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World Snow Day’s celebration of all things snowy snowballs

Fans of winter sports all over the world celebrated together last week when the official World Snow Day took place on 19th January. The third ever World Snow Day united 610 organisers in 35 countries, all of whom arranged events based around activities in the snow and enjoying time in...

Posted on 21 January 2014

Canadian Ski Resort Gradually Making a Name for Itself

Most people, when asked to name Canadian ski resorts would come up with the traditional and better-known destinations of Whistler, Banff and Lake Louise, but the smaller ski resort of Fernie in British Columbia is gradually making a name for itself. Fernie is actually a historic mining town located in...

Posted on 06 December 2012

It’s Never Been a Better Time to Buy Ski Property

According to the ski property index from Knight Frank, prices of prime ski property in top ski resorts throughout the world have dropped by nearly 10% since the peak of the market in 2008. According to the report the financial crisis led to a decline in buyer confidence, especially in...

Posted on 29 November 2012

Property Sales Increase in Popular Canadian Ski Resort

The number of property sales in the popular Canadian ski resort of Whistler has increased in October compared to September, but overall sales have fallen slightly year on year. The higher end of the market however is performing particularly well. In October 52 homes were sold in Whistler compared to...

Posted on 22 November 2012

Ski Area in British Columbia to Expand to Nearly 1,000 Acres

The Red Mountain Resort in British Columbia recently began developing Grey Mountain in a two-year project that will expand the area by nearly 1,000 acres. The project will add an entire new mountain to the resort which currently consists of 1,685 acres of snowboard and ski terrain. Read Mountain has...

Posted on 06 October 2012

Club Med is Setting Its Sights on Canadian Ski Resorts

Club Med is said to be looking at various ski destinations in North America, one of which is Québec's Charlevoix region, as it is looking to launch high-end ski resorts based on its all-inclusive resort model. The company which has its headquarters in Paris, became famous in the 1970s for...

Posted on 22 September 2012

Canadian Ski Resort Upgrades Set to Make Property More Appealing

The Canadian ski resorts of Banff, Lake Louise, Mount Norquay and the Sunshine Village are set to receive some upgrades for the upcoming ski season. In particular Mount Norquay is set to see some big changes, including an improved Spirit Chair which should allow greater access to terrain, especially for...

Posted on 31 August 2012

Ski Resorts across Canadian Rockies Coming to the End of a Record Season

Ski resorts across Canadian Rockies have enjoyed record snowfall this season, and Sunshine Village near Banff recently announced it had broken its all-time record of for snowfall with more than 1,000 cm of snow, and the resort isn’t due to close until towards the middle of May so this figure...

Posted on 28 April 2012

Canadian Ski Resort Benefits from New Train Link

Le Massif is a Canadian ski resort 73 km north-east of Québec City, and its unique in several ways. Unlike most traditional ski resorts there is no mountain here, as the resort is located at the highest point, and the slopes go down into a steep valley. This valley ends...

Posted on 13 April 2012

Skiing Property Continues to be a Top Seller in Post Crash World

Skiing property continues to be one of the biggest sellers in the post crash world, with France, Switzerland, Austria and Canada remaining the most popular destinations. According to the latest data, property sales in top Canadian ski resort of Whistler, famous as being host to the 2010 winter Olympics, increased...

Posted on 05 April 2012

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