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Dec
7

SNOW CONCERNS ARE GROWING

Not for the high altitude resorts but for the lower ones. It is far too early to press the panic button but many resorts are scheduled to open in a few weeks and there is little snow at some. NEW

TERM-TIME HOLIDAY VICTORY

Three families who refused to pay fines for taking their children on holiday in term time have won their court case. It has impications for skiing families. NEW


PISTE PERFECTION

PlanetSKI is in Espace Killy where we are having some of the best piste skiing we've ever experienced. Full cover, perfect grooming, cold temperatures with blue sky. And there's no one around. NEW


ALDI IN THE ALPS

We take Aldi's low-cost ski gear to the Alps to be tested. But how does it go down in the glamorous resort of Val d'Isère where people are more likely to be in Arcteryx than Aldi? NEW


VT 3RD TIME WINNER

As Val Thorens wins title 'Best Ski Resort in the World' for a third time, PlanetSKI visits to find out how it has turned around its reputation. NEW


ZUCCHERO TO CLOSE ISCHGL

Who? An Italian 'blues and rock star' is to close the Austrian resort's season at the famous Top of the Mountain concert. NEW


THE WEBCAMS DON'T LIE

It's early December and Christmas is coming - a little too soon for alpine resorts which have suffered a dramatic thaw since the November snowstorms. NEW


NEWS IN BRIEF

SNO wins out, strikes threaten Geneva airport & travel to Gatwick ver the festive period + China pushes skating & skiing ahead of Beijing 2022. NEW


SKI VIDEOS OF THE DAY...

There are some insane snowsports videos on the internet and we want to share some of the best on this rolling Vlog. NEW & UPDATED

PlanetSKI Videos



ICEMAN POLAR SKI CHALLENGE

'La Liste' Trailer: Wow!

AUTUMN SKI PURSUIT - RadCow

AVALANCHE AWARENESS: Know Before You Go





FIND YOUR PERFECT SKI TEACHER ONLINE
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Could Ongosa become the Uber of the ski instruction world? It has launched for winter 16/17 & is a website that matches people with local instructors & guides in the digital world. NEW

'TIS THE SEASON OF DEALS
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And here we have them: Alpine Answers’ holiday discounts through December & January. Oh, and a few short ski break temptations. NEW

FAMILY FUN IN LES MENUIRES
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Igloo making, night skiing and plenty of gentle pistes; the Les3Vallées resort has added activities this winter to enhance its position as a kid-friendly ski area. NEW

TRY A CITY & SKI BREAK
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Visit a city you normally miss when heading to the slopes and then pack off skiing. Best of both worlds? NEW

LES 3 VALLEES - IT HAS IT ALL
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It's the biggest ski area in the world, a firm favourite among the British and has everything from high-end luxury to lower cost options for families. NEW

10 RESORTS, 4 DAYS, 1 TRIP
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Fast paced, a lot of ground covered and (mostly) on skis: Range the Alps, test out the skiing and food, all without the effort of organising. NEW

WHY VERBIER? HERE'S WHY...
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10 reasons to ski Verbier/Val de Bagnes - La Tzoumaz this winter, as well as what's new and on the agenda to convince you. NEW

THE BRITISH ALPINE SKI SCHOOL
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BASS has much on in the resorts it works from this season, especially if you consider yourself a more advanced skier. NEW

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