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?Biggest Ski Pass Ever? To Go On Sale in May

Published : 25-Apr-2019 10:40

A new company says it will put the "biggest ski pass ever" on sale next month, although so far the details are limited.

'Snowpass' says it will reveal all, including which ski areas are included, on Wednesday, 8th May. A map on the company's website: snowpass.com appears to show that it will include ski areas in all four major Alpine ski nations along with Germany, Poland, Spain, Portugal and the UK.

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Although around 95% of ski areas in the Alps have ended their 2018-19 ski seasons with most of those that were still operating making Easter Sunday or Monday their final day this year, heavy snowfall is being reported on higher slopes in the Alps and in the Pyrenees.

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New Chairlifts For Australia

Published : 23-Apr-2019 05:11

Two new chairlifts are due to start operating on Australian ski slopes in June, when the country's 2019 ski season kicks off.

New quad and six seater chairlifts have been installed at Perisher and Mt Buller resorts whilst Falls creek are upgrading their Gully chair to make it run faster.

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Final Day of Scottish Ski Season

Published : 22-Apr-2019 10:55

Today (Bank Holiday Monday April 22nd 2019) appears to be the final day of the 18/19 Scottish ski season.

Glencoe ski area on the country's west coast has been the only centre operating snowsports for the past week and had previously said that it would close today due to a lack of skiers rather than a lack of snow. It is pictured above this morning.

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The rebirth of the Swiss resort of Andermatt into a world-class mountain destination of the 21st century is set to continue this summer with the opening of a new concert hall.

Designed by London-based Studio Seilern Architects and located next to the resort's new Radisson Blu Hotel Reussen which opened this season, the new 700-seat facility will allow Andermatt to join a very select group of ski resorts with this type of important cultural attraction alongside its celebrated sports facilities.

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