In Tignes, France from 20 to 22 March will be held the fourth edition of the Winter X Games Europe. 150 of the best skiers and snowboarders in the world can not miss this incredible event held annually at the international level by the U.S. television network ESPN and has become indispensable in an appointment calendar freestyle.
Falls on a glacier at Tignes ski lift. Some minor injuries
Tragedy avoided by a whisker on the Grande Motte glacier at Tignes Val'' s Isere in the Haute Savoie, who had re-opened on 23 June for summer skiing.'' The accident occurred Wednesday, June 27th at 9:15. For reasons that remain to be determined on the ski lift cable Rosolin crashed to the ground by dragging with them the necessary winding blocks the movement of the ski lift. P>
Summer skiing in Tignes, the Grande Motte glacier opens June 22
Opens on June 22 the season of summer skiing in 2012 at the top of the area'' of Espace Killy, Tignes. '' can enjoy summer skiing on the Grand Motte glacier, which provides up to 20 kilometers of slopes and altitudes between 3000 and 3456 meters. The slopes open every morning at 7:15 and you can scaire until 13:00 p>
Summer Skiing in Les 2 Alpes glacier opening June 16
will be next June 16 the opening of the 2012 summer season of skiing on the glacier of Les 2 Alpes, the largest in Europe. There are several ski schools and hotels with Italian management based on the glacier. Summer skiing is practiced from 2700 to 3600 meters above sea level, over 9 runs served by 18 lifts with a total of 40-50 km of pistes. P>
Millet Rutor Extrme Tour 2012: the Large Course waiting in Valle d'Aosta
on Wednesday 21 March 2012
great strides towards Millet Tour Rutor ExtrÃªme 2012. The three days of touring in Arvier and Valgrisenche will start on March 30 next year until April 1 will take lovers and professionals engaged on snow skis and skins Aosta Valley, for what is proposed as a crucial stage of La Grande Course, circuit, the spread between winter 2011 and this year, includes five of the most important races of the ski world, ie the French Mint Pierra, the Swiss Patrouille des Glaciers and the Italian Trofeo Mezzalama, Adamello Ski Raid and the Tour du Rutor ExtrÃªme, indeed. p>
Tignes X Games 2012, the European home of freestyle
More than 150 of the best athletes of the Freeride World will meet in Tignes on March 14th to 16th for the 3rd edition of the Winter X Games Europe Tignes. Three days eight different disciplines freestyle bench held, including Super Pipe and Slope Style (ski and snowboard). The Tignes Winter X Games Europe is the only X Games event held outside the United States of America during Winter.
Alpe d'Huez: 60 people trapped in cable car 70 meters in height
About sixty people were stranded on Saturday at 70 meters on a cabin of the cable car of Alpe d'Huez (Val d'IsÃ¨re) which leads to the Pic du Lac Blanc. The passengers were blocked at an outside temperature range of -10 to -15 degrees, until the arrival of a helicopter that has dropped some technicians on the cabin roof. Rescuers have evacuated the cabin down by the people through a rope to the ground. p>
Winning a men's ski contest on the Swatch Freeride World Tour deserves a place on the list of "hardest things to do in sport." Sam Smoothy from New Zealand who has battled through qualifiers and injuries over the last few seasons proved that persistence always pays off and hit the top rung of the podium for the first time.
Backpacking: 4 days of skiing in La Thuile, Val d'Isere
La Thuile, La Rosiere and Val d'Isere, a ski trip for four days starting from the Valle d'Aosta with an itinerary suitable for all skiers who ski on red runs. To start it just a few things: skis, boots and a backpack with a few clothes that allow you to spend three nights at the hotel.
Opens on Nov. 19 Val Thorens ski lift pass at 28 euros and 15 manufacturers test
E' diventato un evento irrinunciabile per molti di noi che per aprire la stagione varcano di pochi chilometri i confini nazionali e accedono al week-end di apertura della stagione in Val Thorens. Skipass e Hotel scontatissimi, oltre alla possibilità di provare i modelli 2011/12 di più di 15 grandi marche di attrezzature da sci. Presenti i rappresentanti dei produttori Atomic, Blizzard, Dynastar, Elan, Ficher, Head, K2, Kastle, Movement, Nordica, Rossignol, Salomon, Scott, Völkl.