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28 Jun 2016

Crystal Ski adds Hochsölden

Crystal Ski adds Hochsölden

Crystal Ski Holidays has added the resort of Hochsölden in the Austrian Tirol for the coming ski season. Hochsölden is a small satellite resort situated above Sölden, with which it shares a 145km ski…

9 Feb 2015

Excellent skiing ahead for half term

Excellent skiing ahead for half term

Snow is still falling today in the north-eastern Alps, but elsewhere the sun is shining after a week of massive snowfalls. Andermatt and Engelberg in Switzerland each report upper depths of 380cm this…

9 Jan 2015

James Bond spied in Sölden

James Bond spied in Sölden

It’s been a tumultuous week for the ski resort of Sölden in Austria, but on Wednesday, filming began on the new James Bond film, Spectre. Daniel Craig (James Bond), Léa Seydoux (Madeleine Swann)…

23 Dec 2014

James Bond heads to the Austrian Alps

James Bond heads to the Austrian Alps

A small Austrian ski resort little known to the British market will splash its way onto the big screen next autumn, in the new James Bond film Spectre. Daniel Craig aka 007 will embark on his Alpine adventures…

24 Oct 2011

Double win for US in Sölden

Double win for US in Sölden

Lyndsey Vonn and Ted Ligety have won the opening World Cup races in Sölden, Austria. Vonn won the first women’s giant slalom race of the new season, showing that she is making a serious attempt…

25 Oct 2010

Fog cancels Sölden race

Fog cancels Sölden race

The first men’s FIS World Cup race of the season, the giant slalom in Sölden Austria, was cancelled on Sunday due to thick fog. It was the big opening race of the new season, but Sölden officials…

13 Sep 2010

Shuttle for Sölden - and first snows

Shuttle for Sölden - and first snows

It has been snowing in Sölden today, Monday 13 September, and the race is on to get new developments completed before winter arrives properly. This year that includes a modern new gondola and a new shuttle…

24 Oct 2009

Cuche top man in Sölden

Cuche top man in Sölden

Swiss veteran Didier Cuche has raced to victory in Sölden, in the men’s opening World Cup race of the season. Cuche 35 won the giant slalom on the Rettenbach glacier in combined two-race time of 21.45…

19 Oct 2009

Races to go ahead in Sölden

Races to go ahead in Sölden

The season opening FIS World Cup event in Sölden will go ahead as planned on 24/25 October. A couple of weeks ago the FIS Alpine World Championships in Sölden looked doubtful, with low snow depths…

6 Oct 2009

New beginner course combines UK and Austria

New beginner course combines UK and Austria

Having a few lessons in a UK snow centre is no bad thing before you go away; for beginners, it can be of real benefit before they embark on that first trip to the snow. But what if you could take your…

18 Sep 2009

Glacier snow report summary

Glacier snow report summary

Every few centimetres helps! Well, we know it’s early days, but snowfall in the Alps this week is better news for the glaciers after their long, dry summer. And it has allowed more areas to open…

27 Aug 2008

Solden announces new lift, improved restaurant

Solden in Austria will have a new fast chair and mountain restaurant next season.The resort has announced that a swanky new eight-seat chairlift with covers is replacing the old triple chair above Giggijoch.…

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