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Eurostar ski train tickets go on sale

Tickets for the service to France are now on sale. It goes direct to the heart of the French Alps giving access to many of the major resorts.

£25,000 for ski charity

Snow-camp raised the money at a charity auction in London on Tuesday night. The charity helps inner-city teenagers try snowsports and some go on to work in the industry.

Alaska heliski company sued after death

The parents of 26-year old Nickolay Dobov are taking legal action against Alaska Heliskiing after a fatal accident in 2012.

Lancashire ski slope plans £1/2m expansion

Ski Rossendale has applied for a grant from Sports England as interest in skiing and snowboarding in the UK increases. PlanetSKI reports.

Are you a latent skier?

You have been skiing a few times a while back and want to go again. Or maybe you have fancied skiing or snowboarding but have never got around to it. Help is on hand.


Mountain bike Safari in The Tirol

The Austrian Tirol has opened up a series of linked rides across its mountains. PlanetSKI reporter, Christian Ferree, took to the saddle to see what it is like. Here is the final part of his 3-day journey.

Why are ski instructors so sexy?

Can't resist a man or woman in uniform? Apparently most people can't and ski instructors are some of the sexiest of the lot. At least they like to think so.

Fancy doing skeleton?

Have you got the nerve to hurtle down an ice track, head-first, on little more than a high-tech tea tray? The Olympic gold medalist Amy Williams is offering you the, er, pleasure.

Summer skiing secrets

The rolling PlanetSKI blog that may, or may not, be about skiing. What not to do if there is a fire and we have a rather famous tennis palyer taking a ski lift selfie.


Volunteering in the Alps
Partner News

Conservation projects for volunteers tend to be in the jungles of Asia or the remote locoations in South America. It is possible get the experience slightly closer to home; the Austrian Tirol.

Become a ski instructor for next season
Partner News

The clever people qualify in the Autumn so they can work in the winter. One of our partners, Snoworks, offers instructor courses in Tignes.

Vail Resorts spends $85m for next season
Partner News

The major resort owner in the USA is upgrading many of its ski areas. It believes investment in lifts and infrastructure is the key to future success.

Walking in the Tirol
Partner News

From serious hikes to gentle strolls there are a multitude of options in the summer. Here we pick 5 of the best in the Austrian Tirol

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last updated: 2014-08-01 16:30:42



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