5 of the best ski-related April Fools day jokes

It’s past midday on April 1, so we can officially put an end to this April Fools Day trickery… Here’s today’s best ski-related jokes

1. Inghams launch summer skiing (on Lake Garda)

INGHAMS EXCLUSIVE: Summer Skiing In Lake Garda – Inghams Blog

The first April Fool we woke up to this morning was from Tour Operator Inghams, who claimed they were offering summer skiing on Lake Garda’s new iceberg. If only! Of course, the April Fools mention in the URL was a bit of a giveaway…

2. Scented Down from Alpkit

Alpkit – Down Scents

Technical gear brand Alpkit announced the launch of their new Down Scents range, 700 fill down infused with aromatic and essential oils so you can sniff your favourite aromas while you ski. Scents include “The smoky undertones of campfires”, “Smells of bouldering” and “Scents of Peak District”. You almost had us…

3. An artificial snow cloud in Qatar

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s an artificial snow cloud…

Crystal’s blog, Ski-buzz.co.uk reported on a new cloud-making technology being developed for the 2022 Qatar World Cup, which has caused accidental snowfall in the region… Kudos for creativity!

4. Teleportation to Val Thorens
Val Thorens lance une solution de téléportation !

Val Thorens have achieved what the best physicists in the world can’t: teleportation. According to their video, you can now use an App to transport yourself from your desk to their high, snowy slopes in the blink of an eye. Maybe one day?

5. Ski amadé launch a new superfood…
Ski amadé – Ski amadé Superfood | Facebook

Maximum satire points go to Austria’s Ski amadé, whose video celebrates the launch of their new fat-burning, circulation-boosting superfood. The secret? Melting snow over a woodfire, apparently. We wouldn’t put it past The Coca-Cola Company…

 

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