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1 Oct 2021

Mountain rescue carry RECCO detectors in Italy

Mountain rescue carry RECCO detectors in Italy

Search and rescue helicopters across Italy are now equipped with RECCO detectors, making the Alpine country the second in the world to be entirely covered by the technology. RECCO SAR Helicopter Detectors…

21 Sep 2021

Covid vaccines needed to ski in Austria and Italy

Covid vaccines needed to ski in Austria and Italy

All skiers over 12 will need to be double jabbed, recovered from Covid or regularly test negative if they want to ski in Austria and Italy The news means families looking to ski in Austria and Italy —…

17 Sep 2021

Study confirms skiing benefits mental health

Study confirms skiing benefits mental health

Skiing is good for our mental health — something we’ve long known at Where to Ski and Snowboard has now been confirmed by research published in the journal Frontiers of Psychiatry. Skiers have…

13 Sep 2021

Direct ski rail service relaunched to the Alps

Direct ski rail service relaunched to the Alps

Eurostar’s direct ski train will run again for the 2021-22 ski season, under a new name “Travelski Express” as a charter service from Europe’s biggest ski resorts operator — Compagnie des Alpes.…

30 Aug 2021

British Airways to launch budget airline

British Airways to launch budget airline

British Airways is launching a budget, short-haul operation from Gatwick airport to compete directly with Ryanair and easyJet as air travel picks up after the Covid pandemic. Before the coronavirus pandemic,…

26 Aug 2021

Aspen to charge for uphill skiing

Aspen to charge for uphill skiing

Aspen Skiing Co will this winter charge skiers who ski tour – or skin up – the four mountains of Aspen-Snowmass this winter and skiers will be required to wear armbands to show they have paid. It’s…

23 Aug 2021

Too much skiing threatens CopenHill closure

Too much skiing threatens CopenHill closure

The surface on Copenhagen’s famous artificial ski slope, CopenHill, has deteriorated so fast that it may be closed this autumn — until 2024. Copenhill opened in Denmark in the autumn of 2019 to critical…

20 Aug 2021

Covid and Brexit force Ski2 closure

Covid and Brexit force Ski2 closure

The Covid pandemic has claimed another casualty in the ski world, with the closure of Ski2, the ski tour operator that has specialised in holidays to Champoluc for the past 22 years. Ski2 founders Simon…

12 Aug 2021

Club Med opens first resort in Canada

Club Med opens first resort in Canada

Club Med will open its first resort in North America this December, the ski-in, ski-out four-trident Québec Charlevoix in Canada. The Massif de Charlevoix ski area in which the resort is situatied is…

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