Category : Snowmaking

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...

Indoor Snow Centre Organising Outdoor Pond Skimming

Indoor Snow Centre Organising Outdoor Pond Skimming

In what’s believed to be a world first, The Snow Centre indoor snow facility in Hemel Hempstead north of London is organising an outdoor pond skimming competition on Saturday, July 4th.  Snow from inside the facility will be moved outdoors and put on a snow ramp, with a pool created at the...

New Indian Indoor Snow Centre Offers Snow Dancing And Requires Air Lock

New Indian Indoor Snow Centre Offers Snow Dancing And Requires Air Lock

A new indoor snow theme park, believed to be the country’s fifth, has opened in India. The ‘NAMMA VGP Universal Kingdom’ theme park at  Injambakkam in Chennai , working in collaboration with Snow King India, opened its new snow attraction on 18th May 2015. The complex, known as VFP...