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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.

Falls Creek opens for the season!

Falls Creek opens for the season!

Thu 26 June 14, Falls Creek, Australia

The 2014 season got underway at Falls Creek yesterday and with more lifts set to open today and snow predicted things are looking promising for the coming season.

Snow arrives in Perisher

Snow arrives in Perisher

Wed 25 June 14, Perisher, Australia

This storm has delivered a wonderful 120cm of fresh snow over 2 days.

Argentina and Chile resorts enjoy a great start!

Argentina and Chile resorts enjoy a great start!

Tue 24 June 14, Las Lenas, Argentina

Whilst other countries maybe struggling for the white stuff many resorts in Argentina and Chile fared a lot better for their opening weekend. There is already a healthy snow base in many of the resorts thanks to some early season snow dumps.

New Zealand Snow Conditions Update

New Zealand Snow Conditions Update

Mon 23 June 14, Cardrona, New Zealand

The season has started slowly in New Zealand and the recent weather patterns have meant that little natural snow has fallen. Above average temperatures have also meant the possibility of snow making seems remote.

SNOWBOARDING BACK AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

SNOWBOARDING BACK AT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

Mon 23 June 14, Whistler/Blackcomb, Canada

On Saturday, June 21 the Wizard Express Chairlift will start to shuttle skiers and snowboarders up to Blackcomb Mountain’s Horstman Glacier for one of the most unique experiences Whistler has to offer; summer skiing and snowboarding.

Save $750 off Pro Ride Camps in Whistler!

Save $750 off Pro Ride Camps in Whistler!

Mon 23 June 14, Whistler/Blackcomb, Canada

Pro Ride’s 2014-15 Freeride, Freestyle and instructor Course dates are all set for the winter season and if you register by July 31st 2014 you can receive up to $750 off courses in Whistler, Canada.

The Remarkables ski area to delay opening

The Remarkables ski area to delay opening

Thu 19 June 14, The Remarkables, New Zealand

The Remarkables ski area announced today (June 19) it will delay its opening until snow cover improves in the near future.