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Sep
22

TIME FOR CHANGE AT BSS

The UK governing body for snowsports has big plans for the future, as its new head tells PlanetSKI. NEW

WINTER IS GETTING CLOSER

How do we know? The cows are coming down from their high alpine pastures in Europe and the cannons are being switched on in the USA. NEW


BUMPER SNOW IN AUSTRALIA AS RECORDS BROKEN

It's been the best snowfall in 14 years which is rather good as PlanetSKI has chosen this year to visit. So, what's the snow & skiing like in Oz in its epic winter?


30 DAYS OF SNOWSPORT

A month-long effort to get people to try snowsports for the first time - or simply get their ski legs back before the season - is about to begin. NEW


A FRESH GIFT FROM THE SNOW GODS

As the season draws to a close in New Zealand, Mother Nature ends it with a massive snow bomb. PlanetSKI reports from Down Under. UPDATED


EUROPEAN GAY SKI WEEK HEADS FOR LES ARCS

The roaming LGBT winter sports and music festival will be held in the French resort in March 2019 & booking is now open. NEW


SNOG, MARRY, AVOID

So which resorts would you chose for these three pastimes? And why? NEW


SEPTEMBER NEWS IN BRIEF

World Snow Day is coming, big increase in Swiss Alps deaths, British backcountry event comes to Edinburgh + IOC checks up on Beijing 2022. NEW & UPDATED


SEPTEMBER SKIING SECRETS

Keeping safe on the slopes? T-bar boomerang effect, Liverpool FC teams up with Verbier + NZ mountains from the air. NEW & UPDATED
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SWISS SNOW DECREASES SHARPLY

A new study paints a depressing picture. It comes as skier numbers fall in Switzerland and ski schools report a reduction in the numbers of learners.

INVESTIGATION INTO ANOTHER CABLE CAR ACCIDENT

This time it's the Zugspitzbahn in Germany that is involved in a crash. It follows a fire at the the main lift to the Grands Montets in Chamonix.

HOW WILL LAST WINTER IMPACT NEXT SEASON?

Huge amounts of snow in Europe helped the UK ski industry to a successful season after a poor start, according to one of the leading operators.

AND SO IT ENDS: OUR SUMMER SKIING IN NZ

Seems we've saved the best till last as the PlanetSKI RV trip in the South Island in New Zealand comes to an end. Last stop: Mt Hutt.

TROUBLE DEEPENS FOR 2026 OLYMPICS

The Italian joint bid has descended into bitter rivalry & appears to be over. It follows the withdrawl of Japan in Sapporo earlier this week. PlanetSKI reports. UPDATED

CAP ON MONT BLANC CLIMBERS NEXT SUMMER

Only 214 people per day will be allowed on the mountain next summer following over-crowding and safety fears. PlanetSKI reports.

SKI MILEAGE

Where to get the most miles for your buck as Skiworld comes up with a novel ski-equation.

SEASON CUT SHORT IN SOUTH AMERICA

It's been a rough season in the Andes. Now, lack of snow and unusual weather means big resorts have closed early.
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SKI HOLIDAY DEALS SNOWING DOWN
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Here we start what's going to be a long, rolling piece with the best ski offers out there we've found for you early bird bookers. UPDATED

THE TIROL'S WINTER ADDITIONS
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The big resorts of the famous Austrian ski state has new lifts, hotels and flights to get you riding faster, further, more often and in comfort. NEW

AUSTRIA'S NEWS FOR NEXT SEASON
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Five hot Austrian ski destinations with news to share this coming season; Check out what's new for winter. NEW

BEST VALUE SKI RESORTS
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Where the price of a beer doesn't break the bank and you don't start the holiday cringing at the prospect of all the added extras.

EPIC DREAM JOB
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Get paid $10,000 to ski for 2 months in 18 resorts in 7 countries on 3 continents. One lucky soul will have the winter of a lifetime.

GO ALL OUT THIS WINTER
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SNO not only has a huge catalogue of luxury accommodation but has also collected the best brand new, high-end hotels opening this winter.

ERNA LOW TO FOCUS ON FRANCE
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One of the oldest ski holiday companies in the UK is to change its focus for next season and rebrand itself as The Ski Specialist to the French Alps.

THE JAMES BOND HOLIDAY
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