You couldn't make it up, but someone has. For five decades the restaurant at the top of the Cairngorm ski area has been called the Ptarmigan. New management have decided it'll now be called 1097 - presumably that's metres or maybe the barometric pressure. Anyway, there's gonna be a fight...
A number of major players in the world of ski tourism have signed up to exhibit and buy at the second annual International Ski Travel Market (ISTM), which takes place in Davos, Switzerland next March.
Kirsten Lynch, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Vail Resorts - “Skiers and riders can input what kind of skiing they like to do, what kind of terrain they want to explore and how much time they have available, and EpicMix Guide provides a custom itinerary to help them navigate the mountain in a care-free way, maximizing the fun they’ll have that day.”
Olsson started his career as a ski racer but at age 16 he switched his race skis for twin tips and stopped ski racing. Eight years later, after a 50 000 SEK bet with fellow skier Jens Byggmark, Olsson started ski racing again. Now it's back to freestyle once more.
Bob Dufour Vice President, Mountain Operations and Maintenance - “Doug brings many years of experience and commitment to our company and we are looking forward to working with Doug in his expanded role.”
"Hestra is thrilled to be included as an Outside Buyer's Guide pick for another season," said Hestra Marketing Coordinator Erin Rain.
Industry rocked by another death, following that of JP Auclair.
Vail Resorts' Three-Mountain Tahoe Season Pass Offers Access To Tahoe’s Best Snow, Most Terrain For Winter 2014-2015
“Our ability to deliver the best snow conditions is unique among Tahoe resorts. Between Heavenly and Northstar’s world-class snowmaking systems and Kirkwood’s well-deserved reputation for receiving the region’s most annual snowfall,” said Bill Rock, senior vice president and chief operating officer for Northstar California.
Auclair died alongside Andreas Fransson in an avalanche on September 30, 2014 in Chile while filming for the webisode series Apogee Skiing
“We are excited to have Ryan join our team; as the Bergans brand continues to grow in North America, we continue to focus on servicing our dealer, customer, and reps in the best way possible,” explains, Bergans USA VP of Sales and Marketing Keith Patterson.
"Fischer is the last major Austrian ski manufacturer which is still in 100% family ownership. The course was already set successfully for the future, too, a long time ago" says Franz Föttinger, CEO Fischer Sports
Western Canadian Skier Visits dropped 8% to 8.6 million for the 2013-2014 Season, driven by adverse weather conditions on the Coast (warm / wet) and Prairies (cold).
Located at the exact spot of Breckenridge Ski Resort's original "Berganhof" Lodge built in 1961, the new 75-residence property will celebrate the ski resort's history while helping to shape its future.
In a related development motorcycle ashtrays, and combined ski hat and gloves introduced to the market.... too much time on their hands.....
“Our goal with The Intrawest Passport is to continue to encourage the passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding by making it affordable to those who want to come out this winter and check out our mountains,” Heidi Kercher-Pratt, Chief Marketing Officer, Intrawest Resorts,
“It is amazing to be back for more Youth Olympic action! Innsbruck 2012 was such an inspirational event, not just to the young athletes there, but also for the kids watching,” Vonn said.
In recent years, the Leitner Group has become a one-stop shop for ‘ski resort hardware’," said Mark Winkler, Managing Director of Sextner Dolomiten AG.
Ruslan Balashov. Head of Administration Pechenga Sergei Gonchar said that the district budget has allocated 5 mln. Rub for the development
Those of a nervous disposition might be advised to avoid Obertauern from 6th - 11th December [or if they visit take earplugs]. The resort is set to host "250 of the hottest couples from around the world both on and off the slopes."
The investigation concluded the chairlift had been subject to appropriate levels of inspection and maintenance and the operator had discharged his legal duties in terms of health and safety legislation