7th May 2021
The British Association of Snowsport Instructors says Britons will not be allowed to take the European speed test needed for the top level of qualification required to work in the EU. NEW
7th May 2021
Scottish ski tourers have been out in force on Cairngorm, making the most of what will probably be the last significant snowfall of this winter. PlanetSKI’s Scotland reporter Rod Frazer was among them.
6th May 2021
GB Snowsport is hailing its greatest season on snow. It’s predicting that next winter’s Olympics & Paralympics could be the country’s best ever. NEW
6th May 2021
The International Ski Federation has confirmed it has had four applications to host the Championships in six years’ time. UPDATED
1st May 2021
-Attempt To Get Dry Slope Skiing on Curriculum
-Avalanche Service Back in Scotland
-Scandinavian ski areas close after full winter season
-Austria Winter Tourism Hit Hard by Covid-19….UPDATED
8th May 2021
More walking routes and terrain for mountain bikers, a wider selection of hotels, villas and campsites. There’s a lot that’s new for summer 2021 in the Austrian Tirol. NEW
30th April 2021
If you like your summer holidays as active as your winter ski trips, here are some mountain ideas for when travel opens up.
23rd April 2021
Winter was cancelled. Summer is a hope. If you are able to head across the Channel in 2021, Morzine in the French Alps is a great choice. It’s easily accessible by car and a short hop from Geneva. And there’s a whole lot to do there in summer.
24th April 2021
The Austrian resort of Ischgl and the Paznaun Valley provide the backdrop for these summer adventure hikes.
12th April 2021
The latest Ski Resort Report produced by the Post Office and Crystal Ski Holidays says skiers and snowboarders can halve their holiday costs next season by choosing carefully.
20th April 2021
Scotland is open, with a further easing of Covid-19 restrictions coming into force on Monday 26th April. The nation is an option for spring and summer holidays, but it’s come too late for the Scottish ski industry.
11th April 2021
Switzerland took the controversial decision not to close its ski resorts back in December as other alpine nations shut theirs. It is now the final week of this very different season in the major resorts. We report in-depth from the Valais in Switzerland on how winter unfolded in this exclusive report.
16th April 2021
Covering glaciers with tarpaulins reduces melting by as much as 60% but is too costly to use on a large scale, according to a Swiss research study. A separate report warns that the temperature of the Swiss permafrost is continuing to rise.
25th March 2021
Most of us may not have set foot on the slopes this winter but skiers and snowboarders representing Great Britain have been doing their country proud. PlanetSKI reviews the season.
8th May 2021
It can be daunting. But that first lesson on the snow doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. Especially with the right gear and information. NEW
4th March 2021
The UK’s largest ski operator details growing interest and which resorts are proving to be most popular for the season of 2021/22. It says sales are surging as optimism returns. Will it last?
10th March 2021
Ski France is offering 50 so-called ‘Contactless Chalets’ across some of the major resorts in France. With Brexit rules on employing British staff and Covid-19 restrictions it is a new product on the market.
12th March 2021
In our occasional series we are looking at areas to ski next winter that offer something a little bit different. Norway is one of our favourites – the Scandinavian country is most certainly not the Alps, but that’s good.
30th January 2021
The Austrian ski region is full of quiet, uncrowded resorts. Some you’ve probably never heard of. Let PlanetSKI be your guide to some of the best resorts to visit for a family trip next winter.
24th February 2021
Ski touring, cross country skiing, snow shoeing. They can all be done when the lifts are shut. And then there’s telemarking. Our friends at Maison Sport have produced the definitive guide. Why not give it a go if you’re in the mountains and wanting a new challenge?
4th February 2021
In exactly one year’s time the Beijing Winter Olympics begin. Team GB has its best ever medals prospect as it continues its quest to become a Top 5 snowsport nation by 2030. Which skiers & snowboarders are our hopes pinned on?
1st March 2021
With most of us turning our attention to next winter it’s time for PlanetSKI to help you decide where to go. If you love your freeriding, read on.
3rd April 2021
Every now and again on PlanetSKI we post videos from our readers and our friends out in the mountains. This one caught out eye and brought back many memories too – from last year and longer ago.