Five New Rails
Wed 09 May 07
Perisher Blue gets new rails
Five new technical rails are planned for Perisher Blue, adding to the 15 already located across the four terrain parks in the resort.
The impressive line up of park features now includes: 20 fun-boxes and 20 rails of varying sizes, not including Boost Mobile’s world record long rail or the giant PlayStation Wall ride. This equates to over 200 metres of jibs in Perisher Blue for thrill seekers to try and conquer, bringing the resort in line with other renowned world-class terrain park locations.
The five new rails will comprise of four 6-metre rails one each set for the Fusion Parks in Front Valley (PlayStation), Blue Cow (PlayStation), Leichhardt (Garnier) and Mt Piper (Columbia) and an 8-metre down rail earmarked for Front Valley.
Thu 10 May 07, Alyeska, USA
$8 million being spent on upgarding the snowmaking, new magic carpet lifts, trail improvements and the complete renovation of the main hotel.
Thu 10 May 07
Europe's biggest freestyle snowboarding amateur contest series, the Burton AM Tour just finished its second season. The Slopestyle contest series stopped in 15 resorts in 15 different European countries
Fri 11 May 07, Courchevel, France
Sad news for anyone who put in some turns in Courchevel with RTM snowboard School. Tom who was the T in RTM, has died of a heart attack.
Sat 12 May 07, Mammoth Mountain, USA
In a $6.5million project the old 2-man chair is being replaced by a whopping 6-seater ready for the start of 07/08 season.
Sat 12 May 07, Snowpark, New Zealand
New mini-park and on-site accomodation will be waiting for you