Nov
14
2018

Remote Heliski Lodge Due To Open in Swedish Arctic

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A new remote mountain lodge is set to open next March in the Swedish Arctic Circle, close to the famous resort of Riksgränsen. The 14 room Niehku Mountain Villa located 200km inside the Arctic Circle on the Sweden/Norway border and 90 minutes by road from the northern Swedish City of.

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Nov
13
2018

Alta Badia Offers Live Snowmaking Report

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Italy’s Alta Badia region has launched a snow-production report, allowing skiers and boarders to monitor, in real time, the progress of work on Alta Badia’s slopes. The ski area is equipped with the latest high-performance artificial snowmaking equipment, and a data aggregator, developed by the region’s lift company Skicarosello –.

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Nov
12
2018

State of the Snowsports Market – Overview

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LISTEX regularly polls a representative sample of snowsports consumer to gather their views on all aspects of researching and purchasing snowsports products including holidays, equipment and other services. The report specifically compares and contrasts responses from the under 35 demographic versus the whole market, to gain some insight into how.

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Nov
12
2018

The 2018/19 SCARPA® F1 Is Now Available: The First Alpine Touring Boot To Feature Recco Technology

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Currently making its way to stores for the 2018/2019 winter season, the SCARPA® F1 ski touring boot allows skiers to always be searchable by professional rescue teams equipped with RECCO detectors in outdoor environments. The SCARPA F1 is the first-ever alpine touring boot with RECCO rescue reflectors and is designed.

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Nov
10
2018

New Routes to the Mountains

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Ski resorts are shouting about their new lifts, tour operators about their great deals, but what about the airlines? Well, rest assured, they’re telling us about new routes and increased capacity making it even easier for you to fly from closer to home to closer to the resort you want.

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Nov
09
2018

Alpe d’Huez Unveil Mountain Coaster with Virtual Reality

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Alpe d’Huez in the French Alps is unveiling a new Alpine coaster this winter that will offer a novel twist – participants can ride the coaster wearing virtual reality head sets. For those unfamiliar with alpine coasters, sometimes called mountain coasters, they are essentially downhill roller coasters, accessed by a.

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Nov
08
2018

Scottish Ski Centre To Offer Guaranteed Snow Powered by Green Energy

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The Lecht ski area in Scotland will offer guaranteed snow this winter thanks to their purchase of a ‘Snowfactory’ all weather snow making machine. All-weather snowmakers are proving increasingly popular at ski areas to guarantee snow cover whatever the weather but The Lecht’s approach of ensuring the snow it makes.

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Oct
19
2018

Grangers Announces Ben Saunders as Brand Ambassador

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Grangers, the leading aftercare brand for technical outdoor and sports clothing, has announced polar explorer and record-breaking long-distance skier, Ben Saunders, as its first brand ambassador. Ben, who has used Grangers products to help keep him warm and dry on his expeditions, is now set to play an active role,.

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Oct
18
2018

SunGod launches new Vanguards™ goggles

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With the Winter 18/19 ski season just around the corner, British eyewear brand SunGod is unveiling the latest addition to its winter range: SunGod Vanguards™. The highly anticipated custom ski and snowboard goggles come three years since the launch of the brand’s first goggles, SunGod Revolts™, and will make for.

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Oct
17
2018

MND GROUP strengthens its positioning on the global snowmaking market through new contracts in France, China and Japan

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A leading supplier of snowmaking systems for ski areas, the MND Group announces that its subsidiary SUFAG has signed new contracts totalling €9.3 million with ski resorts in France, Japan and China. This will be a busy summer for MND, a French group whose snowmaking technology and solutions for ski.

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