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The huge Vail Resorts group which now runs 37 ski areas in the US, Australia and Canada ? including many of the top resorts in all three countries- has announced they'll be investing "approximately $210 million to $215 million" during 2020 to "enhance the on-mountain guest experience."

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J2Ski Snow Report - December 12th 2019

Published : 12-Dec-2019 07:53

J2Ski Snow Report 12th December 2019

Corduroy at Ax 3 Domaines, French Pyrenees, this week... picture (c) Ax Tourist Office

More snow this week, and freshies for the weekend?

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Snow depths have started building in the Alps again as conditions turned wintry once more of Monday morning following a largely dry and sunny period over the past fortnight.

Within 24 hours some resorts had reported 70cm (28 inches) of snow had fallen with the biggest accumulations reported in the Swiss Valais and Bernese Oberland regions, followed by ski areas in Northwestern Austria, and also some areas in the Northern French Alps.

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Revelstoke in BC, Canada, has announced that it is opening its full vertical for the first time thiswinter, the biggest in North America, following a week of heavy snowfall.

The full 1,730 vertical metres (5,620 vertical feet) is open with the lower mountain is skiable via The Last Spike run.

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Courmayeur Announce ?New? Red-Black Ski Slope

Published : 06-Dec-2019 06:26

Courmayeur have announced a 'new' ski slope will open this season offers panoramic views of the 2750m high Arp Ridge and of Mont Blanc.

The resort has invested just under ?1.5million in the new Arp slope which begins as a 700m red-grade descent which provides access to a north-facing black piste with a further 600m descent at a 70% gradient.

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