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Coronavirus Impact on Skiing & Snowboarding

The team at PlanetSKI is reporting all the news & developments as it affects the snowsports world in our ever-popular rolling blog. If you want to see its impact and the response of skiers & snowboarders then read on… NEW

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– 4-★ Hotel Neuhaus – St Josef Mayrhofen, Austria from £609pp
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– 3-★ Hotel Dei Camosci, Courmayeur, Italy from £625pp
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Ski Solutions Announce Plans For Winter

The long-standing ski specialists and tailor-made tour operator have self-drive, self-catered holidays to the Alps and eco-friendly trips among their offerings for the coming season in its new online brochure.

Crystal Ski Holidays Axes Entire Chalet Programme for Next Winter

The UK’s largest ski tour operators is ending its chalet business. It blames Covid-19 and will have huge implications for next season’s ski and snowboard holidays.

24-Hours in the Aosta Valley

PlanetSKI has recently been in Switzerland. It would have been rude not to pop over the border to one of our favourite places in the mountains and where we lived last winter – Aosta. And take a few pictures.

Signs of Life For Next Winter’s Skiing and Snowboarding Season?

Tour operators report a rise in bookings, summer travel restrictions are being eased and resorts are planning ahead for next winter. It will be a somewhat different affair but there are, at last, growing signs of some optimism.

Ski Entrepreneur Josef Fischer Dies At 90

The Austrian, who was the son of the founder of the Fischer Ski brand, died at the end of August. The company and the International Ski Federation pay tribute to the ‘visionary’.

Ski Lift Company Commits To Preserve Mont Blanc Glacier

Skyway, the alpine cable car connecting Courmayeur in Italy to Chamonix in France claims to be the first company to come up with an environmentally sustainable research project to preserve the glacier.

Maison Sport Looks Ahead to Skiing & Snowboarding Next Season

Our friends at Maison Sport have been looking at what next winter may be like with covid-19 restrictions in place.

How To Drive To The Alps

Ski tour operators are reporting increased interest in driving to the mountains next winter with people unsure of other travel options amid covid-19.  PlanetSKI offers some help.

Inghams Launch Digital Brochure for Next Winter

The ski specialists are taking bookings for the 2020/21 season with the help of a new interactive brochure.

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Brexit Impact for Next Ski Season

The government has launched a campaign aiming to help British travellers, that’s us skiers and snowboarders, prepare for Brexit changes.

The information explains the new rules likely coming into force for trips to the EU from 1st January 2021.

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Brexit Impact for Next Ski Season

The government has launched a campaign aiming to help British travellers, that’s us skiers and snowboarders, prepare for Brexit changes.

The information explains the new rules likely coming into force for trips to the EU from 1st January 2021.

 https://planetski.eu/2020/09/01/septembers-news-in-brief/

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Check out all the latest news on the Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

Ryanair Fears Further Cuts to Winter Flights
- A Live Snake as Face Covering!
- Crystal Mountain Introduces Hi-Tech System for Chairlift Access That Will Help Covid-19 Rules

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Check out all the latest news on the Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports: 

Ryanair Fears Further Cuts to Winter Flights
- A Live Snake as Face Covering!
- Crystal Mountain Introduces Hi-Tech System for Chairlift Access That Will Help Covid-19 Rules

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Iconic Canadian Resort RED Mountain Joins Ikon Pass

One of the original North American ski areas, RED Mountain in British Columbia, is to become part of Ikon, the multi-resort season pass from this winter.

New Ski & Snowboard Show for UK

It will take place at the NEC in Birmingham in October 2021.  It comes as The Telegraph has axed its show in London.  PlanetSKI looks at what may be on offer and examines its chance of success. UPDATED

Save The Ski Train Latest

It’s been a month since the news broke that Eurostar would not be operating the direct ski train from London to the French Alps next winter. So what’s happening?

Want to Save Money on Your Ski Gear?

Look no further than Decathlon and its own brand of Wedze. Good gear with affordable prices to match.

PlanetSKI Tests The New Wedze Skis From Decathalon

We’ve been putting them through their paces on the steeps of Argentière. They’re now competing with the big boys at a fraction of the price.

Aosta, The Rome of The Alps

Regular readers will know PlanetSKI was based in the historic Italian city in the heart of the Alps last winter. Then coronavirus struck, but not before we had been on an historical tour of the ancient alpine city and fallen in love with the city and its surrounding ski resorts.

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Check out all the latest news on the Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

- Covid-19 Statement from Alterra
- Climbing chalk that may fight Covid-19

https://planetski.eu/2020/09/20/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-12/

Brexit Impact for Next Ski Season

The government has launched a campaign aiming to help British travellers, that’s us skiers and snowboarders, prepare for Brexit changes.

https://planetski.eu/2020/09/01/septembers-news-in-brief/

Check out all the latest news on the Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

- Ryanair Fears Further Cuts to Winter Flights
- A Live Snake as Face Covering!
- Crystal Mountain Introduces Hi-Tech System for Chairlift Access That Will Help Covid-19 Rules

https://planetski.eu/2020/09/12/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-11/

The @fisalpine World Cup #Ski racing calendar for 2020-21 has been announced with more changes forced by #COVID19 ➡️ https://planetski.eu/2020/09/18/world-cup-ski-racing-dates-announced/

'Breathtaking' ski jumping venue for the @Beijing2022 Winter Olympics nears completion ➡️ https://planetski.eu/2020/09/18/breathtaking-ski-jumping-venue-for-beijing-olympics/
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A doctor has gone on trial accused of being part of an international sports #doping ring that was smashed in raids at the 2019 #Nordic #Ski World Championships in Seefeld, Austria ➡️ https://planetski.eu/2020/09/01/septembers-news-in-brief/

Latest news on the #Coronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

- WHO Repeats Warnings to Europe as More Restrictions Loom
- Italy has ‘Covid-Free’ Flights
- Gatwick Introduces Ultraviolet Disinfecting Security Tray

https://planetski.eu/2020/09/12/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-11/

#coronavirusupdates #coronavirusski

Covid-19 Update:

- WHO Warns of Serious Situation in Europe as UK Warns of the Winter Ahead
- BA Calls for Testing at Airports
- Luxury Operator to Continue with Ski Chalets
- New Zealand has Worst Recession in Years as Ski Resorts see Downturn

https://planetski.eu/2020/09/12/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-11/

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