Austria Eases Border Rules for Some People from UK on Monday

Austria removes the UK from its so-called ‘virus variant list’ on Monday. Triple jabbed skiers and snowboarders are now allowed to enter without the need for a test. It has been widely welcomed by the Austrian ski resorts and those eligible wanting to head to Austria. UPDATED


Ski Deals for Holidays in 2022 and Winter 2023

As France is finally back on the Go-list for Brits, Crystal Ski Holidays offers discounted last-minute French breaks for those wanting to get to the pistes. Or, book ahead with Inghams Ski for winter 2022/23. See full listings of the latest ski deals here. UPDATED


PlanetSKI Reports from the Ski Slopes of Austria

We have been in Zell am See, Saalbach and Kaprun. Experiencing skiing under the Covid rules and enjoying some fresh powder on empty New Year slopes. Has it been worth it? You bet!

Inghams Sings the Praises of Andorra

The principality in the Pyrenees is a great alternative to the Alps for your next winter holiday according to the UK tour operator.

VIP SKI Optimistic as France Welcomes Back People from the UK

Many people are now eager to return to the slopes of France as the border opens up from today. However pressure on options is mounting. NEW

Isère Pilots Marked Trails For Ski Touring

The French region is trialling 33 signed and secured ski touring routes in 12 ski areas this winter.  The idea is to make touring more accessible and safe as it continues to grow in popularity.

A Greener Way to Get to the Alps

World attention is on the COP26 summit and how we can tackle the climate situation. Skiers wanting to head to France are being advised that train travel is perhaps better for the planet.

Time to Ski in Norway?

With the realistic prospect of post-pandemic skiing this winter many are looking to take a bucket list trip or ski somewhere entirely different. Perhaps Norway is worth a look. We think so.

Ikon Pass Offers Customised Travel Service

For the first time this winter, holders of the Ikon Pass can book every part of their trip across the Ikon Pass ski resorts.

Crystal Ski Offers Help to Get People Back to the Slopes

The UK’s largest ski operator has created a special  information hub to help people navigate through all the details about getting to the slopes with all the various Covid-19 rules and regulations.

How About Heading to Jackson Hole this Winter?

The iconic US resort is due to open at the end of November in time for the Thanksgiving Weekend.  Things are looking pretty good with the first snow already falling. Time for a bucket list ski trip across The Pond?

Inghams Highlights Switzerland

Inghams has recently launched its Covid-19 Online Hub to guide customers through the various and complex rules. Here it looks at the situation in Switzerland.

When Should You Change Your Ski Boots?

Any keen skier should own their own boots. Many prefer to hire skis rather than own them, but your own boots are a definite requirement in our opinion at PlanetSKI. But when is it time to change them and where to go?

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Looking west towards Mt. Blanc.

You have to pay to go in.

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Reaction continues to pour in after THAT historic win for British skiing.

Hard to stop looking at the images of #DaveRyding’s victory. We’re loving soaking it all in!

Updated: planetski.eu/2022/01/22/world-cup-victory-for-dave-ryding/
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They made it! Front page news -wonderful. So justly deserved.

What a great promoter for British skiing this man is...grass roots at its best 👌

Great action photos and loved the video of everyone's reactions. What a fantastic result and so well deserved!

So helpful for inspiring others and increasing interest in skiing. We all need heroes.

Just epic, you deserve this after all the work you and your team put in. Go Dave in Schladming 🙂

And the BBC still don’t have it as a headline

Phenomenal - after Kornrad, Martin, Alain etc etc - the long drought is ended!

So happy for him after all these years, amazing 🤩

Well done Dave!

Well done Dave

Superb . Well done !

An historic day!!!!

Well deserved

YAY, YAY and YAHAY!!!!!

Massive congratulations 👏

Congratulations 🙂

Lovely photos Planet Ski

It's coming home

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‘Fastest Gondola in the World’ Opens in Les3Vallees

The La Masse lift in Les Menuires is not all about speed. It opens up a superb skiing area to many more people with a host of attractions. PlanetSKI was at its official opening at the weekend.

Ski France Unveils Contactless Catered Chalets

Covid-19 and Brexit have turned traditional chalet holidays upside down. So Ski France has come up with a new concept, Contactless Catered Chalets, ready for the 2021/22 ski season.

Ikon Pass Suggests Five US Resorts

It advises on the resort best for families, best for foodies, best for snowboarders, best for luxury and best for spring skiing. NEW

Where to ski next winter: The Pyrenees

Western Europe’s other mountain range is often overlooked, but it has some fabulous skiing and snowboarding in France, Andorra and Spain. We look at what the region offers with the specialist, Absolutely Snow.

5 Top Resorts for Families in the Tirol

The Tirol in Austria has around 80 ski resorts and 3,000 kilometres of pistes and is a firm favourite for families. We asked the Tirol Tourist Office to recommend its Top Five. NEW

What’s New in SalzburgerLand in Austria for This Season

In SalzburgerLand resorts have taken advantage of the pandemic pause to invest in improved ski facilities, plus launch new and refurbished hotels.

Crucial Winter Ahead For Scottish Ski Industry

This season will be pivotal to the recovery and future of the nation’s ski industry, according to Snowsport Scotland. After two years effectively lost to the Covid-19 pandemic, they’re hoping for a bumper year.

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Reaction continues to pour in after THAT historic win for British skiing.

Hard to stop looking at the images of #DaveRyding’s victory. We’re loving soaking it all in!

Updated: https://planetski.eu/2022/01/22/world-cup-victory-for-dave-ryding/

GOLD! 🥇 Read the full story of how the boy from Bretherton @daveryding grew up to make history as the first GB winner of an alpine skiing World Cup ⤵


@GBSnowsport #ski #slalom #Kitzbühel #WorldCup

Absolutely phenomenal. Sporting history is made as @daveryding is the first GB skier to win an alpine World Cup race. Huge congrats Dave!


@GBSnowsport #Kitzbuehel #slalom

Turning increasingly snowy in the north-eastern Austrian Alps. This is Bad Leonfelden in Upper Austria where it has snowed for much of today and will continue to do so tomorrow: Detailed weekend weather forecast for the Alps: https://www.weathertoski.co.uk/weather-snow/latest-snow-forecast/

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