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This article was begun as an attempt to begin a list of more prominent ski areas and to provide more information on the popular travel topic in general. Feel free to add on as always, but please list major ski resorts only. (The definition I worked with was "would I travel there just to ski?" meaning many smaller resorts, charming as they are, would be out.) Andromeda321 00:17, 26 Oct 2005 (EDT)

People could add other, more minor, destinations in region specific articles, such as winter sports in Australia. This is pretty much what I'm doing with Scuba diving and the two (so far) region articles Scuba diving in Australia and Scuba diving in Asia. Hypatia 09:36, 10 September 2006 (EDT)


Should this article cover snowboarding too? The sports are somewhat different, but they occur in destinations that overlap significantly and many of the safety concerns are the same. If we had a separate snowboarding article we could cover the different issues there, but the destinations would need to be partly duplicated. Hypatia 09:36, 10 September 2006 (EDT)

Switched Lead Photo

I switched the lead photograph, as it is already used on both the Telluride and Colorado pages. Three times seemed a bit much. WineCountryInn 20:50, 4 February 2009 (EST)

Nordic skiing

Should information on nordic skiing (telemark, cross country) be included on this page as I would be happy to provide information. ( Nordic skiing differs fundamentally in the binding at the heel wher it is unattached) Does a new article need starting even though it is a minority sport. This leads on to whether there should be an article on all snow sports?HJ.Phillips94 13:40, 27 February 2009 (EST)

I believe Nordic Skiing is worth a separate article. There are many nordic ski lovers in Russia, Scandinavia, Baltics and (?) Canada--this makes quite a wide audience. So please plunge forward. --DenisYurkin 19:17, 4 March 2009 (EST)

beginner with children: factors to consider

We are considering to go to Austria in January for a week of skiing. What factors are foremost to consider in choosing village/resort and hotel, if we are going with a 1.5-year baby, and ourselves are beginner level aline skiers? --DenisYurkin 16:30, 12 October 2009 (EDT)

how to choose skiing school; ski rental shop

What factors should be considered? It it's all about "research recommendations"--where such recommendations can be found? Spefically I'm interested for Austria, but looks like it's better covered here. --DenisYurkin 18:20, 3 February 2010 (EST)