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New Superpipe Opens At St Moritz

Published : 02-Mar-2024 09:36

A rare new half pipe - of superpipe dimensions - has opened at the Corvatsch ski area in the Swiss Engadin region, above the ski resorts of St Moritz and Silvaplana.

Located in the Corvatsch Park at the Murtèl middle station, it sits 2,700 metres above sea level, is 170 metres long, has 7-metre high walls. It's one of the largest superpipes on the planet and has opened against a trend of resorts closing halfpipes to focus on less effort intensive terrain park features.

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J2Ski's Where to Ski in March 2024

Published : 01-Mar-2024 06:15

Winter has piled snow into Europe and North America this week, with more expected, to setup March very nicely for some great skiing this Spring.

Palisades Tahoe, California will have Alpine closed today (1st March) due to abundant snow!

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Californian Ski Areas Close as Huge Snowstorm Hits

Published : 01-Mar-2024 07:43

A number of Californian ski areas have announced they won't open today as a massive storm which began on Thursday continues to intensify.

America's National Weather service has issued a severe weather warning predicting up to 12 feet of snowfall by the end of Sunday, accompanied by winds as strong as 100 mph.

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J2Ski Snow Report - February 29th 2024

Published : 29-Feb-2024 07:51

There's been a whole lotta snowing going on; this is the view from Cauterets, France.

Fabulous heavy snow falls across much of the European Alps, with some big snow in the USA and Canada too. Late season skiing is looking pretty promising across the northern hemisphere.

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A Metre Of Much-Needed Snowfall Transforms Pyrenees

Published : 29-Feb-2024 09:53

With some ski areas seeing over a metre of snowfall in the Pyrenees over the past seven days, resorts in the region are reporting transformed conditions for the final quarter of the season.

Many resorts have announced they're finally planning to open all or most of their terrain, with Formigal (pictured above), which has had only about 30% of its runs open all winter, saying it expects to have the most open in the Pyrenees, 140km, available this coming weekend. Larger areas have not yet said how much they'll open though.

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