Category : Artificial Slopes

Combs Family Ventures of Missouri adds Snowflex® to its Summer Attractions in Branson

Combs Family Ventures of Missouri adds Snowflex® to its Summer Attractions in Branson

Briton Engineering Developments has announced that it has been contracted to design and build their latest Snowflex® project in Branson, Missouri in the USA. Briton were awarded the order, from Combs Family Ventures, who own and operate Branson Zip Lines and Canopy Tours, to design and build...

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...

New Year Round Ski Slope Opens Near Vienna

New Year Round Ski Slope Opens Near Vienna

A new year-round ski slope has opened at the traditional ski centre of  in Puchberg Am Schneeberg, located about one hour far from Austria’s capital Vienna by car. The new slope was declared open by the former female champion skier Michaela Dorfmeister. Created by the Austrian company...

Briton Engineering Announce Next Generation Misting System

Briton Engineering Announce Next Generation Misting System

Briton Engineering Developments Ltd (UK), the Yorkshire-based business behind the high performance Snowflex® synthetic ski and snowboard surface system has announced the launch of their new improved water misting system used to lubricate the surface of the Snowflex® slopes to create greater...

Canada’s First Indoor Dry Ski Slope Opening This Weekend

Canada’s First Indoor Dry Ski Slope Opening This Weekend

The Axis Freestyle Academy, the first indoor dry slope and freestyle sports facility in Canada is due to open this weekend. Created by partners Simon Chang and Alex Ching the 20,000-square-foot facility is based in a former bath and kitchen depot near the Vaughan Mills mall in Toronto. The...

New Dry Slope at Fuzhou, China

New Dry Slope at Fuzhou, China

JF Dry Mat have opened their latest new ski slope at Fuzhou in China. More than 600 people are reported to have attended the opening of the new slope, which is 100m long and 20m wide, and over 6,000 visited in its first month of operations. JF Dry Mat say they created their dry ski surface...

More Than 50 Fires in Five Years at Former Sheffield Ski Village

More Than 50 Fires in Five Years at Former Sheffield Ski Village

The former ski village, once home to the UK’s largest dry ski slope facility where several of Britain’s current crop of world class freestyle skiers and boarders first learnt their tricks has suffered 55 arson attacks in the past five years. The ski village closed in April 2012 after an...