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19

RESORTS READY FOR SUMMER SKIING

This coming weekend sees two big alpine resorts open for the summer glacier ski season. The snow could just be the best for years. NEW

BEIJING WINTER OLYMPICS: THE VENUES

FIS has started a campaign to introduce the venues and promote interest with the countdown under way to 2022. NEW


RUSSIAN SNOWBOARD CHAMPION SHOT DEAD

Dmitry Koltsov was shot in Los Angeles in a random drive by killing last week. His coach has reacted to the news. UPDATED


SNOWBOARDER AWARDED $2.5m FOR BROKEN LEG

A 25-year old man hit a snowmaking machine in Big Boulder, USA. Fair settlement? PlanetSKI readers seem united in their view. UPDATED


LUXURY OPERATOR AXES SKI CHALETS

Scott Dunn cuts its catered chalets in the Alps at the end of next winter. It's another significant blow to the traditional chalet holiday. UPDATED


LOOK OUT FOR LUCA

Pocket-sized ski racer Luca Westbrook is just 9. But he's already tasted success at the GB and Swiss national championships. NEW


PLANETSKI'S SKI DEALS: WINTER 19/20

Check out all the latest deals for next season as we post the early bird offers for 2019/20. Fancy a bargain? Read on... UPDATED


JUNE'S NEWS IN BRIEF

Workings of Avalanche Institute in Davos, huge US snow levels as seen from space + increase in mountain rescues in Japan. ROLLING...


JUNE'S SKIING SECRETS

Ski company raises almost £2,000 for charity, one way to open bubbles, Snowkidz on video + oxygen in snow reveals ozone levels. ROLLING...
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WHERE 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.

SUMMER SNOW FALLS

It's June but nobody told the weather gods in the Alps and the Pyrenees. It's been snowing!

YOGA FESTIVAL IN VERBIER

Learn from world-renowned yogis at the Inspire Yoga Festival in Verbier, Switzerland this summer.

ALTERRA: WHAT'S NEW THIS SUMMER

14 iconic year round mountain resorts in North America have lots of summer activities & events to entice us over to state-side. NEW

RECORD BREAKING WINTER IN THE USA

The numbers are in, the snow depths have been measured and last season will go down as one of the best ever. UPDATED

LET'S GET KIDS SKIING

The 4th annual event aimed to get kids to try skiing or snowboarding is back this month at venues across England.

SNOW MELT & GREATER DANGERS IN USA

Deep snow lingers on as mountain resorts enter the summer season & activities commence. Debris, flood & wildfire threats persist

MASSIVE SNOW WALLS THROUGH ALPS

After the immense snowfall in the Alps last winter there's been huge clearup efforts. And now, oh no, it's snowed again - in June!
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CULINARY HIKES

Mountain hikes for foodies; Because no good hike in the Tirol is complete without a stop at one of the region's traditional huts.

THE ALPS, NOT JUST FOR WINTER

It's time to start looking to summer. Check out this new company with chalets in the mountains for summer fun.

ON 2 WHEELS IN THE AOSTA

In northern Italy's mountainous Aosta Valley, we look at the upcoming mountain biking events this summer.

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. NEW

WHY HEAD TO NORWAY NEXT SEASON?

Dry powder snow, peace & top views guaranteed. Head somewhere different to the traditional resorts of the Alps next winter. NEW

VIP SKI DOES SUMMER

The mountains and Alps aren't just for skiing and winter breaks. VIP SKI knows this and offers its luxury chalets through summer, too.

PIERRE & VACANCES HAS NEWS

The french self-catering holidays provider is set take school groups next season & launches luxury new residences in mountains NEW

TOP 10 CHALETS IN AUSTRIA

Provided by the UK's leading ski travel agent, Iglu Ski. So, why does Iglu love Austria & where is best for skiing & riding? NEW

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