I visited chalet #1 in the French Alps and it changed my mind about skiing holidays

Few people spend a night in everyone’s number one rated ski lodge. french alps. La Ferme à Jules is invariably fully booked, with winter sports enthusiasts clamoring to book their place in the alpine paradise of Morzine around 12 months in advance. This should come as no surprise to anyone …

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Beautiful Big Sky, Montana offers great skiing fun

In a year of harsh weather and many days where I had to remind myself that there is no such thing as bad skiing, only bad attitudes, my spring skiing trip to Big Sky, Mt. , (bigskyresort.com) was the balm my “missing perfect snow” soul needed. Since they’ll be open …

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France doubles its glory at the ISMF World Long Distance Team Championships

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind …

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At Donner Summit, the snowpack is 47% of average

For those who study the snowpack, April 1st is no joke. It’s record breaking day, when measurements reveal how much water is in the snowpack and how much water California needs to survive the summer. Historically, scientists have chosen April 1 as the big day for snow measurements because, at …

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New surgical technique reduces ACL tears in teens

A new surgical technique performed during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction has resulted in lower recurrence rates and favorable patient-reported outcomes in young adolescents 2 years after surgery, according to study results presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2022 Annual Meeting held March 22-26, 2022 in Chicago. …

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Tim Heffron tames the Iron Dog | Driggs

Using a combination of Teton Valley tough and Minnesota nice, Tim Heffron finished the infamous Iron Dog snowmobile race as a Polaris ambassador. With a course that spans more than 2,600 miles through the Alaskan backcountry, Heffron and his team of nine have mastered “the longest, toughest snowmobile race in …

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Can growth and quality of life coexist? This valley in Utah is looking for answers

Cache Valley in northern Utah, home to the bustling college town of Logan but also more than a dozen rural and farming towns, is a microcosm of what’s out West. Cache County is growing. Quickly. Last year, it ranked among the five fastest growing counties in Utah, which topped the …

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Vail Resorts acquires its first European property

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> Access everything we publish when you >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link”}}”>subscribe to Outside+. It was only a matter of time before Vail Resorts (VR) gained a foothold in Europe, and that moment has now come with the news that the company is buying …

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Why Spring is a Great Time to Visit Montana’s Big Sky Resort

Grand Sky Resort Grand Sky Resort No wonder skiers are flocking to Montana Grand Sky Resort year after year. The snow is downright plentiful, as the resort records an average annual snowfall of around 400 inches. And since Big Sky opens on Thanksgiving Day and closes the season in mid-April, …

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Sun Valley celebrates eight decades of skiing

STORY AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BOSSICK Bryce James lived a life of freestyle skiing, speed skiing and extreme skiing until a paragliding accident left him paralyzed with the diagnosis that he would never walk again. He regained his health and walked again recalling fond memories of the 1970s …

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Paying taxes in 2022: what you need to know

I was lured into the meme stock craze. What should I know? The federal government comes to collect its share of your winnings. If you trade in a regular brokerage account (not a tax-advantaged individual retirement account, for example) and make a profit, you may owe capital gains taxes. Short-term …

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Garfield County shines at national ski and snowboard championships

Elle Murphy of Glenwood Springs competes in a national collegiate ski meet in Lake Placid, New York.Submitted / John DiGiacomo Recently, two athletes from Garfield County helped the University of Sierra Nevada dominate official national competition in collegiate skiing and snowboarding. The United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association hosted …

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5 things to know for March 25: Ukraine, Capitol riot, SCOTUS, immigration, climate

CNN — Holiday mode: activated. If you’re on the West Coast, grab your shades and hit the beach this weekend. Most of the western United States will experience record heat over the next few days. However, not everyone is thrilled to get a taste of summer. March is considered peak …

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Faroe Islands mark no time to die with James Bond headstone

Screenshot: Faroe Islands Guide In the words of Billie Eilish’s Bond theme: “Are you death or heaven? It turns out that the island of Kalsoy in the Faroe Islands is both as James Bond’s final resting place. The location served as the explosive setting for the last we would see …

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3 new names for your list of ski resorts

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Spring Skiing at Sunlight – The Sopris Sun

Sunlight is a great ski resort! It is located 20 km from Glenwood Springs. If you’re a beginner, Sunlight offers ski and snowboard lessons and contains plenty of beginner slopes. If you are more experienced, the other half of the mountain has more intermediate runs. There are three chairlifts, the …

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When do mask mandates on planes end?

