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MORE RESORTS OPEN IN THE ALPS

The avalanche of resorts opening & new lifts turning continues. Check out our rolling blog as winter gets underway with some superb conditions. UPDATED

NORTH AMERICA OPENS FOR SKIING

If you think the snow is good in the Alps then take a look at North America. PlanetSKI reports from the USA. UPDATED


WINTER SPORTS MUST BE LESS ELITIST

An expert on the future of winter sports has laid out the steps he says are needed to protect alpine tourism in the years ahead. NEW


WHITE IS THE NEW BLACK

Move over Black Friday, it appears to be White Week for some of the UK ski tour operators. NEW


MAMMOTH CAN WAIT

PlanetSKI starts its season at a resort that saw 15.6m of snow last winter. It already has a depth of 1.5m but we're in no rush to get there. Why not? NEW


MIXED FIGURES FOR PYEONGCHANG

94 nations are interested in competing at the Winter Games but with poor ticket sales spectators are expected to be down. NEW & UPDATED


CLUNKS AND CRASHES IN RUSSIA!

Russia has also had its first heavy snowfall in recent days, but the streets are attracting spectators as cars slither and slide on sheet ice. NEW


NOVEMBER NEWS IN BRIEF

FIS Presiddent goes for 6th term, French skiers to race at Lake Louise after death of David Poisson + Russia Pyeongchang ban? NEW & UPDATED


NOVEMBER SKIING SECRETS

OMG! Deep snow in Whistler, Jamie Nicholls ripping it in Stubai, Warren Smith on Chinese TV, F1 car races on snow + WhiSki pole NEW & UPDATED
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SIX OF THE BEST

PlanetSKI selects the best baselayers, gloves, googles, helmets, jackets and ski pants. Which ones come out on top?

ED SHEERAN HITS THE SLOPES

His latest video is shot in Hintertux in Austria. There's plenty of love, plenty of snow & it could give a much needed boost to skiing.

HOLIDAYS SURGE AS SNOW FALLS

Resorts & tour operators report a sharp rise in sales after the fresh snow as people look forward to a good start to winter. Is it justified? UPDATED

KATIE O FLIES THE FLAG

She's targeting two medals at the Winter Olympics & few would bet against her. Snowboarder Katie Ormerod talks to PlanetSKI.

CALL TO ACTION ON CLIMATE

British snowports enthusiasts are being urged to do their bit to halt the damage caused by global warming.

TRIBUTES CONTINUE TO POUR IN

The alpine skier David Poisson, who died in a fall in training in Canada, is said to have crashed through safety netting and hit a tree. UPDATED

INSTRUCTORS IN CHINA TRAINED BY UK SKI SCHOOL

The Warren Smith Ski Academy is back in China training locals to become instructors as skiing is set to boom. NEW & UPDATED

SLOPERCISE

Shape up for the slopes - Now the season we've been anticipating is oh so near, it is time for the hard part NEW
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SKI THE ZUGSPITZ ARENA
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Have you heard of the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena on the Austria-Germany border? As a family favourite you might like check it out this winter. NEW

VIRTUAL SKI COACHING
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Can't get out to the mountains to train, or can't afford an instructor to tweak your technique? Send a video in for training tips NEW

WHAT'S ON IN THE WORLD OF...
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Mountain Heaven. Chalets old have been dropped, chalets new, taken up. And then there's the running of ski trips to Iran. Yes! NEW

'DYNAMIC' SKI PACKAGES
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Holiday specialist Pierre & Vacances has early season ski packages to its most popular destinations. NEW

IGLU'S TOP 5
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That's the ski holiday expert's top 5 Austrian chalets for Winter17/18 NEW

SEE YOUR SKI CHALET BEFORE IT'S BUILT
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VIP SKI has computer generated videos of its new Morzine chalets. Very realisitic they are too. See if you agree. NEW

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