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Read exciting travel reports live from the resorts, news and tips for preparing ski holidays and special weather and snow reports in the Snowplaza ski blog. The Snowplaza team reports regularly from the mountains and keeps you informed about the latest trends in skiing and snowboarding. In addition, you will find tips and news about interesting new products; skis, snowboards, gadgets, clothing and equipment as well as advice and ideas for your next ski holidays.

4 May 2020 from Danielle in 'Announcements''

Voting is over and the results for the Snowplaza Awards 2020 are in!  From December 2019 through April 1, 2020, thousands of skiers and snowboarders from all over Europe and the UK voted for the best ski resort of 2020. This year we asked readers to vote not only for their favourite ski resort overall, but also their favourite ski resort in several categories including beginner, après-ski and advanced. As thanks for casting your vote, we also entered each participant into a draw to win a pa... Read more ›

19 December 2019 from Danielle in 'Announcements''

It’s time for the annual Snowplaza Awards! This year we’re on the quest to find the best ski area, best après-ski bar and best-of in eight other categories. You can vote for your favourites from December 19, 2019 until April 1st, 2020! The winners will be announced once the contest is closed. Everyone who votes will be automatically entered to win one of ten pairs of SINNER SIN VALLEY goggles, valued at €99.99 (£85)!... Read more ›

20 November 2019 from Danielle in 'Announcements''

It's been an insane start to the ski season this year, with the snow just bucketing down all across the Alps. Ski resorts in France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy have been opening in droves and skiers and snowboarders across Europe are hopeful that this ski season will be another one for the books! If you haven't organised your ski holidays yet, now is the time to do it. Until November 25th, Sunweb is offering excellent last-minute deals on its ski holiday packages at resorts in Austria, [IL:F... Read more ›

8 November 2019 from Danielle in 'Announcements''

Together with our partner Sunweb, we've organised a contest to celebrate the early start to ski season this year. By submitting the correct answer to a question on our contest page, participants were entered to win a ski holiday in Galtür, Paznaun. One winner was drawn from all correct answers and today it's finally time to announce the lucky winner! Keep reading to find out which lucky winner will be going on a free ski holiday this year...... Read more ›
(Photo: © Sunweb)

1 April 2019 from Danielle in 'Announcements''

Austrian ski resorts have called for a ban of alcohol on the slopes, effective beginning in the 2019-20 winter season.  Austria is revered as the home of après-ski and has long been one of the most popular destinations for winter sporters, in large part for that very reason.  It remains to be seen how the on-slope bars and mountain restaurants will cope with the new legislation.... Read more ›

21 March 2019 from Danielle in 'Announcements''

Voting is over and the results for the Snowplaza Awards 2019 are in!  From September 1, 2018 through March 20, 2019, more than 31 000 skiers and snowboarders from all over Europe and the UK voted for the best ski resort of 2019.  Find out the top twenty ski resorts in according to this year's competition, and see if your favourite ski resort made it onto the list! ... Read more ›

29 November 2012 from Nikki in 'Announcements''

Rock on Snowboard Tour

The Rock On Snowboard Tour is one of the winter season’s first big events in France. It takes place in 3 steps over 3 weekends in 3 different ski resorts where snowboarding is at the heart of the festivities! This is an event where people come for snowboarding, regardless their level, in a friendly, convivial atmosphere... ... Read more ›


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