Ski slopes fail to recover even after 40 years

Ski slopes (runs) are an environmental bane, as more and more studies are beginning to show. Even after 40 years of abandonment, the environment still fails to recover on the graded slopes.

Skiers and Snowboarders Running Out of Excuses for Not Wearing Helmets

Skiers and snowboarders who wear helmets don’t take more risks or increase their speed on the slopes – but they do decrease their risk of traumatic head injury. Despite evidence of the ski helmet’s protective qualities, usage rates are not increasing fast enough with the number of new people taking up skiing at top ski resorts such as the French Ski resort Val

Going Green on the Slopes: 5 European Eco Ski Resorts

Europe has continually served at the forefront of ecotourism trends and one of the hottest options for those seeking a sustainably friendly vacation, is to look to the slopes. Whitepod, Les Cerniers, Switzerland Whitepod camp is by far one of the most innovative ski camps in the business. The site offers 15 low-impact accommodation “pods” that are both cozy and