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Chilling in the Alps

The European heatwave continues and the best place to be is probably a beach or the mountains. No prizes for guessing where PlanetSKI has gone and we ended up with the best of both worlds. We report from Les2Alpes high up in the French Alps.

Ski deals for July on the market

Europe may be basking under a heatwave but it might be time to start thinking of cooler times. There are some decent ski deals for 2015/16 coming onto the market.

Relaxing in the Alps

In our second report from the Austrian Tirol, PlanetSKI continues to unearth unexpectedly fun activities that do not involve white knuckles or crash helmets.

Explanation given for Vanessa Mae clearance

The violinist was cleared of being knowingly involved in race fixing ahead of Sochi. The Court for Arbitration in Sport has given further reasons for its finding.

Snow-Camp set to expand

The snowsports charity is aiming to go nationwide. It will be offering its unique training camps for disadvantaged inner-city kids in Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and London.

Need a fix of skiing?

Don't forget the grass. The professionals are about to start their World Cup season this weekend.

Vail Resorts raises minimum wage

The US resort owner Vail Resorts has agreed to pay all its staff a minimum wage of $10 per hour. It is higher than the legal requirement.

Feeling a bit warm in the heatwave?

If you want to think of cooler places then check out the images we have just been sent from the ski fields of New Zealand.

Another ski area up for sale

If you fancy owning your own resort you now have a choice. Two are on the market in the USA.
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Active family holidays in the Tirol
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Why not break the mould and look at an active family holiday this summer rather than heading to the beach? Here are 5 ideas from the Tirol.

Snoworks in the summer
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Details of its ski courses have just been released. If you want to keep you skills up over the summer months so you are ready for next season this might be the way to do it.

Do you want to be a better skier?
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The Warren Smith Ski Academy has just released the dates for some its courses next season. Worth considering perhaps if you want to improve.

Summer in the mountains with Inghams
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There are new destinations, city breaks, botanical garden tours and cycling holidays. Who said the mountains are just for winter?

Fancy skiing with Emily Sarsfield?
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The Team GB ski cross athlete is hosting an adventure packed ski trip on the Powder Highway in Canada next winter.

Park City is changing
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This summer it is linking with Canyons to become the largest ski area in the USA. That is just part of $50m resort improvements. Check out the video.

The resorts most popular with British skiers
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The specialist ski travel agent, Iglu, has released details of its best-selling ski resorts last winter. So, which do you think was the most popular resort?

Getting off the plateau
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Phil Smith from Snoworks discusses why thousands of skiers develop learning plateaus. It all depends on whether you ski open or closed.

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