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28

CEO OF SKI CLUB GB DIES

Tributes are pouring in for Frank McCusker who died of a heart attack on a cycling trip at the weekend. He was 55. PlanetSKI reports. UPDATED

GLACIER SKIING KICKS OFF

Glacier resorts are open across the Alps as summer skiing is underway. PlanetSKI reports from Les2Alpes on all things summer. NEW


TIGNES OPENS FOR SUMMER SKIING

It's a go: the Grande Motte glacier is open for business. You don't have to change hemisphere for your summer ski fix. NEW


RIP Frank McCusker

Our editor, James Cove, pays tribute to the Chief Executive of the Ski Club of Great Britain who has died of a heart attack. He was 55. NEW


JUNE'S NEWS IN BRIEF...

GB Park & Pipe Performance Manager interview, never-ending winter 'plagues' US summer, ex-ski coach guilty of sexually abusing students, OK for Winter Paralympic venues. NEW & UPDATED


JUNE'S SKIING SECRETS...

Naked basejumping in Lauterbrunnen, Valais Yodelling festival underway, dog derby at Coronet Peak + bombs at Sunday River. NEW & UPDATED


LOOK WHO WE'VE BUMPED INTO!

Our editor is in Les2Alpes for summer skiing & by chance staying at the same hotel as GB's No1 ski cross racer, Emily Sarsfield. NEW


DOLOMITES FIRST-TIMER

And an e-biking novice, for that matter. It was a weekend of firsts and more of a challenge than expected, e-biking in Val Gardena. NEW


SKI VIDEOS OF THE DAY.....

There are some insane mountain & extreme action videos on the internet & we want to share some of the best on this rolling Vlog. NEW & UPDATED
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Summer in the Mountains


SUMMER IN THE ALPS STARTS

The inaugural Les2Alpes Outdoor Festival took place at the weekend as the glacier opened for summer skiing.

WE HEAD FOR SOME GLACIER SKIING

We've just arrived in Les2Alpes as its summer skiing season gets underway. But it's not all about snowsports. Far from it.

SAVE THE GLACIER!

A pioneering experiment to protect a Swiss glacier & even regrow it is taking place this summer.

WE ARE STILL IN

US ski industry pledges to play its part in implementing global agreement on climate change, despite Trump's decision to pull out.

THRILLS OR CHILL?

Let us describe a day of each in the Swiss resort of Verbier to tempt you to the Alps this summer. There's more than you may think. NEW

ALL ABOUT E-BIKES

The craze has taken off in the mountains allowing cyclists of limited fitness the chance to enjoy the hills. So what exactly is e-biking?

SKI RESORTS GO ALL OUT FOR SUMMER

With the number of skiers declining & fears about climate change, resorts & tour operators are re-inventing themselves.

WHERE TO SKI IN SUMMER

There's no need to pack it all in for summer with options for skiing and snowboarding to suit every budget. The lowdown:
Winter in the Mountains


CHINA COULD SEE 300m PEOPLE ONTO SNOW

That's the hope of the International Ski Federation as interest in skiing rises. It teams up with partners to try to make it happen.

IT'S ALL ABOUT TIMING

Ski Famille releases its brochure for Winter 17/18 - and right on time as we're all just about ready to climb into the freezer! NEW

WHY DO WE LOVE SKIING?

The British Alpine Ski School keeps us inspired through the summer: What is it that draws us in & never let's us go?

£1 LIFT PASS

Tour operator Skiworld is offering ski holidays next season with lift passes for a quid!

LONDON SKI SHOW

The annual alpine festival, the UK's paramount winter sports event is back! Clear 26-29th October to kick off Winter 17/18

SALT LAKE CITY SKI FLIGHT AXED

New direct Delta flight from Heathrow to Utah has been cut after just one winter due to poor sales: A blow for GB skiers.

WORLD'S OBSCURE SKI SPOTS

Skiers & boarders on solo lines, exploring places previously unheard of for snowsports, against sensational backdrops:

LA GRAVE - THE FUTURE

The agreement between the cult freeride French resort & company that will now run its lifts states the ski area should stay 'wild'.

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