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French authorities examine leading by Ski Club GB

One of its ski leaders was stopped by police in Val d'Isere this month and has been summoned to appear before legal officials. It follows a French clampdown on ski hosting and a recent court case against a British ski instructor.

Huge rock falls threaten Mont Blanc tunnel

A number of landslides on the Italian side have closed the tunnel. Further slides are predicted though the tunnel has been re-opened.

Talks to resolve Everest dispute

Following the deaths of 16 Sherpas in an avalanche the Sherpas have gone of strike. Government officials, cllimbers and expedtiton companies are meeting with them.

Changes to Paralympic snowboarding

It was seen as a success at Sochi and now improvements are being proposed for 2018. It looks like being more challenging and exciting.

What a way to end the season!

There are plenty of pond skiing contests in ski resorts as the snow melts, but the one in La Clusaz is perhaps the biggest and best of them all. It all takes place this weekend.


End of season in the Hautes-Pyrenees

There have been huge amounts of snow, glorious blue skies and several resorts to ski in. Where better for PlanetSKI to celebrate the season of 2013/14 as it draws to a close?

Resorts look at growing summer tourism

Ski resorts are naïve, too male orientated and they have to work harder to attract mountain bikers. These are some of the claims aired at a UN tourism conference looking at growing the summer market.

The storm chasers

Road trips in Canada are not new. Most companies offer a pre-planned route but one chases the snow in a luxury bus. PlanetSKI hopped aboard.

Skiing secrets

Our occasional blog returns as we report on anything we fancy. It may have something to do with skiing or it may not. Wanna see an avalanche? A massive one!


Gourmet skiing in Samoens
Partner News

The snow is currently good and there are some great offers in the picture-postcard French resort. For the first time the resort is offering special gourmet ski trips.

Rent or buy?
Partner News

More and more skiers and snowboarders are choosing to hire their equipment. Earlier this season we spoke to the rental company, Skimium, in one of its shops in Val d'Isere about the advantages of renting.

The Tirol comes to the Lake District
Partner News

The Austrian province will once again be attending the Keswick Mountain Festival. The Austrian mountaineer, Peter Habeler, will be a guest speaker at the event in May.

Eating local
Partner News

Skiworld has unveiled new menus this winter as it uses local produce where possible. It is more expensive to offer, but tastier and the clients seem to approve.

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last updated: 2014-04-24 16:30:17



The PlanetSKI Easter snow report comes from the Hautes Pyrenees where there's still some awesome skiing.

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