Cheap ski holidays in hundreds of ski resorts worldwide.

Search Site / Enter Holiday ID
Mon 10am-8pm
Tue - Thu 8am-10pm
Fri 10am-8pm
Sat 9am-7pm
Sun 10am-10pm
Expert Advice and Booking
020 8542 6658

Autumn skiing in Zermatt - thanks to artificial snow

Date Posted: 19th Oct 2007
Category:  Zermatt News
Those taking a ski holiday in Zermatt look to benefit from new mining technology that makes skiing at the resort possible as early as late autumn, it has been claimed.

According to a statement from Zermatt, the technique is used for cooling in the mining profession and in the tourist industry works to produce snow with a moderate energy consumption.

Christen Baumann, Chief Executive Officer of Zermatt Bergbahnen, revealed that the Vacuum Ice Machine works in the same manner as a freezer - but spraying snow over 40 cubic metres each hour, to the advantage of those on a ski holiday in Zermatt.

"We want to offer our guests perfect skiing enjoyment - so the innovation has come at just the right time," he added.

Meanwhile, other exciting new features ready to be experienced by those on ski holidays in Zermatt include three new ski lifts.

The two-seat chairlift on the Sunnegga paradise via Findeln to Breitboden route is being replaced with a four-seat chairlift which also boasts heated seats.
Autumn skiing in Zermatt - thanks to artificial snow

Zermatt Ski Deals

Hotel Ambassador ****
Hotel Ambassador
11 Apr 15
Hotel Butterfly ***
Hotel Butterfly
16 Apr 16
Haus Glacier *****
Haus Glacier
12 Apr 15

More about: Zermatt

Book with Confidence. We are ATOL Holders and members of ABTA for your financial protection.

Feefo logo

Contact Us

We can help you find your next ski holiday. Simply email us your requirements and one of our expert ski consultants will be in touch. 

For the best ski deals sent straight to your inbox be sure to sign up to our newsletter.
Our weekly ski newsletter.

Your Shortlist

You do not currently have any holidays in your shortlist.

Join our social networks:

Follow Igluski on TwitterLike Igluski on FacebookSubscribe to our Channel
Add us to your circlesFollow us on Instagram Follow us on Pintrest

dIglu Ski app App Store
Iglu Ski app Android Market

Club Med Infinite Logo

What our customers say

"I was so impressed with the way Laura handled my initial call that as soon as I got home I decided to forget all of the other agents and companies and call her straight back and book the holiday.
Thank you again Iglu for being so user friendly and more importantly thank you to Laura for being such an asset to your company and the sales profession."