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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...

World’s Largest Indoor Snow Centre Set to Open June 30th

World’s Largest Indoor Snow Centre Set to Open June 30th

The biggest indoor snow centre yet has been given an opening date of Friday June 30th 2017.  Unusually for an industry where indoor snow centre construction projects often over run, this is two months earlier than the original ‘August 2017’ date. The huge complex in Harbin, North Eastern...

Giant Dry Slope Complex Close To Opening in China

Giant Dry Slope Complex Close To Opening in China

A huge dry slope ski complex with around 10 slopes, some several hundred metres long, appears to be close to completion in Beijing, China. Video footage of test runs at the facility released on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/p/BUjLBwkl2Vk) Appear to show a complex built on flat ground...

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...

Piste Map Published For World’s New Biggest Indoor Snow Centre

Piste Map Published For World’s New Biggest Indoor Snow Centre

A piste map has been published revealing the six runs within the world’s new biggest indoor snow centre – by snow surface area – set to open in China next month.   The Harbin Wanda Snow Amusement Park which opens in June will have six runs up to 500 metres long. The main black run is 380m...

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...

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...