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TIGNES & KITZBÜHEL OPEN FOR SKIING THIS WEEKEND

Skiing is due to kick off in Tignes in France while Kitzbühel in Austria will become the first non-glacier resort in the Alps to open. NEW + UPDATED

SKI CHALET SCAMS ARE BACK

Fake websites selling non-existent ski holidays are up and running. This year the scams are more elaborate than ever.


PISTE BASHER TO BE USED AS SKI LIFT AT CAIRNGORM

A brand new piste groomer will be used to move skiers and snowboarders up the mountain when there's no snow at the base. NEW


NEW REPORT REVEALS CHEAPEST AND BEST VALUE FAMILY SKI DESTINATIONS

Bansko in Bulgaria regains top spot for cheapest family skiing but Italian resorts rate as best value overall.


AUTUMN IN THE ALPS AND BEYOND

The seasons are changing. That means fabulous colours out in the ski resorts as the leaves change & snow falls. NEW


KITTING OUT THE KIDS AT DECATHLON

Take a look at Decathlon's new children's ski range and kit out your little ones at the best possible prices. NEW


PLANETSKI'S SKI DEALS: WINTER 19/20

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


OCTOBER NEWS IN BRIEF

Ski signs up for sale, man who pushed snowboarder off chairlift set to be released from psychiatric hospital + Soldeu to host 2023 World Cup finals. ROLLING...


OCTOBER SKIING SECRETS

Ouch! check out the ski accident videos, skiing's history revealed, making snow in your back garden + canine revenge. ROLLING...
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FIRST SKI RESORTS OPEN IN USA

Arapahoe Basin in Colorado kicks off the 2019/20 season after pipping Keystone to the post in surprise early opening. UPDATED

SEVEN REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD SKI IN NORWAY

Norway has seen a sharp rise in people visiting in recent years. Why? It's a winter experience like no other.

UCPA LAUNCHES NEW SKI TOURING WEEKS IN NORWAY

UCPA is running the touring trips away from its home in France to the north of Norway around Tromsø and the Lyngen Alps. NEW

FANCY HEADING OFF PISTE?

More and more of us are venturing into the powder. See here for some advice from the independent instructors at Maison Sport. NEW

WINTER OPENER HEADS TO LONDON

If you are into backcountry adventures then this is a MUST. Learn new skiils and get fresh inspiration. NEW

NEW LIFTS FOR AUSTRIA SKI AREA

SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental is installing four new gondola lifts. We ask which country has the best lifts.

SCOTLAND'S ALL AREAS SEASON TICKETS ON SALE

They are limited in number so if you want be able to ski all the areas in Scotland on one ticket then you'll need to hurry.

IMPROVEMENTS TO AUSTRIA LIFTS CONTINUE

Now it's the turn of Ischgl to unveil its new lifts for next winter. The lift systems in Austria seem to be getting bigger & better.
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WHAT'S NEW IN LES MENUIRES FOR NEXT SEASON

Quite alot it seems as the high altitude resort in Les3Vallees in France looks to the future. NEW

UK SKI COMPANY OFFERS GEORGIA THIS WINTER

First it was Iran. Now Mountain Heaven is the first UK ski tour operator to offer a guided trip to Georgia in the former Soviet Union.

MPI LAUNCHES NEW SERVICE OF EXTRAS

The specialist ski insurance broker is offering a host of new services and products to help you on your trips to the mountains.

CRYSTAL TO OFFER SHORT SKI BREAKS

The biggest ski tour operator in the UK is moving into the short breaks market. It's a sign of changing times.

BALKAN HOLIDAYS RAMPS UP FOR WINTER 2019/20

It offers holidays to Bulgaria, Slovenia & Romania at a lead-in price of £299 per person. Who said skiing needs to be expensive? NEW

FAMILY SKI OPERATOR GEARS UP FOR NEXT WINTER

Esprit Ski is offering discounts on specialist Baby & Toddler weeks, free ski & boot rental, lift pass offers and other family savings. Here's a round up of what's new for 2019/20. NEW

VIP SKI EXPANDS IN AVORIAZ

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

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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