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Oct
22

MAYOR OF VAL D'ISERE ARRESTED FOR DRUNKENNESS

Marc Bauer spent a night in the cells after apparently insulting a policeman while allegedly drunk during a night out. He was in Colmar in Alsace to promote the resort. NEW

MORE RESORTS OPEN WITH OTHERS LOOKING FORWARD TO WINTER

Tignes is the latest and we have reports from its slopes. Other glacier areas & some non-glacier ones have also opened. Many with the help of snow farming. UPDATED


WINTER ARRIVES IN USA

Snow and cold temperatures have come early to the States and three resorts are opening this weekend, in the East and West UPDATED


GLACIER WARNING AFTER CREVASSE FALL

A man who fell 20 metres down a crevasse in the Alps was ill-equipped and should never have been on the glacier, according to a mountain guide.


MARIJUANA IN SNOWSPORTS

Should cannabis be taken off the list of banned substances in sport? Does it enhance performance? NEW


LE SKI TRAIN

Here's a heads up for those wanting to travel by Eurostar + TGV: Indirect trains to ski resorts early this winter are now on sale. UPDATED


THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH SKIING: PART TWO

PlanetSKI is travelling back from skiing in Australia & New Zealand over the summer months. We've been enjoying the wetter version of snow - water. UPDATED


OCTOBER NEWS IN BRIEF

Mayor of Val d'Isere spends night in cells for being drunk, FWT confirmed for Fieberbrunn + first World Cup ski race of the season gets the OK. NEW & UPDATED


OCTOBER SKIING SECRETS

PlanetSKI's Vietnam adventures continue, what the Queen of snowboard halfpipe has just done + volunteer sought to interview World Cup skiers. NEW & UPDATED
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RISING PRICES IN SKI RESORTS

In-resort prices have risen by up to 13% in Europe. A new survey makes grim reading for cash conscious skiers, but there is hope.

DO YOU WANT TO BE A BETTER SKIER?

Help is on hand and it's all happening in the UK this autumn. The Warren Smith Ski Academy Technique Lab is going on its annual tour.

ROCKET RYDING ON A MISSION

GB's top ski racer Dave Ryding says it's time to get back on the podium. In a frank interview with PlanetSKI he says last winter was 'tough' but his hopes are high for the season ahead.

SKI HOLIDAY DEALS SNOWING DOWN

The snow train's-a coming and here we update our rolling article with the best ski offers out there for you so you need not look any further... UPDATED

NEW RESEARCH INTO UK SKI MARKET

A major study into the behaviour and views of skiers and snowboarders has concluded that there's much to be positive about despite economic and political uncertainty.

RIGHT ROUND THE CLOCK

Les Menuires launches a new event to celebrate the opening of the season - The Les Menuires 24 Hours.

LES2ALPES CANCELS GLACIER OPENING FOR SECOND YEAR

The French resort has been forced to delay its planned October opening for the second successive year because of high temperatures and lack of snow.

CAIRNGORM IN CRISIS?

Weeks before the ski season, the railway that transports skiers and snowboarders to the top of the Scottish mountain has been closed indefinitely.
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THE TIROL'S WINTER ADDITIONS
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The big resorts of the famous Austrian ski state has new lifts, hotels and flights to get you riding faster, further, more often and in comfort.

SELF-CATERING: THE FUTURE OF SKIING?
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Pierre & Vacances, the leading provider of self-catered chalets across Europe, advises on how to be savvy with self-catering.

AUSTRIA'S NEWS FOR NEXT SEASON
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Five hot Austrian ski destinations with news to share this coming season; Check out what's new for winter.

SKI IN STYLE
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Inghams puts down its 'fab 5' fashionable ski resorts for those wanting to ski in style this winter. NEW

WINTER OPENING EVENTS
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The long wait for the winter season is soon over - check out all the events, concerts and parties that the Tirol’s prime resorts are putting on.

FANCY A NEW RESORT NEXT WINTER?
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3 Zinnen, the Lyngen Alps, Crans Montana - some names for new ideas on where to ski this coming season. NEW

5 WAYS TO SAVE ON SKI HOLIDAYS
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Hesitant holidaymakers unsure of whether to ski this year, take this advice on how to save on ski trips.

SKI TOURING IN ICELAND
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From the mountains to the sea - check this backcountry trip for experienced off-pisters that lasts 6 days through the most epic of environments.

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