Nevis Range plans to open this weekens Dec 2011
Thu 08 December 11
Nevis Range plans to open for skiing and snowboarding this weekend, earlier than planned, due to the recent significant snowfall.
The resort is currently amidstits annual maintenance period, but will pull out all the stops to open at the weekend. Workundertaken this year includes building 1200 metres of new fencing, much of it new 'rail style' fencing, as well as maintaining the chairs and lifts on the pistes and replacing the bearings on seveal lifts.
Just days ago, and in time for the weekend opening, the resortwelcomed its new groomer machine 'Polar' to the resort amidst blizzard conditions in its car park.
The Pinemarten cafe bar, which was a building site during the previous winter, will now be open late at weekends and holidays for traditional apres ski.
The resort is also developing workshops in its Back Corrie area and is building a Tranceiver Park which will open this winter season.
The PistenBully 300 Polar unloads at Nevis Range car park amidst blizzard conditions.
Thu 08 December 11, La Plagne, France
Over 3 ft of snow since Monday and is still snowing with 1.3 ft of snow falling yesterday.
Thu 08 December 11, Mayrhofen, Austria
Whoop Whoop its the sound of Police Academy's Michael Winslow joining the Altitude Comedy Festival line-up along with Phill Jupitus, Brendon Burns & many more
Sat 10 December 11, Laax, Switzerland
Due to current weather and snow conditions, Zimtstern and Laax decided to postpone the Junior Open Laax 2011.
Mon 12 December 11, Cairngorm, United Kingdom
More than 400 skiers and snowboarders took advantage of clear skies and pisted powdery snow conditions to get CairnGorm Mountain’s 50th season off to a great start following the heavy snow falls over the last few days.
Mon 12 December 11, Livigno, Italy
Spectacular Snowboarding Returns to Livigno/Italy from 21st to 23rd of February 2012!