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The ultimate skiing bucket list
The ultimate skiing bucket list
We've picked out the 50 places that you must ski in your lifetime... do you agree with our choices?
Get ski fit in the comfort of your own home
Get ski fit in the comfort of your own home
The ski season is almost on the horizon, and after a long, hot, lazy summer the muscles might not be quite ready for it. Start now with a little bit every day, and you'll really feel the difference when the snow finally falls.
Lots of snow in the Bregenzerwald in Vorarlberg
Lots of snow in the Bregenzerwald in Vorarlberg
The Bregenzerwald lies in the most westerly part of Austria, in the state of Vorarlberg. The region is on the border to Germany and Switzerland. Thanks to its location on the northern edge of the Alps, the diverse wintery worlds are blessed with an exceptional amount of snow.
Whizz to the Alps by train from 149GBP return
Whizz to the Alps by train from 149GBP return
Eurostar's much loved ski train is back, running from 19 December to 11 April 2015 and taking you straight to the heart of the French Alps. All your favourite resorts, including Courchevel, La Plagne, Meribel and Val d’Isère, are all just a short coach ride from the train station.
Great gear at great prices from Ski Republic
Great gear at great prices from Ski Republic
Up to 50% off standard prices when you book online!
Can you spot a resort by its logo?
Can you spot a resort by its logo?
As all of the ski resorts dust down their branding, how many can you identify by their logos? Try our quiz and find out
What's all this DIN?
What's all this DIN?
What is a DIN setting? What does DIN stand for? Can I adjust it myself? Keeping your boots on your skis is a technical undertaking - read on to find out what's going on beneath your feet
Spotlight on: Verbier
Spotlight on: Verbier
One of Switzerland's big-hitters, Verbier is popular with Brits for a reason - idyllic chalets, swanky restaurants, raucous nightlife, and seemingly endless challenging terrain
Mark Warner - 10% Discount for Ski Club of Great Britain Members.
Mark Warner - 10% Discount for Ski Club of Great Britain Members.
Prices Start From 426 GBP. Plus Two NEW Chalet Hotels With the snow starting to fall in the Alps, plus two new Chalet Hotels on offer in Tignes, France and Zell am See, Austria - Mark Warner are ready and raring for the up and coming ski season.
Celebrating 150 years of Winter Tourism
Celebrating 150 years of Winter Tourism
150 years ago Swiss hotelier Johannes Badrutt made a legendary bet and convinced his British summer guests to come back and enjoy the winter.
Ski it your way - in Norway!
Ski it your way - in Norway!
Come and see what you've been missing, where skiing is a way of life
Small and perfectly formed
Small and perfectly formed
The cosy resort of Beitostølen is as family friendly as you could find anywhere and is located on the edge of the Jotunheimen national park.
A warm welcome guaranteed
A warm welcome guaranteed
A traditional Norwegian mountain village with high tech ski facilities, Geilo is an authentic and quaint resort reflecting a bygone age full of charm and surprises.
Superb Skiing for all the family
Superb Skiing for all the family
Beautifully designed and full of family fun, Trysil is home to Norway's biggest ski area. The resort is brilliantly laid out and easy to use, making it perfect for a family ski holiday to remember forever.
A Natural High
A Natural High
Situated in a landscape of spectacular beauty, Hemsedal is the setting for some of the most thrilling and exhilarating skiing and snowboarding to be found anywhere. The peace and quiet up on the mountains is something you will never forget and the stunning viewpoints are accessible to every level of skier.
The Home of Skiing
The Home of Skiing
Most people think of the Alps as the cradle of our sport but it was in Norway that skiing was born more than 150 years ago. Today, skiing is one of the most cherished of all Norwegian traditions. And with a season that lasts from November to May the locals have plenty of time to practice.
Austria's Winter Highs
Austria's Winter Highs
From family winter holidays to gourmet ski and wellness breaks, Austria offers it all.
Happy birthday SKIING!
Happy birthday SKIING!
150 years ago this month the winter holiday was born, so the Ski Club headed to Switzerland's St Moritz, where not all that much has changed. Expect stiff upper lips, severed fingers, 50mph septuagenarians and monogrammed napkins
Serre Chevalier Vallee, French Alps
Serre Chevalier Vallee, French Alps
You'd be crazy to miss out on this hidden gem of a place. In a recent survey 90% of visitors said they would "return and definitely recommend the resort to other".
