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29 Jun 2022

Ski mountaineering added to Winter Olympics

Ski mountaineering added to Winter Olympics

The sport of ski mountaineering — the competitive version of ski touring — has been added to the schedule for the 2026 Winter Olympics, along with freestyle skiing dual moguls. The 2026 Winter games…

27 Jun 2022

Sunshine Village opens for Canada Day

Sunshine Village opens for Canada Day

Massive snow levels this week in Sunshine Village, Banff, means the ski resort can reopen for Canada Day on Friday (1 July) — the first time in more than two decades. The resort is located in western…

8 Jun 2022

Direct ski train on sale today

Direct ski train on sale today

Tickets have gone on sale today (8 June) for the ski train from London to the Alps for the 2022/23 ski season. The direct Eurostar service, operated by French tour op Travelski Express, is offering…

6 Jun 2022

Bumper start to Australian ski season

Bumper start to Australian ski season

The ski season in Australia has started with a bang — with Perisher in the Southern Alps recording a metre of snow in the past week, the biggest snowfall for the start of a winter in more than half a…

1 Jun 2022

Aerial Tram cabin falls in Snowbird

Aerial Tram cabin falls in Snowbird

A double-decker ski lift cabin with viewing gallery smashed to the ground while being transported by crane in the ski resort of Snowbird, Utah last weekend. While the cabin was damaged beyond repair, thankfully…

17 May 2022

Choose shorter ski to avoid ACL injury

Choose shorter ski to avoid ACL injury

If you want to avoid an ACL injury, choose a shorter ski, with narrower tips and use bindings mounted closer to the ski, say sports scientists in Austria. Research from the Sports Science department at…

3 May 2022

Illustrator launches ski-themed fabric

Illustrator launches ski-themed fabric

A range of ski-themed fabrics and wallpapers have been launched by author and illustrator Kimberley Kay. The range of 18 designs include snowflakes, ski equipment, ski lifts, mountain peaks and corduroy…

27 Apr 2022

Tyrol divided over Pitztal and Ötztal link

Tyrol divided over Pitztal and Ötztal link

Thousands of Tyrolean residents in Austria have joined forces to protest against the destruction of a glacier to join two ski resorts. A petition with more than 168,000 signatures was handed to the Tyrol…

24 Apr 2022

Meribel and Courchevel raise €65K for Ukraine

Meribel and Courchevel raise €65K for Ukraine

The Alpine communities of Meribel and Courchevel in France have joined forces to raise more than €65,000 in the past month for Ukraine refugees. Church groups, schools, bars, restaurants and local businesses…

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