General News

Going for gold

Snowsport GB hunts the slopes for talent.

Beavers return to Scottish mountains

The European beaver is to be re-introduced to Scotland for the first time in 400 years.

Disabled skier wins compensation

In an important ruling a British man, paralysed after skiing into a tree, has won a multi-million pound claim for compensation from a French ski school.

Beginners ski for free

7 British tour operators are giving novices the chance to have free ski lessons across 45 resorts in the Alps.

EU grant to build a ski slope

A Danishman has been given £79,000 to build a ski slope on a small island in the Baltic where snow rarely falls.

Fatboy Slim goes Snowbombing

The DJ is to headline the week long snow and music festival at Mayrhofen in March

Burton boards do well

Controversial snowboards with graphics of naked women and self-mutilation have sold out in US and are hard to find in Europe.

Breakthrough for knee injuries

It’s the most common form of injury amoung skiers and now help is on hand for one tye of injury to the knee.

Snow report


Switzerland Drops Quarantine for People Arriving from the UK

From 29th October people who have visited the UK in the past 10-days will no longer be required to quarantine.


#FrenchSkiResortsClose as France Goes Into Second National Lockdown.

#Tignes & #Les2Alpes are currently open for glacier skiing and snowboarding. #ValThorens has already announced it is cancelling its opening on November 21st.



Latest news on tCoronavirus Impact on Snowsports:

-‘Rest & Test’ at Heathrow
-World Alpine Ski Champion Tests Positive for Covid-19
-Some Ski Resorts in Italy Remain Open
-First US Ski Resort Set to Open Today with Covid-19 Restrictions in Place


It’s Opening Time!

Today #WolfCreek in #Colorado is set to be the first resort in the USA to open.

Updated: https://planetski.eu/2020/10/25/first-ski-resort-in-north-america-opens/


#winterishere #letsgoskiing @WolfCreekSki2

Need a few pictures of snow to take your mind off things?

There’s been another big fall in parts of the Alps.

Most of us may be unable to visit at the moment, but it looks fabulous.



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