Beyond England, Northern Ireland, Norway and Barbados, destinations that currently have no in-air mask requirements include Mexico, Saint Lucia, the Bahamas and Jamaica. The United States, Scotland, Italy and China are among the many countries that continue to require masks on planes. Airport rules may be stricter than airplane rules …

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Action slope: Orelle is the ideal base for late-season skiing in France | ski holidays

Jhe last race of the day is often a scrum as everyone races down the same hill in pursuit of an après-ski beer. As the afternoon light faded, I cruised from the 3,000 meter Col de Thorens down an empty track, wondering where everyone else was. Val Thorens, probably, or …

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Inside A Place in the Sun hosts Danni Menzies’ glam ski vacation at a luxury French resort

DANNI Menzies has shared a glimpse of her ski vacation at a stunning French resort. The Scottish TV host, 33, posted snaps and images from her glamorous getaway which included glorious views and hours on the mountains. 5 Danni posed in front of a stunning backdropCredit: Instagram/danni.menzies 5 She is …

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Skiers tie the knot on a Vermont mountain amid a major snowstorm

But she wasn’t there just to hit the slopes. She was there to marry Matthew Gnoza in a way that could put other winter weddings to shame. “My something old was my skis, my something new was my ski outfit, my something borrowed was my veil from a friend, and …

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The 130mph free fall in the shadow of the Eiger was terrifying – but I would do it again

Aerial pursuits have long been a top activity in the mountains and skydiving and helicopter sightseeing tours are as much a part of the summer offering in Europe’s top resorts as winter, but as destinations seek to expand their appeal beyond pure snow sports, there are more and more thrilling …

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Decathlon enters the snow enthusiast market after Aldi’s special sale is canceled

Sports equipment retailer Decathlon pounced on the cancellation of Aldi’s special purchases sale of snow equipment, with the French giant saying it was not suffering from supply chain problems. In an announcement today, Decathlon said it was ‘increasing supply’ in response to Aldi’s announcement and had ‘enough stock for everyone’. …

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French ski resorts celebrate snowfall: opening dates and rules

The first snowfall arrived in southwestern France last night (November 2) after an area of ​​low pressure brought cool temperatures and rainfall to Haute-Garonne. Today (November 3) at more than 1,500 meters, the wet weather is expected to change to snowfall of 10 to 20 cm, increasing to 25 to …

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Czech Republic named 9th best destination in the world for active holidays – Brno Daily

The Czech Republic is the 9th best destination for an active holiday, according to fitness platform Gymcatch, mainly due to the country’s appeal to hikers, cyclists and skiers. Photo credit: Freepik Czech Republic, March 19 (BD) – The Czech Republic is the 9th best destination in the world for tourists …

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Shortcuts: Cunard’s new liner, a record ski season and tour operators helping Ukrainian refugees

Southampton The design studio behind some of London’s best-known hotels and restaurants, including Claridge’s, Berkeley, Wolseley and Delaunay, has unveiled plans for its first cruise ship, Cunard’s new Queen Anne . David Collins Studio is working alongside fellow Londoner Richmond International and Parisian designer Sybille de Margerie on the Queen …

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After disappointing Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin wins overall World Cup title

Mikaela Shiffrin had just finished lunch on Thursday in the picturesque French Alps village of Courchevel. An hour earlier, with a second-place finish in a super-G race – a day after a win in a downhill race – Shiffrin clinched the overall World Cup season title, skiing’s biggest prize. competition, …

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Five of the most popular ski destinations for families

1. La Plagne, France Small resorts are often hailed as family-friendly, but are limited for parents who really want to put miles under their skis. Here, the ski-in ski-out villages are set on 265 miles of slopes, linked to Les Arcs. There are Coolski beginner areas throughout the region and …

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Ski map artist James Niehues set to release original Vermont, New Hampshire and Idaho Resort art to the public on March 17

James Niehues; Image: James Niehues The inimitable artist responsible for creating intimate depictions of more than 200 ski areas around the world is set to release more than two dozen original works of art from famous resorts in Vermont, New Hampshire and Australia. ‘Idaho for public purchase. This artist, James …

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In Indian Wells, Daniil Medvedev faces backlash over Ukraine invasion

Navratilova, who was born in 1956 in the Czechoslovakian capital Prague, remembers playing a Russian in a junior tournament there shortly after the invasion of the Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact countries in 1968 to suppress a democratic movement. “I know it’s so emotionally difficult,” she said. “I was …

