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Cervinia Opens then Closes After Alleged Crowded Scenes

The Italian resort opened for autumn skiing on Saturday 24th October. Then on Sunday it announced it was closing temporarily after an Emergency Decree from the Italian government. Some claim crowded scenes at the resort are to blame. UPDATED

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Check out the latest news on the Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

- Cervinia Opens then Closes
- First Ski Resort in North America Opens With Covid-19 Restrictions in Place
- GB Ski Test Due to Go Ahead at Kuhtai in March 2021
- Chinese Economy bounces Back with No Second Wave

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Check out the latest news on the Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

- Cervinia Opens then Closes
- First Ski Resort in North America Opens With Covid-19  Restrictions in Place
- GB Ski Test Due to Go Ahead at Kuhtai in March 2021
- Chinese Economy bounces Back with No Second Wave

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Sunshine Village in Banff is prepping for winter... and looking good for its early November opening ⛷ ... Canada 🇨🇦
(If only we were allowed to enter the country!)
Banff Sunshine VillageOur team practicing chairlift evacuations in preparation for our early November opening.🙌
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Sunshine Village in Banff is prepping for winter... and looking good for its early November opening ⛷ ... Canada 🇨🇦 
(If only we were allowed to enter the country!)
 Banff Sunshine Village

Comment on Facebook Our team practicing ...

May be the same for European skiing at this rate!

They opened Norquay yesterday

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Isere Beckons for This Coming Winter

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Latest news on #Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

-Cervinia Opens then Closes
-First Ski Resort in N. America Opens With Covid-19 Restrictions in place
-GB Ski Test Due to Go Ahead at Kuhtai, March 2021
-Chinese Economy bounces Back with No Second Wave

https://t.co/zAwEYKDmO0

First Ski Resort in North America Opens with Covid-19 Restrictions in Place

#MtNorquay near #Banff in #Canada takes the prize after some recent heavy snow.

Other resorts have their snow guns on.

https://planetski.eu/2020/10/25/first-ski-resort-in-north-america-opens/

Latest news Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

-Areas in the Jura mountains increase restrictions
-Cervinia is latest resort to open some slopes
-Updated Covid-19 News from the Ski Nations
-Canada Looks to Local Skiers

https://t.co/wzL9nTGZgw

Areas in the Jura mountains in Switzerland increase restrictions as cases of covid-19 rise at alarming level.

Ski camps suspended and rules tightened.

The rest of Switzerland is seeing a surge in cases.

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Sharp Spike in Covid-19 Cases in Switzerland - PlanetSKI

It is currently seeing one of the highest numbers of cases per head of population of any nation in the Alps.

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#Cervinia Opens this Weekend

The Italian glacier resort in the #AostaValley is the latest to fire up its lifts for autumn.

Conditions are good with full #Covid19 restrictions in place.

https://planetski.eu/2020/10/22/cervinia-opens-this-weekend/

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Slide 21 is Cancelled due to Covid-19

It’s being reported that the annual UK snowsport tradeshow that was due to take place in January 2021 has been called off.

It was to have been held at the Telford International Centre.

https://t.co/XW3VAYNd4x

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