Mar
28

Light snow in the Alps with more forecast

With Easter approaching there are some good conditions at altitude in the Alps. There has been more snow further north in Norway and some in the Pyrenees. See our weekly snow report that comes direct from the mountains.

The Freeride World Tour in Verbier today

The culmination of the competition takes place on Saturday. It is the 20th anniversary of the Xtreme Verbier and so far is one BIG party. PlanetSKI is in town.


Biggest ski area in US set to go ahead

Planning permission has been given for Park City and Canyons in Utah to be linked by a new chairlift. It will make it the largest ski area in the USA.


Laughing Out Loud

The laughter is still echoing around the mountains of the Austrian Tirol - but sadly, only for one more night. The Altitude Festival in Mayrhofen reaches its climax.


Easter awaits

It is not too late to get away to the mountains for Easter. With the event falling early there should be some great conditions and we have details of a few bargains.


Thirty Seconds To Mars close Ischgl

The US group will play the end of season concert in the resort in the Tirol. The band follow in a long line of international stars.


More US resorts close after poor season

The resorts in question are over on the west coast and it follows one of the worst winters in recent memory.


ISTM claims success

The second International Ski Travel Market, ISTM, ends in Davos, Switzerland. Organisers claim success but there are aspects to work on for the future as the industry faces challenges.


Going 9 to 5

Vail in Colorado is adjusting its lift schedule as the winter ski season draws to a close. It means more time on the slopes.


Davos delivers

The PlanetSKI content editor has just had one of his best days of the season. Not in the steeps or powder of St Anton, Verbier, Chamonix or Zermatt. Rather the cruisy pistes of Davos.

Swiss reclaim The Matterhorn

The mountain was first climbed 150 years ago this year. In the commemoration events the role of the Swiss mountain guides is being placed centre stage.

Skiing in Turkey

Snowsports are not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Turkey. Lee Townend from Snoworks has recently taken an adventure trip to the country.

Vonn wins 19th title and equals record

She won the Super G on Thursday to add to her Downhill title of Wednesday in Megeve. Lindsey Vonn has now equalled the number of titles won by the legendary skier, Ingemar Stenmark.

Postcard from Pitztal

The end of the season can provide some of the best conditions of the winter, but you need altitude to be sure. PlanetSKI reports from Pitztal in Austria.

Snowball fighting as a sport

The French resort of Avoriaz is introducing organised snowball fighting as a sport. But is it sport, just a bit of fun or a dull PR stunt?


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.

Biggest ski pass in world goes on sale
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The 2015/16 Epic Pass from Vail Resorts is now available with some healthy discounts and early booking prices.

How do I get my kids into skiing?
Partner News

Good question. Very good question. We answer it with the assistance of Julian Griffiths, the founder and director of the ski school, European Snowsport, that operates in Switzerland.

Val Thorens focuses on adrenalin
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The highest resort in the Alps is emphasising what it does best - action sports. And we are not just talking about skiing and snowboarding.

Summer skiing in the southern hemisphere
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The Alps is currently having its best conditions of the season, but that does not mean we are not thinking ahead. One of our partners, Snoworks, has released details of its summer trips to Chile and New Zealand.

April ski courses in Cervinia
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The Warren Smith Ski Academy will be running its 5-day courses throughout April in the Italian resort. There is currently great snow and increased demand.

Skiing in Slovakia
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If you want to try somewhere different this winter then read on. The area appeals to the somewhat unlikely bedfellows of families and freeriders. PlanetSKI is visiting this week.

Skiing in Norway
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The Scandinavian country has seen a steady increase in visitors in recent years; people who want an alternative to the Alps. PlanetSKI reports from the snowfields of Norway.

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