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28 Feb 2018

Norwegian resort makes ski helmets compulsory

Norwegian resort makes ski helmets compulsory

The Norwegian ski resorts’ trade association, Alpinanleggenes Landsforeningen, has said it is skeptical of one ski resort’s plans to make ski helmets compulsory. The ski resort of Hovden Alpinsenter,…

3 Aug 2016

Crystal adds Trysil for this ski season

Crystal adds Trysil for this ski season

Ski tour operator Crystal has added the family-friendly resort of Trysil in Norway to its programme for the coming ski season.  Trysil is Norway’s largest alpine resort, with 71km of pistes over…

21 Jun 2016

St Johann joins SkiStar season pass

St Johann joins SkiStar season pass

The Austrian ski resort of St Johann has been added to the Scandinavian season pass, MySkiStar All. In May, Scandinavian ski resort operator SkiStar became a majority owner of the Austrian resort St Johann,…

21 Sep 2015

Norway plans world’s biggest snow centre

Norway plans world’s biggest snow centre

Developers in Norway have been given the go-ahead to build the world’s biggest indoor ski centre, a six-storey complex just outside Oslo. Construction will start later this year on the project that will…

4 Mar 2015

Win a night at Norway’s ski jump

Win a night at Norway’s ski jump

Fancy sleeping at the top of a ski jump? Yes, you read that correctly. Following on from its stunt with the Saulire cable car in Courchevel, Airbnb is offering a night at the Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo…

9 Apr 2014

New airport for top Nordic ski resorts

New airport for top Nordic ski resorts

Tour operators are welcoming the news that a new airport is to be built in Sweden, close to the ski resorts of Sälen in Sweden and Trysil, Norway. There have been rumours of an airport in Sälen for years.…

18 Mar 2013

Scandinavian ski options increase

Scandinavian ski options increase

Four ski resorts in Scandinavia will be even more accessible to British skiers next season as Crystal and Inghams expand their programmes. After an absence of five years, Crystal Ski, is reintroducing…

28 Feb 2012

Surprise home win in Freeride World Tour

Surprise home win in Freeride World Tour

Norwegian freeride skier Dennis Risvoll took a surprise win in the fourth stage of the Freeride World Tour this week. The competition was held in Risvoll’s home country of Norway for the first time,…

23 Jul 2010

Norway’s summer skiing ends early

Norway’s summer skiing ends early

Three of Norway’s summer ski areas have closed prematurely, due to hot weather. A lack of fresh snow and high temperatures have been to blame for the early closure of Stryn, Galdhøpiggan and Folgefonn…

23 Dec 2008

Ice musical extravaganza set for Geilo

Geilo, Norway will be the venue for a unique music festival in January - the only one in the world where the instruments are made of ice. The Ice Music Festival takes place in the resort from 9 to 11 January…

27 Jun 2005

Norway Prepares For Summer Skiing

Norway is promoting itself as a destination for the growing summer ski market.The Folgefonna ski resort is boasting that it has the best spring snow for over 10 years which, it is hoped, will set up the…

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