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Ski Shows ? Virtual and Future

Published : 07-Aug-2020 10:55

The announcement by the Telegraph Group shortly before the pandemic that they were scrapping the London Ski Show (above, before the move to Battersea) which had run for nearly 50 years and which they'd bought from the Daily Mail Group left the UK without a major ski show on the calendar for the first time in the history of mass-market skiing.

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During an online meeting the FIS Council decided that the 52nd FIS Congress 2020 will be postponed from 4th October in Zurich (SUI) until 5th June 2021 in Portoroz (SLO) to protect the health and welfare of all participants.

However a decision on which destination will host the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2025 will still be announced following online meetings.

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More than half of Australia's leading ski areas are currently closed in a season like no other ? hit by bush fires, COVID 19 and at times a shortage of snow cover.

The year started with severe bush fires destroying the ski resort of Selwyn Snowfields which the announced it wouldn't open this year whilst it begins rebuilding.

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Upto 40cm of Fresh Summer Snow in The Alps

Published : 04-Aug-2020 09:14

There's been heavy snowfall on many higher slopes in the Alps overnight after a cold front moved across the mountains.

Of the six glacier ski areas currently open for August skiing and boarding Italy's Passo Stelvio reported the most fresh snow, stating it had had 40cm of "fresh heavy snow" above 2700 metres (pictured below).

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J2Ski's Monthly Snow Report - August 2020

Published : 01-Aug-2020 11:13

J2Ski Snow Report 1st August 2020

Mount Buller doesn't just have snow... they have sunsets too!

Ski resorts open on 6 continents? Yes, really, but sadly not many.

The mountains are waiting for most of us... stay safe and follow your local authority's advice on travel. We can't all go skiing just yet but we can still read about it!

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