Alps are getting it deep
Mon 06 March 06
Last Saturday saw many airports across the Alps close, as heavy snow brought chaos to planes trains and automobiles.
Leaving a resort when the snows falling is always painful, but last Saturday saw 5 hour tail backs on Austrian motorways, an almost total closure of Munich airport and loads of the white stuff cover the Alps. Those heading home were lucky to get away with a 12 hour delay, many had over 24, while those who’s planes did land found most resorts getting a good dump, on the already well covered slopes. More snow is forecast across the Alps towards the end of the week so get your arse on a plane or in the car and hope they can keep the roads and airports open. Good luck.
Mon 06 March 06, Stratton, USA
For the first time ever, the Ticket To Ride (TTR) World Snowboard Tour will crown a global champion at the upcoming Burton US Open, taking place at Stratton Mountain, Vermont March 17-19
Tue 07 March 06
First Snowboard Descent of the North Face, no not Everest, Pen y Fan in Wales.
Tue 07 March 06, Bansko, Bulgaria
Free WSG 2006 Guide with Snowboard Coach UK
Tue 07 March 06, Aspen Snowmass, USA
Aspen Skiing Company have completed the addition of solar panels (largest in ski industry) to the Highlands patrol HQ, and its the POWERade Colorado Freeride Championships this weekend at Snowmass
Thu 09 March 06
The Great Britain Snowboard Development team headed to Klinovec in Czechoslovakia to conclude their 2005/06 FIS season. Two halfpipe Europa Cup competitions were held with a field of 33 riders.