Apr
21

Mixed weather in the Alps

There has been sun, rain and snow. Low down conditions are deteriorating rapidly with many resorts now closed, while up top it has been superb in places. PlanetSKI reports from Verbier and Les Trois Vallees as the season draws to an end.

Skiing on a budget

Is it possible to ski the slopes of Les Trois Vallees without breaking the bank? Yes, it is easy. PlanetSKI reports from the largest linked ski area in the world.


GB athletes claim success

It was a busy winter for the GB snowsport athletes and here we look back at the winter of 2014/15.


Best & worst moments for GB athletes

The GB riders have been sharing their highs and lows of the past winter season with PlanetSKI.


Skiers with diabetes warned

New research indicates a diabetes monitor or insulin pump can alter the signal of an avalanche transceiver. People are advised to keep the devices as far apart as possible.


The life of a pro rider

So, what is it like living the life many people dream of? #ProjectPY2018 follows some of the athletes from the GB Park and Team as they head towards the next Winter Olympics


Whistle-blower hotline launched

IOC wants to stamp out drug cheats in The Olympics. The last Winter Olympics was deemed a succes but cases were atill found


Bleak times for snowsports industry

A new report says the industry is stagnating across the world and in places is in decline. Urgent action is needed it claims.


Two Lake Tahoe ski areas plan link up

Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley want to build a connecting gondola. It has been talked about for years and now plans have moved forward.


Bikini skiing world record

1800 people braved the elements to turn out in their swimwear at Sheregesh in Russia. Check out the pictures and video!

Skiing into Spring

The major French ski resorts have come together to promote late-season skiing. The new initiative claims some success. But can people be convinced to ski at this time of year?

Six resorts in a day

Our content editor has just skied all the resorts of Les Trois Vallees. 50kms of slopes and 5,000m of vertical. It takes his total number of resorts visited this winter to 56.

Billy Morgan lands first quadruple cork

The British rider achieved the feat in Livigno in Italy and he is the first rider ever to do so. Check out the video.

Skiing secrets

Our occasional and random blog returns. Want to run a cool marathon in the snow? Its very cool.

The examiners are examined

The trainers for the British Association of Snowsports Instructors, BASI, need to keep their skills up to date. Or they could be out of a job.

Making new ski friends

Skiing and snowboarding is a passion, but what do you do when your old ski buddies are nowhere to be seen?

Best & Worst moments of the season

As the season of 2014/15 draws to a close it is time to hear the highs and lows from our readers, reporters and friends across the snowsports world. This article is being constantly updated!


It is not over yet!
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The short break specialist, Skiweekends, lists 12 reasons to take one more ski weekend. Late season conditions are some of the best in recent years.

Summer in the Tirol
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Last summer there was a 4.9% rise in British visitors to the Austrian Tirol in the summer months. Are the British finally discovering the joys of summer in the Alps?

Summer in the mountains with Inghams
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There are new destinations, city breaks, botanical garden tours and cycling holidays. Who said the mountains are just for winter?

Val Thorens steps it up for Spring
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The high-altitude French resort has plenty of action left on its slopes. It closes in over a month with a host of events on offer.

Spring skiing in Les 2 Alpes
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The French resort is one of the best resorts for a Spring break, with skiing up to 3,600m and plenty of activities all the way through to the end of the winter season.

Ski courses in Cervinia
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The Warren Smith Ski Academy is expanding its range of courses in the Italian resort. It has new Spring courses and dates have been released for its summer offerings.

12 top tips from Henry
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This month we attended an off piste safety talk at Ellis-Brigham given by the well-known backcounty guide, Henry Schniewind. We learnt a thing or two.

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