Cardrona open for business
Mon 29 June 09
Cardrona in New Zealand opened for the season on Frida with over a metre of snow on groomed trails and pristine snow conditions there were fresh tracks for many
Cardrona Alpine Resort opened its gates to thousands of skiers and snowboarders today keen to enjoy the ideal snow and weather conditions, a superb start to the 2009 ski season.
Snow sports enthusiasts started queuing well before for the first lift at 9.00am this morning and with over a metre of snow on groomed trails and pristine snow conditions there were fresh tracks for many. The clear blue skies and a day of sunshine complimented the ideal conditions.
Cardrona 2009 opening day
Photo: Tommy Pyatt
The first on the chair lift were rewarded with a bottle of bubbles as they launched through the official opening banner.
“There were plenty of happy people up here today,” said sales and marketing manager Nadia Ellis. “Everywhere you looked there were smiling faces as everyone enjoyed a fantastic opening day. We couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2009 season.”
Tue 23 June 09, Innsbruck, Austria
Over 80 representatives from different realms of the snowboard industry gathered together on May 29th and 30th, 2009 in Innsbruck, Austria for the TTR General Assembly 2009
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Woodward at Copper is the worlds first indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camp. Campers develop their tricks in The Barn and progress them in Copper's campers only on-snow summer terrain park.
Fri 03 July 09
RailEurope are citing the current economic climate and unfavourable exchange rates for the cancellation of the service for the new season
Fri 03 July 09, Snowpark, New Zealand
A cold front moving across the region over the past few days has provided a timely deposit of fresh snow, and the opening of Snow Park completes the set for Lake Wanaka’s resorts
Sat 11 July 09, Portillo , Chile
Its all go for the summer season - the European glaciers are holding up well, all the NZ & Australian resorts are open and South America season has kicked off