Last 5 articles by Danielle

6 June from Danielle in 'Latest news'' | 0

The Jungfrau Region will inaugurate two new lifts for the 2019-20 ski season. The "V-cableway" - so called because both lifts will start from the same base station - will transport skiers and snowboarders to the Eiger Glacier and the Männlichen in record time. The lifts will make it much faster to reach the slopes of the Jungfrau Region. The new lifts will also facilitate access to the Jungfraujoch, otherwise known as the Top of Europe. Construction of the lifts was started in 2018 and the first lift will be inaugurated this winter. Read more ›

4 June from Danielle in 'Ski areas'' | 0

Did you know Norway also has summer skiing? Usually when we talk about summer skiing, the first things that come to mind are the glaciers in the Alps or the faraway destinations in the Southern Hemisphere. But nearby Norway has multiple ski resorts that stay open during the summer months. In this article we'll do a rundown of summer skiing at Galdhøpiggen, Stryn and Folgefonna. Read more ›

1 June from Danielle in 'General'' | 0

For many skiers, driving a piste basher is the ultimate dream job. Spending every day in one of these impressive machines worth more than €300 000, with more than 450 horsepower, and with plenty of time left over for skiing - this just might be the best ski resort job there is! A while ago, our colleague Miranda was lucky enough to spend some time interviewing a piste basher driver. Find out more about this dream job below! Read more ›

30 May from Danielle in 'Ski areas'' | 0

Tucked in the interior of the Canadian province of British Columbia along the aptly named "Powder Highway" is a cluster of little-known ski resorts that are home to some of the best skiing on Earth. This stretch of the Kootenay Rockies is renowned for its light, fluffy "champagne" powder snow, and most ski areas here receive over 10 metres of snow annually. These ski resorts, which lie well off the beaten track far from Whistler or Banff, see only the most diehard skiers and snowboarders every winter. Forget about raucous nightclubs and fancy mountain restaurants... here, it's all about the skiing. Read more ›

29 May from Danielle in 'Latest news'' | 0

Just when you thought ski season was over, we have news for you: it isn't! The Stubai Glacier and several other glaciers in Austria are reporting up to a foot of fresh snow overnight, with the snow line falling to an altitude of 2000m, which is relatively low for this time of year.  Read more ›

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