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Canada’s new rare ski adventure

And, of course, there’s the fact that we opted for this type of ski trip over the typical high-carbon ski vacation. A heliskiing day for a single person is slightly less than the carbon footprint of an economy class seat on a New York-Los Angeles flight; and armies of snowcats …

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The curtain rises on the Beijing Paralympic Games, Chinese and Ukrainian athletes shine

The flame was extinguished during the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, which were overshadowed by the conflict in Ukraine. China topped the medal table at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games with 61 medals. () The Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing have come to an end after the banning of competitors …

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French ski resorts return to ‘normal’ as Covid rules disappear

March 13, 2022 | Jane Peel, French Alps Last modified on March 17, 2022 The vaccination pass and the obligation to wear masks indoors are abolished in France from this Monday. This is good news for ski resorts as they enter the final six weeks of their season. The lifting …

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Gondola connecting 2 Tahoe ski resorts will open for next winter – NBC Bay Area

A long-awaited gondola connecting two Lake Tahoe ski resorts that was embroiled in a legal battle will be completed for the 2022-23 ski season in Palisades Tahoe, resort officials say. Alterra Mountain Co., the resorts’ Denver-based parent company, broke ground last spring on the $65 million project that it says …

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First steps: trade the plane for the train during a ski holiday in Les Arcs

Les Arcs desperately needs you to take the train there. Desperate. “We have carried out an audit of our carbon footprint – 57% of it comes from customers who come to the resort,” explains Laura Cumin, ski area manager. “We are doing our part and we really want to encourage …

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What I’ve learned from half a century of skiing – and why it’ll never be quite like the heyday of the 60s

Strengthening of attractiveness Then: January 1965 At 22, I would never have traded the village pub crawl – though tame half a century ago before the extravagance of the Folie Douce reached the Alps – for the most top of Europe. When I first started in Grindelwald, this engineering marvel …

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Even before the war, thousands of people were fleeing Russia for the United States

LOS ANGELES — Last fall, Iuliia Shuvalova and Sergei Ignatev, a young Russian couple, sold their car and took out a loan to pay for a vacation at a resort in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. But they weren’t going on vacation. And they had no intention of returning to Russia. Once …

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Devotions of Doug Devin – Methow Valley News

Skiing was central to longtime residents’ love of the Methow Valley During his 94 years, Doug Devin did a lot of things – he ran a printing company, raised hay and cattle, and even worked for the CIA – but his all-consuming passion was skiing. Although the Mazama resident is …

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Longboard ski racing returns to its Californian birthplace

JOHNSVILLE, Calif. — Fast — as befits a question about alpine ski racing: where did it all start? If Scandinavia comes to mind, consider this: Years before there were organized races in Europe, miners raced down mountains competitively in a part of California known as the Lost Sierra. , a …

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GNTO promotes winter tourism in Greece through mountain skiing event

Aiming to promote Greece winter tourism options, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently supported Pierra Crete international mountain skiing event. A bi-annual mountaineering event, Pierra Creta was held on Mount Psiloritis on the island of Crete on March 4-5. According to the General Secretary of the GNTO Dimitris Fragakisthe …

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Ski resorts welcome more snow in Utah in March

WEBER COUNTY, UTAH (ABC4 News) – A good helping of snow helped Utah’s lackluster snowpack and ski resorts. Last weekend’s snowfall brought up to 14 inches of snow to Wasatch Front valley bottoms and up to 19 inches to some mountainous areas, according to the National Weather Service. The Utah …

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More two-tier skiers are victims of car burglaries

Another popular ski resort in the Twin Tiers reports an afternoon of fun on the slopes ruined by burglars locked Vehicles. Pennsylvania State Police say more than half a dozen skiers at Elk Mountain in Susquehanna County found their locked vehicles broken into and credit cards and cash stolen between …

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Adam Hall wins bronze at Beijing Paralympic Winter Games

Adam Hall won bronze in the standing super combined at the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, after dominating the slalom portion of the event. Adam Hall wins bronze in the super combined at the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Source: Getty) Hall entered the slalom in 15th place after the …

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Skier Mollie Jepsen races to Canada’s first gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Beijing

Alpine skier Mollie Jepsen won Canada’s first gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Beijing on Saturday in China. The 22-year-old skier from West Vancouver, B.C., won the women’s standing downhill with a time of one minute 21.75 seconds, bettering the bronze medal she won four years ago at Pyeongchang. …

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Snowboard: Fun, for those who have access to it

