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Mt Buller’s Season Extended Until Sunday October 5, 2008 (19-Aug-08)

Mt Buller, VIC, August 19, 2008 - Due to excellent snow conditions the 2008 Mt Buller winter season

Due to excellent snow conditions the 2008 Mt Buller winter season will be extended until Sunday October 5, 2008.

The one-week extension will provide snow-loving families with an added opportunity to ski right until the end of the Victorian school holidays.


Freestylers Ready For A Rampage At The Remarkables This Weekend (19-Aug-08)

The Remarkables, NZ, August 19, 2008 - Many of New Zealand’s top freestylers

Many of New Zealand’s top freestylers, and a line up of visiting internationals, will go head to head in the Up & Go Terrain Park at The Remarkables this Sunday (24 August).

Competitors will vie for top honours in the annual Remarks Rampage Slopestyle on a purpose built course, aiming for their share of a prize pool valued at up to $12,000.


This Weeks Headlines (19-Aug-08)

Snow Hunter's World Weekly Snow News, August 18, 2008

Andorra To Offer Free Lift Tickets for Children And Build Ice Hotel

Andorra’s ski areas have made preliminary announcements of their plans for the coming winter, with full details to follow shortly.

The country lost market share last winter which tour operators believe is due to its ongoing efforts to reposition itself as a quality rather than budget destination.

In a move to re-establish its high value credentials, for all Ando
17th Annual International Airline Pilots And Air Traffic Controllers Ski Festival For Mt Hutt (17-Aug-08)

Mt Hutt, NZ, August 17 2008 - The NZ Airline Pilots Association (NZALPA)

The NZ Airline Pilots Association (NZALPA) is looking forward to carving it up in fantastic snow conditions at Mt Hutt from Monday (August 18) as the association again holds its international ski event at the high country ski area.  

This year marks the 17th running of the event and will attract Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers from around New Zealand as well as Australia and Asia. Already more than 100 people have registered for the event.
International Ski Racers Line Up At Coronet Peak (17-Aug-08)

Coronet Peak, NZ, August 17, 2008 - Some of the world’s greatest names in ski racing

Some of the world’s greatest names in ski racing are currently training at Coronet Peak’s Rocky Gully Race Arena and will be in the starting gates during this week’s Japanese FIS races at Coronet Peak.


Snow Dump For Queenstown Ski Areas (17-Aug-08)

New Zealand Ski, August 17. 2008 - Snow fall to lake level yesterday has brought smiles

Snow fall to lake level yesterday has brought smiles to the faces of skiers and snowboarders in Queenstown, many of whom are enjoying a fantastic, blue ski powder day at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables today.


August Is Event Month! (17-Aug-08)

Perisher Blue, NSW, August 17, 2008 - Here at Perisher Blue, August is the month for truly impressive events!

Here at Perisher Blue, August is the month for truly impressive events! Over the next few weeks, Perisher Blue will host a star-studded line-up of athletes, all eager to etch their names into record books or take home national titles.


What's New At Panorama For Winter 2008/09 (12-Aug-08)

Panorama Mountain Village, B.C. - Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 - Last winter was crammed with World Cup Races

Last winter was crammed with World Cup Races, epic snow days, park and pipe events, and wonderful spring skiing. With the return of winter, skiers and boarders will notice several enhancements on and off the mountain, all aimed at making their stay at Panorama even better.  

For the first time, U.S. travelers will have fast and convenient access to Panorama Mountain Village and British Columbia’s Powder Highway.


This Week's Headlines (12-Aug-08)

Snow Hunter's World Weekly Snow News August 12, 2008

World’s Highest Gondola Lift Opens In China

Doppelmayr has completed a new gondola with eight passenger cabins which reaches 4,843m above sea level in China. The lift accesses The Aba Great Glacier in Sichuan province, about six hours driving time from regional capital Chengdu.


Even More Awesome Snow At Mt Hutt (11-Aug-08)

Mt Hutt, NZ, August 11, 2008 - A further 14 centimeters of new snow at Mt Hutt

A further 14 centimeters of new snow at Mt Hutt on top of an already outstanding base had skiers and riders eating powder as they enjoyed ungroomed, untracked ski territory at the high country ski area.


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