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Aug
23

DRUG RAIDS IN AUSTRALIAN SKI RESORTS

18 people were arrested in New South Wales after police raided bars and clubs in Thredbo, Perisher and Jindabyne. NEW

KATIE ORMEROD IS BACK IN WORLD CUP ACTION

She has made her long-awaited return in the snowboard Big Air in New Zealand. She lies second in the qualificiation round. UPDATED


WINTER GETS BIGGER FOR ERNA LOW

The ski specialist to the French Alps has launched its winter season with special offers and five new properties across five resorts. NEW


SNOW POUNDING OZ & NZ

It just keeps on coming down. But there've been avalanches and incidents in both Australia and New Zealand. Check out the latest. UPDATED


SKI CLUB HOLIDAYS REFRESHED

Bucket list destinations, weekend trips and holidays for younger skiers are among the additions to the programme next winter. NEW


WHERE TO SKI IN CANADA

Why head across the pond for a ski holiday? How do you choose where to go? In an in-depth report PlanetSKI looks at skiing in Canada: UPDATED


PLANETSKI'S SKI DEALS: WINTER 19/20

Here to bring you early ski holiday deals and discounts for next season. Book now to take your pick of holidays and save money: ROLLING


AUGUST NEWS IN BRIEF

5 die in mountain lightening strike in ski areas, trailer released for 2019 Warren Miller film + increase pay for some US seasonal workers. ROLLING...


AUGUST SKIING SECRETS

Snow monkeys upsetting Japanese farmers, summer ski exercises, cartoon & caption time + free firewood from avalanche debris. ROLLING...
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GB SKIERS MAKE A SPLASH AT WORLD CHAMPS

First, we brought news that GB's top skiers were competing in a World Championships. Now the results and some fab photos.

ICELAND GLACIER IS NO MORE

People have gathered to mark the demise of the Okjokull glacier. The 700 year old glacier has melted.

SCANDINAVIAN SKIING JUST GOT EASIER

A direct flight from London to a new mountain airport will reduce travel times to the biggest resorts in Sweden & Norway next winter.

HOPFGARTEN: CRYSTAL SKI OFFERS IT NEXT WINTER

The resort is in the mighty SkiWelt area in Austria & PlanetSKI sampled the delights of the area last winter.

LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

We have a first hand account from a snowboarder caught in a huge avalanche near the ski resort of Thredbo in Australia. UPDATED

ROLLER SKIING SET TO RISE IN CHINA

The Chinese Ski Association has formed a new Roller Skiing Development Committee as the sport catches the imagination of the country.

SKIWEEKENDER OPENS BOOKINGS FOR WINTER 19/20

Skiing mightn't be on your mind at the moment but perhaps it should be. Prices & dates released with short break specialist.

KITZBUHEL: MULTI-MILLION EURO UPGRADE TO LIFT

The 35-year-old Fleckalmbahn gondola in the Austrian Tirol resort is getting a major facelift for next winter.
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SUMMER SKIING: NOT ALL BAD NEWS

Tignes closed early as hot weather took its toll on the glacier. But it's not all doom and gloom. Here's a look at the joys of summer skiing.

HOW TO GO SUMMER SKIING

Don't despair. It doesn't have to be over. There are plenty of places to ski this summer for all budgets.

THE ALPINE VILLAGE WITH 1M VISITORS

Imagine an alpine village with just 800 inhabitants that's visited by a million tourists a year. That's Hallstatt in Austria.

10 TIPS FOR TIROL IN THE SUMMER

Hiking, biking, climbing: There's so much to see & do in the Tirol during summer months, outdoor enthusiasts are spoilt for choice.

INGHAMS OFFERS SKIING IN JAPAN

Inghams has new ski resorts in its brochure with an exciting addition to get our jimmies jangling for next winter: Japan.

NEW FOR ESPRIT NEXT WINTER

The family ski holiday specialist is promising more choice, good deals and better services for guests next season.

VIP SKI EXPANDS IN AVORIAZ

With some operators shedding chalets for next season over worries about the future, VIP SKI is building new ones. NEW

LAPLAND THIS WINTER?

Take a winter break with the family to Father Christmas' homeland. 3,4 & 7 night stays with the option for a ski-Santa combo holiday.

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