Big Air in the middle of an old factoryFebruary 6, 2022 | Teresa Fisher
Bejing’s Big Air competition is located in the middle of a former industrial area in Beijing.
Unlike the usual pretty mountain landscape for snowsports, this giant snowclad springboard stands in the midst of old factory cooling … Read More
Cable car crash in Italian lake districtMay 23, 2021 | Teresa Fisher
Fourteen people, including at least one child, have been killed and another child is seriously injured after a cable car crash near Lake Maggiore in northern Italy.
The accident happened on a cable car installation transporting passengers from the … Read More
The return of primitive skiingApril 19, 2021 | Teresa Fisher
With hotels shut and international travel at a stand-still, skiing is now a local pastime. But even for the locals, much has changed. Without all lifts open and only several pistes available, skiing has been forced back in time. Back … Read More
The Underrated Idea of Ski PicnicsMarch 29, 2021 | Teresa Fisher
When two delightful activities are combined a memorable experience is born. In this case, skiing and picnics. The brilliance is that the location which will always be flexible. Whether amongst the powder by the Matterhorn, or perched under the Grande … Read More
Spring skiing cancelled in IschglMarch 3, 2021 | Teresa Fisher
As a result of the Austrian government press conference, and following a joint decision from the committee and supervisory board at Silvrettaseilbahn AG, the 20/21 winter season in Ischgl has today been cancelled. The Austrian governmental press conference lacked any … Read More
When there are no ski lifts openJanuary 28, 2021 | Teresa Fisher
What to do when the lifts are closed and you still want to go skiing? The French Ski School, ESF, are currently trying out a number of different techniques.
St Moritz normally celebrates the sport of Skikjöring at … Read More
More tour operators cancel ski holidaysJanuary 28, 2021 | Teresa Fisher
Major British ski package holiday operators Inghams, Ski Total and Flexiski have cancelled forthcoming ski holidays until April 2021. Esprit Ski – te UK’s number one family ski tour operator – has gone one step further and cancelled the entire … Read More
Finland’s City SkisJanuary 26, 2021 | Teresa Fisher
Who needs a city bike in the winter when you can ski? The Finnish city of Lahti is rolling out the world’s first urban ski-sharing program. Lahti, the reigning European Green Capital, wants to encourage people to reduce their transport-related … Read More
Ski Sweden this winterOctober 28, 2020 | Teresa Fisher
Sweden seems a good bet for skiing this winter due to its different approach when it comes to lockdown. As many European countries see new Covid-19 cases surge to levels not seen since the peak of the pandemic, Sweden still has … Read More
Double amputee summits the MatterhornAugust 13, 2020 | Teresa Fisher
A former soldier who lost both of his legs in Iraq has become the first above-the-knee double amputee to summit Switzerland’s iconic Matterhorn.
Neil Heritage, 39, successfully climbed the mountain last week, with friend Mark Hooks and three guides. They … Read More