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BRITISH SKI INSTRUCTOR JAILED FOR 10 YEARS

Matthew Williams brutally raped a woman last season in Australia and assaulted a man beating him unconscious. NEW

HEAVY SNOW IN OZ & NZ

After the heavy snow there has been a number of avalanches and rescue operations with people trapped in deep snow. UPDATED


SNOW IN SOUTH AMERICA

It hasn't been a memorable winter for snow so far. There's been scant natural snowfall but the cannons have come to help. NEW


NEW ATTEMPT TO SKI DOWN EVEREST

The Polish skier, Andrzej Bargiel, is aiming to do it this autumn. He skied down K2 last year. PlanetSKI reports.


FUNERAL CEREMONY TODAY FOR ICELAND GLACIER

People will gather today, Sunday, to mark the demise of the Okjokull glacier. The 700 year old glacier has melted. NEW


CRYSTAL OFFERS HOPFGARTEN IN AUSTRIA FOR NEXT WINTER

The resort is in the mighty SkiWelt area and PlanetSKI sampled the delights of the area last winter. NEW


PLANETSKI'S SKI DEALS: WINTER 19/20

Here to bring you early ski holiday deals and discounts for next season. Book now to take your pick of holidays and save money: ROLLING


AUGUST NEWS IN BRIEF

Predicted drop in US snowpack, future Snow Factory for NZ, back on track + investigation after indecent photos sent to snowsport athletes. ROLLING...


AUGUST SKIING SECRETS

Cartoon & caption time, free firewood from avalanche debris, running nude in the mountains + premature sporting celebrations. ROLLING...
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LUCKY TO BE ALIVE

We have a first hand account from a snowboarder caught in a huge avalanche near the ski resort of Thredbo in Australia. UPDATED

WHERE TO SKI IN CANADA

Why head across the pond for a ski holiday? How do you choose where to go? In an in-depth report PlanetSKI looks at skiing in Canada: UPDATED

SCANDINAVIAN SKIING JUST GOT EASIER

A direct flight from London to a new mountain airport will reduce travel times to the biggest resorts in Sweden & Norway next winter.

SABOTAGED GONDOLA: REPAIRS TO COST MILLIONS

The Sea To Sky gondola in Canada had its cable cut in what is being treated as a criminal act, plunging most of the 30 cabins to the ground.

GB SKIERS TAKE ON THE WORLD

These two Brits are world champion skiers: water skiers, that is. And they're in action in the World Championships this week. UPDATED

5 TIPS TO SAVE YOU MONEY ON SKIING

Maison Sport, the community for independent ski instructors, gives its top tips. If anyone knows how to save it's probably these guys.

SKIWEEKENDER OPENS BOOKINGS FOR WINTER 19/20

Skiing mightn't be on your mind at the moment but perhaps it should be. Prices & dates released with short break specialist.

KITZBUHEL: MULTI-MILLION EURO UPGRADE TO LIFT

The 35-year-old Fleckalmbahn gondola in the Austrian Tirol resort is getting a major facelift for next winter.
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SUMMER SKIING: NOT ALL BAD NEWS

Tignes closed early as hot weather took its toll on the glacier. But it's not all doom and gloom. Here's a look at the joys of summer skiing.

HOW TO GO SUMMER SKIING

Don't despair. It doesn't have to be over. There are plenty of places to ski this summer for all budgets.

THE ALPINE VILLAGE WITH 1M VISITORS

Imagine an alpine village with just 800 inhabitants that's visited by a million tourists a year. That's Hallstatt in Austria.

10 TIPS FOR TIROL IN THE SUMMER

Hiking, biking, climbing: There's so much to see & do in the Tirol during summer months, outdoor enthusiasts are spoilt for choice.

INGHAMS OFFERS SKIING IN JAPAN

Inghams has new ski resorts in its brochure with an exciting addition to get our jimmies jangling for next winter: Japan.

NEW FOR ESPRIT NEXT WINTER

The family ski holiday specialist is promising more choice, good deals and better services for guests next season. NEW

VIP SKI EXPANDS IN AVORIAZ

With some operators shedding chalets for next season over worries about the future, VIP SKI is building new ones. NEW

LAPLAND THIS WINTER?

Take a winter break with the family to Father Christmas' homeland. 3,4 & 7 night stays with the option for a ski-Santa combo holiday. NEW

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