Category : Snowmaking

New World First For World’s New Largest Indoor Snow Centre

New World First For World’s New Largest Indoor Snow Centre

The world’s new largest indoor snow centre, due to open in Harbin, China, this summer, will have at least one additional world first. Conveyor lift specialists Sunkid will unveil a world first conveyor belt with motorised handrail. “The motorised handrail opens up entirely new options in...

More Details Emerge Of Ski Egypt

More Details Emerge Of Ski Egypt

More details are beginning to emerge about the set up of Ski Egypt, the first indoor snow centre to open in Africa, which welcomed its first skiers last month. The centre’s operators, Majid Al Futtaim Leisure and Entertainment, who also run the world famous Ski Dubai, have confirmed that the...

The World’s 6 Largest Indoor Snow Slopes

The World’s 6 Largest Indoor Snow Slopes

There are several different indoor snow centres that claim to have the biggest or longest indoor snow slope in the world. It’s difficult to give an exact answer as to which really is definitely the biggest because you can measure in different ways and the biggest are pretty close in...

SnowWorld Latest To Cover Roof In Solar Panels

SnowWorld Latest To Cover Roof In Solar Panels

SnowWorld’s two indoor snow centres in the Netherlands are the latest snowdomes to announce they’ll be covering their vast roof spaces with solar panels. SnowWorld signed contracts to buy and install a total of 8,000 panels which will be installed first on their Zoetermeer slope before the...

Operating Company Lined Up For First North American Indoor Snow Centre

Operating Company Lined Up For First North American Indoor Snow Centre

An indoor snow centre built around 2008 as part of a still moth-balled, 15 year-old multi-billion dollar mall project in New Jersey, USA now has an operator. A company called SNOW, based in Boulder, Colorado, which has reportedly worked with 32 North American resorts, including Killington, Aspen...

Work On World’s Largest Indoor Snow Play Area Begins

Work On World’s Largest Indoor Snow Play Area Begins

Already home to Ski Dubai and never short of dramatic and innovative construction projects, the UAE’s (United Arab Emirates) latest initiative is the world’s largest snow park. The Reem Mall development will have 11,600 square metres of real snow indoor attractions including activities such...

Chill Factore Replaces its 128 Tonnes of Snow with Fresh Flakes

Chill Factore Replaces its 128 Tonnes of Snow with Fresh Flakes

The Chill Factore indoor snow centre in Manchester has replaced all of the snow on its 180 metre slope. The ‘Slope Scrape’ takes place every three to four years, and involves using a Pisten Bully trail groomer to literally scrape the 128 tonnes of snow off the slope before replacing it with...