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Family Ski News | October 26, 2021

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Cable car crash in Italian lake district

May 23, 2021 |

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 skiing

April 19, 2021 |

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 Picnics

March 29, 2021 |

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 Ischgl

March 3, 2021 |

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 open

January 28, 2021 |

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 holidays

January 28, 2021 |

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 Skis

January 26, 2021 |

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 winter

October 28, 2020 |

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 Matterhorn

August 13, 2020 |

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

Skiers to sue Ischgl over coronavirus claims

March 31, 2020 |

With Europe as the current epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, with over 100,000 people infected on the continent to date, Austria is currently investigating a bar at a popular ski resort for allegedly not reporting a case of coronavirus. Some … Read More