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Tux - Austria
Tux is one floor higher up...in the glistening white of the Ski & Glacier World Zillertal 3000. Because of its healthy altitude up to 3,250 m above sea level, you are assured guaranteed snow here and landscapes as white as nature intended.
New! Eggalm Nord 6 seat chairlift...
Even the ascent in the Glacierbus3, certainly the most spectacular cablecar in the Alps, is an experience. From the new terrace at the highest point of the ski area Hintertux Glacier (3,250 m) the mighty mountains are spread out before you. The breathtaking panorama extends from the Grossglockner, the Ortler group all the way to the Dolomites and the Zugspitze.

14.03. Hintertux Dynastar exclusive skitest for women with Sport Nenner at Tuxer glaciershop, 2. sektion at Hintertux Glacier, 09.30 p.m. Tux Heritage Night at the church hall in Lanersbach, 08.45. p.m.

Austria Racing Camps Hugo Nindl Summer-Sessions 2006: 18.06. - 24.06., 25.6. - 01.07., 02.07 - 08.07., 09.07. - 15.07., 16.07. - 22.07., 23.07. - 29.07., 30.07. - 05.08., 06.08. - 12.08. The package includes: Full board in the hotel Hintertuxerhof. Rooms with bath/shower/WC, telephone, TV. hotel with Fitness-center, sauna, turkish bath. 6-day-liftticket, 6 days of elite coaching. Atomic Ski- and Boot testing possible (bring your own skis). Afternoon activities like mountainbiking, gymnastics, jogging, tennis, hiking, volleyball, table-tennis, Information on ski waxing. Wednesday barbecue. Price per person: EURO 510,-- Autumn-Sessions 2006: 24.09. - 29.09., 01.10. - 06.10., 08.10. - 13.10., 15.10. - 20.10., 22.10. - 27.10., 29.10. - 03.11., 05.11. - 10.11., 12.11. - 17.11., 19.11. - 24.11., 26.11. - 01.12.,03.12. - 08.12., 10.12. - 15.12.; Price per person: EURO 579,--
Announcement and Information: e-mail: info@austriaracingcamps.com

Southwest Air

This Week's Specials We are accepting air reservations through August 3, 2006.
Have a Spring Break Without Going Broke! Fly for $39 to $135 one-way in select markets with 21-day advance purchase! (Additional taxes, fees, and conditions apply.)
Southwest Airlines Vacations: Ski Durango, CO from Dallas Love Field, TX

Terms and Conditions:
Available only on southwest.com. 21-day advance purchase required. Purchase through March 9, 2006, midnight Pacific Time. Travel March 28 through August 3, 2006. Available on published service only. Some flights operated by ATA Airlines. Federal tax of up to $3.30 per takeoff and landing, airport taxes of up to $9, and government-imposed September 11th Security Fee of up to $5 one-way not included.
Complete details on southwest.com


JAY BOWMAN-KIRIGAN GRABS SILVER AND BRONZE AT JUNIOR WORLDS U.S. freestyle skiers collect four medals from Russia
KRASNOE OZERO, Russia (March 7) - U.S. skiers are returning from Russia with four medals earned during freestyle’s Junior World Championships, which were held for the first time since 2003 in Canada. Jay Bowman-Kirigan (Salt Lake City/Wasatch Freestyle Foundation) picked up two medals, silver in dual moguls and bronze in moguls. Moguls opened the schedule Friday and Russians won both events with Andrey Volkov and Ekaterina Stolyarova taking gold. Bowman-Kirigan and Caterina Mader (Steamboat Springs, CO/Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club) collected bronze in their respective contests while there also were three other top-5s for the Americans: Bryon Wilson (South Taylorsville, UT) was fourth in the men’s event while Mckenzy Golding (Reno, NV/Squaw Valley Freestyle Team) and Kayla Snyderman (Winchester, MA/Waterville Valley BBTS) finishing 4-5 among the women. The next day, it was dual moguls. Bowman-Kirigan was silver medalist, again behind Volkov, while Patrick Deneen (Elum, WA/Silver Mountain Freestyle) was bronze medalist. In the women’s contest, Alizee Boulangeat of France won while Mader and Snyderman went 4-5. Aerials completed the competition Monday. U.S. skiers again finished fourth in each competition, just off the podium - Allison Lee (Manchester, VT/Waterville Valley BBTS) was fourth in the women’s event while Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA/WV BBTS) missed the men’s podium by 2.56 points.
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Cardrona -New Zeland

