Apr
17

Brief return to winter in Austria

Snow has fallen across some ski resorts in Austria as the temperature fell. Hintertux, Kuhtai, Mayrhofen and Soll are just some of the resorts to have benefitted. Check out the pictures.

Resorts look at growing summer tourism

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

Serious questions over slopestyle safety

The International Olympic Committee says slopestyle may be too dangerous for the Olympics as currently held. The International Ski Federation has hit back. What is not under debate is its popularity.

Two Sochi athletes took drugs

An Austrian cross-country skier and a Polish bobsledder have been found guilty of doping offences at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Nevis Range digs out last lift

The Scottish resort has finally opened the Braveheart lift after the huge snowfalls of this season. It will be open for the Easter holidays.


Day Five, Resort Three

The PlanetSKI Norwegian road trip moves on to Kvitjfell. It has some of the steepest terrain and James Cove and his son, Alex, were lucky enough to hit it with some fresh snow.

How safe are ski helmets?

More and more people wear helmets and sales shot up after the accident of Michael Schumacher. Questions though are being asked about exactly how much protection they offer.

On the road again

The PlanetSKI Norwegian road trip continues as our content editor and his son arrive in Hefjell, near Lillehammer. So what is it that makes Norway special?

Father and son on tour

James (55) and Alex (20) Cove have embarked on a road trip round a few resorts in Norway; Trysil, Hafjell and Kvitfjell. If you think Norway is slightly dull, too expensive and only for families then think again.


Gourmet skiing in Samoens
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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?
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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.

Mountain Drop-offs
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Mountain Drop-offs has been providing transfers from Geneva airport to resorts across the French and Swiss Alps for almost 10 years. It has built its reputation on unrivalled customers service and attention to detail.

Eating local
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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.

Visit the weather page to find weather reports for other regions and resorts.
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  Pitztal - 3cm
  Kitzbuhel - 2cm
  Obergurgl - 2cm
  St Anton Am... - 2cm
  Molltal Glacier - 169cm
  Andermatt - 157cm
  Engelberg-Tit... - 134cm
  Kaunertal - 131cm
  Soelden - 129cm
  Courchevel (-11°)
  Saalbach-Hint... (-4°)
  Les Gets (-3°)
  Avoriaz (-2°)
  Livigno (-2°)
last updated: 2014-04-16 16:30:17



Our latest video snow report comes from Norway where the snow is still falling. Who says the season is over? Not us.

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