Category : Europe

It’s Bring Your Dogs To Work (on Indoor Snow) Day

It’s Bring Your Dogs To Work (on Indoor Snow) Day

Manchester’s indoor snow centre Chill Factore celebrated ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day’ on Friday 23rd June by welcoming dogs to join its employees to gain work experience. The pooches assisted the Chill Factore team with lessons on the beginner’s slope, offering a helping paw on the guest...

The World’s Largest Centre for Indoor Skiing with Ski Machines

The World’s Largest Centre for Indoor Skiing with Ski Machines

An indoor snow centre in The Netherlands is claiming to be the world’s largest centre for indoor skiing with ski machines. Following a make over SnowSportCenterUtrecht now contains four of the machines with moving ski carpets which move towards the skier on a slope, so the skier stays still as...

Over 2000 Children Try Snowsports During Special Schools Week – Double Previous Year

Over 2000 Children Try Snowsports During Special Schools Week – Double Previous Year

The second ‘National Schools Snowsport Week’ in England, sponsored by Visit Andorra, saw 2293 children from 77 schools got involved in the Snowsport England initiative, more than double the number in 2016. National Schools Snowsport Week sponsored by Visit Andorra gave opportunities for...

Indoor Snow Centre Launches Snowboarding School for Dogs

Indoor Snow Centre Launches Snowboarding School for Dogs

The Chill Factore indoor snow centre near Manchester in England has launched a new snowboarding school for dogs, proving that you can teach an old dog new tricks! Home to the longest indoor real snow slope in the UK, skiers and snowboarders get their adrenaline fix at Chill Factore, and now the...

Dry Slope Proposed For Inverness

Dry Slope Proposed For Inverness

A new dry ski slope has been proposed for Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. Snowsports enthusiasts from the local Inverness Backcountry Snowsports Club and Cairngorm Ski Club met to discuss a multi-activity centre centred around a dry ski slope in or close to Inverness and they are currently...

Belgian Dry Slope Demolished Ahead of New Indoor Snow Centre Construction

Belgian Dry Slope Demolished Ahead of New Indoor Snow Centre Construction

The Ski Aspen dry slope at Wilrijk in Belgium has been demolished top allow for the construction of an indoor snow centre this year. The centre had been operating with one of the world’s largest artificial surface ski slopes for more than three decades. Tens of thousands of skiers have learned...

Indoor Boarding Events Raises £41,000 For Cancer Charity

Indoor Boarding Events Raises £41,000 For Cancer Charity

An annual Freestyle Event staged at Manchester’s Chill Factore indoor snow slope raised nearly £14,000 for a local cancer charity. Hosted by the Subvert Boardstore, the event was just the latest in a series that have so far raised a total of £41,000 donated to The Christie charity, based in...