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Alpbach-Wildschönau link creates new ‘Ski Jewel’

26 June 2012

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Alpbach-Wildschönau link creates new ‘Ski Jewel’

Austrian resorts have always been at the forefront when it comes to upgrading their lifts. This year they’re going one better. The lift companies of Alpbach and Niederau have combined forces to construct a new gondola along with new pistes to link together these two neighbouring ski areas for next season. A new 8 man […]

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Crystal Ski Travel Shops opening in Braehead and Castleford Snow Centres with exclusive offers

8 December 2011

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Crystal Ski Travel Shops opening in Braehead and Castleford Snow Centres with exclusive offers

As we fast approach the beginning of 2011-12 ski season, this week has seen the opening of two new Travel Shops; one in Braehead, Glasgow and one in Castleford (less than half an hour by car from Leeds). 

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Sir Matthew Pinsent to join Sir Steve Redgrave at Crystal's SkiFest 2011

11 February 2011

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Sir Matthew Pinsent to join Sir Steve Redgrave at Crystal's SkiFest 2011

One of the biggest events in the Crystal Ski calendar is fast approaching. Crystal SkiFest is a unique event – held by skiers, for skiers. A place where we can all go to indulge in our love of ski and then boast about our speed and prowess over a couple of beers. The 7th annual […]

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Innsbruck to be First Resort in History to Host Three Olympics

28 July 2010

Innsbruck to be First Resort in History to Host Three Olympics

Once it was the capital of the Tyrol, now it is naming itself the capital of the Alps. Innsbruck will host its third Olympics, the first ever Youth Olympic Winter Games from 13 to 22 January 2012.

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New Hollywood Blockbuster Filmed at Old Canadian Ski Resort

14 July 2010

New Hollywood Blockbuster Filmed at Old Canadian Ski Resort

The new Hollywood movie Inception was shot at the currently closed Canadian resort of Fortress Mountain last autumn, raising hopes among locals that the popular ski centre might be able to reopen for snowsports on the back of a presumed cash injection from the film company.

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