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Ski season kicking into high gear around the world!

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Get your skis in shape... the ski season is here!

If there is a silver lining to the devastation left behind from hurricane Sandy’s in the US East Coast, 3 feet (1 metre) of snow dumped in North Carolina, prompting the early opening of some ski resorts. As of today, more than 80 ski areas and resorts are open for the season and many more are on deck in this week. Here’s the full week ski report.  Continue reading ‘Ski season kicking into high gear around the world!’

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Juns ski resort

Tourist Office

Tourismusverband Tux
Tux
Tirol / Tyrol
Austria
A 6293

Telephone: (5287) 606
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.tux.at

Description

Five villages beneath the tux glacier make up Tux. The largest is Lanersbach where most facilities are located. Juns is home to the old tux mill from 1839 it is about two kilometres from the glacier lifts and linked by a free bus service. There are a couple of local lifts in the village but the huge year-round ski area of Mayrhofen – Tux is a very short trip away.

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New heated six-seat chairlift at Austria’s Eggalam resort

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The Eggalm ski area in Austria

The Eggalm ski area in Tux, in Austria’s Ziller Valley, has a new luxury six-seat chairlift with weather protection domes and seat heating.

Built over the summer and autumn of 2009, the Sesselbahn Lattenalm lift cost about €5.5 million (£4.9m) and takes skiers to the Eggalm ski area in just over three minutes, according to one report.

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Heavy snow and lower temperatures lead to ski season jumpstart

Between 5,000 and 6,000 came out for the first day of skiing at Mammoth. Normally the first day attracts 500.

Between 5,000 and 6,000 came out for the first day of skiing at Mammoth. Normally the first day attracts 500

At least a dozen ski areas in at least six countries have opened earlier than expected because of heavy snow, or consistent low temperatures to allow snow making, or a combination of both.
Austria saw the most of the heavy snowfalls in the latter half of last week with the glacier ski area of Tux claiming the biggest accumulated snowfall of an incredible 1.8 metres (six feet) over the past week, with the Molltal glacier not far behind with 1.4m (nearly five feet).
Although many regular Austrian resorts have reported up to two feet (60cm) of snow on their slopes, only one is reported to have started running their lifts early as a result, it was reported that the Planai above Schladming had its earliest ever opening this weekend. Continue reading ‘Heavy snow and lower temperatures lead to ski season jumpstart’

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