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Chamonix joins North America lift ticket

The French resort is to become part of the Mountain Collective group of ski areas. It is the first European resort to join. NEW

Chamonix joins North America lift ticket

The French resort is to become part of the Mountain Collective group of ski areas. It is the first European resort to join. NEW

Going All Black

With the Rugby World Cup well underway the favourites, New Zealand, are being backed by a ski area. Coronet Peak is offering All Black skis.

Going All Black

With the Rugby World Cup well underway the favourites, New Zealand, are being backed by a ski area. Coronet Peak is offering All Black skis.

Canadian ski area makes helmets compulsory

Brookvale Provincial Ski Park is the second area in Canada to make it mandatory. The rule comes into force next season.

Canadian ski area makes helmets compulsory

Brookvale Provincial Ski Park is the second area in Canada to make it mandatory. The rule comes into force next season.

Should ski resorts have pistes lengths verified?

They are accused of exaggerating their lengths – some by a huge amount. Now a new seal of approval has been created.

Should ski resorts have pistes lengths verified?

They are accused of exaggerating their lengths – some by a huge amount. Now a new seal of approval has been created.

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 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.

Fall in the snow

This time of year sees some beautiful mountain sights in the USA as the leaves turn and the first dustings of snow arrive. Check out our photo gallery of some stunning images.

Fall in the snow

This time of year sees some beautiful mountain sights in the USA as the leaves turn and the first dustings of snow arrive. Check out our photo gallery of some stunning images.

NZ resort extends season

Mt Hutt extends its ski season by a further week. There has been great snow this winter and more is forecast.

NZ resort extends season

Mt Hutt extends its ski season by a further week. There has been great snow this winter and more is forecast.

Another indoor snow centre for Middle East

This one is set to be built in Oman. It follows news of the longest indoor slope in the world that is planned for Dubai.

Another indoor snow centre for Middle East

This one is set to be built in Oman. It follows news of the longest indoor slope in the world that is planned for Dubai.

US resort bans drones

Aspen has decreed that drones can only be used by people with a special license from the Federal Aviation Administration.

US resort bans drones

Aspen has decreed that drones can only be used by people with a special license from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Canadian resort set to expand

Plans to expand Lake Louise in Alberta have been approved by Parks Canada. A significant expansion moves a step forward though not everyone is happy.

Canadian resort set to expand

Plans to expand Lake Louise in Alberta have been approved by Parks Canada. A significant expansion moves a step forward though not everyone is happy.

Longest indoor slope in the world

The proposed slope would be 1.2km long and is part of a huge new shopping mall and residential development in Dubai.

Longest indoor slope in the world

The proposed slope would be 1.2km long and is part of a huge new shopping mall and residential development in Dubai.

Park City & Canyons merge

The two ski resorts in Utah are being linked by a connecting lift for next winter and will join up to become one single resort. It will be known as Park City.

PARK CITY & CANYONS MERGE

The two ski resorts in Utah are being linked by a connecting lift for next winter and will join up to become one single resort. It will be known as Park City.

Marijuana stores banned in Vail

The US state of Colorado voted to allow the sale of recreational cannabis, but towns can opt out. Vail looks like being one of them but other ski resorts allow the shops.

Marijuana stores banned in Vail

The US state of Colorado voted to allow the sale of recreational cannabis, but towns can opt out. Vail looks like being one of them but other ski resorts allow the shops.

NZ claims early season success

Good snow has led to a sharp increase in skiers and snowboarders. Could this be a bumper winter Down Under as Oz also enjoys huge snowfalls?

Presidential ski home sold

The Beaver Creek ski retreat of the former US President, Gerald Ford, has finally been sold. PlanetSKI had a tour of the property back in 2014.

Presidential ski home sold

The Beaver Creek ski retreat of the former US President, Gerald Ford, has finally been sold. PlanetSKI had a tour of the property back in 2014.

NZ claims early season success

Good snow has led to a sharp increase in skiers and snowboarders. Could this be a bumper winter Down Under as Oz also enjoys huge snowfalls?

Can Jesus stay in a ski resort?

It is a tricky legal question that has been heard this month in a US appeal court. Some want a statue of him in the resort of Whitefish in Montana USA taken down.

Can Jesus stay in a ski resort?

It is a tricky legal question that has been heard this month in a US appeal court. Some want a statue of him in the resort of Whitefish in Montana USA taken down.

Feeling a bit warm in the heatwave?

If you want to think of cooler places then check out the images we have just been sent from the ski fields of New Zealand.

Feeling a bit warm in the heatwave?

If you want to think of cooler places then check out the images we have just been sent from the ski fields of New Zealand.

Another ski area up for sale

If you fancy owning your own resort you now have a choice. Two are on the market in the USA.

Another ski area up for sale

If you fancy owning your own resort you now have a choice. Two are on the market in the USA.

