Author: Patrick Thorne

Tignes Unveils World’s Largest and Highest ‘Open-Top’ Cable Car

September 28, 2018 Off

Tignes has unveiled its upgraded Grande Motte glacier cable car, and the big news is that now you can ride up on top of the cabins. Climbing from 3,034 metres to 3456 metres in five minutes, the cable car originally opened in 1975 and the new cabins are part of a full overhaul of the…

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By Patrick Thorne

10 New Developments in the Rest-of-the-World For Winter 2018-19

September 19, 2018 Off

Every year ski areas around the world spend millions on fancy new lifts to make getting up the slopes quicker and more comfortable than ever before, as well as making other infrastructure improvements. There are at least 200 new lifts… Read More →

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By Patrick Thorne

The Big New Improvements on the Slopes for 2018/19 (North America)

September 5, 2018 Off

When you’re pondering the price of your lift ticket this winter keep in mind that every summer ski resorts collectively spend hundreds of millions of dollars on new lifts and upgrades – and that’s just a small part of your… Read More →

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By Patrick Thorne