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Scotland’s Former Indoor Snow Centre to Become eKarting Centre

Published : 17-May-2024 06:51

The former indoor snow centre at Braehead near Glasgow in Scotland is to reopen as an indoor karting centre, it has been announced.

Most recently known as Snow Factor, but originally built as Xscape by a group which also built the still operating (but for many years now separately run) Snozone indoor snow centres in Milton Keynes and Castleford (between Leeds and Hull), the facility closed down in autumn 2022 blaming high energy costs as well as ongoing maintenance, and repair needs.

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J2Ski Snow Report - May 16th 2024

Published : 16-May-2024 06:27

Catedral Alta Patagonia, Argentina, with the snow that let them open last weekend...

First tracks for the southern hemisphere, with a couple of dozen northern ski areas still open.

The Snow Headlines - May 16th

- Southern hemisphere's 2024 season starts early in South America.

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The Best Photos of the Northern Lights in Ski Resorts

Published : 15-May-2024 07:35

Last weekend, unusual atmospheric conditions meant that incredible views of the aurora borealis - the Northern Lights - were possible in many locations across the world.

Ski resorts, with their higher elevations and low light pollution were great places to see the lights. Here are some of the best views you might have missed...

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Australian Resort Adds 5th All-Weather Snowmaking Machine

Published : 15-May-2024 06:40

Mt Buller ski area in Australia has taken delivery of its fifth SnowFactory all-weather snowmaking machine, believed to be the most in action simultaneously anywhere in the world.

SnowFactories produce a snowlike mix of crushed ice, creating the snow within their refrigerated interiors at about -9C ready to spray out on to the slopes whatever the temperature.

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Disability Snowsport UK Raffling Taylor Swift Concert Ticket

Published : 14-May-2024 02:51

[b]Adaptive ski and snowboard charity, Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) are giving Taylor Swift fans the chance to win a highly sought-after ticket for the singers sold show in Edinburgh on Saturday 8th June.

The online raffle provides an opportunity for one lucky fan to win a concert ticket for the star's record-breaking Eras Tour at Murrayfield Stadium on the second night of three sold-out performances taking place in the Scottish capital.

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