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Resort News

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

Highest gondola in Europe

Zermatt is to build a gondola to the top of the Kleine Matterhorn at 3,883m. It will be the highest in the Alps and should be open for the 2018/19 season.

Highest gondola in Europe

Zermatt is to build a gondola to the top of the Kleine Matterhorn at 3,883m. It will be the highest in the Alps and should be open for the 2018/19 season.

Zermatt bans St Bernard dogs

It follows allegations of cruelty against the animals that are used for tourist pictures by photographic shops. The animals have been kept in cruel and miserable conditions.

Zermatt bans St Bernard dogs

It follows allegations of cruelty against the animals that are used for tourist pictures by photographic shops. The animals have been kept in cruel and miserable conditions.

The season ends

Verbier, St Anton, Les2Alpes and a host of other resorts have now shut. A few ski areas in the Alps remain open but not many. Scotland meanwhile has some excellent snow.

The season ends

Verbier, St Anton, Les2Alpes and a host of other resorts have now shut. A few ski areas in the Alps remain open but not many. Scotland meanwhile has some excellent snow.

Mountain biking in Les2Alpes

The French resort is a mountain bike mecca and one of the most established mountain bike destinations in Europe. Last summer 34,057 mountain bikers hit its trails.

Mountain biking in Les2Alpes

The French resort is a mountain bike mecca and one of the most established mountain bike destinations in Europe. Last summer 34,057 mountain bikers hit its trails.

Two Lake Tahoe ski areas plan link up

Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley want to build a connecting gondola. Are resorts in North America finally copying the European model and linking up?

Two Lake Tahoe ski areas plan link up

Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley want to build a connecting gondola. Are resorts in North America finally copying the European model and linking up?

Skiing into Spring

The major French ski resorts have come together to promote late-season skiing. The new initiative claims some success. But can people be convinced to ski at this time of year?

Skiing into Spring

The major French ski resorts have come together to promote late-season skiing. The new initiative claims some success. But can people be convinced to ski at this time of year?

Longest zip wire in North America

It will go from Whistler Mountain to Blackcombe Mountain and will be the longest zip wire in the USA and Canada. It should be quite a ride.

Longest zip wire in North America

It will go from Whistler Mountain to Blackcombe Mountain and will be the longest zip wire in the USA and Canada. It should be quite a ride.

Easter snowsports in Scotland

The snow is good on the slopes but thick cloud dampened things out on the hill on Saturday. Things cheered up though for Easter Sunday and Monday.

Easter snowsports in Scotland

The snow is good on the slopes but thick cloud dampened things out on the hill on Saturday. Things cheered up though for Easter Sunday and Monday.

Huge new ski area for Austria

It will be one of the biggest ski areas in the world as the SkiCircus in Salzburgerland expands into the Tirol and joins with Kaprun and Zell am See. But is big necessarily better?

Huge new ski area for Austria

It will be one of the biggest ski areas in the world as the SkiCircus in Salzburgerland expands into the Tirol and joins with Kaprun and Zell am See. But is big necessarily better?

Biggest ski area in US set to go ahead

Planning permission has been given for Park City and Canyons in Utah to be linked by a new chairlift. It will make it the largest ski area in the USA.

Biggest ski area in US set to go ahead

Planning permission has been given for Park City and Canyons in Utah to be linked by a new chairlift. It will make it the largest ski area in the USA.

More US resorts close after poor season

The resorts in question are over on the west coast and it follows one of the worst winters in recent memory.

Another US resort closes as lack of snow

Sugar Bowl in California is shutting on Sunday. It is the latest resort to call it a day after a dreadful winter in the far West of North America.

NZ resort builds new base lodge

It promises to be quite an addition to the resort of The Remarkables. It certainly looks stunning with its futuristic design.

Cycling and skiing

It is possible to do both in Les2Alpes. Today mountain bike routes open at the bottom of the resort while the slopes up top remain open.

Fast chairlift to be built in Austria

SkiWelt Brixen is to have a new lift that will travel at 6m per second. It claims to be the fastest chairlift in the world but its speed might only equal that of another in Switzerland.

Snow report

Twitter

With the Italian school break starting this week we know exactly where PlanetSKI is heading today in the #AostaValley: #Torgnon.
Where?
https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/20/avoiding-the-crowds-in-the-aosta-valley-next-stop-torgnon/
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It’s getting hotter and hotter in the Alps… set to be +12 at 2,000m in places this w/wend with freezing level well over 3,000m.
See our latest snow report:
🌞❄️⛷️🏂🗻🍻 https://t.co/lwGdIMTbgy

Some of our latest snippets in #SkiingSecrets: ❄️🤣
– Girl dangling off chairlift rescued at Elk Mountain
– Moose stampedes through queue of skiers
https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/01/february-skiing-secrets-2/

The reigning Olympic #downhill #ski champion @akselsvindal comes out of retirement for a different kind of ski race 😉 https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/21/retired-ski-champion-svindal-to-race-again/
@redbull #Janteloppet #Hafjell #Norway

International Ski Travel Market prepares for Chamonix & announces new summer event.
Read more here: https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/21/international-ski-travel-market-heads-to-chamonix/
#istm

Tributes flood in from former GB team mates after trailblazing #freestyle #skier Rowan Cheshire announces her retirement at 24 ➡️ https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/20/gb-world-cup-winning-skier-rowan-cheshire-retires/
@Rowancheshire @GBSnowsport

Have you ever skied in Torgnon in the Aosta Valley in Italy? No, neither had we until yesterday. We’re going back tomorrow…. https://www.planetski.eu/2020/02/20/avoiding-the-crowds-in-the-aosta-valley-next-stop-torgnon/
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