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Oct
24

HEAVY SNOW ACROSS THE ALPS

Up to 50cm is forecast to fall once the storm passes. Further snow is expected at the weekend. It comes as another resort opens. UPDATED

LA GRAVE WILL NOT BECOME 'MONSTER'

The cult off-piste resort in France will stay a 'magical and unique' place, promises the boss of the new lift company. NEW


WINTER OLYMPIC FLAME LIT TODAY

The Pyeongchang Olympic flame will be lit in a ceremony at Ancient Olympia, Greece, later today. NEW


HYDRO SCHEME POWERS SCOTTISH RESORT

The system that has been powering the base station of the Nevis Range and a gondola is completed. NEW


GET READY FOR WORLD CUP SKI RACING

This weekend it all gets underway in the 2017/18 Olympic season - the Audi FIS Ski World Cup season starts in Austria.


ARE THE WINTER OLYMPICS IN TROUBLE?

Why do so many European people not want the Games in their city? Our editor ponders the problem.


AUTUMNAL COLOURS IN THE MOUNTAINS

There are some amazing colours in ski resorts in USA & Canada as the leaves turn & snow falls. PlanetSKI is in Sun Valley, USA. UPDATED


OCTOBER NEWS IN BRIEF

Shaun White injured again, preparations for Olympic flame lighting, free bus in Serre Chevalier axed + electric planes for easyJet. NEW & UPDATED


OCTOBER SKIING SECRETS

Staying in a ski tree house, vintage footage of Scottish skiing, just watch this very moving video + early flight failures video. NEW & UPDATED
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HOW TO SKI YOUR FIRST BLACK RUN SAFELY

A black run can be daunting. But it's nothing to be afraid of - it's something to conquer and the perfect opportunity to develop your skiing.

SCAM CHALET WEBSITES ALERT

Skiers & snowboarders are being warned to be on the lookout for fake ski chalet websites selling non-existent holidays. PlanetSKI investigates.

SKI EMOTIONS

Skiing is an emotional experienced - joy, pride, excitement & awe. Then there are the others:

CLUB MED CLAIMS SUCCESS

The French company reports winter sales up more than 30% as interest grows in all-inclusive ski holidays.

INSURANCE PREMIUMS SET TO RISE

That's the warning from snowsports insurance specialist, MPI brokers. Poor snow, increasing claims & a fall in sterling are blamed.

SNOWMAKING: SHOULD RESORTS END IT??

That's the wish of an organisation called Responsible Travel. But do the facts back the environmental desire?

RESORT PRICES HEAD DOWNHILL FOR 17/18

The 11th annual Post Office Ski Resort Report is out and claims prices are going down after the rises of last season.

WHERE TO SKI THIS AUTUMN

The first resorts open in Scandinavia & more resorts have opened in the Alps. See where to ski early around the world. UPDATED
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WHAT'S NEW IN THE TIROL
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New ways to get there, fresh things to do & Ski Club guided trips; Austria's ski area continues to step it up with winter in sight. NEW

WANT TO BECOME A BETTER SKIER?
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Warren Smith & his Academy team are back on tour at Ellis Brigham stores from 13-25 October with technique talks & assesments. NEW

OFF-PISTE SKIING IN IRAN
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The Lonely Planet guide says it could be friendliest nation on earth and Snoworks is hitting the backcountry. NEW

THE GERMANS ARE COMING
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SnowTrex is a German tour operator that offers ski holidays in 14 countries to a range of target groups with differing demands. Read on... NEW

CATCH FWT IN CANADA
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Backcountry skiing in British Columbia and Freeride World Tour entertainment - what more for a ski holiday this winter? NEW

'REFINE & INDULGE' SAY VIP SKI
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Go on then... Your attention foodies and wine lovers: Customise your chalet stay with VIP SKI to get extras & a holiday exactly your taste. NEW

SKI HOSTING IS BACK
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Inghams is re-introducing it in parts of Italy next winter. It remains outlawed in France as a legal case crawls its way through the courts.

THE ULTIMATE CITY & SKI BREAK
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The capitol of the Tirol, Innsbruck, may not be the most obvious place for a ski holiday. Wrong. City + Ski = Perfection.

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