Apr
19

Twelve dead in Everest avalanche

They were all local guides putting in fixed ropes ahead of the climbing season. 500 people are hoping to climb the mountain in the next few weeks. We have the latest video of the tragedy.

Resorts look at growing summer tourism

Ski resorts are naïve, too male orientated and they have to work harder to attract mountain bikers. These are some of the claims aired at a UN tourism conference looking at growing the summer market.

Serious questions over slopestyle safety

The International Olympic Committee says slopestyle may be too dangerous for the Olympics as currently held. The International Ski Federation has hit back. What is not under debate is its popularity.

Survey of kids lift ticket prices

The lack of families going skiing and snowboarding is one of the most worrying long-term issues facing the snowsports industry. Cost is seen as the main obstacle.

The storm chasers

Road trips in Canada are not new. Most companies offer a pre-planned route but one company is doing it differently. Chasing the snowstorms in a luxury bus. PlanetSKI went along for the ride.


Day Five, Resort Three

The PlanetSKI Norwegian road trip moves on to Kvitjfell. It has some of the steepest terrain and James Cove and his son, Alex, were lucky enough to hit it with some fresh snow.

The White Thrill

One of the oldest and most historic races in the Alps is on this weekend in St Anton. Check out the our videos of the event.

Too old to party?

PlanetSKI reporter, Sarah Tood, has hit the rave scene at Caprices Festival in Crans Montana. She found age was no barrier and perhaps even taught the kids a thing or two.

Brief return to winter in Austria

Snow has fallen across some ski resorts in Austria as the temperature fell. Hintertux, Kuhtai, Mayrhofen and Soll are just some of the resorts to have benefitted. Check out the pictures.


Gourmet skiing in Samoens
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The snow is currently good and there are some great offers in the picture-postcard French resort. For the first time the resort is offering special gourmet ski trips.

Rent or buy?
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More and more skiers and snowboarders are choosing to hire their equipment. Earlier this season we spoke to the rental company, Skimium, in one of its shops in Val d'Isere about the advantages of renting.

Mountain Drop-offs
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Mountain Drop-offs has been providing transfers from Geneva airport to resorts across the French and Swiss Alps for almost 10 years. It has built its reputation on unrivalled customers service and attention to detail.

Eating local
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Skiworld has unveiled new menus this winter as it uses local produce where possible. It is more expensive to offer, but tastier and the clients seem to approve.

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last updated: 2014-04-19 16:30:15



Our latest video snow report comes from Norway where the snow is still falling. Who says the season is over? Not us.

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