Chalet Operator Takes Environment Friendly Operations to New Levels as Climate Emergency hits.

Lots of ski holiday companies are talking about doing more to fight climate change, but so far few are really going full out to aim towards zero CO2 emissions. However this coming winter the Morzine-based catered chalet company AliKats are really going for just that with a whole swathe of measures aiming at minimising the […]

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Austrian Ski Area Installing New Cable Car Designed to Cope With Melting Glacier

Austria’s Kaunertal glacier will unveil a new ‘Funifor’ style cable car this autumn that has been designed to cope with the thawing of the glacier it provides access to. “Due to the glacier retreat of the last decades, the area of ​​the Weißseeferner has changed a lot. Glaciological and geological surveys also point to the […]

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Les Arcs Commits to ‘Flocon Vert’ Sustainable Development Strategy

French ski resort of Les Arcs-Bourg Saint Maurice has announced that it will commit to the ‘Flocon Vert’ label, as the resort continues to grow its sustainable development strategy. The ‘Flocon Vert’ was created in 2011 by the ‘Mountain Riders’ association, which has been working for over 20 years to help support mountain resorts work […]

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All Electric Groomer Unveiled

Groomer (or ‘piste basher’) manufacturer PistenBully has unveiled the world’s first all-electric slope groomer. The new machine, the PistenBully 100 E, appears to be a major breakthrough for ski areas that have been looking for ways to cut their CO2 emissions. An ever growing list of resorts are now 100% green power users for most […]

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