Ski resorts open as snowfall continues
The Ski Club of Great Britain reports that five to ten centimetres of snowfall ensured the French ski resorts of Courchevel and Meribel had a particularly good start to the snow sports season.
People planning to take ski holidays in Canada will be glad to hear that temperatures fell as low as minus 40 degrees last weekend, giving Fernie, Revelstoke and Kicking Horse in British Columbia a good start.
The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) recently highlighted the variety that can be found while taking holidays in the country.
According to Susan Iris, vice president of strategic initiatives and 2010 Winter Games at the CTC, "iconic" experiences await visitors to the country thanks to urban cities and cultural attractions.
Visitors from key European markets made 996,876 overnight trips to Canada, figures from CTC recently showed.
Written by Chris Smith.
Date Posted: 09 Dec 2017
Some are calling this the best start to the ski season in 5 years, even 10 years! After regular snowfalls over the last 6 weeks, ski resorts across Europe have excellent snow coverage with many ski areas already open. Traditionally this weekend is our first departure for customers but due to the fan...
Date Posted: 29 Nov 2017
Snow hit the Alps last night as 3 day snowstorm started sweeping across ski resorts in Europe – predominately France, Austria and Switzerland. There has already been a fantastic start to the season with regular large dumps of snow throughout November which has led to some resorts opening early...
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2017
For one day only, today, Courchevel opened its slopes before the official opening on 9th December. Courchevel treated keen skiers and snowboarders for a free day of skiing. Two ski lifts were open – Les Verdons and Biollay from 9am to 4 pm with access to the Verdons, Biollay and Bellecote runs...