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NZSki Announces New Development For 2010 Ski Season (05-Apr-10)

NZ Ski, New Zealand, April 6, 2010 - NZSki have announced new developments

NZSki Ltd, owners of Mt.

Win The Ultimate Skiing Trip - Snowseekers (30-Mar-10)

Snowseekers, March 30, 2010 - Win The Ultimate Skiing Trip

SnowSeekers, Whistler Blackcomb, Delta Whistler Village Suites and the WSSF want to send you to the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival at Whistler, British Columbia.

As a current SEEKER subscriber all you have to do is enter the contest for your chance to win this trip for 2 to one of Whistler Blackcomb's signature events that combines plenty of air with rockin' outdoor concerts, crazy art festivals and so much more.

The package includes acco

Splish Splash. It's Spring Time At Kimberley (30-Mar-10)

Kimberley Alpine, Canada, March 30, 2010 - Kimberley Alpine Resort

Kimberley Alpine Resort will celebrate the arrival of spring with the annual Spring Splash Celebration taking place on Saturday April 3rd & Sunday April 4th. A favourite event for both visitors and locals, this year’s Spring Splash closes out the ski season at Kimberley Alpine Resort with great skiing and fun for all ages!

Festivities in the courtyard will feature BBQ, beer gardens, and live DJ's as well as the musical talents of Shane Philip and Billy Jiv

New Quad For Araphoe Basin (28-Mar-10)

Araphoe Basin, March 28, 2010 - After few new lift

After few new lift projects in the US this season, resorts are beginning to announce more new developments for 2010-11.

Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin, one of the world’s 10 highest ski area, will replace its 32  year old Exhibition triple chairlift with a new high speed quad, costing 4 million dollars and to be named the Black Mountain Express.

Canadian Ski Centre On Sale For A Dollar (28-Mar-10)

Mont Orford, Canada, March 28, 2010 - The assets and operating rights

The assets and operating rights of Mont Orford ski area in Quebec are on sale for one Canadian Dollar to anyone who wants to take over running the resort.

For $1, the buyer gets buildings, chairlifts and other equipment needed to run the ski centre, but the catch is that the new owner must firstly agree to run the currently heavy loss making ski hill and golf course until at l

First 2010 Snow In Southern Hemisphere (28-Mar-10)

Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand, March 28, 2010 - has reported first snow on the slopes

Mt Ruapehu in New Zealand has reported first snow on the slopes, three months before its ski areas are due to open.

"Yesterday's southerly front painted an icing sugar like coating on Ruapehu's upper slopes.

Simon's Blog - Hakuba (24-Mar-10)

Hakuba, Japan, March 24, 2010 - Simon's Adventures in Hakuba, Japan


Happo One


We’ve left behind Nozawa and made our way to the valley of Hakuba, which I think has more ski resorts than Roppongi has karaoke bars.  The drive from Nagano tracked beside a really beautiful, bright green river (please no one spoil the image and tell me this is the result of industrial waste), which was quickly contrasted against the big, white mountain ranges that spread out as far as

Simon's Blog - Niseko (22-Mar-10)

Niseko, Japan, March 22, 2010 - Simon's Blog - Japan


 Niseko where you go for the snow doncha know.



Well we’re here so, snow.  Please.



Now that the pleasantries are out of the way, it’s time to get down to business.  The tryptic of slopes that make up Niseko United have been keeping us amused for a couple of days on old snow
Simon's Blog - Furano (22-Mar-10)

Furano, Japan, March 22, 2010 - Simon's Adventures in Japan Continue

The little things in Japan are so wonderfully fascinating.  When you buy a train ticket and the old man behind the counter calculates the price with an abacus in lieu of a calculator.

Kazuhiro Kokubo & Kelly Clark Win 2010 Burton US Open Halfpipe Titles (22-Mar-10)

Stratton Mountain, VT, March 22, 2010 - Kazuhiro Kokubo (JPN) and Kelly Clark (USA)

Kazuhiro Kokubo (JPN) and Kelly Clark (USA) won today’s US Open halfpipe finals, where thousands of fans enjoyed some of the most progressive riding in halfpipe history. Today’s win marked a historic moment for Kelly Clark, who is now the only woman in US Open history to win four halfpipe titles. Kazu’s win was also a landmark as it was his first time winning a US Open title.

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