Ski and Alpine


Snow occurrences in Metropolitan, suburban or city fringe – around the world
– In the Winter seasons

Snow forms when the atmospheric temperature is at or below freezing (0 degrees Celsius or 32 degrees Fahrenheit) and there is a minimum amount of moisture in the air. If the ground temperature is at or below freezing, the snow will reach the ground.

Europe (All)
– Spain
– United Kingdom
– Italy
– Greece
– Turkey

North America
– Canada
United states
– Mexico – (Rarely above

South America
– Chile
– Argentina (Southern)

Oceania

– Australia – Above a certain level in the mountains of Victoria (Northern) and New South wales (Southern)
– New Zealand – Mountains

Asia
– China
– Japan
– Korea
– Mongolia

Central Asia


Sporting – Ski / Alpine areas

Snow condition – speciality websites:

On the snow – https://www.onthesnow.com/
– Ski report – https://www.onthesnow.com/skireport.html
– Ski resorts – https://www.onthesnow.com/ski-resort.html
– Weather guide – https://www.onthesnow.com/weather-guide.html
– Webcams – https://www.onthesnow.com/webcams.html

Snow forecast – Regions which receive snow and conditions – http://www.snow-forecast.com/maps
– Current conditions – http://www.snow-forecast.com/overviews/tips_full

Ski portals

*** Snow season central – Guides to working in Ski fields around the world https://www.snowseasoncentral.com/
– Seasonal workers world ski resort guide –
https://www.snowseasoncentral.com/seasonal-workers-world-ski-resort-guide

Snow watch- Australia ski field conditions (Also international) – http://www.snowatch.com.au/

Wikipedia – Skiing by continent – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Skiing_by_continent

– Wikipedia – Skiiing by continent – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Skiing_by_continent

Employment in Snoww areas:

Snow season central – https://www.snowseasoncentral.com/
– Seasonal workers world ski resort guide – https://www.snowseasoncentral.com/seasonal-workers-world-ski-resort-guide
– Work a snow season – https://www.snowseasoncentral.com/work-a-snow-season-in-australia
– Types of jobs available at ski resorts – https://www.snowseasoncentral.com/types-of-jobs-available-at-ski-resorts

Fairwork Australia
– Lists of awards – https://www.fairwork.gov.au/awards-and-agreements/awards/list-of-awards
– Alpine resorts award – http://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000092

Snow activities:

Guided / Audio tours
Skiing (Cross Country and Downhill) – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skiing
Sled dog tours
Snowboarding – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowboarding
Snow play
Snow shoeing / Snow shoe trekking
Snowganing
Telemarking
Tobogganing
Twilight skiing

Snow field sights / services:

Accommodations
Hot spas
Lift passes
Scenic chairlift
Ski / Snowboard school
Snow areas – designated activity areas (eg ski, snowboard)
Snow events – Professional spectator events, festivals and races
Snow experience levels (eg Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)
Snow gear rental
Terrain parks
Village amenities – services, eating


Worldwide Ski Hotspots

WORLD ASSOCIATIONS / COLLECTIVES
Mountain collective – group of ski resorts and passes – https://mountaincollective.com/
Participants – Alta / Snowbird, Aspen, Jackson hole, Lake louise / shunsine village, Mammoth, Coronet peak / Remarkables, Squaw valley, Stowe mountain, Sun Valley, Taos, Thredbo, Whistler,
Affiliate: Chamonix (France), Valle Nevado (Chile), Hakuba (Japan),

  • Ski Week (The) http://www.theskiweek.com/ – Ski tours (Under 30 years)- Austria (Obertauren), USA (Aspen), Japan (Hakuba), France (Chamonix).

