 Dec

Tue 26 July 16, Mayrhofen, Austria

Catch top Edinburgh fringe comedians with the likes of Marcus Brigstocke and pals straight from the ski slopes at Austria’s “funniest show on snow”, the Altitude Festival.

Powder hounds happy at the Remarkables!

Powder hounds happy at the Remarkables!

Tue 26 July 16, The Remarkables, New Zealand

Queenstown snow-lovers and happy holidaymakers have been treated to a whiter-than-white snow day at the resort town’s ski fields.

CSS launch two new one-off competitions

CSS launch two new one-off competitions

Wed 20 July 16

GB Park and Pipe’s domestic snowsports league, Championship Ski and Snowboard (CSS), has today announced two one-off competitions following the huge demand to be part of CSS from UK indoor and dry slopes across the country.

Giving you more: - Crystal Mountain Guide 2016/17

Giving you more: - Crystal Mountain Guide 2016/17

Wed 13 July 16, Pyha, Finland

Crystal Ski Holidays is today launching the ultimate guide to skiing holidays, ’Your Guide to the Mountain’

Ed Leigh gives the lowdown on Champs Snowboarding

Ed Leigh gives the lowdown on Champs Snowboarding

Thu 07 July 16

BBC’s Ed Leigh and Head Coach of GB Park and Pipe’s Ski Team, Pat Sharples, give the low down on who are the current rising stars of British skiing and snowboarding as round two of Championship Ski and Snowboard (CSS) goes live.

Coronet Peak opens for New Zealand school Holidays

Coronet Peak opens for New Zealand school Holidays

Thu 07 July 16, Coronet Peak , New Zealand

Freezing temperatures, flat-out snowmaking and confidence in the forecast to come – including snow touted for mid next week – has seen Coronet Peak’s ski area manager Ross Copland make the call to reopen this Saturday (July 9) in time for the start of the New Zealand school holidays.