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Children are the future

The future of snowsports relies on new, young blood coming in. The International Ski Federation has been addressing the issue and its latest initiative is a report comparing lift ticket prices for kids.

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.

Erna Low heads to Whistler

The UKs oldest tour operator is heading west. It will offer a service for people to create their own holiday including flights and transfers to the top Canadian resort.

Half price ski service

The middle of summer many not be the ideal time to get your skis or snowboard serviced. It is if you want the best prices.

GB racer struggles with funding

24-year old Jai Geyer is in the British alpine ski team but has had to cut back on training due to a lack of cash. He comes from a modest background with limited funding.


Mountain bike safari in The Tirol

The Austrian Tirol has opened up a series of linked rides across its mountains. PlanetSKI reporter, Christian Ferree, took to the saddle for a 3-day journey on the new route.

Images of cool

Are you hot enough in the UK heatwave? It is doing exactly the opposite in Australia as yet more snow falls. It is turning into one of the best winters in recent memory.

Women in ski honoured

Erna Low and Simone Clark from Iglu have been included in a list of the 60 most influential women in the UK travel industry. The list was compiled by the Association of Women Travel Executives.

Summer skiing secrets

It's back! The rolling PlanetSKI blog that may, or may not, be about skiing. Fancy a sauna? Or watching possibly the most boring snowsports video ever?


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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Les 2 Alpes offers summer skiing on the glacier and some steep mountain biking. We catch up with Gilles Vanheule, the Tourist Office Director, to find out why Summer activities in the mountains are becoming more popular.

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