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Dec
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THE LULL BEFORE THE NEXT STORM

There is glorious weather out in the Alps with another storm on its way. The season is set for its best start in many years. UPDATED

SKI JOBS CUT & HOLIDAYS SLASHED BY BREXIT FEARS

UK firms have cut jobs by an average of 30% & slashed the number of ski holidays because of fears for the future, new research suggests. NEW


FIRST AVALANCHE DEATH OF SEASON IN COLORADO

After heavy snow the first fatality has been reported. Heavy snow is falling and extreme caution is advised. UPDATED


GB ATHLETES IN ACTION

Dave Ryding competes in Val d'Isere this weekend. GB Park + Pipe athletes are out in the USA & China, and there's more... NEW


BOA BACKS STRONGEST ACTION AGAINST RUSSIA

The British Olympic Association says Russia should not be allowed to compete at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in all but name. NEW


HAPPY BIRTHDAY POWDER N SHINE

The chalet company may never have existed had its founder not suffered a serious ski injury. Now it's going into its 10th winter. NEW


LATEST SKI DEALS

With impressive snow conditions in the Alps, check out some of the best Ski Deals that we've collated here. NEW & UPDATED


DECEMBER NEWS IN BRIEF

Changes to World Cup ski racing this weekend, Kim Jong Un opens North Korea ski resort + Russia banned from 2022 Winter Olympics. ROLLING


DECEMBER SKIING SECRETS

Black run renamed to honour local ski hero, 240 Santas hit Sunday River, new addition to Loveland Ski Patrol + it's Krampusnacht. ROLLING
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HOW TO START AND END A SKI SEASON IN 2 HOURS

Day One of my winter: Opening Day at Les Menuires in Les3Vallees. The sun's out, the snow's good. What could possibly go wrong?

REPORT REVEALS CHEAPEST PLACES TO SKI

Bulgaria offers the best value with some Italian resorts not far behind. It comes as prices rise in 80% of resorts surveyed.

IS THIS THE WINTER TO TRY CLUB MED?

It's a marmite holiday - you'll either love it or hate it. Most love it. One UK agent reports 98% of clients re-book.

LES 3 VALLEES ON A BUDGET

Here we look at ways to make your money go further in the largest linked ski area in the world.

FANCY A SHORT SKI BREAK OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON?

The short break specialist, Ski Weekender, has a few places left. There will also be no Single Supplement over Xmas.

VIDEOS TO WHET YOUR APPETITE

The major players release their annual film offerings and PlanetSKI has been watching a few. Check them out here.... UPDATED

INNSBRUCK: THE PERFECT CITY + SKI DESTINATION

PlanetSKI has just been in the capital of the Alps enjoung the city and skiing some nearby ski resorts. All on a new pass. NEW

PLANETSKI VISITS XMAS MARKETS IN TIROL'S CAPITAL

A Christmas market has always been on our radar. We're in Innsbruck for perhaps the best Xmas markets in the Alps.
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ARE YOU GOOD ENOUGH?

Ten challenges await in the Tirol and if you compete 5 you are in with a chance to win some great prizes.

BALKAN HOLIDAYS LAUNCHES 20/21

This season hasn't even started but the company has already laid its plans for next winter. Prices remain the same.

MPI LAUNCHES NEW SERVICE OF EXTRAS

The specialist ski insurance broker is offering a host of new services and products to help you on your trips to the mountains.

NEW FOR 2019/20 SKI SEASON

Ski Solutions is one of the most respected UK ski agents and once again it has new products and holidays for next winter.

WINTER IN LES 3 VALLEES

It's the biggest ski area in the world with massive 600km of pistes. Here's your guide to the coming winter in Les3Vallees in the French Alps.

WHICH ARE THE TOP APRES SKI RESORTS?

You probably have your own favourite but here is the take from the UK's largest ski tour operator, Crystal Ski Holidays.

ARC 1950 REVEALS ITS WINTER PLANS

Arc 1950 unveils its offerings for the coming season. Big Air events, snow camps for teens, eco awards & more.

HOW TO GET TO A SKI RESORT BY CAR

It can work out much cheaper plus there is no weight or luggage restrictions. We hear from the specialist operator, Erna Low.

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