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Mountain bikers tackling the ski slopes in Megavalanche

MEGAVALANCHE – A fabulous 25th Megavalanche to come!

From 8th to 14th July 2019 – MEGAVALANCHE ALPE D’HUEZ MTB addicts from around the globe have been gathering every year since 1995 in Alpe d’Huez to enjoy the craziest race you can find the MEGAVALANCHE!! The longest MTB downhill in the world at 22km and an altitude drop of 2600m. From the top of the …

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Tower 1 Bourke Street Express under construction

Mt Buller, Australia counting down to the new season

Whilst the European, and North American winter seasons are drawing to a close, the southern hemisphere are gearing up for the start of theirs! Amongst those deep in preparation is Mt Buller, Australia. Mt Buller is a picturesque ski in ski out resort, within the Victoria region of Australia. It is home to Victoria’s largest …

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First official Loze pass race to take place on the 12th of May 2019

In July, Courchevel and Méribel will open a new pass exclusively dedicated to bikers, the 2304 m high Loze pass, the first French pass over 2000 m to be cleared of snowand first step towards the forthcoming VIA 3 Vallées. This 4 or 5 m wide path will enable bike lovers to cross the 3 Valleys in a natural setting …

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Serbia Opens Europes Largest Artificial Ski Slope

At 800m in length, and a vertical drop of 114m, this brand new artificial ski slope in Kopaonik, Serbia is the largest of it’s kind across Europe. It’s predecessor, Midlothian Ski Centre in Scotland, previously held the title with a slope length of 400m. At double that size the Kopaonik slope is truly in a …

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Operation Mountain Clean-Up – Alpe D’Huez

Last year, there were about 70 volunteers decked out in gloves and carrying rubbish bags and litter tongs clearing up litter thrown on pavements and elsewhere around the village of Alpe d’Huez. Over 800 kg of litter was collected over one morning. This year again, on Friday 26 April  “Operation Mountain Clean-Up”  is counting on a …

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Easyjet Plane winter flights launch

easyJet Put winter Flights On Sale for 19/20 Season

EasyJet have put more than 19 million seats on sale for this coming winter, with flights on offer till March 28th 2020.  “We’re really pleased to be putting our flights for Winter 2019/20 on sale today. Passengers can look forward to even more low fares to Europe’s best ski and city destinations.”“For those who are …

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Eurotunnel offer for brexit 29 march

With the ever present concerns over 29 March, Eurotunnel have offered guarantees to encourage people to continue buying crossings. They say, they have recognised that with all the press coverage and uncertainty around Brexit, that they want to give people a reason to travel. So as they said in their press release “we want to …

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Vonn and Svindal retire from World Cup skiing in style

Sunday, so the end of an era in Alpine ski racing. Lyndsey Vonn, followed Aksel Lund Svindal now into retirement, having successfully secured a final medal at the F I S world Alpine Ski World Championships in Are in Sweden. On Saturday, in a very competitive and hard fought race, a Svindal came only a …

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Snow report week 10 February 2019

North America Overall North America has seen the most snowfall in the last 7 days. California USA, has been the biggest beneficiary with a number of ski resorts seeing over 2 metres of snow. Heavenly, near Lake Tahoe, being one of the best know having had 248cm and the snow is still coming .Other resorts …

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SNOW report week commencing 31 January 2019

At Snowresort.ski we will bring you weekly summaries of snow conditions & changes throughout ski resorts. Across a range of alpine skiing countries, in Europe and North America. This weekly report is a summary, for our more detailed snow reports take a look at our individual country updates below: Austria Canada France Italy Norway Pyrenees Switzerland USA As the weekend approaches, where …

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