The author and his snowboard. Photo by Mike Lynch Reflecting on more than bruises on a recent Gore outing By Klarisse Torriente We arrived in Gore around noon on the second Saturday in January, parked in the last available parking lot, put on our warmest clothes and boarded a shuttle. …

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Ukrainian team hails ‘miracle’ arrival of Paralympic Games in Beijing

Published on: 03/03/2022 – 11:30 Beijing (AFP) – The arrival of Ukrainian athletes at the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing is a ‘miracle’, the team’s senior official said on Thursday, with bombs narrowly falling as they were gone during the Russian invasion . Ukrainian Paralympic Committee President Valeriy Sushkevych said …

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March in Les Arcs: Agenda & Weather

St. Patrick’s DayMarch could be considered the month of celebration here in Les Arcs. Longer days and warmer weather improve après-ski, while more adults and fewer kids mean longer nights at the bars. Of course, one of the biggest holidays of the season is March 17th. For St. Patrick’s Day, …

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Didn’t know you could ski there: Turkey

Turkey is a popular and affordable beach destination for Brits, but many don’t know that there’s good skiing too (it’s just as affordable!). In fact, more than half of the country is classified as mountainous, and they are also big mountains, the highest Mount Ağrı (Ararat) 5,137m… it’s more than …

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Sports reaction to the Russian attack on Ukraine | Busselton-Dunsborough Courier

SPORT’S RESPONSE TO RUSSIA’S INVASION OF UKRAINE The flags and anthems of Russia and Belarus are prohibited in all World Archery international events. Athletes and officials from Russia and Belarus are barred from all World Series of Athletics events, including the World Team Race Walking Championships in Oman this weekend, …

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The best new chalets and hotels for your ski holiday in 2022

The Paradiski area is huge and spectacular. Linked to La Plagne in 2003 by the Vanoise Express, it would be impossible, even for good skiers staying in Les Arcs, to get bored there. After a long morning hitting the slopes, we skied until lunch (always a good ploy) before stopping …

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The Palisades Tahoe gondola will open by next winter, connecting two classic resorts

For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle’s weekly travel newsletter! Register here. Next winter, skiers and snowboarders will be able to ride a new gondola through the mountains of North Lake Tahoe between the Alpine Meadows and Olympic Valley ski areas. Construction on the $65 million gondola project …

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Turin 2006, an Italian odyssey

The world’s best winter para-athletes gathered in Turin, Italy for the ninth edition of the Paralympic Winter Games in 2006, with the growth of the Games following the trajectory of the past. The Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games took place from March 10-19 and involved 479 athletes (375 men and …

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The new luxury lodge transforming this antiquated French ski resort

The Paradiski area is huge and spectacular. Linked to La Plagne in 2003 by the Vanoise Express, it would be impossible, even for good skiers staying in Les Arcs, to get bored there. After a long morning hitting the slopes, we skied until lunch (always a good ploy) before stopping …

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Kristoffersen wins WCup slalom as Round 1 leader Nef falters

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen ended a year-long wait for his 20th career victory in slalom on Saturday, triumphing at the first men’s World Cup after the Beijing Olympics. And the Norwegian skier put himself in the running for what would also be his third title of the season …

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The best Easter ski resorts for families

An Easter family ski holiday is one of life’s greatest pleasures. However, there are many factors to consider when choosing your station. Altitude, ski schools, transfer times, everything is important. So we’ve decided to pick the brains of the best in the business, Inghams, to bring you a definitive list …

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Skier Says Cold $9 Hot Dog Symbolizes Utah Resort’s Mismanagement

PARK CITY, Utah — What Michael Kaplan wants you to know about the hot dog is that his complaints about Park City Mountain Resort aren’t really about the hot dog. Kaplan bought the hot dog from a mid-mountain restaurant in mid-January. “We need elevators going out of town,” Kaplan said. …

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Chasing snow at Cranberry Lake

Susan Miller from Saranac Lake to the Burntbridge Pond trailhead. When it comes to good skiing conditions, Cranberry Lake offers Story and photos by Tom French When my buddy Doug Miller is looking forward to skiing early or late in the season, he looks west to St. Lawrence County in …

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Christie Mountain Ski Instructor Celebrates 86th Birthday | News

Christie Mountain, nestled in Bruce, Wisconsin, is a destination that welcomes experienced and novice skiers and snowboarders alike. Those new to the concept of skiing can be taught how to ‘herringbone’ and ‘wedge’ at the foot of the slopes by valued Christie Mountain instructor Lenny Seyberth. Seyberth, a resident of …

