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6 Mar 2009

Skiers rescued from Snowbird chairlift

Up to ninety skiers were stranded on a Utah chairlift on Wednesday morning when high winds caused a partial dislodge on one of its chairs, forcing its closure.The Peruvian Express quad at Snowbird ski…

31 Dec 2008

Pre-book your pass for better deal

With the pound sliding drastically against the euro, tour operators are highlighting savings on pre-booked lift passes. According to Crystal and Thomson, skiers can save as much as 10% on the cost of a…

30 Dec 2008

Second avalanche at Jackson Hole hits restaurant

Just two days after a fatal avalanche at Jackson Hole, a second slide has struck the ski area - this time spilling through a mountain restaurant.According to the Associated Press, the small avalanche happened…

29 Dec 2008

Another in-bounds avalanche claims life

An in-bounds avalanche at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, claimed the life of a 31-year old man on Saturday 27 December.The man and a companion were skiing on an expert (double-black diamond) trail called Paintbrush,…

29 Dec 2008

Teen admits hit and run ski death

A 16 year old boy is to blame for a hit and run ski death in Italy on Christmas Day.A 51 year old male skier died after the boy collided with him at high speed on the slopes at Obereggen, near Bolzano…

11 Dec 2008

Skiing without insurance too risky warns Ski Club

The Ski Club of Great Britain has issued a warning to skiers and snowboarders that they could face huge bills if they do not take out appropriate travel insurance - more importantly, adequate winter sports…

24 Sep 2008

Win a holiday and flights with Jet2.com

Think you know your ski resorts? Just a few correct clicks of your mouse and you could be winning a trip for four to the mountains this winter.Jet2.com has launched a web-based game to win a holiday…

8 Aug 2008

Easyjet launches flights to Salzburg

If you were disappointed to read that low-cost flights to Salzburg were being affected as a result of the rising fuel prices - with early travel dates put back by a month to late December - the latest…

13 Mar 2008

Helmet saves skier in piste fall

If this doesn’t make you consider wearing a helmet…what will?;A skier who fell while schussing along a piste in Zermatt last week, was saved from serious head injury by wearing a helmet.Mark…

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