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Jun
23

CHILE, ARGENTINA: IT'S YOUR GO

It's time to turn our attention to the South America ski season. Many resorts have now opened with some great snow conditions so far. NEW

COOL THOUGHTS PEOPLE!

It's the hottest time of the year in the UK and here at PlanetSKI we are keeping chilled by thinking cool thoughts... winter thoughts. UPDATED


US SKI TOWN ESCAPES FOREST FIRE

A massive forest fire on the edge of Brian Head ski resort in Utah is spreading but at last appears to be moving away from the town. UPDATED


£1 LIFT PASS

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


JUNE'S NEWS IN BRIEF...

Ex-ski coach guilty of sexually abusing students, OK for Winter Paralympic venues + public vote on Innsbruck Winter Games bid. NEW & UPDATED


JUNE'S SKIING SECRETS...

Indoor snow forecast, yellow lines painted on snow, skiers v snowboarders 1985 vintage video + Eddie 'the Legal Eagle'. NEW & UPDATED


SCOTLAND-ICELAND SKI PASS NOT A HIT

A season lift pass giving access to all ski resorts in both Scotland and Iceland has failed to take off in its first year. NEW


VERBIER SPORTS CENTRE RISES FROM ASHES

That's the hope of the resort after it was destroyed by fire earlier this month. PlanetSKI is in Verbier and sees the damage first hand.


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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GoPro Awards: Rope Swing Paragliding the Swiss Alps

Whitewater SUP French Alps

Sun, sky & the alps #speedflying

Via Ferrata Austria: Innsbruck

Summer in the Mountains


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

SKI RESORTS GO ALL OUT FOR SUMMER

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

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.

HAVE AN ACTIVE SUMMER

Mountain biking, climbing, white-water rafting to name just a few: What to do and where to do it this summer in the Tirol.

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?

GET THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD

Nearly there, school leavers. How about do the ultimate gap year and train for the world's best job: become a ski instructor!

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


THE SEASON STARTS DOWN UNDER

More resorts in New Zealand & Australia have opened with fresh snow + help with the man-made variety. The season Down Under:

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.

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?

HERE THEY ARE:

Governing body British Ski and Snowboard has announced the Delancey British Alpine Ski Team for the 2017/18 season.

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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