  • Worldwide Ski Hotspots – Jobs and season timeframes

    Africa – Algeria, Lesotho, Morocco, South Africa
    – Snow jobs:
    – Snow season: June to August

    Asia – China, Japan, South Korea
    – Other notable: India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Pakistan, Turkey
    – Snow jobs:
    – Snow season: Mid / Late December to Late March / Early April

    Europe –
    Andorra, Austria, Boznia / Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
    – Snow jobs:
    – Snow season: Late November / Early December to Late April / Early May

    North America – Canada / United States
    – Snow jobs:
    – Snow season: 3rd Weekend in November to Late April / Early May

    Oceania – Australia / New Zealand
    – Snow jobs: EOI open Feb / Close March.
    – Snow season: Early / Mid June to Early September

    South America – Chile / Argentina
    – Snow jobs:
    – Snow season: Early / Mid June to Early September

    SPECIFIC:

    Andorra

    Portal: (Refer to ‘Ski areas in Europe’ Wiki)
    Ski Andorra – http://www.skiandorra.ad/en

    Argentina
    Selected Notable: Bariloche, Catedral Alta Patagonia,Cerro Bayo,Las Lenas.

    Australia –

    Portal: Wikipedia – Ski areas and resorts in Australia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ski_areas_and_resorts_in_Australia

    – Refer to Melbourne ‘Attractions and tours’ page for details on Australian ski fields.

    Selected Notable:

    Victoria – Falls Creek, Lake Mountain, Mount Baw baw, Mount Buffalo, Mount Buller, Mount Hotham, Mount St Gwinear, Mount Stirling.

    New South Wales – Charlotte Pass, Perisher, Thredbo.

    Tasmania – Ben Lomond mountain, Mount Mawson

    Algeria –
    – Chréa
    – Tikjda

    Austria – Arlberg, Innsbruck, Lech and Zürs, Kitzbühel, Mayrhofen, Obergurgl, St Anton, Zell Am See

    Canada
    Portal: Wikipedia – Ski areas and resorts in Canada – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ski_areas_and_resorts_in_Canada

    Selected Notable:

    Canada
    Alberta
    Banff, Lake Louise, Marmot Basin – Jasper, Mount Norquay – Banff, Nakiska, Sunshine Village – Banff

    British Columbia
    Apex, Big White, Fernie, Kicking Horse, Kimberley, Panorama, Red Mountain Resort, Revelstoke, Silver Star, Sun Peaks, Whistler Blackcomb

    Manitoba

    New Brunswick

    Newfoundland

    Nova Scotia

    Ontario

    Prince Edward Island

    Quebec
    – Mont Sainte Anne
    – Stoneham ski resort

    Saskatchewan

    Yukon

    Chile –
    Selected Notable: Portillo, Termas de Chillán, Valle Nevado.

    Finland –

    France –
    Portal: (Refer to ‘Ski areas in Europe’ Wiki)
    Selected Notable: Aiguilles du midi, Alpe d’Huez, Chamonix, Courchevel, Les 3 Vallees, Les Deux Alpes, Les Menuires, Megéve, Méribel, Milky Way, Morzine-Avoriaz, Paradiski, Portes du Soleil, Tignes, Val d`Isere – http://www.valdisere.com , Val Thorens.

    Germany –

    Iceland –

    India
    – Kashmir

    Italy –
    Portal: (Refer to ‘Ski areas in Europe’ Wiki)
    Selected Notable: Alpe di Siusi, Alta Badia, Campitello di Fassa, Cervinia, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Courmayeur, Madonna di Campiglio, Merano 2000, Moena – Val di Fassa, Sauze d’Oulx, Sella Nevea, Sella Ronda.

    Japan –
    Portal: Wikipedia – Ski areas and resorts in Japan – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ski_areas_and_resorts_in_Japan

    Selected Notable: Kamikawa, Kamui Ski Links

    Nagano Prefecture: Hakuba Valley, Shiga Kogen, Nozawa Onsen, Madarao, Karuizawa

    Niigata Prefecture: Myoko Kogen,Naeba, Kagura, Hakkaisan, Yazawa.

    Gunma Prefecture: Manza Onsen, Tanigawadake Tenjindaira.

    Ishikawa Prefecture –
    Kanazawa, Kanazawa Seymour Ski Resort, Kakusan Ichirino Hot Springs Ski Resort.

