1200 Quarantined at Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

Nine hundred military personnel have been drafted to cover the 1200 security staff quarantined after a suspected norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics. The POCOG, the local organising committee for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, confirmed on Tuesday that 41 private security staff were admitted to hospital with headaches, stomach pain and diarrhoea. As a precaution the 1200 staff staying in the same area have been quarantined until

Severe Weather Warnings And Slope Closures Sweep The Alps

(image courtesy of Les Arcs FB) Strong winds and heavy snowfall from storm #Eleanor has caused many resorts across the Alps to close this morning, conditions are not expected to improve for the next few days. We will keep you updated as much as we can on resort & road closures/conditions! Les Arcs Most of resort closed for safety. Roads being cleared around the clock. Follow Les Arcs’ Facebook for

Russia Banned From Winter Olympics By IOC

BREAKING NEWS: The IOC have announced the Russian team are banned from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang this coming February! This ban comes after the lengthy investigation into suspected state wide doping around the 2014 Sochi Games. “This was an unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport. The IOC EB (executive board), after following due process, has issued proportional sanctions for this systemic manipulation

Exciting New Mountain Property Agency Launches This Winter

Alpine Property Search, a new agency specialising in the sale of mountain properties in Switzerland, France and Japan, has launched this winter. The agency, headed up by former investment banker David Bhagat, promises a personal service and attention to detail that will set it apart from competitors. David and the team are passionate winter sports enthusiasts and have intimate knowledge of the resorts where they have properties listed for sale.

Avoriaz To Open 2 Weeks Early!!!

  NEWSFLASH: AVORIAZ IS OPENING this weekend, 2nd December!!!! That is a full 2 weeks early! Heavy snowfall across the Alps has meant many resorts have kicked of their winter season earlier than expected. Mint Snowboarding broke the news on their Facebook:  There is so much snow in the Portes du Soleil that Serma have announced that the Arare and Fornet sectors in Avoriaz will be opening this weekend, 2nd

Summerhayes Takes Silver

Sunday afternoon marked the welcome return to the podium for Britain’s own Katie Summerhayes, posting her best World Cup result for nearly four years at Stubai Zoopark.  The Slopestyle at Stubai Gletscher, Austria was a hotly contested affair even in morning conditions that were far from optimal. After the clouds cleared, (almost) in time for the final the slopestyle got underway. The men complained that some features were a little

Ski With The Pros

Ski With The Pros – Kicking Horse Powder Tours and Action Outdoors has teamed up to create a special week in Chamonix during January to explore the off-piste terrain in the area and ski with Jérémie Heitz, one of the world’s top freeride and big mountain skiers, star of La Liste. The week-long trip will be led by a qualified mountain guide and Jérémie will join the group for two

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot like Winter

  With the onset of November comes a somewhat unexpected abundance of snowfall across ski resorts everywhere! The Snowresort Team have taken to Facebook and Instagram to share with you the most enticing, exciting images and videos from resorts across the Alps, Pyrenees, North America and anywhere else with a dump of fresh powdery snow. Time to get excited…….. Tignes   Val Thorens   Val Thorens have been blessed with

Upgrade to adventure. Ski with Skadi FIS guide app - Partnered with

SKADI, innovative real-time mobile service for skiers and snowboarders, in association with FIS, will create the largest digital ski club in the world, making snow sports more interactive, tech smart and dynamic than ever before. are proud to announce that following the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show, we will be partnering up with SKADI Put on your skis, set your ski level and follow Voice Guidance on an exciting

Come Visit Our Stand 611 @ Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show 2017

Thursday 26th October, London’s Battersea Evolution  @ Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show 2017 are launching!!    Visit our Stand 611 in the World Resorts Area to see the Ultimate Wintersports Holiday Planner in action… we have worked tirelessly to get here with our first complete resort guide, Alpe D’Huez for you to explore! At over 100 pages already with loads more still too come our resort guides will contain