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Resort Profile: Mt Hutt

By adamrowden, Wed 12th Dec, 2012 at 10:27
Canterbury is where the mountains meet the sea. It's one of the few places in the world where you can be on the piste and at the beach in the same day - and to prove the point there's actually a pro comp that combines border cross and surfing.
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Resort Profile: Mt. Norquay

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Norquay is a cracking resort that is just ten minutes from the Candian winter sport’s town of Banff. It is one of three resorts that are situated close to Alberta, which means that it is a very popular resort to visit. And, seeing as Banff is only a couple of hours from Calgary’s international airport, Mt. Norquay is easy to get to from anywhere in the world.
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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: 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: Obergurgl - Hochgurgl

By adamrowden, Mon 12th Nov, 2012 at 14:47
The ski areas of Obergurgl and Hochgurgl are linked and make for a great ski resort. In fact, the ‘ski-hamlet’ of Hochgurgl is the highest ski resort in Austria and the amazing ski area of Obergurgl - Hochgurgl is one of, if not the, most snow sure ski resorts in Europe.
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Resort Profile: Pal-Arinsal

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Pal-Arinsal is a great ski resort in Andorra that offers you plenty of cracking skiing and snowboarding. The skiing in the resort was dramatically extended at the turn of this century and you can now enjoy a vast array of tree lined slopes. Beginners can enjoy the Prat de la Coma area and whilst there is a lot of room for complete beginners, this resort may be more suited for intermediates and beginners who are progressing well.
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Resort Profile: Peisey - Vallandry

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Peisey - Vallandry is located at the heart of the 1992 Savoie Olympic Region and it is also at the entrance of the Vanoise National Park. The resort is not very big, however, it links well to Les Arcs, and now, thanks to the Vanoise Express you are only five minutes from La Plagne. When combined with Les Arcs and La Plagne, to make the Paradiski resort, your options really are endless. As the resort is almost always considered as a part of Les Arcs, our stats listed below also take into account Les Arcs.
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Resort Profile: Portillo

By adamrowden, Fri 20th Jul, 2012 at 09:28
Portillo, the ski resort in Chile, is the most famous and oldest ski resort in South America and it is well known for its extraordinary beauty and its truly world class skiing and snowboarding. It really is a unique and wonderful resort, that you should make a real effort to experience.
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Resort Profile: Queenstown

By adamrowden, Wed 12th Dec, 2012 at 09:05
There are places all over the world where there is no better way to experience it than by rocking up with your belongings on tow, a smile on your face and a little dollar in your pocket, falling merrily on your feet. Queenstown is not one of these places. If you are thinking of heading to Queenstown for a ski season, a lot of money and a good deal of dismay will be saved by planning quite some way ahead.
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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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