Mar
30

Further snow in the Alps

Heavy snow is falling in parts of France and Switzerland at altitude. There has also been some snow in Austria from where we send our latest PlanetSKI video snow report.

FWT ends in style

The Freeride World Tour ended with the Verbier Xtreme on Saturday. The winners were crowned and the riding went up a gear as Aurelien Ducroz became the only person to have won 4 times. PlanetSKI reports from Verbier.


Biggest ski area in US set to go ahead

Planning permission has been given for Park City and Canyons in Utah to be linked by a new chairlift. It will make it the largest ski area in the USA.


Easter awaits

It is not too late to get away to the mountains for Easter. With the event falling early there should be some great conditions and we have details of a few bargains.


Davos delivers

The PlanetSKI content editor has just had one of his best days of the season. Not in the steeps or powder of St Anton, Verbier, Chamonix or Zermatt. Rather the cruisy pistes of Davos.


Laughing Out Loud

The laughter is still echoing around the mountains of the Austrian Tirol - but sadly, only for one more night. The Altitude Festival in Mayrhofen reaches its climax.


More US resorts close after poor season

The resorts in question are over on the west coast and it follows one of the worst winters in recent memory.


Thirty Seconds To Mars close Ischgl

The US group will play the end of season concert in the resort in the Tirol. The band follow in a long line of international stars.


Going 9 to 5

Vail in Colorado is adjusting its lift schedule as the winter ski season draws to a close. It means more time on the slopes.


A Birds Eye view

The Xtreme Verbier is one of the most spectacular snowsports events as the best freeriders in the world battle it out. PlanetSKI had the best seat in the house.

Swiss reclaim The Matterhorn

The mountain was first climbed 150 years ago this year. In the commemoration events the role of the Swiss mountain guides is being placed centre stage.

Skiing in Turkey

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.

Light snow in the Alps with more forecast

With Easter approaching there are some good conditions at altitude in the Alps. There has been more snow further north in Norway and some in the Pyrenees.

Postcard from Pitztal

The end of the season can provide some of the best conditions of the winter, but you need altitude to be sure. PlanetSKI reports from Pitztal in Austria.

Snowball fighting as a sport

The French resort of Avoriaz is introducing organised snowball fighting as a sport. But is it sport, just a bit of fun or a dull PR stunt?


Spring skiing in Les 2 Alpes
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The French resort is one of the best resorts for a Spring break, with skiing up to 3,600m and plenty of activities all the way through to the end of the winter season.

Biggest ski pass in world goes on sale
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The 2015/16 Epic Pass from Vail Resorts is now available with some healthy discounts and early booking prices.

How do I get my kids into skiing?
Partner News

Good question. Very good question. We answer it with the assistance of Julian Griffiths, the founder and director of the ski school, European Snowsport, that operates in Switzerland.

Val Thorens focuses on adrenalin
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The highest resort in the Alps is emphasising what it does best - action sports. And we are not just talking about skiing and snowboarding.

Summer skiing in the southern hemisphere
Partner News

The Alps is currently having its best conditions of the season, but that does not mean we are not thinking ahead. One of our partners, Snoworks, has released details of its summer trips to Chile and New Zealand.

April ski courses in Cervinia
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The Warren Smith Ski Academy will be running its 5-day courses throughout April in the Italian resort. There is currently great snow and increased demand.

Skiing in Slovakia
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If you want to try somewhere different this winter then read on. The area appeals to the somewhat unlikely bedfellows of families and freeriders. PlanetSKI is visiting this week.

Skiing in Norway
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The Scandinavian country has seen a steady increase in visitors in recent years; people who want an alternative to the Alps. PlanetSKI reports from the snowfields of Norway.

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