Top to bottom riding at Nevis!
Sat 27 February 10
Its a rare as a GB gold medal, but you can currently snowboard from the top of the Nevis range to the bottom of the Gondola.
In an extremely rare turn of events, there's currently so much snow up in Scotland that you can board from the top right to the bottom at the moment, all in all a very respectable 4000ft vertical.
This is James Wright from Glasgow boarding down our summer world cup downhill turned awesome ski run! So get up here while it lasts and experience this one off opportunity!
With the recent snow fall skiers/boarders are able to ski from the summit right down to our base station, which is a vertical decent of over 4000 feet. Normally our World Cup downhill track is used for biking however this is now being used as an extra ski run. The end of the downhill track which finishes in the carpark is also being used for beginner lessons and sledging areas. This is a opportunity not to be missed! Conditions never experienced before in the 20 years Nevis Range has been open.
Even on a very exceptional year, this is what you would usually expect:
Sat 27 February 10, Serre Chevalier, France
Up to four feet of new snow on West and East Coast America. Record snowfall in the South of Sweden, record cold – below minus 40, in the north. Spanish resort snow depth passes five metre mark.
Wed 03 March 10, Tignes, France
One week to go until the first x-games kicks off on European soil, and ESPN will be showing live coverage of the games on UK television
Wed 03 March 10, Vail, USA
'Snowicane' brings heavy snow to Eastern USA, the West side gets dumped on too. Heavy snow continues in Scandinavia. Scottish ski areas have to blast for the first time to create avalanche safety. Next to f'all new snow in Europe
Sun 07 March 10, Bovec-Kanin, Slovenia
The 17 snowboarders just managed to finish their runs before the mountain disappeared in cloud, in the Freeride World Tour qualifier event in Slovenia
Sun 07 March 10
21-year old Peetu Piiroinen took first place in today’s slopestyle competition, and with an additional 1000 TTR ranking points on his account, he took an unassailable lead in the TTR World Rankings