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PLANETSKI GOES SKI TESTING

We're in Ischgl with the team from Ellis Brigham testing skis for next season. It's a hard job but someone has to do it. NEW & UPDATED


OPTING FOR SKI HIRE

Leaving her all time favourites at home, Sarah Vizard enjoys travelling light and uses ski hire for the first time in years.


HERO MASTER - THE FIRST SMART SKI

Ski manufacturer Rossignol and electronics company PIQ introduce the first smart-ski displaying real-time analytics. NEW


SKI BOOT AGONY

What do you do when you simply can't find a pair of boots that fit? Ski boots - the ultimate pain. PlanetSKI reporter Katie Bamber sought help from Profeet in West London.


BUY YOUR KIT IN BRITAIN & SAVE £s

For the first time in years ski and snowboard gear is cheaper in the UK than in Europe, with savings of up to 25 per cent. No wonder we're being urged to buy before we go.


GUIDED BY MOBILE ANGELS

A Lithuanian software company has launched a new app, SKADI, that creates a personalised itinerary of a ski resort tailored to different levels of skier and snowboarder. NEW


SKI HELMETS: THE ANSWERS YOU NEED

The vast majority of people now wear a helmet. But how much protection do they offer? Should they be compulsory? Do insurance policies insist upon them?


NEW SEASON, NEW SKIS

The rental shop, Intersport, let PlanetSKI pick some new season models to play on in the French Alps. And you can do the same this winter.


RENT OR BUY?

For many it is a no-brainer when it comes to skis. Rent. And you even get the chance to become a ski tester as you have the option to change them as many times as you like with Intersport. PlanetSKI reports.


ALDI IN THE ALPS

We take Aldi's low-cost ski gear to the Alps to be tested. But how does it go down in the glamorous resort of Val d'Isère where people are more likely to be in Arcteryx than Aldi?


KITTED OUT FOR UNDER £60

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has launched its winter 2016/17 range of 'super ski essentials', and for bargain prices.


bagSOLO

Bring your own skis on holiday without carting them to and fro. bagSOLO does the leg work to bring your equipment to resort before you arrive. NEW




RENT OR BUY?

ALDI IN THE ALPS

KITTED OUT FOR UNDER £60

bagSOLO

STRETCH NOW - SKI BETTER LATER

HOW SAFE ARE SKI HELMETS?

Atomic launch new touring ski

Woolen hat that doubles as ski helmet







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Playboy back on board (Thursday December 3, 2015)
Quality at a price (Thursday December 3, 2015)
Aldi ski gear set to go on sale (Wednesday December 2, 2015)
The Big Ski Test (Saturday November 21, 2015)
Further calls for helmets to be compulsory (Wednesday October 14, 2015)
Resorts ban drones (Tuesday October 13, 2015)
Getting the gear (Sunday September 20, 2015)
Skiing with a drone camera (Saturday August 1, 2015)
Waxing time (Tuesday May 12, 2015)
Skiers with diabetes warned (Saturday April 18, 2015)
Avalanche transceiver recalled (Saturday April 4, 2015)
Bargains galore! (Sunday March 15, 2015)
Questions raised over safety of wide skis (Monday February 16, 2015)
And the winners are... (Friday January 30, 2015)
Some ABS airbags unsafe (Tuesday January 13, 2015)
89% of skiers in Switzerland wear a helmet (Wednesday December 31, 2014)
The Ellis-Brigham ski tests (Tuesday December 23, 2014)
ALDI sells skiwear (Friday December 5, 2014)
Fancy testing some skis? (Thursday November 20, 2014)
Fed up with carting your skis around? (Monday November 17, 2014)
Boot sales surge (Wednesday November 5, 2014)
New ski app released by Crystal (Wednesday October 29, 2014)
PlanetSKI tests new avalanche airbag (Friday October 17, 2014)
Google glass app for skiers (Monday October 13, 2014)
Ski racers to wear airbag vests (Monday October 13, 2014)
Half price ski service (Monday July 21, 2014)
Snowboard sells for $31,313.13 (Thursday July 10, 2014)
Which skis are the best? (Thursday May 8, 2014)
How safe are ski helmets? (Friday April 11, 2014)
Rent or buy? (Thursday April 10, 2014)
BASS e-books go live (Saturday March 15, 2014)
Powder skis (Saturday February 15, 2014)
Ski Republic expands in Switzerland (Thursday January 30, 2014)
Want to hire a sports camera? (Wednesday January 22, 2014)
The attractions of renting (Friday January 17, 2014)
The great helmet debate (Friday January 10, 2014)
New knee brace for ski racers (Saturday December 28, 2013)
Renting and testing (Sunday December 22, 2013)
Now Aldi does skiwear (Wednesday December 4, 2013)
Rent or buy? (Thursday November 28, 2013)
The backpack with solar panels (Tuesday November 19, 2013)
Fancy being a ski tester? (Sunday November 17, 2013)
What to wear this season (Tuesday November 12, 2013)
Out with the old (Tuesday October 15, 2013)
Want to ski in Reading this weekend? (Saturday September 28, 2013)
What does your ski clothing say about you? (Tuesday September 17, 2013)
Balance is the key to skiing (Sunday September 1, 2013)
Ski jacket becomes holy relic (Sunday July 7, 2013)
Minutes left to bid for Lindsey Vonn cat suit (Monday June 24, 2013)
What your DIN setting says about you (Thursday May 9, 2013)
New airbag for UK (Wednesday May 8, 2013)
Atomic recycles its ski waste (Tuesday April 23, 2013)
New App to plan 3Valleys ski route (Tuesday February 19, 2013)
What your DIN setting says about you (Friday February 8, 2013)
Saving the life of a child (Saturday February 2, 2013)
Rental is best (Saturday February 2, 2013)
Iglu goes mobile (Saturday January 19, 2013)
New Skiplex slope opens in UK (Monday January 14, 2013)
Renting ski equipment (Sunday January 6, 2013)
Helmets compulsory in Canadian ski area (Sunday January 6, 2013)
Tirol launches emergency App (Thursday December 13, 2012)
Muppets on a snowboard (Saturday December 1, 2012)
Helmet debate hots up (Wednesday November 14, 2012)
The £1000 ski jacket (Monday November 12, 2012)
New ski app (Monday November 12, 2012)
Insurance company insists on helmets (Thursday November 8, 2012)
Rolling Stones on skis (Friday November 2, 2012)
Triumph or turkey? (Thursday October 25, 2012)
How much protection do helmets offer? (Wednesday October 24, 2012)
Saving money with ski hire (Friday October 19, 2012)
Head injuries rise despite greater helmet use (Thursday October 11, 2012)
Breakthrough or gimmick? (Friday October 5, 2012)
Sheep storm St Anton sports shop (Tuesday September 25, 2012)
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3G connection for Everest (Sunday August 26, 2012)
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