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REACTION AS ITALY AWARDED 2026 WINTER OLYMPICS

The bid from Milan-Cortina has triumphed. It beat Stockholm-Åre in Sweden to host the next but one Winter Games. UPDATED

SIGHS OF RELIEF ALL ROUND

PlanetSKI looks at the luke warm bidding process that led to the 2026 Games going to Italy. It's been a long & hard road for the IOC. NEW


MAJOR HEATWAVE TO HIT THE ALPS

Just as the summer glacier skiing season gets underway record breaking temperatures are on the way. PlanetSKI reports. NEW


ERNA LOW IS SOLD

The oldest independent ski tour operator has been bought by NUCO Travel. It comes at a changing time for the UK snowsports industry. UPDATED


SWAPPING SKIS FOR A TANDEM

GB's golden Paralympic girls are training on a tandem to tackle the Yorkshire 2019 Para-cycling International in September.


HEAVY SNOW ON FIRST WEEKEND OF SUMMER IN US SKI AREAS

Some areas in Colorado saw up to half a metre. A handful of ski resorts remain open in the USA and are extending their skiing. UPDATED


PLANETSKI'S SKI DEALS: WINTER 19/20

Check out all the latest deals for next season as we post the early bird offers for 2019/20. Fancy a bargain? Read on... UPDATED


JUNE'S NEWS IN BRIEF

Bodies of missing climbers found, new IOC HQ inaugurated + blind paralympic skier goes solo with new technology. ROLLING...


JUNE'S SKIING SECRETS

Mountain creature with 'superpowers', drinking craft beer to save the planet + mountain range similarity + £2,000 for charity. ROLLING...
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HIMALAYAS: ICE LOSS SPEEDS UP

Images from Cold War US spy satellites in the 1970s have revealed the dramatic extent of ice loss in glaciers in mountain range.

INNSBRUCK: NEW SKI & CITY PASS

The shape of things to come on a winter holiday? Skiing, city break & host of other attractions all rolled into one. PlanetSKI reports.

SNOW MELT & DANGERS IN USA

Deep snow lingers on as mountain resorts enter the summer season & activities commence. Debris, flood & wildfire threats persist. UPDATED

PLASTIC USED TO REPAIR ZERMATT ROAD

In a pioneering environmental move the Swiss resort has used recycled plastic to repair a road. The shape of things to come?

NEW SKI LIFTS NEXT WINTER

Ski resorts throughout the world are forever updating their lift systems. See here for what's new for next winter. UPDATED

HOW TO GET KIDS INTO SKIING

The 4th annual event aimed to get kids to try skiing or snowboarding is back this month at venues across England.

WHY HEAD TO NORWAY NEXT SEASON?

Dry powder snow, peace & top views guaranteed. Head somewhere different to the traditional resorts of the Alps next winter.

THE WORLD IS WAITING FOR US

That's a BASS motto, a ski academy offering advanced skier performance breakthrough clinics so we can explore better & further NEW
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HOW TO GO SUMMER SKIING

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

SUMMER SKIING KICKS OFF

Tignes & Les2Alpes have opened. After decent winter snow + cold temperatures it's looking good, though a heatwave is coming. UPDATED

ON 2 WHEELS IN THE AOSTA

In northern Italy's mountainous Aosta Valley, we look at the upcoming mountain biking events this summer.

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.

YOGA FESTIVAL IN VERBIER

Learn from world-renowned yogis at the Inspire Yoga Festival in Verbier, Switzerland this summer.

10 TIPS FOR TIROL IN THE SUMMER

Hiking, biking, climbing: There's so much to see & do in the Tirol during summer months, outdoor enthusiasts are spoilt for choice. NEW

PANGEA POD HOTEL

B.C. is my favourite summer spot for biking, hiking and hanging out. But where to stay when heading to the popular hub of Whistler? NEW

ALTERRA: WHAT'S NEW THIS SUMMER

14 iconic year round mountain resorts in North America have lots of summer activities & events to entice us over to state-side. NEW

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