Ski resorts in Asia spread from the borders of Europe in Turkey right across to the Eastern most resort falling in the Asian part of Russia. In total there are 858 ski resorts in Asia, but with the vast majority of these being in Japan with 606 resorts. There is a fantastic variety of skiing options and snow conditions available across this vast continent with little known resorts
The Rest of the World on here includes the resorts in South America as well as Australia and New Zealand. Being in the Southern Hemisphere these resorts have their season the months of June through to September and therefore often see very few but the most dedicated Northern Hemisphere skiers and snowboarders. With 95 ski resorts shared across the 4 main countries offer a wide range of conditions
Despite how late in the season it is for dedicated skiers Norway is still getting regular snowfall with some having had 20cm in the last 24hrs. So as a result the ski season is still going strong in this part of the world. In truth though apart for a handfull of resorts most finish in the next week to 10 days, while a few until the first week of May.
Heres a quick update of ski resorts still open for business on the 9th April 2016. Currently there are 57 Austrian resorts open with most of many of them expecting to stay open for another week. Any of them have no snow left in the valleys, but most have at least 75% of their runs still open and it would seem offering a reasonable quality of snow, at least in
Two new World Speed Ski Records broken in Vars in France. The Italian speed skier, Ivan Origone, has managed to break his brother’s world record. While the women’s speed record which stood for 10 years has also been broken. His elder brother, Simone, broke the world record first this weekend as he set a speed of but then Ivan topped that speed actually achieving an amazing speed of 254.958 km
Stubai It was 12 years ago that I first visited Stubai Glacier in the to Tyrol region of Austria. I made a further visit in 2007, at which point there had been little change from my earlier visit. Since then however the ski resort has turned from an alternative location for at weekend ski, out of season location or when snow conditions did not suit at lower level ski resorts