Browsing entries tagged with Piste

8 Nov 2017

Ste-Foy to open new red ski run

Ste-Foy to open new red ski run

The French ski resort of Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise has announced it will open a 1,500m new red piste this season. The ski run will be called Camp Filluel, after a military barracks whose ruins can be spotted…

1 Nov 2015

New measurements for Serre Chevalier

New measurements for Serre Chevalier

Where to Ski and Snowboard promotion Serre Chevalier Vallée in the French Alps has drastically changed the way it measures its ski area. Until this season, the resort used to claim it had 250km of pistes,…

28 May 2014

Highland cows go skiing in Scotland

Highland cows go skiing in Scotland

You might well expect to ski Highland cows in Scotland, but not crossing the piste. But that’s exactly what happened last weekend at Midlothian Snowsports Centre in Hillend, near Edinburgh. A couple…

22 Nov 2013

Stubai loses 42km in remeasurement

Stubai loses 42km in remeasurement

The Stubai Glacier has published new figures for the length of its pistes, losing 42km in the process. The Austrian ski area’s website now offers two measurements — the fall line which is the direct…

26 Sep 2013

Austria issues piste guidelines

Austria issues piste guidelines

The Austrian national lift company association has issued guidelines on how pistes should be measured. Earlier this month, Where to Ski and Snowboard 2014 was published with a new chapter “Piste extent…

12 Sep 2013

Piste length matters argues Editor Gill

Piste length matters argues Editor Gill

Piste length does matter, according to our readers. Some 83% of you have told us that size really matters, and to choose a ski resort for your winter holiday you need to know the facts. We’re still waiting…

6 Jun 2013

North Korea builds ‘world class’ resort

North Korea builds ‘world class’ resort

A new “world class” ski resort is being built in North Korea ready for next winter. The country’s supreme leader, Kim Jong-un has ordered his military to build a resort on the site of the Masik Pass…

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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