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Resort News

PLANETSKI HEADS TO NORWAY

We are skiing in Kvitfjell and Hafjell – two resorts that have just joined Norway Home of Skiing. UPDATED

POSTCARD FROM SERRE CHE

Do people send postcards anymore? Well, we do & this one comes from Serre Chevalier in the southern French Alps. UPDATED

THE FUTURE OF LIFT PASSES?

An experiment is extended in Serre Chevalier as lift passes go on to a mobile. There are concerns about battery duration. UPDATED

LOOKING AHEAD

Val Thorens shares what’s new with us for the fast approaching season (oh it will!); Here’s looking at Winter 18/19.

HOW VERY BRITISH

Les Arcs holds its second annual celebration of all things British and one of GB’s most famous snowsports stars (and PlanetSKI) are invited along.

NORWAY SEES SHARP INCREASE IN SKIERS

There has been a 15% increase in lift pass sales this winter with more visitors from the UK heading to the Scandinavian country. UPDATED

STEAMBOAT IN 48-HOURS

PlanetSKI continues its winter ski road trip in North America as we head through Colorado. Next up it’s the cowboy resort of Steamboat….

PLANETSKI VISITS WINTER PARK, COLORADO

It’s the 4th biggest ski area in the state, the nearest to Denver & has an army of fans. We visit for the first time with our eyes wide-open.

JACKSON HOLE

It has the most impressive of journeys to reach it, the skiing of a lifetime and a town atmosphere that more than lives up to its reputation. Jackson Hole – just get there…

A JACKSON HOLE VIRGIN

The PlanetSKI 4-week road trip swings into the resort we’ve most been looking forward to ski – Jackson Hole. Our editor has never skied it before but heard so much about it.

BACK IN BRECK

PlanetSKI returns to one of its favourite large resorts in North America, Breckenridge in Colorado. So, what makes it special?

Skiing starts in Scandinavia

The Norwegian resort of Geilo has brought out some stored snow from last year and has been making it furiously over the past few days. On Saturday the resort opened for skiing.

Skiing in Norway

Sometimes it is judgement, often it is luck and occasionally a combination of the two. This week PlanetSKI has been in Norway, the location of some of the best current snow in Europe.

Three new chairlifts for biggest resort in Scandinavia

Are in Sweden is to get new 4 and 6 seater chairlifts. The resort is owned by Skistar that owns other resorts in Norway and the company has ambitious plans for the future.

Colorado opens for skiing

Arapahoe Basin in Colorado fired up its lifts on Wednesday. A couple of other resorts in the USA have opened small patches of snow to claim bragging rights but this is the first decent amount on offer.

Lake Tahoe resorts transformed

The US ski resorts around Lake Tahoe in California have often played second fiddle to the ones in Colorado and Utah. A change though is underway and the resorts in California have big plans. PlanetSKI reports from Lake Tahoe.

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Registration for World Snow Day Opens Today

The 12th edition of World Snow Day will take place on the 15th January 2023.

The World Snow Day Awards will also be handed out.

The events aims to get more young people into snowsports.

https://planetski.eu/2022/06/30/registration-for-world-snow-day-opens-tomorrow/

Tyrolean mountains on fire 🔥⛰? Yes that exists 🙌! When the longest day meets the shortest night, summer is welcomed in the alpine region in and around Innsbruck with fires on the mountain. Check out the spectacular pics💛 #myInnsbruck #HerzJesuFeuer #Bergfeuer

What Does PlanetSKI Do In The Summer? Part Two…

It’s the question we’re asked many times at this time of year.

We’re currently hiking the #SouthDownsWay in preparation for walking at altitude in the Alps later this summer.

https://planetski.eu/2022/06/27/what-does-planetski-do-in-the-summer-part-two/

Sunshine Village Re-opens for Canada Day

The lifts will start again from June 28th to July 3rd and will be open on Wednesday 1st July – Canada Day.

The resort hasn’t opened at this time of year for over three decades.

https://t.co/tu5WvzSJtQ

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