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Mountain coaster for Sandia Peak?

The Sandia Peak Ski Co., which operates Sandia Peak Ski Area, New Mexico, US, is planning to open a mountain roller coaster as a way of attracting visitors throughout the year.



New York state aiming for energy-efficient snow guns

Ski Areas of New York and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority are collaborating on a programme that will assist the state’s ski industry with purchasing energy-efficient snow guns.


World’s highest snowmaker installed

A Snowfactory SF100 unit produced by TechnoAlpin has been installed on the Titlis glacier in Switzerland, at a height of 3020 m above sea level.


Doppelmayr's 'Bike Clip' gives mountain bikers a head start

Doppelmayr has developed an innovative bike carrier assembly specially for the transportation of mountain bikes on chairlifts. The carrier kit – known as the ‘Bike Clip’ – has been installed at Flumserberg ski resort in Switzerland.


Nordic Valley sets sights on expansion

The Nordic Valley resort in Utah, US, is planning to expand from 140 acres to over 2800 acres, install a new 4.3 mile-long gondola and upgrade its snowmaking capabilities.



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