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Bracknell Ski Centre is the longest artificial slope in the South East and one in a chain of five nationwide artificial slopes run by John Nike Leisure. It is located just 45 minutes from London surrounded by the M3, M4 and M25
Set in acres of woodland at Warmwell Holiday Park, this is one of the most picturesque slope settings, nestled in the South of England. The slope is 110 metres long by 23m wide and has a quality integrated kicker with steep landing and built-in quarterpipe which in previous years has staged the British Dryslope Championships.
Snow Factor in Braehead, was the third and final indoor slope to be built by Xscape and was part of a £500m project to redevelop the 200 acre site near Glasgow. The complex has since been taken over and rebranded Soar at Braehead, and is situated just off the M8 at jct 26.
Nevis Range, also known as Aonach Mor, is Scotland's newest and most modern ski area, located next to Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. It was opened for the 1989-90 season. Lifts include the UK's only quad chair and six-person gondola, the latter giving it that 'Continental feel', although spectacular views over the West Coast are very Scottish.
Snozone Milton Keynes was only the second UK indoor slope to open its doors back in 2000 and was at the time the first to be part of a larger leisure complex which includes Indoor Skydiving, Cineworld, Bowlplex, Climbing Wall, Gym, Casino, 20 shops, 18 restaurants/cafes, 2 bars, a nightclub and a casino. It is situated about 10 minutes from junction 14 off the M1.
Snozone Castleford opened its doors back in 2003 and is part of the very large Xscape leisure complex. It is currently the most northerly indoor slope in England, situated 15 miles from Leeds immediately off the M62 at jct 32.
The main slope is 180m long by a whopping 40m wide which is services by drag lifts on either side. A completely separate learner slope of 40m faces the main slope.
Glasgow Ski & Snowboard Centre is one of the larger artificial ski centres in the country. Having been around for many years it has a very strong alpine heritage and a healthy racing club, but the introduction of a snowflex freestyle park has strengthened its freestyle ski and snowboard credentials.
One of the world's major ski centres and a sizable, picturesque town with a good range of shops, restaurants and alternative sports options. A key resort in the huge Portes du Soleil lift-linked region.
Chill Factore in Manchester was launched in 2007 and is still the country’s longest indoor real snow slope at 180m. It is conveniently located just off junction 10 on the M60, opposite the popular Trafford Centre and has free parking.
Scotland's original ski centre began life as a weekend haunt for dedicated enthusiasts. Still regarded by many as the country's best ski centre, with a world-class vertical, it is located in an awesome location at the South end of a spectacular valley. The centre is now open 7 days with optional high-value packages including ski-hire and instruction (based on-slope) and lift pass.
Composed of largely parallel roadside drag lifts, the Lecht has also invested in snow making technology in recent seasons, paying dividends in snow cover through unpredictable Scottish winter weather. It also offers a range of alternatives to skiing and boarding and opened a new £1m base lodge with all facilities. The nearest hotel is in Corgarff.
Glenshee Ski Centre, Scotland's 'Three Valleys' flanks each side of Britain's highest road pass and offers more lifts and marked piste kilometres then any other British ski centre. The Centre is close to Braemar where the annual 'Gathering' is staged, and the Queen's summer residence of Balmoral.
The Snow Centre at Hemel Hempstead is the most recently opened indoor slope in the UK and a BASI recognised Centre of Excellence. It is the closest slope to London, situated just 5 minutes from Junction 8 of the M1 and 10 minutes from Junction 20 of the M25.
World class resort with one of the largest ski areas, summer ski areas and maximum verical drops to be found anywhere. Add to this a huge range of apres-ski options and the now lift-linked descent to La Grave - a legend which attracts all advanced skiers, although a local guide is essential for these unmarked trails. It is easy to reach the main slopes from most points in the resort.
Tignes shares the huge and wonderful Espace Killy with Val D'Isere, but the underground funicular accessed Grand Motte glacier officially belongs to Tignes. The glacier no longer offers skiing 365 days a year (but is open in all four seasons and in total for nearly 10 months). For eight months a vertical drop of 1400 metres is maintained, with the aid of snow-making if neccessary.