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Where to book a ski holiday at the end of the season in the best conditions

For the first time since 2019, Brits can spring ski in North America, but there too the winter has been strange. There was little snow anywhere until Christmas, when massive storms buried western ski areas several meters deep. It’s been mostly dry since then, but it’s still 6-12 feet deep …

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Post-Ski Yoga: 12 Poses Perfect for Post-Ski Stretches

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> After a great day of downhill, few things are more satisfying than kicking off your ski boots, dusting off the snow, and gathering friends to share hot drinks and fond memories. Après-ski is a French term that translates to “after ski” and refers to any type of après-ski activity. …

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Peter Andre and Emily MacDonagh avoid Katie Price drama with new family milestone

February 22, 2022 – 2:08 p.m. GMT Sharnaz Shahid Peter Andre and his wife Emily MacDonagh celebrate a special family milestone on a luxury holiday in Bulgaria Pierre Andre and his wife Emily hitting the slopes with her four children at Crystal Ski Holiday in Borovets, Bulgaria during …

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Snowboarder arrested for not wearing mask at Canadian ski resort

The video below has been circulating a lot on social media in recent days. It shows a snowboarder being arrested for refusing to wear a mask on the chairlift at Blue mountain station in Ontario, Canada. Here is the station current policy for mountain activities: Face masks/coverings are recommended at …

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Ski holidays just got cheaper – a guide to Europe’s most affordable resorts

Sauze d’Oulx (fourth), Sestriere (fifth) and La Thuile (seventh), with Cervinia (11th) and Selva (12th) just outside the top 10, further bolster Italy’s thrifty credentials. Andorra’s resorts have long been known for their friendly credentials – this winter is no different. The country’s most popular resort, Soldeu – where a …

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The best ski resorts in France

With France open to British skiers and snowboarders for several weeks now, we can’t wait to return to some of our favorite French ski destinations. So here are five of the best ski resorts in France if you’re also looking to plan a cross-Channel getaway this year. 1. Val d’Isere …

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Why Morzine should be top of the list for post-Covid skiing

Morzine Avoriaz is one of the most accessible resorts for a French ski holiday in 2022, according to Scarlett Sangster The first weekend of the French ski season was snowy. We landed in Geneva on a Friday evening, just as the blizzard hit – the snowflakes were falling in hypnotic …

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12 Amazing Home Rentals Perfect for a Pocono Mountains Getaway

The scenic Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania are conveniently located between New York and Philadelphia. Green valleys and forests, rugged mountain scenery and rolling countryside make it an ideal setting for everything from a romantic getaway to a family reunion. From outdoor fun to R&R, the Poconos offer fantastic things …

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How to organize a vacation in high season at a good price – secrets of travel experts

Private pools add hundreds of pounds to the cost of a villa. Book one within walking distance of the beach – the Greek islands and northern Spain are great places to find them – and while you might lack privacy, you’ll have the sea on your doorstep. Early booking is …

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Rain and milder temperatures can impact outdoor leisure activities

While the rain isn’t ideal before a holiday weekend and school holidays, ski resorts aren’t letting the warmer weather put a damper on skiing. wrong,” said JJ Toland, director of communications at Jay Peak. Jay Peak has about 60 of its 81 trails open and is monitoring conditions closely. cold …

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News and Live Scores February 17, 2022

The Canadian women’s hockey team celebrates after winning the gold medal game on Thursday. (Jae C. Hong/AP) After the heartbreak of four years ago, it was Canada’s “redemption” at Beijing 2022. Canada held on to secure a 3-2 win in the women’s ice hockey final as they watched a 3-0 …

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Resorts to visit that offer more than skiing in the Northeast: Whiteface Mountain, Mountain Creek and more

Hit the slopes might be the first thing on your mind this winter, but some ski resorts have more to offer than just skiing and snowboarding. Discover places in New York and the Northeast that offer lodging options, snow biking, restaurants, and more to do and explore. Whiteface Mountain, new …

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These adaptive skiers have been switching boots for nearly a decade

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> Vasu Sojitra and Patrick Halgren are professional skiers. They are also unique companions. Sojitra lost her right leg to a blood infection when she was nine months old, and Halgren lost her left leg when she was 23 in a motorcycle accident. In 2013, the two met in Breckenridge, …

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Goggia skis through pain barrier to win Olympic downhill silver

