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Verbier rival announces new ski area

Last month Verbier announced the 4 Vallees was breaking up after the lift companies could not reach agreement. Now Espace Mont Fort has come into existence.

Lancashire ski slope plans £1/2m expansion

Ski Rossendale has applied for a grant from Sports England as interest in skiing and snowboarding in the UK increases. PlanetSKI reports.

Accidents in Australia

A new scientific study looking at 5,000 snowsports accidents has shown a rise in injuries. There are calls for greater preventative measures and education.

More free ski passes on offer

Le Ski is giving away some free passes to Les Trois Vallees and Val d'Isere. You will need to hurry though as the offer only lasts until the end of July.

Changes ahead for The Olympics

The International Olymic Committee will look at which events are worth including and changes to the bidding process amid fears that European cities are loosing interest.


Pedalling on

The Austrian Tirol has opened up a series of linked rides across its mountains. PlanetSKI reporter, Christian Ferree, is in the saddle; the journey continues...

Summer skiing secrets

The rolling PlanetSKI blog that may, or may not, be about skiing. Do social media blogs by ski resorts tell the truth and what about testing ski products in July? In Soho.

Powder hounds

A growing number of skiers and snowboarders seem to want to take their pets with them to the mountains. So how simple is it?

Are you a latent skier?

You have been skiing a few times a while back and want to go again. Or maybe you have fancied skiing or snowboarding but have never got around to it. Help is on hand.


Volunteering in the Alps
Partner News

Conservation projects for volunteers tend to be in the jungles of Asia or the remote locoations in South America. It is possible get the experience slightly closer to home; the Austrian Tirol.

Become a ski instructor for next season
Partner News

The clever people qualify in the Autumn so they can work in the winter. One of our partners, Snoworks, offers instructor courses in Tignes.

Vail Resorts spends $85m for next season
Partner News

The major resort owner in the USA is upgrading many of its ski areas. It believes investment in lifts and infrastructure is the key to future success.

Walking in the Tirol
Partner News

From serious hikes to gentle strolls there are a multitude of options in the summer. Here we pick 5 of the best in the Austrian Tirol

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last updated: 2014-07-28 16:30:32



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