Igluski.com Latest Ski News List of ski news articles updates on Latest Ski News thoughtout the day en-gb http://www.igluski.com 2015-05-28 Bank Holiday fun at the Snow Centre Taste it for just £1

On Bank Holiday Monday between 2 pm – 5:30 pm adults and juniors can try skiing or snowboarding for just £1. Beginners can get their first taste of snowsports in a 15 minute ski or snowboard taster with The Snow Centre’s friendly instructors. All equipment is included.

Sledging Snow Fun

Enjoy sliding down the slopes this bank holiday with friends and family. 30 minutes are available Saturday, Sunday and Monday 25th from 10am – 3:15pm. No experience is required, and anyone aged 4 + can take part, all for just £7pp.

Oompah Loompah!

Are you already missing après ski? Get in to the alpine spirit this spring and enjoy an authentic Bavarian Night in The Lodge Bar & Kitchen on Saturday 30th May from 8 – 11:30 pm.

Tickets are just £10 and include a yummy Alpine buffet and entertainment from an ‘Oompah’ band. A selection of German beers and your favourite ski schnapps will be available too!

To purchase tickets call 0844 770 7227

Kids May Half Term Bank Holiday Courses

NEW: Junior School Holiday Alpine One Day Ski School Lessons

Date: Thursday 28th & Friday 29th May.
Cost: 4 - 6 year olds & 7 - 10 year olds: 2 hours £49
11 - 16 year olds: 3 hours £79

Two Day Junior Ski or Snowboard Holiday Course

Date: Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th May 2015
Cost: 4 - 6 years: 2 x 1 hour lessons over two days (ski only) for £55
7 - 16 years: 2 x 2 hour lessons over two days (ski or snowboard) for £99

For more information on lessons and events please visit The Snow Centre

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http://www.igluski.com/news/bank-holiday-fun-at-the-snow-centre_a19736190 2015-05-19
Snow Report | 15 May 2015: Snow is back in the Alps in May!
Some glacier resorts are still open for skiing, such as Hintertux, Stubai and Zermatt. While others are closed temporaily as they get ready for summer skiing, such as Tignes and Alpe d'Huez.

As the ski resorts have come to a close in the northern hemispere, the south has started to see its first signs of winter as the snow starts falling in Australia and New Zealand.

Take a look at some snowy photos from today:




Tignes, France


Avoriaz, France


Alpe d'Huez, France



Courchevel, France



Wengen, Switzerland


Verbier, Switzerland


Zermatt/Cervinia

Rest of the World


Mammoth Mountain, USA


Perisher, Australia

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http://www.igluski.com/news/snow-report--15-may-2015-snow-is-back-in-the-alps-in-may_a19736186 2015-05-15
Support Disability Snowsport UK's Crowdfunder Campaign
DSUK aspires to increase opportunities, fitness, mobility, freedom, social interaction, independence and skills of people with disabilities, and to identify and nurture the abilities of young potential athletes. The charity relies on the support of donors to be able to ensure that people with disabilities are not excluded from snowsports.

Take a look at their fantastic work here:



With the money raised, Disability Snowsports aims to continue to offer these therapeutic, life-enhancing and exciting experiences to even more disabled people. By donating and you will help the ski school reduce the cost of lessons, provide new adaptive equipment and to aid more disabled people to enjoy the thrills of skiing.

Crowdfunder is an ‘all or nothing’ campaign, they need your help to raise 100% of their target to be successful and receive all the monies pledged. Pledges start from just £5, and with every donation you will receive a reward from DSUK in return as a thank you.



 
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http://www.igluski.com/news/support-disability-snowsport-uk-s-crowdfunder-campaign_a19736182 2015-04-30
Snow Report | 07 Apr 2015
One of our ski sales experts, Helena, is in Zell am See at the moment and comments 'the snow is perfect, it's been snowing for the last 2 days, lots of fresh powder.'

There are still 2 ski weeks left to enjoy the snow. If you are considering a last minute ski break take a look at deals by departure date:

Saturday 11th April
Sunday 12th April
Saturday 18th April
Sunday 19th April

France

Most of the fresh snow in France over the weekend fell on Sunday and many resorts enjoyed powder days in the sunshine. Base depths are still excellent in many resorts, and as temperatures start to warm up conditions should remain good for the final few weeks of the season. Top Sunday snowfall includes: 20cm in Chamonix and La Clusaz; 15cm in Avoriaz and Flaine; 11cm in Les Menuires and Val Thorens; 10 cm in Courchevel, La Tania, Megeve and Meribel.