Published on: 02/15/2022 – 08:34Amended: 02/15/2022 – 08:33 Yanqing (China) (AFP) – Italian Sofia Goggia has revealed she defied the pain barrier to fight her way to Olympic silver in the women’s downhill on Sunday just three weeks after suffering a horrific crash. The 2018 Olympic champion appeared to be …

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Utah student group speaks out against Little Cottonwood Canyon proposals – KION546

By Logan Stefanich Click here for updates on this story SALT LAKE CITY (KSL) – If you’ve ever driven up to Little Cottonwood Canyon on a powder day, or even just a weekend for that matter, chances are you’ve encountered the dreaded and infamous red traffic snake. Last winter saw …

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There’s nothing unsexy about cross-country skiing

Later, he will admit that a descent on cross-country ski trails has all the sensations (and excesses – he fell five times) of alpine skiing. And where else can you ski along a valley that marks the retreat of the Morterastch glacier, then take off your skis and enter a …

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British Columbia businesses prepare for confrontations with some Alberta customers over COVID-19 measures

B.C. ski resorts and businesses are bracing for possible confrontations as Alberta lifts health mandates.JACQUES BOISSINOT/The Canadian Press As Alberta begins rolling back COVID-19 restrictions at a faster pace than most other places in Canada, BC tourism and hotel businesses frequented by travelers from across the province say they are …

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Norwegian biathlete Boe skis for gold, his 3rd Olympic medal

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Johannes Thingnes Boe of Norway skied fast enough to overcome a missed target and win Olympic gold in Saturday’s biathlon sprint race. Boe covered the 10 kilometer course in 24 minutes and 0.4 seconds to win his third medal of the Beijing Games. He also won …

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Meeting the medical needs of Olympic-class skiers is a secondary specialty of the physician at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

Even with their mastery of speed, dexterity and endurance, Olympic skiers can sustain serious knee, lower leg or shoulder injuries. Luis Rodriguez, MD, primary care sports medicine physician at the Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, is familiar with these potential injuries and the medical monitoring of world-class winter athletes. …

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Are you ready to hit the slopes?

As the French ski season picks up for tourists, Hannah Stephenson finds La Plagne a cool choice for families who need to reconnect. I try to remember at what age our children started not wanting to come on vacation with us. Interrailing in exciting cities or weeks in the sun-drenched …

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The slippery slopes of a fabulous family ski trip in France

Travel: the slippery slopes of a fabulous family ski trip in France Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s …

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The Rockies and Blue Ridge Mountains are the best outdoor vacation spots in the world

Moraine Lake in Banff, Alberta, in the Canadian Rockies. Matteo Colombo | Digital Vision | Getty Images Pandemic-era face masks and social distancing mandates may be coming to an end across the country, but many Americans may not yet be ready to get closer and closer to strangers while on …

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What happened at the Olympics yesterday

The United States and Canada met on Tuesday in what almost everyone considered a preview of the gold medal game.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times The women skated around the face-off circle, all having already mastered the Finns, Swiss and Russians. They had come to the Beijing Games for this: another …

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More mid-term February offers to be had

In this current ski season, which has broken with the normal rules for ski holiday bookings, tour operators say they have February mid-term holidays available from next week, an almost unprecedented situation compared to to pre-pandemic winters, with many discount offers to those who book late. Normally the February semester …

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How going green can boost your sales

Previously, many in the business community thought that “going green” would be the death knell for profits. Instead, sustainability has emerged over the past decade as one of the most powerful new business trends. With the threat of climate change on everyone’s mind, the demand for change in the business …

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Travels in China’s winter wonderland

Snow tubing is popular during an ice and snow carnival in Beijing’s Taoranting Park during the Lunar New Year holiday.[Photo bu Du Lianyi/China Daily] Ten new routes designed to tap into the country’s passion for the great outdoors have been launched by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, reports Yang …

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5 Resorts for Friends for Galentine Instead of Valentine’s Day

Friends hiking in Sedona Getty For those in between relationships, Valentine’s Day can be a somewhat uncomfortable time, but celebrating friendships never is. And so, the eve of Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day, a holiday hatched on the sitcom “Parks and Recreation” in 2010, can be a time in real life …

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Albertville 1992: 30 years of Olympic heritage in the biggest French ski resorts

Posted 02-07-22 Proposed by International Olympic Committee Albertville 1992 / ©IOC ​ News from the International Olympic Committee As the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games approach, we look at the long-term legacy created by past Olympic Winter Games which celebrate significant anniversaries this year. Albertville was the first host city …

