Its ALWAYS snowing somewhere

It is September and winter is creeping up. We have pictures of fresh snow from Austria, France, USA, New Zealand and Australia. All sent in by our reporters and friends. There is also some old snow left over in Scotland. Winter is coming.

Voting opens for World Snow Awards

Do you want to vote on your favourite tour operator, chalet company, UK retailer and even boot fitter? Now is your chance as the public voting in The World Snow Awards gets underway.

Uncertainty & excitement in equal measure

You may have thought the purchase of Park City Mountain Resort in Utah by Vail Resorts would be an end to the uncertainty. Er, no. Quite the opposite. Big changes are afoot.

Huge new ski area planned

A new linked Italian/Swiss ski area featuring the resorts of Zermatt, Cervinia and those in Monterosa is set to be created. A single new lift would link them up and create a ski area of more than 530km.

New bursary for ski charity

Snowsport Industries of Great Britain, SIGB, has announced new a partnership with the youth charity, Snow-Camp, to fund two bursary places.

The best falls of 2014

Everyone takes the occasional tumble when skiing, snowboarding and mucking about in the snow. It is just that some do it better than others. Check out a video of the falls from last season.

Emily Sarsfield tests her fitness

The No1 British ski cross athlete has been in Switzerland testing her fitness. Not against fellow athletes, but machines. She has undergone a VO2 max test under the watchful eye of Swiss sports scientists.

High altitude après ski in Vail

The US resort will once again be hosting the exclusivre nightclub experience, Decimo. It all takes place at 3,124m. Partying at altitude.

Skiing volcanoes

It is one of the greatest adventures on skis; skiing volcanoes in South America. The company Snoworks has released details of its trips to Chile and Argentina.

Inghams: new for next season
Partner News

One of the leading UK tour operators has launched its winter programme. It is encouraging new skiers and ex-skiers to come forward, there is a range of new products and initiatives for those over 60-years old.

Skiing in Norway
Partner News

The Scandinavian country has seen a steady increase in visitors in recent years; people who want an alternative to the Alps. PlanetSKI reports from the snowfields of Norway.

Esprit Ski launches 3 new initiatives
Partner News

The family ski specialist is to introduce baby and toddler weeks, extra offerings in certain chalet and holidays to Whistler. Winter is coming!

The Storm Chasers
Partner News

This is the trip of a lifetime; chasing snowstorms around British Columbia, Canada, in a luxury bus. It is on offer from Kicking Horse Powder Tours and PlanetSKI has already sampled its delights.

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Stunning scenery in this video. Eddie Hunter shares his thoughts on the impact of the mountains in Banff National Park and Mt. Norquay, that has been his home for 80 years.

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