Browsing entries tagged with Summer Skiing

29 May 2020

Lifts to open and work continues in Zermatt

Lifts to open and work continues in Zermatt

The cable cars will start operating in the picturesque ski resort of Zermatt on 8 June as coronavirus restrictions continue to ease in Switzerland.  Hotels, accommodation, hiking trails, public transport…

30 Jul 2019

Grande Motte closes to summer skiers

Grande Motte closes to summer skiers

The Grande Motte glacier in Tignes was closed to skiers last Thursday, more than two weeks before summer skiing was due to finish, thanks to the heatwave that has engulfed Europe over the past few weeks.…

17 Jun 2019

Summer skiing kicks off in the Alps

Summer skiing kicks off in the Alps

British summer has barely started — with snow still falling in some parts of the Alps — and summer skiing is beginning. In Tignes, the Grande Motte glacier will open from Saturday (22 June) until 4…

30 Apr 2018

Val d’Isère makes summer skiing history

Val d’Isère makes summer skiing history

The French ski resort of Val d’Isère closes its lifts tomorrow, Tuesday 1 May, but has announced it will reopen some of them in June for summer skiing for the first time in its history. Some nine…

12 Jul 2013

Verbier opens for skiing this weekend

Verbier opens for skiing this weekend

Verbier is opening to skiers and snowboarders this weekend as a one-off thanks to the good layer of snow at the top of Mont Fort. The cold, prolonged spring and excellent snow conditions means there is…

1 Jul 2013

Rare summer skiing in Cortina

Rare summer skiing in Cortina

Cortina d’Amprezzo in the Italian Dolomites opened some of its ski slopes last weekend for the first time in 12 years. Fresh snow led to the re-opening of the Freccia Nel Cielo cable car in Cortina from…

25 Jun 2013

Skiers flock to summer glacier

Skiers flock to summer glacier

The summer season has begun in Les Deux Alpes, France, where the glacier opened last Saturday, 22 June. More than 3,000 skiers and snowboarders headed to the French ski resort to enjoy “excellent”…

7 Jun 2013

Excellent summer skiing in Europe

Excellent summer skiing in Europe

What a weird summer we are having. The flooding of last weekend in Austria, Germany and Switzerland has calmed, but the snow on the mountains across Europe has stayed and resorts are gearing up for their…

30 May 2013

Summer ski area opens in Rockies

Summer ski area opens in Rockies

A ski area that is open for the summer only has begun its season in Montana. Beartooth Basin, the only summer ski area in the Rocky Mountains, opened on 26 May. Lifts will stay open between 9am and 3pm…

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