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Jun
20

'BEST CONDITIONS SINCE 2000'

Cold snap in Oz means machines are pumping, topping up the snow Stormin' Norman brought. UPDATED

WILDFIRES RAGE IN USA

Red flags in place as fires burn through western states. A dry winter and current weather conditions cause concern. Summer is young... NEW


5 BEST SINGLETRACK TRAILS

From rocky, rooty old-school gnarl to expansive Alpine singletrack, here are the five best mountain bike trails in the Tirol: NEW


THE NEXT BILLY MORGAN?

He's 15 and already ranked just below the Olympic Big Air medallist in the UK snowboard rankings but who is Gabe Adams? NEW


WHISTLER'S SUMMER SESSION

The Horstman Glacier is looking good & ski camps are in full swing. Big name riders are in town for training, incl. our own freestyler, Woodsy UPDATED


JUST HOW RISKY IS IT?

Tobogganing has been banned in some of Australia's big resorts - is this favourite past its time or has health & sefety gone too far? NEW


E-BIKE FIRST-TIMER

With summer in full swing, we look back at a weekend of firsts last summer in the Dolomites. E-biking in Val Gardena:


JUNE NEWS IN BRIEF

Swiss avalanche technology deployed in USA, Andrzej Bargiel round 2 to summit & ski K2 + retrial for men convicted after death of teenager in Tignes. NEW & UPDATED


JUNE SKIING SECRETS

Paw patrol, 1km (dust) avalanche on Mars, unusual expansion for snowboard-only resort + strange ice-melt on Norwegian lake. NEW & UPDATED
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SUMMER GLACIER SKIING 2018

With the huge snowfalls of last winter and a recent top up the glaciers are in their best summer conditions for years. PlanetSKI looks at the options.

MORE RESORTS STORE SNOW OVER SUMMER

After the huge snowfalls in Europe last winter, more ski areas are going in for snow farming bandwagon. Why not save it for next season?

PLANETSKI HITS THE PEDALS

Funny who you meet cycling the London-Brighton: half the UK snowsports industry it seems, an Olympic winter athlete, oh, and an ex-England goalkeeper.

SCHOLARSHIP FOR YOUNG GB SKIER

14-year-old freestyler Kirsty Muir is heading for a Momentum Ski summer camp on Whistler's glacier after beating off some tough competition.

FLY SOUTH FOR SUMMER

Have you considered skiing during our summer and skipping down to the Southern Hemisphere? Here's where, when and why you should...

FANCY A SKI COURSE THIS SUMMER?

Snoworks has launched a brand new course that will run on the Tignes glacier during Summer '18. Why wait for winter to ski better? NEW

HOW TO STORE YOUR SKI KIT OVER THE SUMMER

What to do with all your gear now the season's over? Read on for advice on how to ensure it's in tip-top shape come next winter.

THE LEGEND LIVES THROUGH SUMMER

Kitzbühel has a zest for sport. World famous for its downhill ski race course, the energy extends through summer, too. NEW
Winter in the Mountains


THAT'S ALL FOLKS

California resort Mammoth Mountain turned off its lifts this weekend after 220 days of skiing. 'Til next November... UPDATED

LIVE THE DREAM - BECOME A SKI TEACHER

Ski Instructor Internships: the ultimate way to do your first season? Qualify as an instructor and have a guaranteed job offer.

US SKIER NUMBERS DOWN

An estimated 1.5 million fewer skier visits were recorded in the USA this season compared with the previous winter.

WINTER 18/19 SKI BREAKS ON SALE

Early booking offers for next winter ski holidays are now available to book with Pierre & Vacances and savings of more than 20% NEW

EU TIGHTENS RULES ON SEASONAL SKI WORKERS

The EU has approved new rules to give seasonal workers fair pay + better working conditions. It will cost. What now for the traditional chalet holiday?

WILL OLYMPICS COME TO EUROPE AGAIN?

As the voters in Switzerland reject a bid for the 2026 Games in Sion it seems very unlikely any time soon. Significant reforms are neeeded to the bidding process.

HONOURS FOR MENNA & JEN

Paralympic ski champion Menna Fitzpatrick & her guide Jen Kehoe are made MBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Others in snowsports are recognised.

HOW TO DO A GROUP SKI TRIP

Here are eight tips by ski holiday specialist Skiworld on how to successfully manage & book your group ski holiday.

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