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SKIING CONTINUES IN USA

Resorts in the USA are re-opening for Memorial Day this weekend as others continue into June. PlanetSKI reports as yet more fresh snow falls. UPDATED

BOY HIT WITH SKI POLE SUFFERS BRAIN INJURY

The 13-year-old had emergency brain surgery after being poked in the head with a ski pole while skiing in Canada. Police are appealing for witnesses. NEW


ANOTHER SKI SEASON BECKONS

Winter 2019 is just about to kick off in the Southern Hemisphere. Snow cannons are on & lift passes on sale.


GB SKIER BECOMES INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALLER

Freestyle skier Anna Vincenti has swapped her skis for football boots. She's just been selected to play for the Malta national team. NEW


CHAMONIX IN THE SUMMER

Fancy a summer trip to the mountains? Chamonix offers it all - adventures, adrenalin, activities, history & much more besides. NEW


CUSTOMISE YOUR BOOTS - WALKING BOOTS

Ski boots can be moulded to fit. Now the technology is being used for walking boots. PlanetSKI tries them for size. NEW


PLANETSKI'S SKI DEALS: WINTER 19/20

Our buds organising holidays are looking ahead to next winter & have early booking discounts to get us thinking ahead too: UPDATED


MAY NEWS IN BRIEF

World Snow Day video is out, record skier numbers for Utah, EasyJet losses mount + skiing continues in USA. ROLLING...


MAY SKIING SECRETS

Electricity harnessed from snow, frozen sperm preserved from ski accident victim + heading home after winter. ROLLING...
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WHERE TO SKI IN SUMMER

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

EVEREST TRAFFIC JAM BLAMED FOR DEATHS

At least two climbers may have died on Everest because they were stuck in a huge traffic jam. Seven have died this week. UPDATED

GB ALPINE TEAM NAMED

The skiers who will make up Britain's squads for World Cup, Europa Cup and FIS competitions next season have been announced. So who's in? NEW

HOP ON AN E-BIKE

It's mainstream in the mountains, with huge numbers of people using its extra power. PlanetSKI gets back in the e-saddle.

VERBIER E-BIKE FESTIVAL

It's claiming to be the world's biggest 100% e-bike event and even beginners can take part. So why not?

FOOD, WINE & TOURS IN VALLE D'AOSTA

Wine, food and biking in the Aosta Valley. Here's a run through of events covering 3 summer essentials.

EURO SKI PASS GOES ON SALE

Almost 100 ski areas are part of Snowpass, the first European-wide season lift pass introduced for next winter. It's on sale now.

LOOK AFTER YOUR SKI KIT THIS SUMMER

Winter's just about done so here's another chance to read our advice to ensure your kit is in tip-top condition come next winter.
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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

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

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.

CANADA: THE PLACE TO SKI IN 2020

4 big tour operator and agent friends of ours have big discounts for booking Canada ski holidays now for next winter.

INGHAMS LOOKS AHEAD

Launching into next year's ski season already, Inghams tells PlanetSKI what's news for next winter after guest feedback.

WHY ASPEN?

Five reasons to get booking your trip to Aspen Snowmass for 2019/20, plus a look to PlanetSKI's experience of the four mountains.

CRYSTALSKI'S TIPS FOR CANADA

Early bookings to ski in the Canadian Rockies have opened. It's a bucket list destination combining sightseeing and skiing.

SKIWEEKENDER'S HOME BASE

For skiing in La Clusaz and Le Grand Bornand. It's the perfect spot for a ski weekend & the company's pioneering property.

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