April 2017

IN ZELL AM SEE CONSTRUCTION WORK FOR THE NEW AREITXPRESS HAS BEGUN

  The conversion of the Areitbahn to the new areitXpress means for the skiers more quality and comfort from the coming winter season. After 29 successful years of service, the Areitbahn will be replaced by a 10-single-cable run, thereby increasing the output by 50 percent. The reconstruction work on the new railway began with the groundbreaking ceremony on 24th April. Already in November this year everything will be ready.  After

Winter Conditions in Colorado Ski Country

Photo Credit: L-R: Aspen Snowmass, Tyler Lindsay; Winter Park Resort, Carl Frey   Denver, Colo. – April 5, 2017 – After a couple weeks of excellent spring skiing conditions, winter has returned to Colorado’s high country with double digit snow totals at Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) ski areas across the state.   Ski areas along or near the Continental Divide received the highest totals with Eldora welcoming 16 inches in the last 48 hours

Roc Des Alpes Is Back In La Clusaz This Summer

For many of us a ski resort is more than just a destination for our winter fix, they make great summer holidays to hike, take in picturesque views, or in this case Mountain Biking! Check out the best of last years below: http://www.dailymotion.com/68010f7e-096a-4612-b8e0-8b29a6e76780 Roc des Alpes has found it’s home in the ski resort of La Clusaz, in the Lake Annecy ski region. Running over three days between Friday 16th

Eurowings Launch New Route - Manchester To Salzburg

The German airline will launch a twice weekly service to the Austrian city from December 2017. Salzburg is a popular hub for winter sports enthusiasts from across the globe provideing passengers with a gateway to some of the Alps’ best ski resorts. Ivan Orec, from Eurowings, said: “We are pleased to announce new two-weekly service from Salzburg to Manchester. “Flights on the new route will operate every Monday and Friday starting

The Mountains Take Centre Stage For The First Time In The UK This Summer

  Mountains on Stage, the film festival dedicated to mountain sports, launches in the UK for the first time this summer. Following a successful winter edition, the festival will tour the UK with six dates in April, showcasing six films that vary in running time from six minutes to fifty nine minutes in length. Themes include, paragliding, bouldering, classic rock climbing from the 1980’s and mountain biking in snow. The