Beyond the glitter and pizzazz: Skiing in Morocco is as vintage as it gets


Oukaïmeden, Snow, Morocco Ski, Ski Travel, Travel Destinations

Zigzagging our way up in our four-by-four safari vehicle, on the twisty road and through tiny communities, there are some incredible vistas being revealed as we prepare to begin our latest skiing adventure in Oukaïmeden. Continue reading ‘Beyond the glitter and pizzazz: Skiing in Morocco is as vintage as it gets’

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Snowfall eases a little around the globe but hits Jackson Hole, Whistler and Courchevel

Jackson Hole reported a big dump of snow this past week... Wax up the skis and get out there the mountain is calling!

Jackson Hole reported a big dump of snow this past week… Wax up the skis and get out there the mountain is calling!

 

Heavy snowfalls of the last seven days have eased off in most areas, although the podium medals are awarded to  Jackson Hole, Whistler and Courchevel this week for recording the largest amount of fresh new snow this past week.  Elsewhere, there has been more fresh snow, just not the huge volumes of previous weeks. Continue reading ‘Snowfall eases a little around the globe but hits Jackson Hole, Whistler and Courchevel’

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Mid-winter snow hits across North America and Europe

Passo Tonale, Snow, Dolomites, Ski, Italy

Passo Tonale has the best ski base in the world right now.

 

It’s been yet another snowy week in most of Europe and large swathes of North America. French ski areas seem to have performed the best for fresh snow in the last week with some reporting as much as three feet/90cm of new snow in the last seven days and more areas now reporting 3m+ (10+ ft) bases, although this has been accompanied by stormy weather at times.

 

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Young American Voisin expects slopestyle surprise (Reuters)

By Philip O'Connor ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Maggie Voisin, the youngest member of the United States Winter Olympics team, has predicted "some surprises" in the women's slopestyle competition at Sochi. Voisin, who turned 15 on December 14, is part of a U.S. freestyle ski team that includes her close friend, roommate and fellow teenager Julia Krass. Print This Post Print This Post

Infographic of the week: Descending Everest by skis

Everest is by far the highest mountain in the world. The Earth Goddess of all mountains. The inspiration for all those who have stood on her summit. In our freerider soul it is the supreme descent, the ultimate ride.
In 2000, Everest skiiing Davo Karnicar, a Slovenian, became at the age of 38, the first person to carry out the complete ski descent of Everest. Continue reading ‘Infographic of the week: Descending Everest by skis’

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World’s newest ski resort opens in North Korea

Masik Pass, North Korea, New Ski Resorts, Luxury Ski Resorts

Masik Pass in an undated picture

 

 It’s not exactly what one would expect from one of the remaining hardline communist countries in the world, but nonetheless North Korea has managed to open the world’s latest luxury ski resort. Now it’s time for you to buy the T-shirt and bring your story of Masik Pass Continue reading ‘World’s newest ski resort opens in North Korea’

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Bromont ski promotion is one of the best deals around

 

Ski Deals, Bromont, Canada, Pakckage Deals

Bromont ski resort in the Eastern Townships is offering a deeply discounted deal for out-of-province residents.

One must love when tourism-marketing organizations pull together to bring great deals for their potential clientele. The Eastern Townships ski resort of Bromont, located about an-hour east of Montreal is going after out-of-province skiers with an attractive offer this season. The Bromont SweetPass  is designed to take advantage Continue reading ‘Bromont ski promotion is one of the best deals around’

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