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Apr
22

SKIING TO THE BITTER END

A number of big name resorts close this weekend but there's still a few weeks left in the season if you know where to go... UPDATED

PLANETSKI GOES OFF PISTE IN INNSBRUCK...

It's time to hang up the skis and put on the walking shoes. Our city and ski trip hits the tourist sites of Innsbruck. Eventually. UPDATED


FRESH AVALANCHE WARNINGS

Ski tourers are being urged to be cautous if they plan to head out touring to take advantage of the huge levels of snow still across much of the Alps.


SPRING IS HERE

PlanetSKI is out enjoying some of the best April skiing for many years. The temperatures have shot up as spring takes hold but there's still great skiing to be had. UPDATED


SHERPAS IN VERBIER

Two Nepalese Sherpas with multiple Everest summits under their belts, visit Verbier to hone their skiing skills. NEW


PLANETSKI GOES CHINESE

So, there was our editor walking through the centre of Innsbruck to take his skis back to the hire shop and this happened...


FATHER HITS THE PARK, SON HITS THE POWDER

45-year old Ross Young & his 12-year old son Fynn are in Les2Alpes to sample the other's skiing style. What could possibly go wrong?


APRIL NEWS IN BRIEF

Mountain guides in plea bargain over death of British man in avalanche, rescuer who saved 100s is killed in avalanche + ABTA warns of holiday scams. NEW & UPDATED


APRIL SKIING SECRETS

It's a boy, line dancing in Zermatt, Murphy skiing, cross them knees, snow-pole deep in Kuhtai, + Après ski footwear. NEW & UPDATED
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CITY AND SKI, PART ONE

We love cities & we love ski resorts. Where do they come together in perfect harmony? Innsbruck in the Tirol: PlanetSKI is in town.

CITY AND SKI, PART TWO

We love cities & we love ski resorts. Where do they come together in perfect harmony? Innsbruck in the Tirol. PlanetSKI is in town & on the slopes.

ST ANTON, SUMMER MOUNTAIN RESORT

St Anton closes for winter and skiing this weekend, 22nd April. When the snow melts and the temperature rises, where will you be? NEW

TWO OF THE BEST

Tiny, talented and tipped for the top. PlanetSKI meets Mia Brookes and Kirsty Muir, the freestylers who have what it takes to be the best in the world.

SEASONAIRES FRESH BREXIT WARNINGS

Worries are mounting that British seasonal workers in the Alps could become a thing of the past. An organisation formed to lobby the government is stepping up its campaign.

UNPLUGGED IN ZERMATT

And so the PlanetSKI visit ends, 3 days of wonderful music and fabulous skiing in our favourite resort. Life really doesn't get much better.

SKI TOURING: JUST AN UPHILL SLOG?

No. There is far more to it, especially if it means skiing down the north face of the mighty Bellecote at 3417m. PlanetSKI skins up.

HAVE YOU GOT A HEAD FOR HEIGHTS?

You'll need one at the Pic du Midi if you venture out on to its glass based Pontoon in the Sky.
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MOUNTAIN KIDS
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Crystal Ski childcare takes a fresh turn for next winter; introducing the Beanie Bear Club for kids NEW

GREAT RESORTS FOR NON-SKIERS
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Here's something different: Where is good to not ski - and a unique chalet you'll have to act on quick to bag for next season: NEW

DECATHLON SKI TESTS
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It's not just value ski gear that Decathlon is developing; it has skis & touring equipment for next season & we've been seeing what they're like.

ALPENGLOW
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An agency specialising in catered ski chalet holidays NEW

SKI, SPA & SUN IN AX
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In the rugged Pyrenees the French town of Ax-les-Thermes and the 3 Domaines ski area offer a charming alternative to the glitzier versions in the Alps.

A HIKER'S PARADISE
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Alpbachtal in the Tirol has gorge walks, black hikes and easy going trails to tempt any kind of walker this summer. NEW

Z CARD
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What is this card? Well, essentially a pocket-sized guide by Ski Total on how you can save bucks skiing next season.

HOW VERY BRITISH
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Les Arcs holds its second annual celebration of all things British and one of GB's most famous snowsports stars (and PlanetSKI) are invited along.

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