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SUMMER GLACIER SESSIONS

If there's a year to enjoy the snow all the way through, then this is it. PlanetSKI reports on current summer glacier skiing in Europe. UPDATED

EUROSTAR SKI TRAIN TICKETS ON SALE

The numbers remain small but more skiers and snowboarders are heading to the mountains by train. We have details of the timetable for next winter. NEW


SKI BIG AIR AMONG NEW EVENTS AT BEIJING 2022

It's one of five new ski and snowboard disciplines to be included at the next Winter Games, but there's no place for Telemark skiing. UPDATED


MY SUMMER SKI CAMP: PART TWO

GB's young freestyle skier heads up the hill to be coached by skiing royalty. Read Kirsty Muir's latest account from Whistler, written exclusively for PlanetSKI. NEW


BREXIT THREAT TO SEASONAIRES CONTINUES

The White Paper on Brexit fails to tackle the fate of seasonal workers in the EU. That's according to an organisation representing ski travel operators & ABTA. NEW


CRYSTAL SKI HEADS TO FINLAND

The resort of Suomo in Finland is new to Crystal Ski's Winter 18/19 portfolio...and to us, So what's it like? NEW


CALM CONDITIONS & CRYSTAL SKIES

Australia & New Zealand have got off to a cracking start. The best in recent years, which is good news as PlanetSKI is heading there next month. UPDATED


JULY NEWS IN BRIEF

Huge fire destoys Tignes gondola, USA's 1st solar powered ski resort, Mt Blanc is closed, death in Perisher + IOC claims 2026 on track. NEW & UPDATED


JULY SKIING SECRETS

Will China save skiing? Iceberg towers over village, would you like to pull your own? Butterflies migrate over Mt Hood. NEW & UPDATED
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K2: ROUND TWO

The mission to summit & ski the world's 2nd highest peak, known as the savage mountain, abandoned last year is alive again.

THE ULTIMATE MOUNTAIN CITY?

Innsbruck is the best of both - alpine & urban, magical mountain scenery and traditional Tirolean charm. It's a top summer destination. NEW

FLY SOUTH FOR SUMMER

Have you considered skiing during our summer and skipping down to the Southern Hemisphere? Here's where, when and why you should...

SKIING IN SOUTH AMERICA

It's all about the adventure and with the snow arriving it's all getting going down there in the Southern Hem - Argentina, Chile anybody? NEW

SURF TO SKI

Where in the world can we do both of these sports, in a day, for the most perfect soujorn of snow and sea. Riders, here's where: NEW

WHY EVERY SKIER SHOULD WATERSKI

It's summer and, as she does every year, our chief reporter has swapped snow for water. Here's her (updated) account of why you should too.

MY SUMMER SKI CAMP: PART ONE

Young freestyle skier Kirsty Muir has arrived in Canada for a training camp at Whistler. She's keeping a diary for PlanetSKI.

007 CENTRE OPENS IN SOELDEN

As the James Bond actress Naomie Harris opens the new 007 centre in the Tirol we look at the legacy of Bond in the Alps.
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DRY SKI SLOPE SAVED

One of the UK's oldest dry ski slopes has been saved from closure after plans for a housing development were withdrawn.

TOP WOMEN SKIERS EARN MORE THAN MEN

Gender pay gap? Not in ski racing. The top 18 female alpine racers all earned more than their male counterparts last winter.

BECOME A SKI CLUB LEADER - FOR FREE

The Ski Club of Great Britain has announced a Young Leader Award, giving the under-25s a chance to win a free place on its leaders' training course in the Alps this winter.

CRYSTAL SKI HEADS TO GERMANY

The UK's largest ski tour operator is offering Garmisch Partenkirchen in the Bavarian Alps. So, what's it like?

WILL OLYMPICS COME TO EUROPE AGAIN?

As the voters in Switzerland reject a bid for the 2026 Games in Sion it seems very unlikely any time soon. Significant reforms are neeeded to the bidding process.

FUNDING UP FOR GB ATHLETES

British ski and snowboard athletes are set to benefit from a big boost in funding ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022.

ANDORRA TRIES TO REASSURE

The Grandvalira area is set to split up in May 2019 but it's being emphasised that it's business as usual for next winter. Fine, but what about the future?

MYSTERY OF DEAD SKIER: WHO WAS MR M?

It's baffled Italian police for a decade. Now they're getting closer to identifying human remains thought to have lain undiscovered in a glacier for 50 years.

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