    Iwate Prefecture: Appi Kogen,Shizukuishi, Geto Kogen, Hachimantai

    Yamagata Prefecture: Zao Onsen.

    Aomori Prefecture: Hakkoda Ski Resort.

    Aizu Ski Region: Grandeco, Neckoma, Alts Bandai, Inawashiro.

    Hokkaido Ski Areas – Niseko United, Furano, Asahidake,
    Tomamu, Asahikawa, Rusutsu, Sapporo Teine, Kiroro, Sahoro,
    Kurodake, Sapporo Kokusai

    Morocco –
    – Ifrane
    – Mischliffen
    – Oukaimeden

    Lesotho
    – Afriski

    New Zealand –
    Portal: Wikipedia – Ski areas and resorts in New Zealand – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ski_areas_and_resorts_in_New_Zealand
    Selected Notable:

    South Island:

    CANTERBURY
    – Mt Hutt

    OTAGO
    Queenstown – Coronet peak, Remarkables

    Wanaka – Cardrona

    Norway

    South Africa
    – Tiffindell

    South Korea

    Portal: (Refer to ‘Ski areas in Asia’ Wiki)
    Selected Notable:
    – Yonpgyong Ski Resort and
    – Gangwon Province
    – Pheonix Park
    – High 1 Resort

    Spain

    Portal: (Refer to ‘Ski areas in Europe’ Wiki)
    Selected Notable:

    Sweden – Are

    Switzerland –
    Portal: Wikipedia – Ski areas and resorts in Switzerland – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ski_areas_and_resorts_in_Switzerland
    Selected Notable: Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Jungfrau, Saas Fee, St Moritz, Vallees, Verbier, Zermatt.

    United States of America
    Portal: Wikipedia – Ski areas and resorts in the United States – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ski_areas_and_resorts_in_the_United_States
    Selected Notable:
    1 – New England:
    Connecticut
    Maine
    Massachusetts
    New Hampshire
    Rhode Island
    Vermont

    2 – Mid-Atlantic
    Maryland
    New Jersey
    New York
    Pennsylvania

    3 – Southeast
    Alabama
    Georgia
    North Carolina
    Tennessee
    Virginia
    West Virginia

    4 Midwest
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Iowa
    Kansas
    Michigan
    Minnesota
    Missouri
    North Dakota
    Ohio
    South Dakota
    Wisconsin

    5 – Rocky Mountains
    Arizona

    Colorado – Colorado ski – http://www.coloradoski.com
    – Aspen, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Keystone, Steamboat, Telluride, Vail, Winter Park
    Idaho
    – Sun Valley
    Montana
    – Big Sky
    New Mexico
    – Taos
    Texas

    Utah
    – Alta
    – Beaver mountain
    – Brian Head Resort
    – Brighton
    – Deer Valley
    – Park City
    – Powder Mountain
    – Snow basin (Home of the Australian Winter olympic team) – http://www.snowbasin.com/
    – Snowbird
    – Snowmass
    – Solitude
    – Sundance

    Wyoming
    – Jackson Hole

    6- West Coast
    Alaska

    California
    – Boreal, Granlibakken, Heavenly – South Tahoe, Homewood, Kirkwood, Mammoth, Northstar California, Squaw Valley, Sugarbowl

    Nevada
    – Diamond Peak, Mt Rose , Northstar at Tahoe

    Oregon
    – Mt Bachelor , Mt Hood Meadows , Mt Hood Ski Bowl, Timberline

    Washington


    Notable Ski supplies:
    Volkl, Dalbello, Marker, Picture Organic, Oyuki Gloves, Energi, Khombu, Savage Panda Custom Snowboards, Blackbird Bespoke Skis, Falco,
    Artic􀃗t, Hart, Sun Valley Tools, Tomic, Fisher Skis, Rosa, Xtreme, Hyra, Beyondx, Attiba, Moo Lab, Ootz, Ting-A-Ling, Snowtunes.


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