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Go Ahead For Cornwall Dry Ski Slope

A long-planned dry ski slope project at Par near St Austell in Cornwall has been given the green light by local councillors. The plans for the dry ski slope, to be called the Altitude Snow Park, were first announced in 2018, but the landowners since had to solves multiple planning issues before finally getting the go ahead to start construction.

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Skiing on City Walls Near Venice

Treviso, a beautiful little town near Venice, held a special event to celebrate the centenary of its founding at the start of October, and one of the big attractions were artificial ski slopes on the city walls – one for downhill, the other cross-country skiing. “The Mountain in the City. Skiing on the Walls” event, part of the the European

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Proslope

Proslope was created with the aim of making skiing and snowboarding more accessible to all, not just by creating an affordable sports surface solution, but by making one that, unlike the competition, is a pleasure to ski or ride on. The Proslope Difference The key Proslope success factors are: Better edge control –for skiers and boarders from complete beginners to

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Stockholm Centre Offering Snowsports Year-Round

A popular urban ski hill in the Swedish capital Stockholm will offer skiing and snowboarding year round from now on, having unveiled a major new dry slope. The Hammarbybacken hill has long been a popular wintersports destination and is run by skistar., the same company that runs Scandinavia’s biggest resorts like Sweden’s Are and Salen as well as Hemsedal and

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Eddie The Eagle Opens “Endless Ski Slope” in Devon

British Winter Olympics hero Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards has officially opened the Tarka Leisure Centre in Barnstaple, which includes a skiing conveyor machine. Eddie cut the ribbon to declare the new facility open and headed straight to see the ‘endless’ ski slope, bringing the opportunity for everyone to try out skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing in North Devon. “The endless ski

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