Built on a sheer granite cliff and well placed on the Portes du Soleil circuit, arguably the world's largest lift-connected ski region. Avoriaz is famous for its wood clad buildings in award winning architectural style and indeed won an award for this.
One of Austria's top resorts and the third largest community in the Tyrol, but it has managed to retain the ambience and architectural integrity of a traditional Tyrolean village. The skiing takes place on two separate mountains, the larger of which is reached by the impressive Penken cable car.
La Plagne came top in a computer assessment of 3000 ski resorts world-wide. It has 10 different bases, six purpose - built, four traditional, offering the ubiquitous 'something for everyone'. The resort has pioneered the installation of high capacity chairs , especially 'six-pac' six seater high-speed detachable chairs (capacity 3000 skiers per hour each).
Scotland's best known ski area is ten miles East of the lively village of Aviemore. There have been dramatic improvements here in recent years and a vast array of non-ski activities are now available to counter the traditional problem - unpredictable weather.
Whilst many of the great European ski resorts tend to rest on their laurels, Whistler has shot up through the ranks to become one of the strongest contenders for the much disputed title of 'World's Greatest Ski Resort'.
Arguably France's most exclusive resort, well located in the world's largest truly inter-connected ski area (Trois Vallées) and with some of Europe's best infrastructure, Courchevel would rate in the top 10 selection of resorts around the world for most dedicated skiers.
An historic ski and climbing town on the picturesque side of Mont Blanc, by the entrance to the Mont Blanc tunnel. Chamonix offers the world's greatest lift-served vertical drop. Away from the slopes it is very lively all year round with numerous bars and restaurants.
Val D'Isère ranks alongside St Moritz, Stowe and Cortina in the "famous names of skiing" category and is one of the very few in the world to stage World Cup, World Chamionship and Olympic competitions.. However it is also in the world top ten for 'ski area size' as well as name-fame, sharing the huge Espace Killy with neighbouring Tignes.
One of the world's top resorts, Alpe d'Huez offers one of the greatest unbroken verticals in the world. Built above the original village of Huez, the resort has expanded in all directions over the past 20 years. There is a huge beginners area directly above the resort and those going on to the top of the lifts will be able to see a fifth of France, on a clear day, from the top station.
Centred on the popular Sportsman Inn, there's a spectacular view from the top of the slope. Additional facilities include the Charlie Fastrax children's indoor multi-storey play centre. Full Snowflex® slope, including. big air kicker, moguls, quarter pipe, fun box and counter slope.
GB Park and Pipe skiers Isabel Atkin and Katie Summerhayes are in action in the French resort of La Clusaz for the SFR Freestyle Tour,taking on a new format separating the contest into two sections: the Slopestyle Jump and Jib. Today Atkin finished in 4th place and Summerhayes in 5th place in the Jump finals, with jib finals at 5pm GMT later today.
It’s crunch time on March 6th, 2017, for the third stop of the FWT as athletes get one last chance to qualify for the final stops in Haines and Verbier as well as the upcoming 2018 season.
The Swatch Freeride World Tour is about to enter a critical phase as athletes seiz
An absolutely packed field of the world’s best snowboarders are slated to compete next week at the 35th annual U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships, the longest-running snowboard competition and one of the last major contests ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. From February 27th – March 4th at Vail Mountain Resort, Olympic medalists scheduled to compete in the U.S.
GB Park and Pipe’s #ProjectPY2018 Mission 39 partnered with Hertz and follows the team to Colorado on their annual training sessions and the Dew Tour.
The crazy amounts of snowfall across the pond in December 2016 meant Breckenridge’s world renowned kicker lines weren’t
Ski Rossendale set to help more young people get into snowsports.
Thanks to Lottery Funding through Sport England and as part of a wider investment initiative, Ski Rossendale is proud to open the new and extensive Snowflex® beginner and improver slopes.
This brand new ski area is designed specifically to make learning to ski and snowboard fun, safe and easy.
Kelly Clark (USA) and Scotty James (AUS) have claimed victory in the 2016-17 season's final halfpipe World Cup event which took place in the Bokwang Phoenix Park Resort, South Korea today, whilst also serving as official test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, too.
While James, who had triumphed in the X Games earlier this season therefore, walked away with his career's se
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