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Signs of Life For Next Winter’s Skiing and Snowboarding Season?
Signs of Life For Next Winter’s Skiing and Snowboarding Season?

A swallow doesn’t make a summer and a rise in enquiries plus some bookings doesn’t make a winter – but it is a very welcome....

Nevis Range To Re-Open In July
Nevis Range To Re-Open In July

Staff have been working to put new safety measures in place, including thermal screening, increased cleaning procedures and social distancing. Opening day is expected to....

Austria To Open Its Borders To 31 Countries Next Week But Not The UK
Austria To Open Its Borders To 31 Countries Next Week But Not The UK

The UK will not be one of those countries, due to its high number of cases of coronavirus and its current position in battling the....

NZ Resort Opens For Skiing & Snowboarding
NZ Resort Opens For Skiing & Snowboarding

Mt Hutt had been expected to open later this month, starting out at just three days a week. It will now be up and running....

Austria opens its borders to 31 countries next week but not with UK
Austria opens its borders to 31 countries next week but not with UK

The UK will not be one of those countries, due to its high number of cases of coronavirus and its current position in battling the....

Treasure Hidden in Rocky Mountains Found After 10 Years
Treasure Hidden in Rocky Mountains Found After 10 Years

The remarkable story began when an art collector from New Mexico decided to secrete the treasure at an undisclosed location in the mountains north of....

UK Quarantine Measures Come into Force
UK Quarantine Measures Come into Force

From Monday 8th June, most people arriving in the UK are required to self-isolate for 14-days and give details of their accommodation. People who have....

More Ski Resorts in the Alps Open for Summer
More Ski Resorts in the Alps Open for Summer

“Following the decision of the Federal Council on Wednesday 27 May, we are pleased to inform you that we will open the ski lifts (Châble....

How To Drive To The Alps
How To Drive To The Alps

The coronavirus pandemic and the potential long-term ramifications have got us all thinking about what skiing and snowboarding will look like next winter. We have....

Air Bubble Linking Ski Fields of Australia & New Zealand
Air Bubble Linking Ski Fields of Australia & New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand have widely been judged to have done superbly in battling the coronavirus pandemic. Australia had 7,193 confirmed cases of covid-19 with....

Life after Lockdown…
Life after Lockdown…

We have been posting a highly popular rolling blog that we have been updating over the past few months, Life Under Lockdown. Our first contributor....

Summer Skiing Starts In Austria Tomorrow
Summer Skiing Starts In Austria Tomorrow

Hintertux prides itself on being Austria’s only year-round ski resort, closing only when weather and conditions force it. Not in 2020. The Coronavirus pandemic forced....

Zermatt & Cervinia Plan for Longest Downhill Race on World Cup Circuit
Zermatt & Cervinia Plan for Longest Downhill Race on World Cup Circuit

The event would see a start on the Klein Matterhorn in Switzerland and end 5km later in the Italian resort of Cervinia. It would have....

SKI RESORTS CONTRIBUTED TO THE WIDE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS IN EUROPE
SKI RESORTS CONTRIBUTED TO THE WIDE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS IN EUROPE

Dr Andrea Ammon made the comments in an interview with the Guardian newspaper. She has put forward the view that the return of skiers and....

What Might a Ski Holiday Look Like Next Winter?
What Might a Ski Holiday Look Like Next Winter?

Although it may not seem like it, us skiers & snowboards were fortunate when it came to the timing of the impact in Europe of....

BORDER RESTRICTIONS EASED THIS WEEKEND ACROSS SOME ALPINE COUNTRIES
BORDER RESTRICTIONS EASED THIS WEEKEND ACROSS SOME ALPINE COUNTRIES

The Italian government has signed a decree that will allow travel to and from the country from 3rd June. It is the latest move as....

NEW ZEALAND SKI AREAS STEP UP WINTER PREPARATIONS
NEW ZEALAND SKI AREAS STEP UP WINTER PREPARATIONS

New Zealand is widely considered to have handled its response to the pandemic well. The latest figures show there have been just under 1,500 cases....

CORONAVIRUS IMPACT ON SNOWSPORTS
CORONAVIRUS IMPACT ON SNOWSPORTS

Here are the earlier rolling blogs if you want to look back at all the relevant developments over the past weeks as we report its....

SOME RESORTS IN ALPS PREPARE TO OPEN FOR SUMMER
SOME RESORTS IN ALPS PREPARE TO OPEN FOR SUMMER

The latest resort to announce it will be opening with some summer glacier skiing on offer is Hintertux in the Tirol in Austria It did....

SUMMER SKIING SET TO START ON AUSTRIA GLACIER AT END OF MAY
SUMMER SKIING SET TO START ON AUSTRIA GLACIER AT END OF MAY

The mountain operations will start on May 29th, including summer skiing at the Kitzsteinhorn glacier plateau using the Gletscherjet 4 & Magnetköpfllift. Other summer activities....

EU NATIONS LOOK TO LIFT SOME BORDER RESTRICTIONS
EU NATIONS LOOK TO LIFT SOME BORDER RESTRICTIONS

A gradual lifting of borders has been proposed by the EU in an attempt to kick-start the tourist industry hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.....

CAIRNGORM FUNICULAR REPAIR TIMESCALE UNDER REVIEW
CAIRNGORM FUNICULAR REPAIR TIMESCALE UNDER REVIEW

The landowners, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, had hoped to carry out strengthening work to the structure of the mountain railway in 2020. However, the planned....

COLORADO SKI RESORTS MAY BE ALLOWED TO REOPEN
COLORADO SKI RESORTS MAY BE ALLOWED TO REOPEN

The Colorado governor, Jared Polis, has laid out a plan to open outdoor recreational areas. State parks will once again allow camping, starting on Tuesday....

MAISON SPORT’S HOME WORKOUT GUIDE
MAISON SPORT’S HOME WORKOUT GUIDE

The company, which allows you to book your independent ski and snowboard instructor online, is rather good at coming up with useful advice. Here are....

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