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The 15 Best Places to Get Some Snow in the UK
The 15 Best Places to Get Some Snow in the UK
Can't steal time away from the desk this winter? Or struggling to pull together the pennies for a trip to the Alps? Well fear not - because great skiing can be found in Scotland and the North of England if you know where to look.
Winter activities in the Jungfrau
Winter activities in the Jungfrau
Ever wanted to glide on ice like a Disney princess, learn to curl like Team GB in Sochi, or gorge yourself in endless offers of Swiss fondue? Well look no further. The Jungfrau region is a mecca for winter sports enthusiasts, nature lovers, and adrenaline junkies combined - and not just those with skis and boards under foot.
Chemmy Alcott and the Arctic V Set New World Record
Chemmy Alcott and the Arctic V Set New World Record
What do you get if you combine a female Olympian with four male skiing counterparts, tie them all together and put them on roller skis in Hyde Park?
Catching up with Katie Ormerod
Catching up with Katie Ormerod
At the tender age of 16, Katie Ormerod became the first women ever to nail a double-cork 1080. Ever since she's been taking the snowboarding world by storm.
Ten things you didn't know about Norway, the land of the ski
Ten things you didn't know about Norway, the land of the ski
Norway is, as you might expect, the 'way to the north'' - a long, skinny country that stretches across 15 lines of latitude. Almost a third of the country lies above the Arctic Circle, and so, unsurprisingly, Norway has a long winter season, with guaranteed snow and heaps of winter pastimes.
Adventure Film Festival coming up
Adventure Film Festival coming up
The 10th annual Adventure Film Festival is about to start, touring around the cinemas of the UK. What better way to wake yourself up after Christmas, and kick start some adventurous New Years' resolutions?
WIN tickets to the Lauberhorn ski races
WIN tickets to the Lauberhorn ski races
The 85th Lauberhorn ski race - one of the biggest and most exciting in the world - is almost upon us. Fancy winning tickets?
Frank Gardner assailant given death penalty
Frank Gardner assailant given death penalty
At the news that his last surviving assailant is sentenced, we hope it will be the end of a grim decade for Frank Gardner OBE, and celebrate his ongoing and inspiring Ski Club presidency.
Add your ski mileage and help Ski 2 the Moon
Add your ski mileage and help Ski 2 the Moon
In a creative new charity challenge, skiers and snowboarders are invited to track their on-snow mileage to see if collectively we can ski the number of miles it is to the moon.
Want the Winter Olympics? Anyone?
Want the Winter Olympics? Anyone?
The International Olympic Committee seems to be getting the message that not many countries are keen to stage the Winter Olympics. Will their new proposals help?
The flying snowmobile
The flying snowmobile
What do you get when you cross paragliding and snowmobiling? A 200kg flying machine that looks a little unlikely, that's what...
Crabapple schnapps and a pompom hat - what five things would you have in your ski backpack?
Crabapple schnapps and a pompom hat - what five things would you have in your ski backpack?
We asked the question and the winner got an Ortovox backpack. Read on to see what her excellent selection was
Get intimate with avalanches
Get intimate with avalanches
The North Face Avalanche Tour is back again, taking mountain craft, snow wisdom, real-life experience and prizes on tour around the UK. We'd love to see you there
Chemmy aims for a world record, in a shopping centre!
Chemmy aims for a world record, in a shopping centre!
Head to Canary Wharf on Monday to see Olympic skier Chemmy Alcott take on her next challenge - 24 hours of cross country skiing

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Falling safely
Falling safely
A short clip from the In Deeper instructional movie explaining the safest way to fall when skiing.
Proper kit
Proper kit
Having the right skis off-piste will make more of a difference to your performance than anything else, as explained in this clip from the In Deep DVD.
Testing the snowpack
Testing the snowpack
Canadian mountain guide Gary Carruthers checks the stability of the snowpack, essential preparation before heading into the backcountry.
The mountain exposed
The mountain exposed
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Features

A quest to conquer the world's toughest ski race
A quest to conquer the world's toughest ski race
Facing retirement from competitive skiing, Chemmy has faced her hardest ever challenge - going cross-country in the world's toughest ski competition, the Arctic Circle Race.
Bucket List - Viking Heli Skiing
Bucket List - Viking Heli Skiing
A bucket list for those of you who don't know is a fantasy world where you write down all the wonderful things in the world you hope to see, experience and do. Close to the top of that list for Chemmy...
Meet Zuma - One day she might just save your life!
Meet Zuma - One day she might just save your life!
At ten months old, Zuma is beginning her training to become an avalanche rescue dog. An idolised and increasingly popular fixture at ski resorts, avalanche rescue dogs never fail to capture our hearts...
Swiss bliss in a whirlwind weekend
Swiss bliss in a whirlwind weekend
Resorts in Switzerland's Lake Geneva region are within easy reach of the airport, making them ideal for a cheeky weekend trip - we pick out the best sports