More NZ resorts open with good snow

The Remarkables is the latest resort to open after having to delay its start as its new building was not ready. Early season conditions are some of the best in over a decade.

More NZ resorts open with good snow

The Remarkables is the latest resort to open after having to delay its start as its new building was not ready. Early season conditions are some of the best in over a decade.

New Mont Blanc cable car opens

It is on the Italian side of the mountain and was officially opened this week by the Italian PM, Matteo Renzi and the Aosta Valley President, Augusto Rollandin. It received a blessing from local clergy too.

New Mont Blanc cable car opens

It is on the Italian side of the mountain and was officially opened this week by the Italian PM, Matteo Renzi and the Aosta Valley President, Augusto Rollandin. It received a blessing from local clergy too.

Midsummer skiing in Scotland

Skiers and snowboarders will be out on the slopes of Glencoe on Sunday. It has become an annual tradition and this year conditions are better than ever.

Midsummer skiing in Scotland

Skiers and snowboarders will be out on the slopes of Glencoe on Sunday. It has become an annual tradition and this year conditions are better than ever.

Les2Alpes opens

The French resort opened for summer skiing & snowboarding at the weekend. Under blue sky and good glacier conditions hundreds turned out. PlanetSKI is visiting the resort shortly.

Les2Alpes opens

The French resort opened for summer skiing & snowboarding at the weekend. Under blue sky and good glacier conditions hundreds turned out. PlanetSKI is visiting the resort shortly.

Fancy owning a ski resort?

Spout Springs Ski Area in Oregon is up for sale and the price will not break the bank.

Fancy owning a ski resort?

Spout Springs Ski Area in Oregon is up for sale and the price will not break the bank.

US resort closes

Arapahoe Basin in Colorado is calling it a day after its long, long season. It is always one of the last resorts to close in the USA and has been open for more than 8 months. Most think skiing ended long ago, but not so.

US resort closes

Arapahoe Basin in Colorado is calling it a day after its long, long season. It is always one of the last resorts to close in the USA and has been open for more than 8 months. Most think skiing ended long ago, but not so.

Ski season starts in New Zealand

Coronet Peak and Mt Hutt have opened with some snow but high winds. Last weekend resorts in Australia opened. Check out our report as it kicks off in NZ.

Ski season starts in New Zealand

Coronet Peak and Mt Hutt have opened with some snow but high winds. Last weekend resorts in Australia opened. Check out our report as it kicks off in NZ.

Lake Louise plans expansion

The Canadian resort is hoping to expand its ski area and introduce major improvements over the next 5 to 10 years.

Ski resort Facebook page hacked

Sunshine Village in Canada saw hackers breaking in and posting obscene messages and images. They have now been removed but not before people unfriended the page.

Ski resort Facebook page hacked

Sunshine Village in Canada saw hackers breaking in and posting obscene messages and images. They have now been removed but not before people unfriended the page.

Lake Louise plans expansion

The Canadian resort is hoping to expand its ski area and introduce major improvements over the next 5 to 10 years.

Skiing in June; there is plenty to be had

It is quite possible to ski in the Alps and many other places. This weekend Australia starts its season with fresh snow falling.

Skiing in June; there is plenty to be had

It is quite possible to ski in the Alps and many other places. This weekend Australia starts its season with fresh snow falling.

Sunshine ends in style

The Canadian resort holds the 87th annual Slush Cup and a host of other events. It is the traditional end to the season and winds up today, Monday.

Sunshine ends in style

The Canadian resort holds the 87th annual Slush Cup and a host of other events. It is the traditional end to the season and winds up today, Monday.

The resorts most popular with British skiers

The specialist ski travel agent, Iglu, has released details of its best-selling ski resorts last winter. So, which do you think was the most popular resort?

The resorts most popular with British skiers

The specialist ski travel agent, Iglu, has released details of its best-selling ski resorts last winter. So, which do you think was the most popular resort?

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Australia records deadliest day, New Zealand goes 101 days without a locally transmitted Covid-19 case + Austrian company developing Covid-19 test that could be used for country's ski resort employees.

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Austrian Company Developing Covid-19 Test That Could be Used for Country's Ski Resort Employees

SKIDATA is working on a screening system to allow resorts to test employees.

It's working with Austria's largest corona test laboratory, Novogenia GmbH.

https://planetski.eu/2020/08/09/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-6/

Check out all the latest news on the coronavirus impact on snowsports.

Masks required outdoors in Haute-Savoie Region of France + Coronavirus hits work of British Antarctic Survey

https://planetski.eu/2020/08/09/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-6/

Memories of Bormio 2020.

The dates for the English Alpine Championships 2021 have been announced ⬇

Races: 14th – 19th February, opening parade: Saturday, 13th Feb.⁠

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