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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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The Boss des Bosses returns to Verbier for an epic bumps show

Published : 27-Feb-2024 05:23

On Wednesday 20 March 2024, Verbier provides the stage for the spectacle that will be the 26th edition of the Boss des Bosses - the inter-resort, freestyle ski contest.

The Boss des Bosses is more than just a competition; it's a true clash of resorts, with bragging rights up for grabs.

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Best Snowfalls Of Year in Western Canada

Published : 27-Feb-2024 07:26

Ski resorts in Alberta and Eastern BC are celebrating after some of the biggest snowfalls of the season.

Ski areas around Banff in Alberta including Norquay (pictured above yesterday), Sunshine and Lake Louise, as well as Kicking Horse and Panorama over the border in BC have posted up to 20cm in 24 hours, whilst Jasper's Marmot Basin to the north posted 25cm in the same period.

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