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Snowboarding was once called “snurfing” – and other winter sports stories

The ancient origins of skiing Skiing has been around since the dawn of civilization, as evidenced by a 5,000-year-old rock carving depicting men on skis hunting elk in Rødøy, Norway, and the discovery of a ski dating back to 6,000 BC found in Vis, Russia. However, historians wonder where skiing …

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30 years of Olympic heritage in the best French ski resorts

Northampton, MA –News Direct– International Olympic Committee Albertville 1992 / ©IOC ​ As the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games approach, we look at the long-term legacy created by past Olympic Winter Games which celebrate significant anniversaries this year. Albertville was the first host city to host the Olympic Winter Games …

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Gulmarg Gets ‘World’s Biggest’ Igloo Cafe, Becomes This Year’s Trending Tourist Attraction (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Igloo Cafe, Gulmarg (Bilal Bahadur/BCCL) The world’s largest igloo cafe, located in Gulmarg, Kashmir, has finally opened its doors to visitors until mid-March, the end of winter. Part of the renowned ski resorts of Gulmarg, the cafe is the group’s second attempt in India, much larger than the one built …

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Chinese stocks set for muted reopening after Hong Kong surge

(Bloomberg) – Chinese stocks appear poised for small early gains as they return from a week-long holiday, supported by a rise in Hong Kong-listed names and easing concerns over regulatory headwinds for the market. the country’s struggling tech sector. Bloomberg’s Most Read A U.S.-listed exchange-traded fund that tracks the benchmark …

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Winter Snow Brings Luxury Slopeside Homes to Tahoe Resort Communities

2022 Tahoe-Truckee buyers will face market dynamics similar to a year ago: low inventory and … [+] request. Tahoe Mountain Realty Thinking of buying a multi-million dollar ski-side home in Lake Tahoe this ski season? Take a number. Strong demand combined with little to no inventory means that ski-in/ski-out buyers …

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The latest Covid rules in ski resorts and travel advice

France Entry requirements France reopened to fully vaccinated British tourists on January 14. Fully vaccinated Britons and their children can visit France with proof of a negative test taken up to 48 hours before travel, to avoid quarantine. If you received your second dose more than 270 days (nine months) …

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From La Rosière to Val Thorens: five of the best ski resorts in France | Plan the perfect ski holiday

Alpe d’Huez – a large, versatile family resortSituated high on a sunny plateau in the center of the French Alps, the thriving resort of Alpe d’Huez boasts some of France’s best snow conditions for downhill and off-piste skiing. Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine is one of the largest ski areas in …

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All in on the Alps: ski resorts that offer the perfect family winter vacation | Plan the perfect ski holiday

It can be difficult to find a winter family vacation that ticks all the boxes for everyone – a place where young children can be entertained, teenagers can have fun, make friends and be semi-independent, and everyone can spend family time together while (especially parents) find time to relax, alone …

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We went skiing in France in March 2020 and never returned

AFTER traveling to France for a ski trip in March 2020, a family have no plans to return to Ireland. The Ody family have decided to sell their home in Co Dublin and stay in France permanently – after being stranded in Les Arcs in the French Alps at the …

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‘We went skiing in March 2020 and never came home’: Family sell Ranelagh red brick to stay in France

85 Ashfield Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 Asking price: €1.275m Agent: Sherry FitzGerald (01)4969909 VSLockdowns and working from home have completely transformed the lives of many, but not as drastically as for the Ody family. They left their Smart Redbrick Dublin 6 for a well-deserved ski holiday in March 2020, just …

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The best spa breaks in the UK for a romantic Valentine’s getaway

With Christmas well and truly over and the pace of life returning to normal (or whatever that new normal might be), the stresses of modern life are starting to mount again. So if you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway, what better way to spend it than with your loved …

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Iranian skier paves icy route to Beijing Olympics

Published on: 02/02/2022 – 07:18Amended: 02/02/2022 – 07:16 Abali (Iran) (AFP) – Iranian Atefeh Ahmadi learned to ski soon after she was able to walk, but the road to the Winter Olympics was not smooth for the 21-year-old. The only Iranian woman to qualify for the Beijing Games, Ahmadi told …

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Matej Svancer’s interview: X Games judgment, passport change and who would win this SLVSH game

All photos by Oskar Hall and courtesy of Faction Skis Matej Švancer is an incredibly talented skier. The 17-year-old Austrian hasn’t even finished his studies yet and he already has a gold medal in the Youth Olympics, World Cup victories and many people think he should have one too at …

