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Hyatt's to Open First Ski Resort in the French Alps in Late 2017

Hyatt Centric La Rosière will bring the Hyatt Centric brand concept to the French Alps, expected to open by the 2017-18 winter season. The 71-room hotel will be located moments away from the ski lifts in the center of the destination, with views of the mountains and valleys beyond. 187 more words


Dufour-Lapointe, Kingsbury repeat at Val Saint-Come World Cup

There was no stopping Canada’s women’s moguls skiers, especially on home soil.

Although Mikael Kingsbury repeated as men’s champion on Saturday at the freestyle World Cup event in Val Saint-Come, Que., it was Justine Dufour-Lapointe and her Canadian teammates that stole the show, taking the top four spots in the competition. 509 more words


I’m Ignoring Politics by Writing a Wistful Post Instead

Last weekend we went skiing at Jiminy Peak with Martin’s friend Bobby, his neurotypical brother Adam, and their parents. Martin and Bobby took their ski lessons with… 221 more words


A Right Knees-Up


That’s the number of knee injuries I’ve had while skiing. You might say my knees are my Achilles’ heel.

It started back in the eighties in Norway, where we lived and learned to ski. 810 more words



I landed in Oslo at 15:00 on Tuesday 3rd of January. Given my home country of rainy (but not freezing) England, I was a little shocked by the temperature of -2 upon my arrival, that quickly reached -8 within about an hour. 548 more words


Ski Granby Ranch Chairlift Involved In Fatal Fall Shutdown By Colorado Official For Second Time In A Month

The Quickdraw Lift at Ski Grandby Ranch in Colorado has been shut down for the second time in a month as state officials are requiring more test be done before deeming it safe for passengers. 58 more words


Come out and play in the snow: Cabins and lodges in the Rockies are calling your name

With the ski season in the Canadian Rockies kicked into high gear and storm after storm bringing storied powder, there’s no better time for a post-Christmas holiday. 684 more words

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