Posts Tagged ‘ snowboarding ’

Skint skiers should head to Europe and Austria, says new edition of annual ski resort guidebook

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By

The priciest ski resorts are around three times as expensive as the cheapest, says the new 2012 edition of Where to Ski and Snowboard – the world’s leading guidebook to ski resorts.

Snow time

Oct 24th, 2011 | By

The winter sports business has seen fewer skiers on the slope over the last few years (there were 911,000 UK skiers on the piste last season compared to 1.2 million in 2007/8), but you could have fooled me if the turn out the 2011 Ski & Snowboard Show was anything to go by.

Had Enough of Snow?

Jan 8th, 2010 | By

If some of the ski holiday companies are to be believed some of us have got so enamoured of the white stuff that we are “inundating” (their word not mine) companies with enquiries about skiing holidays.
Can this be true? Haven’t they seen enough of the stuff? Have they forgotten already the need for clearing paths and roadways, waiting for non-existent trains and buses to get to work, delayed flights to take them to ski resorts and no milk in the villages because the delivery trucks can’t get through.