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Hemesedal introduces new slope and more for 201415

Hemesedal introduces new slope and more for 201415

Tue 19 August 14, Hemsedal, Norway

The preparations for the winter season are well underway in Hemsedal, with a planned opening day of Friday 31st of October you could be on the slopes as early as Halloween.

SkiWelt now offers 280 KM of slopes!

SkiWelt now offers 280 KM of slopes!

Tue 19 August 14, SkiWelt Brixen im Thale/ Westendorf, Austria

The Number 1 is even bigger: SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental now offers 280 kilometres of slopes.

Snow-Camp launches Leeds / Bradford Programme

Snow-Camp launches Leeds / Bradford Programme

Wed 13 August 14

Innovative youth charity launches pilot programme in Leeds/Bradford. A chance for inner city young people to get involved in a unique snow-sports initiative.

BEN KILNER SLIDES INTO SNOW FACTOR!

BEN KILNER SLIDES INTO SNOW FACTOR!

Tue 12 August 14, Xscape Braehead, United Kingdom

The 2014-2015 season will mark the 10th year on the World Cup circuit for Ben Kilner (Banchory).

Glencoe Plans £250k Developments

Glencoe Plans £250k Developments

Tue 12 August 14, Glencoe, United Kingdom

Glencoe Resort has submitted a planning application that will contain amongst other things a brand new dry slope.

Take the Voyages Snow Train to the Alps!

Take the Voyages Snow Train to the Alps!

Mon 11 August 14, Sauze d'Oulx , Italy

Although it may be warm and sunny outside and might seem a little early to be talking about the upcoming ski season, it will be upon us sooner than we think!

Aspen Snowmass Announces 201415 Prices!

Aspen Snowmass Announces 201415 Prices!

Mon 11 August 14, Aspen, USA

Aspen Snowmass announces season pass structure and pricing for the 2014-2015 season.

Mt. Baldy up for sale

Mt. Baldy up for sale

Wed 30 July 14, Mt. Baldy, Canada

The small Canadian resort on the US border, had a mare of a first half of the season, and unfortunately was not able to recover and has gone into receivership. It's hopeful that a buyer will be sought before the start of the new season. We've no idea of the price, but they had some major plans for the place

Curvey Basin Chairlift officially opened!

Curvey Basin Chairlift officially opened!

Fri 25 July 14, The Remarkables, New Zealand

A “significant” and brave investment that is helping the tourism industry succeed was praised by Deputy Prime Minister Bill English today (Friday July 25) when he officially opened the new Curvey Basin chairlift at The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown.

Saalbach invests Heavily for Winter 201415

Saalbach invests Heavily for Winter 201415

Wed 23 July 14, Saalbach - Hinterglem, Austria

The resort of Saalbach is investing heavily for 1415 winter season. Two New Cable Cars, increased snowmaking and a new Tourist Information building are just a few of the additions coming to the resort.

Livigno European Freeride Festival 2015

Livigno European Freeride Festival 2015

Thu 17 July 14, Livigno, Italy

Livigno announces the European Freeride Festival. The first edition will take place next winter 2015 from January the 31st to February the 4th.

Best snow in a decade at Mt Buller

Best snow in a decade at Mt Buller

Tue 15 July 14, Mount Buller, Australia

Mt Buller is currently experiencing its best snow season in a decade, with 129cms of snow falling in just three weeks.

4 Valleys End Agreement!

4 Valleys End Agreement!

Thu 10 July 14, Nendaz, Switzerland

Local newspaper Le Nouvelliste reports that the operators of the 4-Vallées area, whose lifts link five resorts in the canton of Valais, including Verbier, cannot agree on a revenue-sharing scheme.

Sky High terrain park ‘a hit’ at Mt Hutt

Sky High terrain park ‘a hit’ at Mt Hutt

Wed 09 July 14, Mt Hutt, New Zealand

School holidays are in full swing at Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski area with bluebird days and plenty of fun on the snow.

WORLD SNOWBOARD TOUR IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE

WORLD SNOWBOARD TOUR IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE

Fri 04 July 14, Cardrona, New Zealand

After a short break in the 2014-2015 season, the World Snowboard Tour will be back in August presenting the Southern Hemisphere events.

Perisher Opens Freedom Chair

Perisher Opens Freedom Chair

Thu 03 July 14, Perisher, Australia

The Freedom Chairlift at Perisher is now open!

The Remarkables new chairlift is open

The Remarkables new chairlift is open

Thu 03 July 14, The Remarkables, New Zealand

Winter arrived in style at The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown today (Thursday July 3) – with plenty of bubbles to christen a new lift, and fresh, dry powder putting a big ‘smile on the dial’ for all.

The Remarkables set to open on Thursday

The Remarkables set to open on Thursday

Wed 02 July 14, The Remarkables, New Zealand

I's snow, more snow, and all systems go at The Remarkables in Queenstown – announcing today (July 1) that the ski area will open for the season on Thursday July 3.

Night Riding kicks off at Coronet Peak

Night Riding kicks off at Coronet Peak

Mon 30 June 14, Coronet Peak , New Zealand

Night Skiing at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak kicked off over the weekend (June 27 and 28) with crisp clear nights and plenty of fun on the snow.

UK Sport award £4.89 million to Ski & Snowboarding

UK Sport award £4.89 million to Ski & Snowboarding

Thu 26 June 14

British Ski and Snowboard, the National Governing Body for skiing and snowboarding in the UK, has been awarded £4.89 million by UK Sport over the next four years following a year of unrivalled success for British snowsports and a record breaking performance in Sochi.