Avalanches on Everest

They were triggered by the earthquake in Nepal and have hit Base Camp and climbing teams on the mountain. 18 are reported dead with more injured.

Closing Time

Dozens of big name resorts end their season this weekend as heavy snow falls in parts of Austria. A few glacier areas are open into May and beyond. PlanetSKI reports as the season draws to a close.

Jamie Nicholls creates new Snow Centre stunt

On Monday morning the Olympic snowboarder will film another video. His last one went viral and PlanetSKI will be watching proceedings on Monday.

High mountain areas warming faster that first thought

A new survey warns of melting glaciers, water shortages, changes to vegetation and accelerated global warming. Further research is called for.

Inquest into death of 7-year old in Flaine

The British boy, Carwyn Rhys Scott Howell, fell over a cliff in the French resort after getting separated from his parents on the last day of their Easter ski holiday.

Vail Resorts sees drop in visitors

The US resort operator says numbers were down 2.8% last season but many areas of its revenue were up.

$20,000 needed for medical bills

The family of the freeskier, Jamie Crane-Mauzy, needs more money to pay medical bills. She is in a coma after an accident at the AFP World Tour.

Drug testing in snowsports

As the season ends testing continues to root out the drug cheats. It is part of an on going battle against doping in skiing and snowboarding.

GB athletes claim success

It was a busy winter for the GB snowsport athletes and here we look back at the winter of 2014/15. It represents a solid move forward in many disciplines & springboard for further success.

Skiing secrets

Our occasional and random blog returns. So if you ski for 99 days a season and visit 58 resorts where exactly do you go? And how about skiing down this?

Skiing on a budget

Is it possible to ski the slopes of Les Trois Vallees without breaking the bank? Yes, it is easy. PlanetSKI has just been in the largest linked ski area in the world.

Best & worst moments for GB athletes

The GB riders have been sharing their highs and lows of the past winter season with PlanetSKI.

Mountain biking in Les2Alpes

The French resort is a mountain bike mecca and one of the most established mountain bike destinations in Europe. Last summer 34,057 mountain bikers hit its trails.

Bikini skiing world record

1800 people braved the elements to turn out in their swimwear at Sheregesh in Russia. Check out the pictures and video!

Two Lake Tahoe ski areas plan link up

Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley want to build a connecting gondola. Are resorts in North America finally copying the European model and linking up?

Making new ski friends

Skiing and snowboarding is a passion, but what do you do when your old ski buddies are nowhere to be seen?

Best & Worst moments of the season

As the season of 2014/15 draws to a close it is time to hear the highs and lows from our readers, reporters and friends across the snowsports world.

It is not over yet!
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The short break specialist, Skiweekends, lists 12 reasons to take one more ski weekend. Late season conditions are some of the best in recent years.

Summer in the Tirol
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Last summer there was a 4.9% rise in British visitors to the Austrian Tirol in the summer months. Are the British finally discovering the joys of summer in the Alps?

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?

Val Thorens steps it up for Spring
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The high-altitude French resort has plenty of action left on its slopes. It closes in over a month with a host of events on offer.

Skiing in Turkey
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Snowsports are not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Turkey. Lee Townend from Snoworks has recently taken an adventure trip to the country.

Ski courses in Cervinia
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The Warren Smith Ski Academy is expanding its range of courses in the Italian resort. It has new Spring courses and dates have been released for its summer offerings.

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