13th July 2020
If the example of some of the summer party hotspots in anything to go by then the answer is very different. Some may even not open. NEW
13th July 2020
Skiers and snowboarders have been queuing to take advantage of fresh snow and sunshine as the country’s winter season gets into full swing. NEW
12th July 2020
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… UPDATED
10th July 2020
Falls Creek and Mt Hotham in Victoria have closed after local restrictions have been put in place and the border with the neighbouring state of New South Wales is shut. Could similar openings and closures happen in Europe next winter? UPDATED
10th July 2020
The indoor centres in England can open again under the easing of covid-19 restrictions. The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead was first out of the blocks and others have followed. UPDATED
6th July 2020
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. UPDATED
6th July 2020
The sport’s governing body in the UK has been given a massive boost to its ambition to become one of the best snowsports nations in the world. We look who will be helping them get there.
9th July 2020
The International Ski Federation has re-emphasised its values following the Black Lives Matter movement and growing concerns about equality.
1st July 2020
– GB 11-year old is youngest to climb Matterhorn
– Rockfall warnings in Scottish mountains
– Good snow in Tignes
– Aspen joins Facebook advertising boycott… UPDATED
16th March 2020
We’re optimistically looking ahead to the 2020/2021 ski season. Have a look at some of the earlybird offers from a selection of tour operators. We update this page regularly so keep checking back for new offers.
8th July 2020
It has been going since 1997 but has hit the buffers after Eurostar cancelled it for next winter. It has blamed coronavirus, but some think this is exactly the moment when train travel could be a viable alternative to flying. UPDATED
2nd July 2020
The UK ski and snowboard operator has launched a new campaign as it tries to reassure people they will be “In Safe Hands”. It follows an announcement of job cuts due to covid-19 and significant worries about next winter.
3rd July 2020
The money comes from UK Sport and is aimed to deliver medal winning performances at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and beyond. UPDATED
5th May 2020
In a two-part special PlanetSKI looks at what skiing and snowboarding may be like next winter. One thing is likely – it will be very different if a vaccine hasn’t been discovered and administered.
21st May 2020
In the second of our special reports we look at what life might be like in a socially distanced ski resort. It will be an altogether different experience.
4th June 2020
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.
30th June 2020
It’s been one of the best starts to winter for years but the coronavirus pandemic means ski resorts are not able to open.
29th June 2020
The French Alps resort close to Geneva is open for summer activites. With quarantine-free travel expected to open up from the UK soon, we look at what you can do in Morzine.
10th February 2020
It has just got a whole load easier as the resort joins the Norway, Home of Skiing group. Norway is a particular favourite of ours at PlanetSKI.
5th February 2020
Six ski resorts, six different experiences. Something to think about when planning your ski trip to the USA or Canada.
24th January 2020
Look no further than Decathlon and its own brand of Wedze. Good gear with affordable prices to match.
7th February 2020
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.
20th January 2020
Our Social Media Editor has been to Borovets & Bansko. She knew it was going to be cheap and cheerful but it was going to be fun discovering more. First up, Borovets.
31st December 2019
It’s the only ski resort in France to have partnered with Protect Our Winters. The charity is helping Les Menuires be more green.