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Oct
18

SHOULD RESORTS END SNOWMAKING?

That's the wish of an organisation called Responsible Travel. But do the facts back the environmental desire? NEW

PEOPLE IN TIROL REJECT 2026 OLYMPIC BID

Sunday's referendum result shows that the people do not want the Winter Games. It is a significant blow to the Olympic movement. UPDATED


WINTER 'OLYMPIC TRUCE' PLAN

The United Nations will next month be asked to sign an Olympic Truce to ensure the PyeongChang games are safe. NEW


HOW TO SKI YOUR FIRST BLACK RUN SAFELY

A black run can be daunting. But it's nothing to be afraid of - it's something to conquer and the perfect opportunity to develop your skiing. NEW


RESORT PRICES HEAD DOWNHILL FOR 17/18

The 11th annual Post Office Ski Resort Report is out and claims prices are going down after the rises of last season.


INSURANCE PREMIUMS SET TO RISE

That's the warning from snowsports insurance specialist, MPI brokers. Poor snow, increasing claims & a fall in sterling are blamed. NEW


OFF-PISTE IN THE WORLD'S FRIENDLIEST PLACE

Where? Iran. The Lonely Planet guide says it could be friendliest nation on earth and Snoworks is hitting the backcountry. NEW


OCTOBER NEWS IN BRIEF

Cairngorm ski slope plans on hold, Pyeongchang ticket sales remain poor + Airbnb expands in the mountains. NEW & UPDATED


OCTOBER SKIING SECRETS

Bear watching! Training with Team GB's Aimee Fuller, Swiss apres ski train, keep it CAPITAL + admiring perseverance. NEW & UPDATED
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SCAM CHALET WEBSITES ALERT

Skiers & snowboarders are being warned to be on the lookout for fake ski chalet websites selling non-existent holidays. PlanetSKI investigates.

RAIL TICKETS TO THE ALPS ON SALE

Winter train tickets to ski resorts went on sale on Thursday 12th October, 2017 from 5am.

SKIING STARTS IN USA

Arapahoe Basin in Colorado has opened. Thousands have been out making their first turns of the winter. Check out the videos & images. UPDATED

PLANETSKI VISITS PERISHER IN AUSTRALIA

We check the resort of Perisher after an incredible season of snow and extended skiing. So, what's skiing like Down Under?

AUTUMNAL COLOURS IN THE MOUNTAINS

There are some amazing colours in ski resorts across USA & Canada as the leaves turn & snow falls. Checkout our photogallery.

SNOWFACTORY FOR SCOTLAND?

CairnGorm applies to install new snow-making technology that works in warm temps. It's the second Scottish resort to look at one. NEW

SNOWTOBER!

Ski resorts in the US and Canada got a big dump of the white stuff as October gets under way. It's looking good. UPDATED

WHERE TO SKI THIS AUTUMN

The first resorts open in Scandinavia & more resorts have opened in the Alps. See where to ski early around the world. UPDATED
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WHAT'S NEW IN THE TIROL
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New ways to get there, fresh things to do & Ski Club guided trips; Austria's ski area continues to step it up with winter in sight. NEW

WANT TO BECOME A BETTER SKIER?
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Warren Smith & his Academy team are back on tour at Ellis Brigham stores from 13-25 October with technique talks & assesments. NEW

NEW SWISS SKI PASSES
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Switzerland appears to be following the North America model with discounted season passes and new joint lift passes.

'REFINE & INDULGE' SAY VIP SKI
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Go on then... Your attention foodies and wine lovers: Customise your chalet stay with VIP SKI to get extras & a holiday exactly your taste. NEW

CATCH FWT IN CANADA
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Backcountry skiing in British Columbia and Freeride World Tour entertainment - what more for a ski holiday this winter? NEW

THE ULTIMATE CITY & SKI BREAK
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The capitol of the Tirol, Innsbruck, may not be the most obvious place for a ski holiday. Wrong. City + Ski = Perfection.

SKI HOSTING IS BACK
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Inghams is re-introducing it in parts of Italy next winter. It remains outlawed in France as a legal case crawls its way through the courts.

ON THE SLOPES OF IRAN
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Mountain Heaven reveals what's new this season, including a ski tour in the resorts around Tehran; quiet, uncrowded, a unique opportunity.

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