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Ski resorts for sale
by CIPRA International published May 11, 2022 — filed under: , , , ,
Vail Resorts from the USA is taking over Andermatt-Sedrun in Switzerland, while a British company is buying Via Lattea in Italy. This is the role played by international investors in the ski circus of the Alps.
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The Alps are losing their snow
by CIPRA International published Oct 18, 2016 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:11 AM — filed under: , , ,
A recently published study shows that winters are ever shorter and the amount of snow is decreasing. The main reason for long winters becoming more and more a thing of the past is the earlier spring thaw.
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Point of view: For glaciers without a circus
by CIPRA International published Feb 17, 2020 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:11 AM — filed under: ,
The largest glacier ski resort in the Alps is to be built in Tyrol, Austria - on already melting glaciers. The planned connection of the ski areas in Pitztal and Ötztal goes against all reason, says Kaspar Schuler, Co-Manager of CIPRA International.
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No glacier marriage in Tyrol
by [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] published Jan 27, 2023 last modified Jan 27, 2023 04:24 PM — filed under: , ,
Finally it’s official: the plans for the world’s largest glacier ski area are history. In November 2022, the Tyrolean federal state government rejected the planned merger of the glacier ski areas in Austria’s Ötztal and Pitztal valleys.
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Point of view: Skiing, adieu!
by CIPRA International published Nov 19, 2017 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
Winter is here and in many ski resorts the snow cannons are running at full blast. Yet the number of skiers is in decline, making it hard to justify the immense investments made with the aim of expanding ski areas. It is time to realise that skiing is not a business model with a future, says Katharina Conradin, President of CIPRA International.
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Departure time for helicopters
by CIPRA International published Mar 14, 2018 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:02 AM — filed under: , , , ,
At a time of declining winter tourism, heli-skiing brings in extra income. While sports enthusiasts might pay a few hundred euros, nature pays a high price.
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