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Feb
21

PLANETSKI SNOW ROUND UP

There has been some fresh snow after the wall to wall sunshine across the Alps last week. See what conditions are like in the Alps, the Pyrenees and The Rockies. UPDATED

BACK ON THE ROAD

After flying the 1,250 miles from Denver to Calgary we’re pleased to be back on the road. After a little rest for the Sabbath. PlanetSKI is continuing its 4-week and 20 resort trip round North America.NEW & UPDATED


RYDING CLAIMS GB HAS BIG ALPINE FUTURE

GB slalom racer Dave Ryding came 11th at the Alpine World Ski Championships after finishing the first run in 4th. He's in reflective mood and talking up the achievements of his teammates. NEW & UPDATED


IS SKIING IN THE ALPS DOOMED?

Europe's mountains could lose as much as 70 per cent of their snow cover by the end of the century, with winter sports possible only above 2,500 metres, according to research just published.


HIGH SPEED ON TEA TRAYS

Speeding head first down an icy track at 90kmph can only be described as mad. A Jump contestant sums up the Skeleton - Who in their right mind would ever want to do this? NEW


WILD WEATHER AND FUN IN AX

The gang of 7 arrived just as a huge storm set in over the French Pyrenees. With strong winds and inclement weather skiing plans needed urgent tweaking for family entertainment. NEW


NEW AIRLINE TO FLY TO SION NEXT WINTER

The new service will operate between UK regional airports and Sion Airport in the Swiss Valais region, cutting transfer times to some of the country's most popular ski resorts. NEW


NEWS IN BRIEF...

Alpine World Ski Championships in St Moritz close with outstanding racing, Slackliner who saved man on chairlift gives his detailed account, + Sponsorship offer for freestyle hopefuls. NEW & UPDATED


SKI VIDEOS OF THE DAY...

There are some insane snowsports videos on the internet and we want to share some of the best on this rolling Vlog. NEW & UPDATED

PlanetSKI Videos



Backyards Project - La face

Col du Passon Chamonix

Alpental Deep Snow February 2017

First Ascent of Mount Everest by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary





SKI WITH OXYGENE
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It's a family-run French ski school set up to cater for the British market and prides itself on going the extra mile for its customers. Now Oxygène is expanding. NEW

THE RESORTS OF THE AOSTA VALLEY
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Italy's mountains are underrated, or underskied, anyhow. Here's a look at one of its main ski areas and the resorts' main draws. NEW

WHERE'S YOUR FOCUS?
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The director of Snoworks Ski Courses, Phil Smith, speaks about the importance of focus and the practice of concentrating when skiing off piste in order to improve. NEW

MOUNTAIN OF FREEDOM
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The Swiss resort of Engelberg with its 'Big 5' ski routes mean that there is certainly no lack of challenge for the keen and extreme freeriders out there. NEW

BEGINNER WEEKS WITH SKI AMIS
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Ski Amis can teach you to ski - introducing its new week-long course aimed at beginners wanting to get to grips with the sport - as well as set you up with a winter holiday.

SKI HELMETS: THE ANSWERS YOU NEED
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The vast majority of people now wear a helmet. But how much protection do they offer? Should they be compulsory? Do insurance policies insist upon them?

TIME TO BOOK WINTER 17/18 SKI BREAKS
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It's time to think ahead, well ahead, to next season's ski trip. Inghams has released its brochure for Winter 17/18 with plenty of early bird savings.

SPRING SKIING IN THE TIROL
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Austria's Tirol has around 80 resorts to choose from, warm weather, quiet slopes and discounted prices in spring. Here's its top 5 resorts for 2017. NEW

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