Linda's Lens: I Love Mt. Bachelor

I love Mt. Bachelor.  It’s my most favorite place to ski in Oregon. My tank full, I hit the road for Bachelor.  From the town of Bend, it’s a short 20-mile trip to the ski area.  Compared to the usual 1 1/2 to 2 hour journey from my house to Hood, this drive is a breeze.  (I […]

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South pole record breaker Bryony Balen back home in Derbyshire

25 January 2012 Last updated at 07:18 ET The UK’s youngest person to ski the full distance to the south pole has returned to her home in Derbyshire.  Bryony Balen, 21, from Melbourne, reached the landmark on Friday after skiing 705 miles (1,100km) from the coast to the pole.   The Newcastle University student spent […]

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Should all skiers wear helmets?

26 January 2012 Last updated at 05:59 ET By Emma Jane Kirby BBC News The first thing I realise as we venture out of the patrol headquarters at the top of Cairngorm ski station, is that a 70mph wind isn’t just an irritant which has caused all the ski lifts to close – it is […]

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Swiss ski resorts hit by drought

3 December 2011 Last updated at 10:33 ET The traditional start of Switzerland’s ski season has been marred by a shortage of snow across the Alps. The autumn has been the driest on record in the country. Correspondents say the continuing drought is bad news for the country’s tourism industry which is already suffering from […]

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The El Colorado Chile Ski Resort

The El Colorado ski area in Chile may have a familiar sounding name for a ski resort, but the terrain is classic Andes. The slopes are situated on wide-open expanses that afford amazing views and great skiing. El Colorado skiing is, for the most part, suitable for those at their beginning and intermediate stages.

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Austria – A Ski Holidays Haven

At the foothills of The Alps lies the mountainous country of Austria. Its many snow capped peaks make Austria ski holidays a mesmerizing vacation in the paradise of snow and adventure. This perfect blend of scenic beauty and adventurous mountainous terrains make sure that this tourist hot spot has something to offer to everyone.

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Top 5 Ways to Spend Winter Vacation in Lake Placid | Legal Brand

Leading 5 Techniques to Devote Winter Vacation in Lake Placid (ORDA/Dave Schmidt) Snowshoers on frozen Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, NY Lake Placid, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2011 As the 1st snowfall blankets the Adirondack Region of New York, discover Lake Placid for a winter vacation filled with loved ones fun, outdoor recreation, skiing and […]

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Planning Your Group Chalet Holiday

Booking a group chalet holiday can be tricky. There are many elements which need to be brought together in harmony to create a great holiday atmosphere for all involved. With so many individual preferences and requirements where do you start? In this article we give you the framework for reaching these decisions within a larger […]

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La Tania – A Great Ski Resort for Families

If you’re considering taking your family on a holiday with great skiing and cosy ski chalets, La Tania in the French Alps would be the perfect destination. A picturesque village near Courchevel, this lovely ski town is particularly well known for its cosy, good-value, and family-friendly ski chalets. La Tania is located in the Savoie […]

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Ski champion Craig Macfie killed by drunk-driver

22 November 2011 Last updated at 11:02 ET A Scottish skiing champion from Edinburgh has died after being hit by an alleged drink-driver in the USA. Craig Macfie, 24, from Morningside, was hit by a car as he was cycling […]

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