World Ski Awards

By Vends | A unique magazine celebrating the winners and nominees of the prestigious World Ski Awards , the very best of the world's ski industry, the most amazing destinations, resorts and hotels together with all the latest news on the ski market and ski product development.

Celebrate The New Snow This Memorial Day Weekend At These American Ski Resorts [+Closing Dates]

Arapahoe Basin on 5/21/17 | Photo: Al’s Blog | Cover Photo: Mammoth MountainFollowing a northwestern storm that delivered snow to nearly all the …

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Cocky skier survives 60-foot drop into a crevasse

A skier in Switzerland named Jamie Mullner tumbled 60 feet into a crevasse, despite being warned about the deep hole. Fortunately for him, his …

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A Coalition in Park City is $2.6 Million Shy of Saving Backcountry Ski Terrain

<i>Photo: Taylor Ballam/Utah Open Lands</i><p>At a time when the fight to save public land stirs over Bear’s Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national …

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Roger Moore on skis: 007's greatest moments on the slopes

Movies

Japanese Ski Resort Re-Invents Itself as Stargazing Destination A Japanese ...

<b>Japanese Ski Resort Re-Invents Itself as Stargazing Destination</b><p><i>A Japanese ski resort which saw a rapid drop to its hot springs and ski destination</i> …

Skiing in Iceland after warmest year on record A Montana freelance writer a...

<b>Skiing in Iceland after warmest year on record</b><p><i>A Montana freelance writer and professional ski instructor relates her story of chasing winter to the</i> …

Skiing Into The Storm, Against All Reason It’s snowing. Daylight is hardly ...

<b>Skiing Into The Storm, Against All Reason</b><p><i>It’s snowing. Daylight is hardly ever brighter than dawn. The overcast sky is the color of ashes, which</i> …

Experience The Best Of #Bulgaria Winner of Bulgaria's Best Ski Chalet 2016 -...

<b>Winner of Bulgaria's Best Ski Chalet 2016 - Villa Gella</b><p>Villa Gella offers an authentic and luxurious experience in the wilderness of the Rhodope …

The Friends Arena in Stockholm will play host to tonight's Europa League Fina...

The Friends Arena in Stockholm will play host to tonight's Europa League Final between Manchester United and Ajax. There will be a lot at stake for …

Bend: Where You Should Be Right Now

Mt. Bachelor in Bend, Ore., as seen in May 2017. (All photos: FBD)<p>You should be in Bend. Bend, Oregon. Right now.<p>For all of my “shallow readers” in …

Cross-country Skiing

Arapahoe Basin staying open for bonus weekend thanks to “tremendous storm”

Arapahoe Basin announced Tuesday that it will extend its season by a week to June 11 — for a “bonus” weekend — thanks to last week’s “tremendous …

Colorado

You Might Be A Jaded Local If......

<i>Image: Last Chair crew</i><p>You Might Be A Jaded Local If……<p>– You only ski off one and only one chairlift.<p>– You think anyone who passes you on a traverse is …

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Lavish Luxury in Bulgaria Winner of #Bulgaria's Best Ski Hotel 2016 - +Premi...

Lavish Luxury in Bulgaria<p>Welcome to the lavish world of Premier Luxury Mountain Resort, a 5-star Hotel and Small Luxury Hotels member in Bansko, …

Astounding Alpin Winner of Bulgaria's Best Ski Boutique Hotel 2016 - +Алпин ...

Astounding Alpin<p>The "Alpin" is a small luxury hotel, just 20 metres away from the pistes in the centre of Borovets, one of the most popular ski …

Skiers petition Eurostar to add another weekend train to the Alps A petitio...

<b>Skiers petition Eurostar to add another weekend train to the Alps</b><p><i>A petition to launch a new Sunday ski train direct from London to the French Alps</i> …

5 Reasons to Visit Valle Nevado, #Chile this Summer As a US-based ski trave...

<b>5 Reasons to Visit Valle Nevado,</b> <b>#Chile</b> <b>this Summer</b><p>As a US-based ski traveler, I’ve long come to appreciate snapping out of a hot North American …

Going to California this summer? Don't forget to pack your skis Squaw Valley...

<b>Going to California this summer? Don't forget to pack your skis</b><p>Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, California emerges from a historic winter and sets the …

Australian snow fields: What’s new in 2017 IMPROVED snow-making technology,...

<b>Australian snow fields: What’s new in 2017</b><p>IMPROVED snow-making technology, better kids’ play areas and premium lessons are a few of the benefits in …

Tomas Northug announces retirement from skiing Norwegian cross-country skie...

<b>Tomas Northug announces retirement from skiing</b><p>Norwegian cross-country skier Tomas Northug has announced his retirement.<p>The 27-year-old won the sprint …

Improve Your Skiing in Summer he winter might be over, but you can still kee...

<b>Improve Your Skiing in Summer</b><p>he winter might be over, but you can still keep skiing or boarding if you want to, you just have to head on to indoor …

AN ALPINE MASTERPIECE Winner of Germany's Best Ski Hotel 2016 -Kempinski Hot...

AN ALPINE MASTERPIECE<p>Winner of Germany's Best Ski Hotel 2016 -Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden<p>A unique blend of five-star luxury, Bavarian style, warmth …

Kourtney #Kardashian knows where to ski! When they aren't soaking up the su...

When they aren't soaking up the sun's rays in summer it seems the Kardashians enjoy the relaxation of skiing during the winter weather.<p>This photo of …

Brilliant Bansko Winner of Bulgaria's Best Ski Resort 2016 - Bansko Winter R...

Brilliant Bansko<p><b>Winner of Bulgaria's Best Ski Resort 2016 - Bansko Winter Resort</b><p>Bansko ski resort is the best winter resort in Bulgaria with the …

Carlton Hotel - St. Moritz, Switzerland This five-star boutique hotel is de...

Endless winter? California ski resorts plan to keep slopes open this summer

Californians, blessed with the natural resources to ski and surf in the same day, may be able do both deep into summer for the first time in years.<p>One of the wettest winters in decades has stretched the season for most California and Nevada ski resorts by up to two months, helping them regain …

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Skiing: Olympic medalist Anna Holmlund out of coma five months after crash ...

<b>Skiing: Olympic medalist Anna Holmlund out of coma five months after crash</b><p><i>Olympic ski cross bronze medalist Anna Holmlund is out of a coma five</i> …

#LECH'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS #SKI CHALET! Überhaus, winner of #Austria's Best Sk...

#LECH'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS #SKI CHALET!<p><b>Überhaus, winner of</b> <b>#Austria</b><b>'s Best Ski Chalet 2016.</b><p>Nestling on the side of the piste in the exclusive enclave of …

Inline Skating is For Skiers

PHOTO: Maggie Kaiserman<p>Coming off of the best winter of my life, I was feeling strong—dare I say, even in shape. But I know this won’t last. Magazine …

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The future of cult French ski resort La Grave is finally secure

A recent official announcement from France’s renowned off-piste ski destination La Grave that the 30-year lease for its lift system has been awarded to the nearby resort of Alpe d’Huez ends years of suspense about who would win it. But is La Grave’s future really any brighter or more secure? As the …

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