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Oct
17

LES2ALPES CANCELS GLACIER OPENING FOR SECOND YEAR

The French resort has been forced to delay its planned October opening for the second successive year because of high temperatures and lack of snow. NEW

AWARD FOR MENNA & JEN

Britain's most decorated Winter Paralympians, the visually-impared skier Menna Fitzpatrick and her guide Jennifer Kehoe, have picked up another gong. NEW


FRESH SNOW IN PYRENEES

The first dustings have been falling, the seasons are changing with some resorts opening up their glacier ski areas. PlanetSKI reports. NEW & UPDATED


FIRST NON-GLACIER RESORT IN ALPS OPENS FOR SKIING

It's Kitzbuhel in the Austrian Tirol & is thanks to some intensive snow-farming over the summer. So, what's it like & why bother? UPDATED


IT'S LOOKING LIKE WINTER IN THE STATES

Heavy snow was followed by sunshine as the first ski area in the USA opened at the weekend. Now it's arrived at the east coast. UPDATED


SKI IN STYLE

Inghams puts down its 'fab 5' fashionable ski resorts for those wanting to ski in style this winter. NEW


SKI HOLIDAY DEALS SNOWING DOWN

The snow train's-a coming and here we update our rolling article with the best ski offers out there for you so you need not look any further... UPDATED


OCTOBER NEWS IN BRIEF

British blind man summits Europe's highest peak, GB's most decorated Winter Olympian retires + warning about disruption to Eurostar trains. NEW & UPDATED


OCTOBER SKIING SECRETS

What the Queen of snowboard halfpipe has just done, volunteer sought to interview World Cup skiers, feeling the winter warmth, crossing the road in Vietnam + good luck mate. NEW & UPDATED
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RISING PRICES IN SKI RESORTS

In-resort prices have risen by up to 13% in Europe. A new survey makes grim reading for cash conscious skiers, but there is hope.

LINDSEY VONN TO RETIRE

The Queen of Speed has announced that she'll hang up her racing skis at the end of the coming season.

ROCKET RYDING ON A MISSION

GB's top ski racer Dave Ryding says it's time to get back on the podium. In a frank interview with PlanetSKI he says last winter was 'tough' but his hopes are high for the season ahead.

FURTHER BLOW FOR 2026 WINTER OLYMPICS

Stockholm's bid is now in doubt as political support is not given in Sweden. Only 3 candidates are in the race and all have serious doubts over them.

NEW RESEARCH INTO UK SKI MARKET

A major study into the behaviour and views of skiers and snowboarders has concluded that there's much to be positive about despite economic and political uncertainty.

RIGHT ROUND THE CLOCK

Les Menuires launches a new event to celebrate the opening of the season - The Les Menuires 24 Hours.

CAIRNGORM IN CRISIS?

Weeks before the ski season, the railway that transports skiers and snowboarders to the top of the Scottish mountain has been closed indefinitely.

DO YOU WANT TO BE A BETTER SKIER?

Help is on hand and it's all happening in the UK this autumn. The Warren Smith Ski Academy Technique Lab is going on its annual tour.
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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.

SELF-CATERING: THE FUTURE OF SKI HOLIDAYS?
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Pierre & Vacances, the leading provider of self-catered chalets across Europe, advises on how to be savvy with self-catering.

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.

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.

WINTER OPENING EVENTS
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The long wait for the winter season is soon over - check out all the events, concerts and parties that the Tirol’s prime resorts are putting on.

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

5 WAYS TO SAVE ON SKI HOLIDAYS
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Hesitant holidaymakers unsure of whether to ski this year, take this advice on how to save on ski trips.

SKI TOURING IN ICELAND
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From the mountains to the sea - check this backcountry trip for experienced off-pisters that lasts 6 days through the most epic of environments.

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