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UK SNOWSPORTS MARKET - IT'S BIG!

A major research project suggests the number of British skiers and snowboarders is far higher than previously thought. NEW

HEAVY SNOW FALLS IN THE ALPS

Up to half a metre has fallen in parts of Austria. Several resorts have opened though warmer weather is on the way. UPDATED


THE WINTER OLYMPIC SCHEDULE IS OUT

The good news for those of us thousands of miles away is that much of the snowsports action will take place outside normal working hours. NEW


WHY PEOPLE DON'T SKI

There are many reasons why people give up or never even start. A new video from Crystal aims to debunk a few myths. NEW


WHERE TO SKI THIS AUTUMN

Get some early turns in at these European ski resorts before winter 17/18 kicks off in December: Ready, set, ski.


RIDING A CHAIRLIFT WITH A MUSICAL STAR

Skiers and snowboarders in Ischgl will find themselves riding up the mountain in the company of a musical superstar next winter. NEW


SEPTEMBER NEWS IN BRIEF

Olympic medals unveiled, new lift pass for Pyrenees, ski Aspen/Snowmass for $6.50 + Snowbasin joins Mountain Collective. NEW & UPDATED


SEPTEMBER SKIING SECRETS

Darwin the career canine, skiing 94 consecutive months in Scotland, Mount Where? + cow procession in Wengen. NEW & UPDATED


SKI VIDEOS: THE SEPTEMBER EDIT

There are some insane mountain & extreme action videos out there. Check out some of the best on this rolling Vlog. NEW & UPDATED
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THE BREXIT SKI CLIFF EDGE?

A year ago the snowsports industry was coming to terms with the UK's vote to leave the EU. 12-months on PlanetSKI looks at the Brexit effect.

FLY YOUR SKIS TO THE ALPS FOR FREE

The cost transporting skis on a holiday can be a complete buzz kill. But there are ways; Ski-Flights is offering free carriage all winter. NEW

GLACIER TIDIED UP

The annual hike to clean up the largest glacier in France, Chamonix's Mer de Glace, has taken place. NEW

ARE THE WINTER OLYMPICS AT RISK?

What does the North Korean crisis mean for PyeongChang 2018? Nothing, says the boss of the Olympic movement, but there are big concerns.

FOREVER APART?

Deer Valley & Park City in Utah are on the same mountain but separated by a rope. Is this likely to change? Not anytime soon. NEW

OLDEST SCOT SNOW PATCH MELTING

The longest lasting patch of snow in the Highlands, known as the Sphinx, could completely vanish by the weekend.

SCOT RESORT CROWD FUNDS TO BUY SNOW FACTORY

Glencoe needs the snow after a series of poor winters. It is the latest initiative to battle poor snow in Scotland.

VOTE FOR WORLD SNOW AWARDS

The No1 awards ceremony for UK snowsports is back. Once again PlanetSKI is on judging panel & YOUR vote is needed. Now! 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

BRING BACK THE SHORT SKI BREAK
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Inghams has some new ski weekend options to encourage us out to the mountains, even if just for a few days... NEW

THE NORWAY SKI SOLUTION
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As one of the most successful nations to compete in the Winter Olympics, we have to assume the skiing in Norway is pretty good. NEW

GOING BIG
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Snoworks has 119 courses spanning 12 categories in 18 ski resorts across 10 countries. It's bigger than ever for Winter 17/18. NEW

SHORT & SWEET
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The festive period is exhausting; less & less people are making it out skiing; Buck this trend & squeeze in a short getaway. NEW

MAKE TOURING TRACKS THIS WINTER
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Take your skiing beyond resort boundaries with a Ski Club of GB Mountain Tracks skills course for first-time ski tourers. NEW

SNOW-CAMP TO BACK CITY SKI CHAMPS
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The snowsports charity is to be the official charity partner at the Verbier City Ski Championships. The event is run by Momentum Ski. NEW

EMTS IS BACK
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Dates have been announced for the 2nd European Mountain Travel Summit. But what's the event all about? NEW

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