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.
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
As temperatures drop, you may, along with many other winter sports lovers, be getting impatient! Not long to wait now as the mountain professionals are already up there preparing the slopes and the winter season is really just around the corner. Some ski resorts have already set the snowball in motion by allowing access to many slopes and lifts such as Tignes in the French Alpes which opened its ski runs on the Grande Motte glacier on the 29th of September allowing a sneak preview of the... Read more ›
|20 Mar||4 tobogganing tracks in the Skicircus|
|15 Mar||Skiing and the environment: The impact of a ski holiday|
|14 Mar||Skiing technique: How to control your speed|