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Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes


The new edition of the World Indoor Snow Centre Guide has been published.....

The new edition of the World Indoor Snow Centre Guide has been published with more than 10,000 more words added, detailing newly opened and under construction or planned indoor snow centres in some 40 countries worldwide.  The number of operational centres has risen to 58 in 22 countries, but the 2011 World Indoor Snow Centre Guide , published by and sponsored by key industry players including Unlimited Snow,, IDE, Snowflex, Snow Magic and Neveplast, lists around 200 centres with full descriptions, stats and images. It includes all centres built since 1987, some of which have subsequent closed, and all known planned centres.  The Guide, which now runs to nearly 50,000 words and 280 pages, is available on demand by email or as a printed hard copy by mail.

The latest edition of the World Indoor Snow Centre Guide is divided in to 17 sections including a new section on indoor snow centre world records, tables showing the longest, biggest and highest centres worldwide, a chapter listing 50 different activities offered in indoor snow centres around the world – everything from indoor dog sledding to military training  - and a section on the environmental pros and cons of the facilities.  Further sections list all the companies around the world that are involved in the design and build of indoor snow centres, their infrastructure and snowmaking.  A new index at the start of the guide gives a direct link to the page showing each centre and a quick reference guide to whether it is currently operational or closed.

·         Now lists 58 operational indoor snow centres in 22 countries – updated entries.

·         Centres in two new countries and 25 new built/planned centres added.

·         280 Page, 48,000 word document.

·         Over 100 images from snow centres – many expanded in size for the new edition.

·         The 20 biggest centres by slope length and 20 biggest by slope area listed.

·         Lists all known centres built but not open, under construction or planned.

·         Lists more than 50 proposed centres from the past 20 years that did not open.

The World Indoor Snow Centre Guide costs £125 (145 Euros / $200 US) for a digital copy (prices doubled for a printed version by mail) and is available for immediate delivery by email with credit card payment.   Purchasers are entitled to updates at no extra cost for 12 months (digital versions only).  To order contact

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