Patrick Thorne

World’s First Snowdome Closes

The worlds first indoor snow centre, The Snowdome Adelaide, formerly Mt TheBarton, has closed due to spiraling costs resulting from Australian government privatisation policies and rising insurance costs. The centre first opened with two ice skating rinks (one large 56 x 26m rink and one smaller...

All-Season Extreme

All weather snowmaking event specialists Sturm have launched a new venture All-Season Extreme which aims to bring the British built artificial slope surface Snowflex to US installations. All-Season Extreme has a creative management group dedicated to design, development, management, and...

New Xscape Rail Station Opens

A new £2.3m ($4m US) rail station has opened at Glasshoughton, at the Castleford Xscape in North Yorkshire, England. The station allows rapid access by rail from major urban areas nearby, particularly Leeds, just 25 minutes away. Castleton Xscape is also well located on the UK’;s motorway...

World Snowdome Guide 2005 For Sale

The latest edition of the World Snowdome Guide is available from Snow365. The document, first published a year ago, has been updated more than thirty times since and is now 120 pages long (a quarter longer than when it was first published). The Guide, priced at 95 Euros or 120 US Dollars,...