STYLE ALTITUDE for Skiing and Snowboarding

1stJan
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NEW GEAR GUIDE: SKI AND SNOWBOARD NEWS FOR 2023

What are the latest innovations in winter sports products for 2023 that mean they deserved a prestigious ISPO award? Among the 24 latest ISPO snow sports winners, the common themes are sustainability, lightness and safety...

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    SKI NEWS

    Butt free. With more than 3000 cigarette butts picked up every year, Les Gets has called a halt to smokers leaving their toxic pollution on the mountains, becoming the first European ski resort to ban smoking in the entire communal ski area, both on the ski lifts and on the slopes. Only five areas are set up for smokers at the top of ski lifts with ashtrays made from recycled skis.

    More than 150 of the world's best electronic artists are in the line-up for Tomorrowland Winter in the ski resort of Alpe d'Huez from March 18-25, 2023. Tickets are selling faster than the current snow melt in the Alps.

Features

22nd Jan
THE FUTURE FOR SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING

THE FUTURE FOR SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING

Five years ago our North American Editor Louise Hudson compiled an epic article about the Future of Skiing and Snowboarding for STYLE ALTITUDE. She couldn’t have predicted the pandemic and the devastation that it would wreak on many forms of travel and tourism, especially the snowsports industry. And now no ski resort can afford to relax, not with those alarm bells warning of rising costs for running lifts, water shortages for making artificial snow and global warming heralding more concerns in the not too distant future unless they adapt, diversify - and nail renewable energy sources....

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Gear Reviews

1stJan
Latest Trends for Ski and Snowboard Style 2023

WHAT'S NEW FOR SKI AND SNOWBOARD WEAR SKI SEASON 2022 - 2023

Forget about what's new in the way of colour or style (and, trust us, there's not much that's new, here). Is your new high tech performance ski or snowboard jacket made from recycled materials, biodegradable and PFC free? Then you are channelling the biggest major trend for ski and snowboard 2023...

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The Ski Blog

22ndJan
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ROAD TRIP FROM GAP TO SKI IN ORCIERES

With our wounded powderhound, Ullr, going under the knife in Gap, we drove 45 mins to the 1850m Orcieres ski resort, which boasts over 100km of pistes - and scored some very cold pow...

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Winter Sports News

    Kyle Smaine: US freestyle skier dies aged 31 in avalanche in Japan

    Former US world champion freestyle skier Kyle Smaine dies in an avalanche in Japan.
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    X Games: Britain's Zoe Atkin wins first gold in Ski Superpipe

    Britain's Zoe Atkin wins her first X Games gold medal in Ski Superpipe in Aspen, Colorado.
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    World Para Alpine Skiing Championships: Great Britain's Neil Simpson and Menna Fitzpatrick win slalom medals

    Great Britain's Neil Simpson wins men's silver and Menna Fitzpatrick earns women's bronze in the vision impaired slalom at the World Para Alpine Skiing Championships.
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    Mikaela Shiffrin takes World Cup slalom title but misses all-time wins record

    Mikaela Shiffrin clinches a seventh overall slalom title but remains one short of the World Cup wins record after finishing second in the slalom in Spindleruv Mlyn.
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    IBSF World Championships 2023: Great Britain win silver & bronze in mixed skeleton

    Great Britain win two mixed skeleton medals at the World Championships as Matt Weston and Laura Deas take silver and Brogan Crowley and Craig Thompson earn bronze.
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