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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...

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...

Another $800 Million Going in To The American Dream

Another $800 Million Going in To The American Dream

Another $800m of funding is set to go in to the long delayed American Dream ‘megamall’ in New Jersey, USA, which features North America’s first indoor snow slope. Work on the mall started 12 years ago and the ski slope was completed in 2008, but neither it nor the still incomplete mall...