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LAST ONES STANDING

(In the USA) Mammoth Mountain has announced it'll remain open until June 17th. Here's where else is skiing right now in North America UPDATED

SUMMER GLACIER SKIING 2018

With the huge snowfalls of last winter and a recent top up the glaciers are in their best summer conditions for years. PlanetSKI looks at the options. UPDATED


BODY OF BRITISH SNOWBOARDER FOUND

John Bromell disappeared in poor weather in Tignes last January. It allows the family to have closure, but others remain missing in the Alps. NEW


SNOW IN THE SOUTHERN HEM

Snow Down Under, and lots of it, means high excitement levels for the soon starting 2018 winter ski season: NEW


MAY NEWS IN BRIEF

Profit rise for largest lift company in the world, GB first to visit Beijing 2022, legal row looms over Ikon name + body of missing snowboarder recovered. NEW & UPDATED


BIG PUSH ON EVEREST

Hillary Step gone, summit successes and fatal accidents, amazing videos plus other highlights as the Everest climbing season continues. UPDATED


HAVE YOU GOT THE RIGHT INSURANCE?

Britons are risking hefty bills by failing to take out adequate travel and ski insurance, according to new research. Some don't even bother with insurance.


IT'S D-DAY

That's D for Data Protection. New regulations have come into force and not everyone in the travel & ski world is ready. UPDATED


MAY SKIING SECRETS

Disappearing snow means animal evolution harmed, Montana ski resort for sale, Idaho re-visited + Slush Cup Monday at Sunshine Village. NEW & UPDATED
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Summer in the Mountains


MOUNTAINS IN THE SUMMER

Why don't more skiers head to the hills in the summer? It's a question we ask ourselves each year and now more than ever.

ST ANTON, SUMMER MOUNTAIN RESORT

St Anton closes for winter and skiing this weekend, 22nd April. When the snow melts and the temperature rises, where will you be?

SUMMER FUN IN THE AUSTRIAN TIROL

Think hiking instead of snow shoeing, biking instead of skiing or snowboarding and climbing up, instead of sliding down.

A HIKER'S PARADISE

Alpbachtal in the Tirol has gorge walks, black hikes and easy going trails to tempt any kind of walker this summer. NEW

VERBIER - PURE ENERGY? THE VERDICT

PlanetSKI has been in Verbier in the summer months to test out the Swiss resort's marketing slogan, Pure Energy. True or false?

ALL ABOUT E-BIKES

Go to the mountains in the summer and you'll see electric bikes everywhere. So what exactly is an e-bike and how did the craze begin?

SCHLADMING IN SUMMER

Mountains, lakes, a 700-year-old town, fantastic food, music..... PlanetSKI packs it in on a summer trip to Styria in Austria.

GSTAAD GETS OUR VOTE

The upmarket Swiss ski resort is not just for winter. There's a lot to keep you busy and active in the hot season too.
Winter in the Mountains


GB ALPINE SKI SQUAD NAMED

31 athletes are selected across three squads as Team GB hopes to build on the success of last season. So, who's in? NEW

THE WORLD'S TOP RESORTS

They welcome more skiers and snowboarders than all the rest, so which resorts do you think have made it into the Top 50?

US SKIER NUMBERS DOWN

An estimated 1.5 million fewer skier visits were recorded in the USA this season compared with the previous winter.

LAAX GOES GREENER

Europe's leading freestyle resort is making new strides in its effort to become the first self-sufficient ski resort. It's given itself 12 years to do it.

HOW TO STORE YOUR SKI KIT OVER THE SUMMER

What to do with all your gear now the season's over? Read on for advice on how to ensure it's in tip-top shape come next winter.

THE FUTURE IS FUN

You may be packing away your skis for the summer but young snowsports fans are being urged to look to the future - the Futures Project, that is.

MOUNTAIN KIDS

Crystal Ski childcare takes a fresh turn for next winter; introducing the Beanie Bear Club for kids NEW

HOW TO DO A GROUP SKI TRIP

Here are eight tips by ski holiday specialist Skiworld on how to successfully manage & book your group ski holiday: NEW

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