Snow making investment Cardrona Alpine Resort is investing in snow making and grooming equipment to supplement its large amount of natural snow with man made snow. Approximately $2 million will be invested in snowmaking and state-of-the-art grooming equipment.
Cardrona believes a new standard of snow conditions in Australasia will be set with this investment. Although we have bountiful amounts of natural snow in most years, we have been investigating the extent to which the latest snowmaking technology will ensure our customers have their key trails, rails, jumps and half pipes open at the start of the season.
Macdougalls’ and Captain’s chairlifts, on higher parts of the mountain, receive enough natural snow to operate every day of the season without additional snowmaking. This investment is aimed at the main trails parallel with the Whitestar chairlift and the increasing amounts of snow required for the terrain park and half pipes.
Cardrona Alpine Resort is adding a fourth children’s centre to its already comprehensive family facilities as part of a $4million investment for the 2006 season.

Air France
Exciting festivals and events this spring in France
Spring is approaching and France is alive in color, music and festivities. Attend a bullfighting show in the sunny south, savor world-renowned ham from Bayonne or take in soothing jazz tunes in Amiens. In short, live it up! March 9 to April 1, 2006 Amiens (Picardie) Amiens Jazz Festival –...
Air France Holidays brings you "The Mysteries of Da Vinci" Everyone’s counting down to the release of the much anticipated movie based on the bestseller, The Da Vinci Code. Find out how you can get in on the action and visit the sites included in the book and film through this four-night package from Air France Holidays. Package Inclusions:

Air France to a Endless Winter Vacation

Val d' Isere
Powder. heaps of powder ! 2 metres of snow at the top of the slopes, 1m20 in the village. so much snow, so little time !
And what a snowfall.. light, soft, perfect ! Great skiing conditions !

Photo:Val d' Isere pic of the day
- Hotel + skipass all-inclusive package (From March 25th)
Every Thursday from 6pm to 7.30pm, Val d’Isère village is transformed into a pedestrian zone and is animated by a multitude of street entertainments (ice and snow sculpting, hot wine, parades and music)

50 Years of World Cup Skiing" the film Présentation of the "Encyclopedia of Skiing" In December 2005, the Val d'Isère "Criterium de la Première Neige" celebrated its 50th anniversary. This film features the greatest anecdotes, personalities and unforgettable moments of the last 50 years of World Cup Skiing in our resort. At the end of the film, Jean Jacques Bompard (author of "Encyclopedia of Skiing") will host a debate on the evolution of skiing. Free entry. 18H00 - Conference Centre
FRIDAY MARCH 11TH Airboard Dual Slalom» The Airboard is a new high-tech winter sports invention. After a quick practice session on Monday, try out the dual slalom race. Race starts at 18H00 Savonnette nursery slope
We look forward to welcoming you to our village resort.
Val d’Isere is to host the FIS 2009 World Alpine Skiing Championships

Val D Isere

Las Lenas Vacations
June to mid-October
Las Lenas has the the most modern lift system in South America. Lift lines are extremely rare at Las Lenas, since the mountain has 16 modern ski lifts that boast a total uphill capacity of 9200 skiers per hour. Ski lifts are named after Roman and Greek Gods: Venus, Eros, Minerva, Vesta, Vulcano, Jupiter, Apolo, Neptuno, Mercurio, Caris, Selene, Juno, Iris, Marte, Urano, and Cenidor. Lifts run nonstop from 9am to 5pm daily
Casino - the highest-elevation casino in the world. The casino is located in the Piscis Hotel and is managed by an Austrian company: "Casinos Austria." This fully-stocked casino has American roulette, baccarat, red dog, a large number of blackjack tables.
2006 Discount Weekly packages include: Charter jet service round-trip from Buenos Aires to Las Lenas (Malargue Airport). Round trip door-to-door transfer between Malargue Airport & your Hotel at Las Lenas. 8 day/7 Night Ski-in, Ski-out Hotel (Saturday to Saturday). 8 Days of Lift Tickets. Sit-down Breakfast & Dinner Daily. Medical Insurance (basic medical assistance in skiing accidents) All Local taxes.
Las Lenas Vacations

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