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Winter Olympics: James Woods and the “inner battle” when counterculture meets elite sport

Free Spirits is available on BBC iPlayer from February 1 and will be on BBC Three at 21:10 GMT on February 3 At the end of September, in the alpine town of Bormio in northern Italy, Britain’s most decorated free skier, James Woods, details a list of everything he has. …

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What it’s really like on board the new ski train to the Alps

“Welcome everyone,” said the voice over the loudspeaker as the doors closed and our Eurostar train slowly, without fanfare, pulled away from St Pancras station shortly after 8pm on the last Friday in January. “This is the very first ski train of the winter, direct to Moûtiers and Bourg-St-Maurice in …

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Olympic athletes have one more thing to highlight: the weather

Mikaela Shiffrin describes herself as “super controlling of everything that happens in my life”, so the two-time Olympic gold medalist doesn’t really like a particular aspect of her choice. sports, downhill skiing. “Time,” she said, “can literally change everything.” The 26-year-old from Colorado is due to open her Beijing Olympics …

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COVID-19 testing offered at BC interior ski resorts for international visitors

Kelowna International Airport is partnering with ski resorts across the Okanagan to make it easier to access COVID testing for international customers. YLW partners with Whitecap RSC Medical, Big White Ski Resort, SilverStar Mountain Resort and Revelstoke Mountain Resort to offer on-site PCR testing at ski resorts. “It’s an added …

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Japan’s Kobayashi regains the lead in the Ski Jumping World Cup

Published on: 01/29/2022 – 19:50 Willingen (Germany) (AFP) – Japanese star Ryoyu Kobayashi started the final ski jumping weekend before the Winter Olympics with victory in Willingen to reclaim the World Cup lead on Saturday. The Four Hills champion emerged victorious in a large hill event that was reduced to …

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The return of direct rail services in the French Alps

Iain Martin from Ski Flight Free and The Ski Podcast tests the new Travelski Express via Bourg St Maurice to Les Arcs. History was made yesterday when the first Travelski Express ski train to the French Alps departed, exactly on time at 8.04pm, from London St Pancras. This is the …

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Stevens Pass opens up backyard, extends ski season – and says it’s ‘just the start’

STEVENS PASS — Smiles, high-fives, sunshine and blue skies were all on Friday at Stevens Pass Ski Area, which opened its popular terrain for the first time this season. Inadequate staffing has kept several chairlifts immobile despite heavy snowfall at Stevens Pass over the past month, prompting a mountain of …

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Skiing for less • Salt Lake Magazine

Discover the “biggest snow in the world” without breaking the bank There’s no better way to experience the Utah winter than on a pair of skis. But, let’s face it, it can be very expensive – a few hundred dollars for ski clothes, a few hundred more for skis and …

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Departure of the first Travelski Express – PlanetSKI

January 27, 2022 Last modified on January 28, 2022 After Covid-19 delays, the new all-inclusive holiday rail service to the French Alps is finally heading to France. So what’s on offer? UPDATE It departs every Friday evening from St Pancras station in London. The Travelski Express is operated by Eurostar …

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Kosovo’s first Winter Olympian aims for glory in China

Published on: 01/27/2022 – 14:46Amended: 01/27/2022 – 14:45 Brod (Kosovo) (AFP) – Young, determined and ready to take risks, slalom skier Kiana Kryeziu’s journey to the Olympics mirrors recent history in her native Kosovo, with the teenage skier set to become its first winter Olympian when she travels to Beijing. …

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Ski resorts struggle to find enough staff to stay open

The annual call to “hit the slopes” usually means speed and exercise amid the thrilling beauty of nature. This year is more like heading to the DMV. New data shows that ski resorts this winter have been slowed down – even brought to a halt – by major staff shortages, …

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Amid tough ski season with 300 complaints, Stevens Pass offers deal

SKYKOMISH — Skiers and snowboarders at Stevens Pass will get a deal if they decide to renew their resort passes for next winter after a rocky start to the 2021-22 season. Parent company Vail Resorts this week notified Washington pass holders of the special offer. The deal requires them to …

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80s driver ends up with car on red ski slope in eastern France

A French driver in his 80s found himself in a snowier and steeper ride than expected this week when he managed to drive on a red ski slope. Skiers at Le Markstein ski resort in Haut-Rhin, Grand Est were surprised to see the white break emerge on the piste around …

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