Goodyear: Have you REALLY thought about your winter boots?
Goodyear: Have you REALLY thought about your winter boots?
As the days shorten and temperatures drop, many of you will begin planning your winter skiing holidays. As there is an increase in dangerous driving conditions during the winter months, getting to your destination safely, regardless of the weather conditions should also be a priority in planning your winter get-away.
Haute Route: Taking the high road
Haute Route: Taking the high road
So you've carved up Chamonix, schussed in Saas Fee and skied powder at Park City. Courchevel's Grand Couloir just isn't quite grand enough and you're thinking, what next?
Get your snow fix early
Get your snow fix early
Autumn skiing? It's easy to overlook this in-between season, but far from being neither one thing or another, it really can be the best of both.
Ski straight to the hotel door!
Ski straight to the hotel door!
Comfortable, safe and stress-free skiing! The perfect start to the perfect day on the slopes.
Eye candy... the prettiest resorts in the world
Eye candy... the prettiest resorts in the world
From awe-inspiring scenery and iconic mountains, to impossibly pretty alpine villages, here are our top 10 picks for ski resorts that are pure eye candy
Spotlight on: Grandvalira
Spotlight on: Grandvalira
Extensive pistes, potential powder and all night parties in the Pyrenees... could Andorra be the perfect destination for you next winter adventure?
Peak performance
Peak performance
Not a downhill skier but love the snow? We take a look at 'wellbeing' and fitness training in the mountains
Has your favourite resort just doubled in size?
Has your favourite resort just doubled in size?
We take a look at this year's biggest resort link-ups
Elevation: Wired for war
Elevation: Wired for war
Invented by Italian soldiers to get around the mountains during the First World War, via ferrata is today a surprisingly accessible form of climbing
Skis, snakes and snowmobiles
Skis, snakes and snowmobiles
Ski racing in the morning and snake drinking in the evening... Rosie Barcroft discovers just what can be found when you venture off the beaten track
When the sun hits the Alps
When the sun hits the Alps
Our picks for the best holiday spots in the Alps this summer
Buddy up
Buddy up
Pete Thompson spends a week in Klosters, Switzerland acting as a 'buddy' (helper) for charity Skiing with Heroes
Snowdon by bike
Snowdon by bike
You can climb Snowdon with sensible footwear, a cagoule and a flask of coffee. Or, like Julie Rand, you can take your mountain bike...
Get the jump on next season and ski all summer long
Get the jump on next season and ski all summer long
Swap summer for winter, head high to one of Europe's glacier resorts or hone your skills right here in the UK
A ski holiday with a difference?
A ski holiday with a difference?
Kate Thorman tells us about her experience at the Rock the Pistes festival in the Portes du Soleil
Spotlight on: Tignes
Spotlight on: Tignes
Open 10 months of the year, Tignes allows you to ski before and after everybody else
Spotlight on: Val Thorens
Spotlight on: Val Thorens
Europe's highest resort makes for a particularly appealing destination in the spring
Spring skiing family style
Spring skiing family style
Sun, snow and skiing, what's not to love? Here are our top five resorts that we think are perfect for a spring ski adventure with the whole family
Ski+board: Ski2Freedom
Ski+board: Ski2Freedom
Catherine Cosby set up Ski2Freedom to give disabled people the knowledge and reassurance they need to experience a wintersports holiday. Rosie Barcroft asks the questions.
Hit the slopes this winter with<br>Eurotunnel Le Shuttle
Hit the slopes this winter with
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle
Take the fastest route to the slopes by car and your skis and luggage go FREE!
Mark Warner - We'll give you more of a holiday!
Mark Warner - We'll give you more of a holiday!
If you haven't tried a Mark Warner holiday before, then you are missing a real treat
Six steps to the perfect family holiday
Six steps to the perfect family holiday
Here are a few things to keep in mind when planning a family foray, whether you're heading to the mountains with tots or teens
Thanking my lucky stars
Thanking my lucky stars
Ski Club Leader Ryan Davison Crisp gets deep at Crescent Spur Heli-Skiing - thanks to some serendipitous timing...
What does Mongolia have in common with Kitzbühel?
What does Mongolia have in common with Kitzbühel?
Chris Taine tries to keep up with Austrian pro Stephan Skrobar for long enough to find out...
