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


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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

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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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World’s newest ski resort opens in North Korea

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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

 

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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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Increased snow raises avalanche risks across Europe and North America

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Alpe d’Huez was the scene of the most recent avalanche claiming the life of a local skier

The man, a known paragliding instructor, was skiing with four other people, was pronounced dead at the scene of the avalanche.

Speed riding involves skiing down a slope with a canopy and mix skiing with flying.

Recent snowfalls across Europe have made the snowpack unstable and operators are asking skiers to ski within the boundaries of ski resorts. This is the first death reported in France. Last week a 16-year old British skier died at the Austrian resort of Lech.

In Canada a snowboarder lost his life at the BC Resort of Kicking Horse.

While there are a number of snow storms forecast in North America and Europe over the Christmas holidays, officials are warning that there could elevated dangers in the backcountry by those skiers tempted to seek untapped powder.

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Heavy snow back in Eastern North America, first snow in Cairo for 110 years

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Killington Ski Resort is the place to be for fresh powder this week

It’s been a third week of largely snowless, often sunny skies across much of the Alps. All is expected to change as new fresh snow is expected to blanket most of the Alps this coming weekend. This should be welcome news for skiers headed out for the holidays.

Across the Atlantic the biggest snow storms of the past seven days were, unusually for North America, reported on the east coast with resorts in New England reporting up to 40cm of snow in 24 hours and 60cm (two feet) in 48 hours.

The snow that’s missing in the Alps seems to be falling abundantly in the Middle East where great conditions (once the roads were cleared) were reported on Lebanon’s slopes. Continue reading ‘Heavy snow back in Eastern North America, first snow in Cairo for 110 years’

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