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Resort Profile: Mont Tremblant

By adamrowden, Fri 14th Dec, 2012 at 09:31
Mont-Tremblant is a ski resort in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec, Canada. Situated around 130km northwest of Montreal, Mont Tremblant is a year round ski destination that has the highest peak (875m) in the Laurentians.
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Resort Profile: Verbier

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 14:43
Verbier is one of the world’s most regarded ski resorts and is ranked by many experienced skiers in their top 10, or top 5, or even number one. The resort has it all; a huge ski area with a vast vertical, topped with a glacier ; an authentic Swiss village with chalet-style architecture and great mountain scenery above and action-packed night life with excellent off-slope facilities.
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Resort Profile: Saas-Fee

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 14:27
One of Switzerland's most important winter sports resorts, Saas-Fee, in the German speaking upper-Valais, also offers one of the five largest Summer skiing areas in Europe. Marketed, like Courmayeur, as 'the pearl of the Alps', the resort is car-free, which means vehicles are parked at a large car-park on arrival at the edge of the village and only small electric taxis, mostly owned by the hotels, hum quietly and slowly around the pedestrianised streets.
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The Resort Workers' guide to Zermatt

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 12:53
Zermatt is one of those rare ski resorts that has it all and, as such, is the favoured destination of many skiers from around the world. To begin with there's the huge ski area, with the world's second biggest lift-served vertical drop and skiing 365 days a year with a 1000 metre (9280 feet) vertical on its glacier even in the summer months.
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Resort Profile: Breckenridge

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 12:21
Breckenridge is a cracking town that has good skiing and boarding as well as a brilliant atmosphere and fantastic snow. The laid back atmosphere and facilities in town make it a very different experience from the European working Experience.
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Resort Profile: Nendaz

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 11:36
Nendaz is a cool little Swiss ski village that overlooks the Rhone Valley and is one of the smaller resorts linked to Verbier. It is mainly purpose built and is comprised of plenty of apartments and it also very quiet compared to Verbier.
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Resort Profile: Snowbird

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 10:39
Snowbird, home of “steep and deep” and boasting "the greatest snow on earth", is set in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, where you can expect face shots aplenty in over 500 inches of seasonal champagne powder.
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Resort Profile: Mürren

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 09:59
Located amidst some of the world's most spectacular scenery, Mürren is a charming little village that has managed to escape over-development despite being famous in the history of winter sports since the very start of downhill skiing. The first Alpine Ski World Championships were staged here in 1931 by the Ski Club of Great Britain and three years before that the first Inferno race, believed to be the longest downhill race in the world attracting around 1,500 skiers every January. And, it also remains the home of the world's oldest ski race, The Scaramanga.
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Resort Profile: Garmisch Classic

By adamrowden, Thu 13th Dec, 2012 at 09:19
Garmisch Classic is a ski resort that is located in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Bavarian Alps in Germany. The area of Garmisch - Partenkirchen is Germany's undisputed 'Winter Sports Capital', located only a short distance from the Austrian border in the country's southwestern corner.
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Resort Profile: Crans Montana

By adamrowden, Wed 12th Dec, 2012 at 15:58
Crans Montana is a ski resort that is situated in western Switzerland, in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Originally two villages, the natural advantages and resulting popularity of Crans and Montana led to the two villages joining under one name in the 1960s.
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