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25thSept
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Snow Forecast for Winter Ski Season 2022-23

The long-range weather forecast for winter 2022-2023. Style Altitude looks at the weather patterns and the snow predictions for this winter ski season.

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    The shocking death of legendary US ski mountaineer, Hilaree Nelson, has been confirmed. A rescue team has recovered her body from near the summit of Mount Manaslu in the Himalayas. Nelson, 49, was skiing down from the world's eighth highest summit with her partner when she went missing on Monday. Hilaree we salute you.

    Japan's Prime Minister has announced that the borders will be open for tourists from 11th October with the recent visa, package tour and entry cap restrictions removed. Japow here we come.

    Bought your season's ski pass yet? If, yes, then you could have a bargain as fuel costs are threatening a steep rise in costs for ski resorts in Europe. But, you could, also, be locking yourself into skiing in a resort with reduced skiing IF there's a snow drought and artificial snow-making is limited during the winter due to those very same fuel costs.

The Ski Blog

1stOct
The Lakeland Hill Wainwright Challenge = Everest x 3

The summit bagging blog

Skiing With Demons author, Chris Tomlinson, has just completed the Wainwright challenge, bagging 214 strategic hills, the equivalent to summitting Everest three times...

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Features

3rdOct
SKIING DOWN THE NORTH FACE OF MONT BLANC

SKIING THE NORTH FACE OF MONT BLANC

STYLE ALTITUDE Ski Editor, Jonathan 'Bing' Bingham, beat the weather, global warming AND Long Covid to climb up Mont Blanc and ski down the North face from the summit...

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Gear Reviews

26thSept
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STYLE GUIDE TO SKI AND SNOWBOARD WEAR FOR WINTER 2021 - 2022

Plus ça change, the more things change, the more they stay the same, just about sums up ski and snowboard wear for this winter. For many outdoor brands and retailers it's a roll-over season, having sold very little during the missing ski season of 2020-2021.
What to wear? It depends on your tribe. It's still GNAR versus GLAMOUR, performance layers versus shiny bodycon pieces - and no prize for knowing which is aimed at the powder pros and which is for piste poseurs.....

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Winter Sports News

    2026 Winter Olympics: British skeleton handed £1.7m funding cut

    British Skeleton is handed a £1.7m funding cut for the next Winter Olympics cycle after failing to win a medal at the Beijing 2022 Games.
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    Kamila Valieva doping verdict due 'in coming weeks' - Rusada

    An investigation into teenage Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva has been completed, according to her country's anti-doping agency Rusada, with its findings due by early October.
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    Gary Graham: New Nottingham Panthers coach 'embraces' chance to refind success

    Nottingham Panthers boss Gary Graham says he relishes the task of ending the club's longest trophy drought this century.
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    Winter Sports: British alpine skiers launch crowdfunding appeal

    British alpine skiers launch crowdfunding appeal for 'stability' after losing their World Class Programme funding.
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    Eve Muirhead retires from curling as Olympic, European and world mixed doubles champion

    Olympic, European and world mixed doubles champion Eve Muirhead retires from curling saying he hopes she showed "girls that being sweaty's cool".
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