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.
The most notorious ski race in the world will take place once again this year in Austria. On January 26, 2019, thousands of spectators will flock to Kitzbühel to cheer on the professional skiers as they fly down the Streif at the 79th Hahnenkamm races. The FIS Skiing World Cup event will include super G, slalom and downhill races. Whether you’ll be watching live or on TV, here’s what you need to know about the legendary ski event.... Read more ›
It’s one of the wackiest ski races out there, and definitely one for the bucket list. Every January, 1000 skiers don their finest witch’s garb and race down the slopes from Belalp to Blatten at the foot of the Aletsch Glacier. in Switzerland The 12km “Hexenabfahrt” (“Witches’ Race”) is the culmination of a week of partying in the Belalp. Aside from the race, Witches’ Week also offers fun in the form of arts and crafts, other races and, of course, live bands and DJs at the après-ski parties.... Read more ›
Summer is almost over, autumn skiing starts in October and I am, once again, thrilled to announce official ski season dates for the new winter season 2014-15! This year you can ski as early as the 4th of October in Tignes, on the wonderful slopes on the Grande Motte glacier, in Val Thorens from the 22nd of November and also in the popular ski resort of Les Deux Alpes which opens for its annual festival “Enjoy the Glacier” and "Ski & Test & Rock'n Roll" on the 25th of October! Read on to find out... Read more ›
|15 Feb||8 things to do while you're waiting on the side of the slopes|
|14 Feb||5 reasons to celebrate Valentine's Day in the Alps|
|13 Feb||Blue skies and sun in the forecast after snowfall in Alps|