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General news

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?
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?
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

related videos

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
The mountain environment is dangerous and unpredictable. Mark Jones and Peter Hart meet up with the Lake Louise patrol team to find out what the main dangers are and how they go about controlling...

Ski Club news

Ambassadors - how they'll be really spoiling us
Ambassadors - how they'll be really spoiling us
Our team of Ambassadors are already in situ, looking forward to meeting Ski Club members as the season kicks off and we all start to get out into the snow. So we thought it was about time to let you...
Dave Ryding secures best British racing result in almost 5 years.
Dave Ryding secures best British racing result in almost 5 years.
Great Britain's top male slalom racer, Dave Ryding, recorded a personal best by placing 17th in Sunday's FIS World Cup race in Are, Sweden.
Ski Club Leader service returns to Mayrhofen this season
Ski Club Leader service returns to Mayrhofen this season
The popular Austrian destination will host a Ski Club Leader in resort this winter
Ski Club GB continues efforts to preserve its social skiing programme in France
Ski Club GB continues efforts to preserve its social skiing programme in France
A senior representative from the Ski Club attended the court hearing bought against Ken Piddlesden, Ski Club of Great Britain leader in Albertville on 8th December 2014.