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PLANETSKI HEADS SOUTH

It's a bumper season Down Under & easily the best in a decade. They're tripling their average snowfall and it's not over yet... So, that's where we're heading: UPDATED

SKIING IN DUBAI: PART TWO

PlanetSKI is on its way to the ski resorts of Australia & New Zealand. We're going via Ski Dubai which has one of the largest indoor ski centres in the world. NEW


NASA TO STUDY SNOW

The US space agency has turned its attention to snow & is leading efforts to work out exactly how much snow there is in the world NEW


SUMMER V WINTER IN MOUNTAIN RESORTS

It's something we've overlooked a little in Europe, but North America has it right with skiing during winter to summer in the hills, too: NEW


WILDFIRES BURN IN NORTH AMERICA

Some ski resorts are under threat and others are covered in smoke as fires rage. PlanetSKI reports from Whistler, Canada. UPDATED


GO AHEAD - IT'S TIME TO DREAM OF WINTER...

It's now a reasonable time to get more than a little excited about the coming winter. So here are four little bits to get you thinking... NEW


PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED

This man is the only Brit to have climbed all 14 of the world's highest peaks. Respect. Fancy hearing his tales? NEW


AUGUST NEWS IN BRIEF

Elks caught in an avalanche discovered, NZ lift out of action for rest of season + US-China trade war could hit growing Chinese ski market. NEW & UPDATED


AUGUST SKIING SECRETS

Early bird in OZ, first snow in Japan & USA, riding on sand, Snow-Camp turns 15 +lego men aid chairlift rescue. NEW & UPDATED
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SKIING IN DUBAI: PART ONE

PlanetSKI heads to the ski fields of Australia & New Zealand. We've had a stopover in Dubai where there's skiing to be had.

SPORTS ACTION DOWN SOUTH

A glimpse at the alpine ski racing season 18/19, already underway in the Southern Hemisphere.

MELTING SWISS GLACIER REVEALS WORLD WAR II PLANE

The American Dakota crash-landed 72 years ago on the Gauli glacier but now large parts of the aircraft have been uncovered for the first time.

HIKING US-STYLE

The most extreme (and rewarding) activity PlanetSKI has done for a while. Here's how it went on the mission to Kane Lake.

FLY SOUTH FOR SUMMER

Have you considered skiing during our summer and skipping down to the Southern Hemisphere? Here's where, when and why you should...

SKIERS STAY CALM AS VOLCANO ERUPTS

A volcano erupts at a ski resort. What to do? Keep calm and carry on skiing, of course.

SURF TO SKI

Where in the world can we do both of these sports, in a day, for the most perfect soujorn of snow and sea. Riders, here's where:

WHY EVERY SKIER SHOULD WATERSKI

It's summer and, as she does every year, our chief reporter has swapped snow for water. Here's her (updated) account of why you should too.
Winter in the Mountains


AVI ANIMATES: COULD HELP CUT RISKS

A young researcher has created a 3D animation of an avalanche that could help improve mountain safety for skiers and snowboarders.

SKI HOLIDAY PRICES 'TO RISE 31%'

A survey of 130 firms suggests Brexit will see the cost of ski holidays rise sharply with jobs at risk. Is it scaremongering or reality?

COST OF KIDS' LIFT PASSES RISING

The price of children's ski lift passes globally is continuing to rise, according to a study by FIS, the International Ski Federation.

SAFARI THROUGH NORWAY

Ski Safari has been offering ski holidays in Norway for many years. Now it has come up with four different winter package adventures.

CRYSTAL SKI HEADS TO FINLAND

The resort of Suomo in Finland is new to Crystal Ski's Winter 18/19 portfolio... and to us. So what's it like?

LOOKING AHEAD

Val Thorens shares what's new with us for the fast approaching season (oh it will!); Here's looking at Winter 18/19.

FOUNDATION SET UP IN ELLIE SOUTTER'S NAME

The father of the British snowboarder who took her own life on her 18th birthday has set up a foundation to raise funds for young winter athletes.

WELCOME TO EDEN

Luxury ski chalet company, VIP SKI, adds two new ones to its Alpe d'Huez portfolio & is looking forward to winter in situ.

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