Mar
08
2019

Alterra Mountain Company announces $181 million in capital improvements

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This year’s $181 million plan includes $32.3 million towards improved gondolas and lifts, a $27.1 million investment in innovation to offer customer-friendly technology, $8.3 million towards state-of-the-art snowmaking, $6.2 million dedicated to expanded dining experiences, $6.3 million in summer activity investments, and nearly $10 million in planning efforts to unlock.

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Mar
06
2019

Faction Skis Celebrates Women’s Ski Champions With The X Series

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Faction, the disruptive ski and outdoor clothing brand, is celebrating International Women’s Day by telling the story behind their women’s range: The X Series. Uniquely, Faction’s design research determined that women don’t require softer skis made of cheaper materials; the choice of ski should be according to weight and ability,.

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Mar
05
2019

Ski Holidays Are Going Off Piste With The British Public

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Decathlon has found that 58% of Brits have never been on a ski holiday, with the main reasons for this being cited as lack of experience, lack of physical fitness and perceived expense - with surprisingly, 1 in 5 (22%) being put off by perceived expense, despite a number of.

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Mar
01
2019

Ski racer Henrik Kristoffersen changes eyewear brand – signing with Sweet Protection

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As the youngest male ski racer to ever win an Olympic medal, Henrik secured his spot amongst the elite alpinist skiers in the 2014 Olympics with a bronze medal in Slalom and has never looked back since. He has been a part of the Sweet Protection athlete team on helmets.

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Mar
01
2019

Crans-Montana awarded the Family Destination label for 2019-2021

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Different stakeholders within the resort of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, have worked together side by side in order to renew the ‘Family Destination’ label for 2019-2021. The renewal of this certification confirms Crans-Montana’s desire to guarantee and promote a particularly special welcome for families. The destination easily met the numerous conditions required.

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Feb
28
2019

Eco-Friendly, High Performance Ski Wax Launches With ‘5 Second Spray&Go’ Feature

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It promises to work better than existing ski wax and keep harmful chemicals off the slopes. And it’s ready to go in just 5 seconds. It’s called NanoWaXXX and it’s available to buy from today at NanoWaXXX.com. The new wax technology, worldwide patent pending, has been developed by a team.

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Feb
26
2019

Snow-Camp Charity Combines Snowsports With A New Mental Health Programme To Support Youth

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Snow-Camp, a charity that helps inner-city youth to gain qualifications and find positive careers in the snowsports industry, will launch a new Mental Health Programme called Uplift. Snow-Camp has launched a new Mental Health Programme after their monitoring and evaluation data revealed that 83% of young people feel they need.

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Feb
26
2019

Inghams Receives Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2019

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Specialist tour operator Inghams is now the proud winner of a Feefo Gold Trusted Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine reviews.

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Feb
25
2019

Over 90% of GAP qualified ski instructors have taught skiing since their course

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Despite the hedonistic and privileged image GAP years often attract, a recent report from instructor training company, Ski le Gap, found the vast majority of skiers on instructor courses used their qualifications to further their career, with over 40% of them using their own savings to fund it. It also.

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Feb
21
2019

World’s Biggest Ski Resort Operator Increases Profits from Lift Ticket Sales

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Despite British broadsheet reports at the start of the month of closed slopes in France over Christmas and New Year, the world’s largest ski resort operator, the French Compagnie des Alpes group, have announced early season skier numbers were up, and that sales from tickets were up even more. “Sales.

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