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Early Snowfalls A Taste Of Winter Coming At Perisher (06-May-10)

Perisher, Australia, May 6, 2010 - A cold front swept

Perisher Reports; 

A cold front swept through the Snowy Mountains region on Tuesday night bringing the first snowfalls to the higher peaks, and then down to the village on Wednesday.

With the temperatures predicted to remain low this is a timely reminder that winter is just around the corner – bring it on!

For the forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology click

Whistler Blackcomb Named One Of Canada's Greenest Employers For Second Year In A Row (26-Apr-10)

Whistler Blackcomb, Canada, April 26, 2010 - At the same time Earth Day

At the same time Earth Day is celebrated across the globe, Whistler Blackcomb has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for a second year in a row.

“We are thrilled to accept this award on behalf of our 3,800 employees,” says Dave Brownlie, President and Chief Operating Officer at Whistler Blackcomb.

Mountain High To Remain Open Until May 2nd!! (26-Apr-10)

Mountain High, California, April 26, 2010 - The season that wouldn't end

The season that wouldn’t end.  Fresh snow continues to fall in Southern California and Mountain High now plans to remain open through May 2nd making this the longest season in its history.  A total of 186 days to be exact beating out the winter of 2004/05 by five days.  Mountain High is now one of only a handful of resorts open in the country and resort operators couldn’t be more excited about the extended season. 

Says John McColly, D

The UK Snowsports Summer Weekender 2010 in Zermatt (26-Apr-10)

Zermatt, Switzerland, April 26, 2010 - The summer weekender is back

The Summer Weekender is back for its fourth consecutive year from Thursday 15th - Sunday 18th July in Zermatt, Switzerland.

“After three hugely successful years in Tignes, we're having a change of scene this summer and moving the Weekender to Switzerland and the highly desirable resort of Zermatt.” said Emma Morris, Marketing Manager of and GONEboarding.

The event was created fo

Laax Tops The Million Visits Mark Again (26-Apr-10)

Laax, Sweden, April 26, 2010 - Laax has reported it has

Laax has reported it received over a million visitors from 38 different countries this winter, making it one of the Swiss resort’s most successful to date.

Britta Kaula, Head of Communication and Marketing of the Weisse Arena Gruppe said “It’s been a really great season in LAAX and as always we are sad to see it end.

Les 2 Alpes Recommends Summer Skiing For First Time Skiers (26-Apr-10)

Les 2 Alpes, France, April 16, 2010 - Les 2 Aples in France is promoting

Les 2 Alpes in France is promoting its summer glacier slopes as the perfect place for first timers to learn to ski and board.

While summer skiing and boarding is generally seen as the preserve of hardcore skiers and boarders and national team training, Les 2 Alpes sees advantages for first timers,

“Summer skiing is open to everyone.

Cairngorm Enters Last full Week Of The Season (26-Apr-10)

Cairngorm, Scotland, April 26, 2010 - Scotland's Cairngorm is entering

Scotland’s Cairngorm Mountain is entering its last full week of operations this season, which is widely regarded as having been the best for a generation.

Copper Mountain Tops Ski Holidaymakers Satisfaction Survey (26-Apr-10)

Copper Mountain, Colorado, April 26, 2010 - TUI Ski, the company which owns Britain’s largest ski

Ski Info Reports; TUI Ski, the company which owns Britain’s largest ski tour operator Crystal, as well as other leading brands Thomson, First Choice and Flexiski, has announced the five resorts its customers were the most impressed by in 2009-10.

Copper Mountain in Colorado is the most popular overall, although as the company sends a limited number of clients there, the verdict is not based on the number of passengers.  The company believes Val di Fassa

Crud To Mud Downhill Makes A Triumphant Return To Whistler (20-Apr-10)

Whistler Blackcomb, April 20, 2010 - Whistler Blackcomb's Crud To Mud

Whistler Blackcomb’s Crud 2 Mud is a classic “transition season” event mixing the end of the ski and snowboard season with the start of the bike season.

In teams or individually, Crud 2 Mud competitors ski or snowboard from the top of Whistler Mountain to the bottom of the snow line, where bikes and equipment lay waiting.

Snowseekers Recognized (20-Apr-10)

Snowseekers, Canada, April 20, 2010 - A recent report

A recent report by Morgan Stanley forecasted that by 2014 more people will access the internet via mobile devices than by desktops.

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