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Dec
16

IT'S SNOWING AGAIN!

Snow conditions in the Alps are generally excellent for mid December. More snow is forecast over the next few days. Check out our weekly snow report. NEW & UPDATED

25,000 SEASONAL JOBS AT RISK

The jobs in skiing and the wider travel industry could go and holiday costs rise as a result of Brexit, according to a new report.


PRICES DROP FOR FAMILY SKIING

A new report that looks at in-resort costs claims there is better value for families this winter. Two-thirds of resorts surveyed claim a drop. NEW


5 NEW LIFTS FOR 5 FRENCH SKI RESORTS

They will cost €38m and be built in Val d'Isere, Tignes, Meribel, La Plagne & Serre Chevalier for next season. NEW


GB ATHLETES BACK IN ACTION

Woodsy in Dew Tour finals, campaign kicks off for Aerials skier Wallace + World Cup action continues for Ski Cross, Snowboard Cross, Nordic & Alpine. NEW


PLANETSKI TALKS TO JAMIE NICHOLLS

The GB freestyle snowboarder is at the top of his game and heading towards his second Winter Olympics. Can he reach the final again, or more? NEW


PLANETSKI'S NORWEGIAN ADVENTURES

It is one of our editor's favourite trips of the winter; his annual random trip round a few resorts in Norway. This year was the best ever... NEW


DECEMBER NEWS IN BRIEF

Logos for Beijing 2022 unveiled, 1st para WC ski races cancelled, Glencoe gets snow factory + EasyJet sponsors GB telemark skier. NEW & UPDATED


DECEMBER SKIING SECRETS

Unusual hotel furniture, parallel snowboard race with a twist, honing your ski skills, NEW highest UK mountain, deer nibbles snowman's carrots + Chamonix adrenalin thrill. NEW & UPDATED
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Norway by Train

Popping Pillows: Rossland

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THE SNOW IN PICTURES

The huge amounts of snow have produced some wonderful images from across the mountains. Here are some of our favourites here at PlanetSKI. NEW

CARS UNDER SNOW

One of the best ways to see how much snow has fallen is by looking at the build up on vehicles. We have been doing exactly that!

TIGNES AFTER THE BIG STORM

It was at the centre of the huge weekend snowstorm. When the sun finally came out there was a real treat in store for PlanetSKI. NEW & UPDATED

WE MADE IT!

It took us 24 hours longer than it should have but PlanetSKI got to Verbier in the end. Just in time for an afternoon ski.

SKIS OF THE YEAR

Ellis Brigham releases the top skis for Winter 17/18 under 8 categories: Men's, women's, piste, carve, all mountain, freestyle, freeride NEW

WORLD CUP WOES

PlanetSKI's chief reporter has just covered her first World Cup ski race. It didn't all go to plan.

MILLIE KNIGHT DOWN TO LAST THREE

The paraskier has made it to the final shortlist for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award. Go Millie!

SIX OF THE BEST

PlanetSKI selects the best baselayers, gloves, googles, helmets, jackets and ski pants. Which ones come out on top?
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WINTER UNLEASHED IN AUSTRIA
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Are you an adrenaline junkie looking to push your skiing to the next level? Check this for testing those new limits. NEW

TWO SKI HOLIDAYS IN ONE TRIP
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Short ski break specialists Ski Weekender introduces another string to its bow - the 'double domain' ski week. NEW

FOOD, GLORIOUS MOUNTAIN FOOD
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Chalet company PowderNShine, working out of the charming village of Reberty in Les3Vallees, is strong on food this season: NEW

CHALET HOLIDAYS IN THE USA
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Ski holidays stateside normally mean staying in hotels. Not so with SkiWorld that has chalets in Breckenridge and Vail. NEW

VIRTUAL SKI COACHING
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Can't get out to the mountains to train, or can't afford an instructor to tweak your technique? Send a video in for training tips NEW

SKI THE ZUGSPITZ ARENA
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Have you heard of the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena on the Austria-Germany border? It's a family favourite you might like to check out.

COMING UP IN LES MENUIRES
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The small resort in Les3Vallees has lots going on this winter, including a gaming weekend, gay ski week and yoga in the mountains: NEW

THE ART IS IN THE LEARNING
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'You need to learn how to learn' - Director of Snoworks Ski Courses Phil Smith says. Read on... NEW

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