Senior sales expert, Christian, getting fresh lines in Morzine over Easter


Val d'Isere, 05 April

Austria

It was a snowy Easter in Austria as up to 50 cm of snow fell in high ski areas, and around 10-20 cm falling in other resorts. Some resorts have closed for the season now, including Seefeld, St Johann, Igls and Fitzmoos. All other resorts are reporting good-to- fresh snow conditions. Top snowfall over the weekend included: 50 cm on Stubai glacier and Neustift; 40 cm in Obertauern; 35 cm in Saalbach; 30 cm in Kaprun and Kuhtai; 20cm in Lech and Zurs.


Zell am See

Italy

The Italian resorts celebrated Easter in the sun rather than the snow as only a handful of resorts got some snow. Arabba and Cervinia received 10 cm of snow while Sauze d’Oulx and Courmayeur got a sprinkling of 5cm on Sunday.


Arabba, 07 April

Switzerland

The best of the snow hit the Swiss Alps with huge snow levels reported over the past 7 days. Murren has received a huge 117 cm of snow in the past week! Other top snowfall for the week includes: 65cm in Verbier; 57 cm in Zermatt; 50 cm in Davos, Klosteres and Wengen; 45 cm in Andermatt and Saas Fee.


@theskiclub in Murren, 05 Apr

Rest of the World

Top snowfalls over the past 7 days include: 110cm in Garmisch in Germany, 48 cm in Banff in Canada and 38 cm in Big Sky in USA


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Snow Report | 02 Apr 2015: Winter is Back
It’s been a brilliant week for snow, especially as we are coming to the end of the season. If you want to make the most of the fresh snow and thinking of a last second ski holiday there are still 3 ski weeks left of the season, including departures this weekend!

Take a look at deals by departure date:

Saturday 4th April
Sunday 5th April
Saturday 11th April
Sunday 12th April
Saturday 18th April
Sunday 19th April

Best snowfall in the last 7 days


Switzerland


The Swiss ski resorts have received the best of the fresh snow this week with Andermatt topping the table with a huge 150 cm. Other top snowfall included 130cm in Saas Fee, 105cm in Grimentz and Zinal, 101cm in Davos and 98 cm in Verbier.

Winter is back in Andermatt, 02 April

Austria

The greatest snowfall has hit the high and glacier Austrian ski resorts with snowfall levels topping 103 cm in Ischgl. Other top snowfall includes: 56 cm in Kuhtai, 50cm in Solden, 45cm in Pitztal and 35cm in Obergurgl and Zell am Ziller.


Ischgl, 01 April


St Anton, 01 April

France

The majority of large resorts have received a big dump of snow this week bringing winter back to the French mountains. Top snowfall includes: 99cm in Val Thorens, 88cm in Tignes, 82cm in Les Arcs, 74cm in La Rosiere, 72cm in Chamonix, 60 cm in Les Deux Alpes, Valmorel and Val d’Isere. Here is how the webcams are looking today:


Tignes, 02 April


Val Thorens, 02 April

Italy

The Italian ski resorts haven’t missed out on the snow either, Alagna and Gressoney has received 60 cm of snow in the last 7 days. Other top snowfall includes: 50 cm in Cervinia and Champoluc, 35 cm in Arabba and 30 cm in Courmayeur.


Cervinia, 02 April

Rest of the World

Top snowfalls in other ski countries include: 72 cm in Garmisch, Germany, 65 cm in Glencoe, Scotland, 55 cm in Trysil, Norway, 32 cm in Whistler, Canada and 31 cm in Salen, Sweden.


Glencoe, 01 April

Best snowfall over the next 9 days


Lech and Zurs - 85 cm
St Anton - 81 cm
Ischgl - 74 cm
Samnaun - 73 cm
Schladming - 68 cm
Solden - 62 cm
Pitztal, Hintertux and Saalbach - 58 cm
Kaprun and Obergurgl - 54 cm
Gstaad - 51 cm
Klosters, St Johann and Kitzbuhel - 49cm
Laax, Andermatt, Murren - 46 cm
Serfus, Ellmau and Zermatt - 45 cm
Val Senales - 40 cm
Chamonix - 35 cm
Flaine - 27 cm
Avoriaz - 25 cm

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