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Norway’s Melting Glaciers Reveal Viking & Iron Age Finds

Melting glacial ice in Norway is revealing hundreds of Viking and other historical artifacts on the route of a long-lost ancient mountain pass.

CLIMATE CHANGE COULD LEAD TO TENS OF THOUSANDS OF JOB LOSSES IN WINTER TOURISM

Two new reports make grim reading for those involved in winter tourism. The future looks bleak, but there is some hope.

FRENCH PRESIDENT VOWS TO PROTECT MONT BLANC

Emmanuel Macron has been to Chamonix to see for himself the damage caused to the country’s largest glacier by global warming and announce measures to protect the mountain from over-tourism.

TOP SKI RACER CALLS FOR BAN ON SUMMER SKIING

The recently retired German alpine racer Felix Neureuther believes skiers should no longer train on glaciers in the summer. Is it time to ban summer skiing?

MORZINE GETS TOUGH ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The community in the French ski resort is determined to reduce the environmental impact of the mountain town.

ISCHGL EARNS CLIMATE AWARD

The resort in the Austrian Tirol has been recognised as the largest climate-neutral ski area in the Alps.

THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY OF SNOWSPORTS

The head of the International Ski Federation reflects on 10 years of the best & worst in skiing & snowboarding as we enter a new decade.

Les Menuires Going Greener

It’s the only ski resort in France to have partnered with Protect Our Winters. The charity is helping Les Menuires be more green.

TRAIN TRAVEL TO THE ALPS

A new video is out to show the advantages of taking the train to your ski resort of choice next winter.

Snow report

Twitter

All you need is snow ❄️❄️ Fresh snow has fallen in @MontTremblant time to start getting your gear ready and start planning your next #IkonPass destination 👊

🎥:Martin Migneault, September 22

OVO Network Launches Winter 2022-23 with 11 New Chalets

Chalet Rental Specialist, #OVONetwork, now has over 300 high end chalets and apartments in over 30 ski resorts across the #FrenchAlps

https://planetski.eu/2022/09/20/ovo-network-launches-winter-2022-23-with-11-new-chalets/

Japan Borders to Re-Open in Time for Ski Season

Skiers & snowboarders will be able to visit the country without a visa, and will no longer need to go through a travel agency, from 11th October.

The cap on daily arrivals is also to be lifted.

https://planetski.eu/2022/09/23/japan-borders-to-re-open-in-time-for-ski-season/

#NationalSnowShow is Three Weeks Away

The UK’s only national ski & snowboard show is set to take place at the NEC in Birmingham on October 15th and 16th.

We have the full details of what is on offer.

See here for more: https://planetski.eu/2022/09/22/national-show-is-three-weeks-away/

Investigations continue as police appeal for witnesses after fire destroys Swiss mountain restaurant.

Check out the video as firefighters battle the blaze at 3,000m.

Updated: https://planetski.eu/2022/09/20/fire-destroys-swiss-mountain-restaurant/

The freshly-snowed #Nordkette looks even more glorious from the air 🏔😍

Sometimes it’s still hard to believe that it only takes 20 minutes to get to this dreamland from the city centre… 🚠🙏

🚁🎥: @ashleywiggins111 #myInnsbruck #Innsbruck #snow

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