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SUMMER GLACIER SKIING IN TIGNES UNDER THREAT

There is skiing - but only just. PlanetSKI is in Tignes & urges you to get there while you still can as climate change takes its toll. NEW & UPDATED

SNOWMASS BASE VILLAGE

Under the spotlight: The brakes are off as construction of largest ever US ski village development is underway in Aspen Snowmass. NEW


K2 DARE-DEVIL READY TO RUMBLE

The final (uphill) push: Polish ski mountaineer, Andrzej Bargiel, is trying to make history summiting & skiing the infamous K2. UPDATED


PLANETSKI IS IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES!

We've skied Canada many times in winter; from single resort visits to multi-resort road trips. Now it's the turn of summer.


UNCOOL RUNNINGS - PART II

Our reporter is coming to terms with a week of summer sporting activity in Chamonix. After a wobbly start can she get it together? NEW


GB SKIER SEEKS MONEY FOR OLYMPICS

Freestyle skier Molly Summerhayes has launched a crowdfunding campaign to get her to the 2018 Winter Olympics. NEW


JULY NEWS IN BRIEF...

Man claimed he could hardly walk but managed to ski, climb & win a triathlon, Canadian resort sold + bodies found on glacier after 75 years. NEW & UPDATED


JULY SKIING SECRETS

We try the 4 paddle boarding disciplines, PM off to the Alps, ex-ski jumper wins Tour de France stage + Toblerone wars break out (again) + NEW & UPDATED


VIDEOS OF THE DAY.....

There are some insane mountain & extreme action videos on offer. Check them out here. UPDATED
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Summer in the Mountains


VERBIER - PURE ENERGY? THE VERDICT

PlanetSKI has been in Verbier this July testing out the Swiss resort's marketing slogan. Here we look back at our 4-days. NEW

FIRE CREWS TAKE OVER SKI RESORT

Sunshine Village in Canada has escaped the wildfire. Firefighters use it as a base to fight rest of the blaze. UPDATED

GIVE IT A TRI

A new alpine sporting event takes place in Le Chable in Switzerland in September - a cross triathlon. Pardon? NEW

GLACIER SKIING - GO WHILE YOU STILL CAN

Alpine glaciers are melting at an alarming rate & summer glacier snowsports may become a thing of the past. PlanetSKI reports from the Alps

SKI JUMPING WORLD CUP

The 27th edition of the FIS summer event will happen on 11-12 August in Courchevel with the world's best jumpers and 1000s watching. NEW

WHEN BIKES MEET ALPS

Riding a motorbike in the mountains has much in common with skiing in the mountains. PlanetSKI reports from the tarmac of the Tirol.

MAID IN AUSTRIA

Learning to milk a cow, making pastry for a local dish, sawing logs. Has our chief reporter got what it takes?

WHERE TO SKI IN SUMMER

There's no need to pack it all in for summer with options for skiing and snowboarding to suit every budget. The lowdown:
Winter in the Mountains


HOW SAFE IS YOUR SKI HOLIDAY?

Some ski companies have recently gone out of business & more could follow. Brexit is blamed. NEW & UPDATED

NEW NEXT WINTER

Dozens of new ski flight routes have already been announced for the upcoming season, and BA has just added two more from Manchester. NEW

FREERIDE WORLD TOUR 2018

Riders for next year's competition are named with 42 skiers and snowboarders over four categories. NEW

A GUIDE TO THE SLOPES

'Your Guide to the Mountain' Winter 2017/18 edition has just launched! It's time for some winter holiday inspiration from Crystal Ski.

NEW DOPING CONTROL FOR 2018 OLYMPICS

The International Olympic Committee Executive Board has approved plans for an Independent Testing Authority for Pyeongchang.

SKIMO ON THE UP

Ski mountaineering - racing up then down mountains on skis is heading for the Olympics at the 2020 Youth Games. NEW

FROM TRAY TO BOB

One of Britain's most experienced skeleton athletes has swapped the skeleton for the bobsleigh. NEW

HOW TO GET KIDS ONTO SNOW

It's a big challenge and technology is the answer, the world governing body for skiing and snowboarding is told.

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