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6 Slopes for Valentines Snow
6 Slopes for Valentines Snow
Whether you're a lover or a hater, it's that time of year again - Valentine's Day. And thanks to Hollywood blockbusters and numerous Christmas movies, the idea of a fleeting romance on wintery slopes is ingrained into the public psyche.
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.
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.
DIY Ski Holidays - Savvy Ways to Save Money
DIY Ski Holidays - Savvy Ways to Save Money
While skiing was once considered a sport for the elite, nowadays snowsports holidays don't have to break the bank. By booking independently and being flexible with your timing, you can have a more bespoke winter holiday that meets your needs AND budget.
What sort of skier or snowboarder are you?
What sort of skier or snowboarder are you?
Use our lighthearted matrix to figure it out!
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
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...

General news

DIY Ski Holidays - Savvy Ways to Save Money
DIY Ski Holidays - Savvy Ways to Save Money
While skiing was once considered a sport for the elite, nowadays snowsports holidays don't have to break the bank. By booking independently and being flexible with your timing, you can have a more...
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,...
6 Slopes for Valentines Snow
6 Slopes for Valentines Snow
Whether you're a lover or a hater, it's that time of year again - Valentine's Day. And thanks to Hollywood blockbusters and numerous Christmas movies, the idea of a fleeting romance on wintery slopes...
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...