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TELEMARK STEPS CLOSER TO THE OLYMPICS

Skiing's world governing body is to recommend that Telemark be included in the Winter Games at Beijing in 2022. It's a big moment for the world's oldest ski discipline. UPDATED

SUMMER GLACIER SKIING 2018

Didn't get your fix of skiing this winter? Don't panic, here's a list of glaciers open for summer skiing. After the snow of last winter it promises to be one of the best. NEW


SUMMER IN THE MOUNTAINS

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.


BIG PUSH ON EVEREST

Kenton Cool clocks up 13 summits as 140 reach the top on the same day, plus other highlights as the Everest climbing season starts.


HOW TO PROTECT 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.


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.


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?


MAY NEWS IN BRIEF

Search dogs find body of missing skier as snow melts, Kasper remains as FIS President + Courchevel-Meribel awarded 2023 World Champs. NEW & UPDATED


MAY SKIING SECRETS

PlanetSKI gets a mention at FIS, Project Yeti, beach business for PlanetSKI, skiing in swimwear, having fun skiing home + Khumbu Icefall with skis. NEW & UPDATED
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WINTER RETURNS TO EUROPE

Will it never end? Heavy snow has been falling in parts of the Alps and Pyrenees. Enough. It's time for some sunshine. Please.

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?

FIRST SNOW DOWN UNDER

The first falls have come down in Australia with the season kicking off next month. It's early days but signs are promising there and elsewhere in the southern hemisphere. NEW & UPDATED

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?

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.

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.

MOUNTAINEERS WHO SKIED EVEREST IN TROUBLE

Two American climbers who skied down the Lhotse Face of Everest, failed to obtain skiing permits, claims Department of Tourism.
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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.

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.

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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