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1.Skiing in Alaska - a Very Special Experience by Richard Barker
Many people believe that Alaska has some of the best skiing anywhere in the world. The Alyeska Resort is located in Girdwood, Alaska, approximately 50 miles from the city of Anchorage. With a top elevation of 2751 feet and a vertical drop of 2501 feet, the ...
[Added: 22 Jan 2007   Hits: 786   Words: 469]

2.Burton Continues to Inspire the Snowboard Industry by Kate Runyon
Burton snowboards first appeared in 1977. At the time, it was hard to believe this surfboard-like design held the potential to make it on the cold slopes. Featuring a fiberglass prototype, engineers established basic ...
[Added: 30 Dec 2006   Hits: 2102   Words: 605]

3.Have You Got A Thing About Skiing? by J Yates-Smith
I'm going to teach my brother-in-law how to ski this winter. He's coming to Val d'Isère, where I happen to live, and my mission for the week is to stop him hating skiing. Am I a ski instructor? No. But then, he's not my brother-in-law: he's my live-in ...
[Added: 28 Nov 2006   Hits: 1003   Words: 1101]

4.When To Go Skiing In Val d'Isere by James Yates-Smith
Let's take it that you are going to the Alps, like the vast majority of British skiers. We'll assume you're going to Val d'Isère, because it is the classic high-altitude resort with a vast ski area and ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2006   Hits: 1435   Words: 1418]

5.At what age should you take your children skiing? by Fiona Easdale
Having watched multicoloured snakes of tiny children on the ski slopes, many parents are desperate to take their own offspring skiing. They have this idea of what fun it would be to glide elegantly en famille down the blue runs, their grateful ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2006   Hits: 1736   Words: 728]

6.Three Steps to Safer Backcountry or Heli Skiing by James Morland
One of the most serious threats to backcountry or heli skiers and snowboarders are avalanches. But, the fact that nearly all avalanches which endanger people are triggered by the skiers or boarders themselves means that in most cases, they are preventable. An avalanche doesn't recognise whether or ...
[Added: 13 Sep 2006   Hits: 1005   Words: 903]

7.A Skiing Vacation with your Child by Rachel Branston
Skiing with Children Learning to ski is a wonderful, healthy option for children and one where the youngster will always have fun and exercise whilst meeting new friends amongst the special people who are skiers. It is, however, necessary ...
[Added: 25 Oct 2005   Hits: 849   Words: 674]

8.The Great, Wide Wonderland Of Snow And Skiing by Sandy Knoll
You've made up your mind. You've resolved (maybe again) to get more exercise. All that's left is deciding what to choose. What if you wanted something you can do either indoors or outdoors, in any season, at nearly any time, and ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2005   Hits: 875   Words: 678]

9.Building a half pipe for snowboarding by Jakob Jelling
Perhaps one of the most exhilarating things to snowboard on is a half pipe. A half pipe is a combination of gracefully arcs and glorious straight stretches that allow you to perform skateboarding tricks with your snowboard. The only other thing that can compare to a half pipe is ...
[Added: 17 Aug 2005   Hits: 1033   Words: 671]