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Meet the man who designs ski resorts
Meet the man who designs ski resorts
No fewer than 370 ski areas have been developed with the help of Ecosign, the company founded by Paul Mathews, the architect of Sochi. Ben Clatworthy spoke to the Canadian to find out how to create a good ski resort - from scratch if needs be.
Dancing on Ice in the Portes du Soleil
Dancing on Ice in the Portes du Soleil
When two great entities combine, often the results are calamitous... think chips and gravy. And I was quick to put music festivals and ski holidays into the same category, says Ben Clatworthy. After all, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Winter camping - how, and more importantly, why?
Winter camping - how, and more importantly, why?
Just because the temperature drops, that's no need to hibernate. The great outdoors is waiting for you, albeit possibly under a layer of snow - Hannah Engelkamp tries to work up the courage to go camping in winter
Women and Skiing
Women and Skiing
Ever since skiing became a fun thing to do, women have been advised that it's not really for them. From the fear that they'd neglect their Victorian family duties, to the likelihood that they'll get involved with politics or, that their uteruses might well just fall right out on the slopes, the history of women on skis has been one long battle.

Features

What's so good about late season skiing?
What's so good about late season skiing?
It's that funny month when only a handful of resorts are open in the whole world, but Hannah Engelkamp tells you why this makes it the ideal time to grab your skis, get a bargain, and take some last...
Where the road ends... Kaunertal is just getting started
Where the road ends... Kaunertal is just getting started
Kaunertal glacier lies deep in the heart of the Eastern Alps, straddling the border between Austria and Italy, and far from the maddening crowds
Cliff top thrills in Switzerland
Cliff top thrills in Switzerland
Although winter is coming to a close, it doesn't mean your adrenaline hits have to disappear with the snow. Get up close and personal with the alpine summits of Switzerland through their cliff top...
Fieberbrunn is running away to the (Ski)Circus!
Fieberbrunn is running away to the (Ski)Circus!
The best hidden ski resort in the alps is now a whole lot less hidden, thanks to its new link up to Saalbach-Hinterglemm