Size matters
Size matters
Is bigger better? We take a look at some snowy superlatives
Spot a royal over a spot of lunch
Spot a royal over a spot of lunch
Where to head if you're interested in blue blood as well as blue runs
Little sparrows, twice-milked cows and mouldy herring: What you didn't know about mountain food
Little sparrows, twice-milked cows and mouldy herring: What you didn't know about mountain food
We take a look at some of the dishes you can enjoy in the mountains, from the obvious to the obscure
Neilson Holidays: Relax as hard as you like
Neilson Holidays: Relax as hard as you like
Beautiful snowy vistas and the satisfying crunch of fresh snow underfoot in some of the worlds finest ski resorts are what await you on a Neilson holiday.
Ski Ready with 3M
Ski Ready with 3M
20% off, plus free shipping on all Futuro and Nexcare products
Engadin St. Moritz
Engadin St. Moritz
Winter tourism was born here 150 years ago in 1864
Freerider Adrien Coirier is living his dream
Freerider Adrien Coirier is living his dream
Here the Eider-sponsored athlete shares advice for building up speed and his ultimate breakfast...
Life, Camera, Action
Life, Camera, Action
Introducing VIRB from Garmin
Flaine-reservation.co.uk - Mountains made easy
Flaine-reservation.co.uk - Mountains made easy
Summer and winter chalet and apartment rental in Flaine, Haute-Savoie
Cotswold Outdoor - The mountains aren't just for snow!
Cotswold Outdoor - The mountains aren't just for snow!
Make the most of the mountains with the UK's largest range of outdoor equipment
Top 10 reasons to visit... Zermatt
Top 10 reasons to visit... Zermatt
There's much more to Zermatt than skiing at the foot of a very pointy mountain, as Chris Taine finds out
Photography Tips 4: Basic Image Editing
Photography Tips 4: Basic Image Editing
Melody Sky explains how to edit your photos for email and social media
Photography Tips 3: Location, position and time of day
Photography Tips 3: Location, position and time of day
Melody Sky talks tactics - how to plan your photo shoot to get the best results
Looking for the perfect family resort?
Looking for the perfect family resort?
A few things to consider plus our picks for top resorts for a family holiday
Touring: A skiing epiphany
Touring: A skiing epiphany
Rob Crabtree leaves the chairlifts behind to get a taste of the backcountry
So you've mastered the nursery slopes... now where?
So you've mastered the nursery slopes... now where?
Our guide to the best resorts for beginners and beyond
Photography Tips 2: Using semi-manual settings
Photography Tips 2: Using semi-manual settings
Melody Sky explains how to get the most of your camera beyond the 'green square'
Photography Tips 1: Choosing the right camera
Photography Tips 1: Choosing the right camera
In the first in a new series, action sports photographer Melody Sky explains the different cameras available

related videos

Freeride - Lateral Stability
Freeride - Lateral Stability
When freeriding it is essential to have lateral control to keep your skiing consistent when the surface is inconsistent. Technique tip courtesy of the Warren Smith Ski Academy.
Moguls - keeping in contact
Moguls - keeping in contact
Technique advice on maintaining contact with the snow through the troughs of the moguls to help absorb the bumps and control your speed. From the Warren Smith Ski Academy.
Moguls - pole-plant imbalance
Moguls - pole-plant imbalance
Just like with the legs, all skiers have a pole-plant that's weaker on one side. This tip focuses on identifying and improving the weaker side. Courtesey of the Warren Smith Ski Academy.
Moguls - punching hands
Moguls - punching hands
This tip from the Warren Smith Ski Academy helps improve pole-planting technique in the bumps by encouraging you to punch forward when you plant.

Features

Can you spot a resort by its logo?
Can you spot a resort by its logo?
As all of the ski resorts dust down their branding, how many can you identify by their logos? Try our quiz and find out
What's all this DIN?
What's all this DIN?
What is a DIN setting? What does DIN stand for? Can I adjust it myself? Keeping your boots on your skis is a technical undertaking - read on to find out what's going on beneath your feet
Spotlight on: Verbier
Spotlight on: Verbier
One of Switzerland's big-hitters, Verbier is popular with Brits for a reason - idyllic chalets, swanky restaurants, raucous nightlife, and seemingly endless challenging terrain
Ski it your way - in Norway!
Ski it your way - in Norway!
Come and see what you've been missing, where skiing is a way of life