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STONE-AGE CARVING OF SKIER VANDALISED

It is one of the first recorded moments of a human on skis. It was drawn in Norway more than 5,000 years ago and has been vandalised by a child apparently trying to improve it. NEW

FORMER MARINE DIES IN CHAMONIX CLIMBING ACCIDENT

28-year old Duncan Potts was hit on the head by a large rock as he was tackling the Dent de Geant. NEW


IT'S ALWAYS SNOWING SOMEWHERE!

At the moment it's the southern hemisphere with heavy snow in Australia, New Zealand, Southern Africa and South America. It has brought danger of avalanche & one man had a lucky escape in NZ. UPDATED


DATES ANNOUNCED FOR FWT 2017

The Freeride World Tour will see 5 events in Europe and North America with the final held on the Becs des Rosses in Verbier next April. PlanetSKI looks back at 10 years of the FWT. UPDATED


HUMAN BONES MYSTERY AT SKI RESORT

Human remains have been found at two separate locations near the Eldora Mountain Ski Resort in Colorado. In June a foot was discovered in a boot. 6-weeks later a runner spotted more bones nearby. NEW


FANCY A LARF?

The Altitude Comedy Festival is moving to a new date before Xmas and is taking place in Mayrhofen in the Austrian Tirol from December 11th. It is also partnering with UK's largest tour operator, Crystal Ski. NEW


TONGA LOOKS TO 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS

The tiny Pacific nation of Tonga is hoping to send a team to Pyeongchang. Athletes are in training and Tonga is now a member of the International Ski Federation.


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WHO SAYS MOUNTAINS ARE JUST FOR WINTER?
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More and more people are heading high in the summer. PlanetSKI reports from the French Pyrenees. NEW

FAMILY HOLIDAYS IN THE TIROL
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The Austrian region is one of the best in the Alps for summer holidays. Here we look at the lesser-known summer resorts for families. NEW

Fancy becoming a ski instructor this summer?
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The Warren Smith Ski Academy is once again running its renowned and successful Gap Year ski course in Cervinia, Italy. NEW

Snoworks launches new Autumn Ski Course
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If you want to get a spot of early season skiing in and perfect your turns ahead of the coming winter you may want to consider hitting the slopes in the autumn. Here's how... NEW

Cheap ski flights for next winter
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Ski-flights.com has released its flight programme for 2016/17 and the prices look rather good. £149 return from Gatwick to Chambery.

Skiiing in Iran? Yes you can
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Great food, great culture with acres of untracked powder on empty mountains. A British tour operator is offering holidays to Iran next season. UPDATED

Crystal lays out its offerings for next season
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The UK's largest ski tour operator has new resorts, new flights, rail service transfers in Switzerland & much else besides. Just don't call it a brochure! NEW

Ski Weekends ends coach service to the Alps
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The short break specialist is ending its cheaper way of getting to the mountains as demand falls. For some it's the end of an era.

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