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General news

Hot new ski films at the London Freeski Film Festival
Hot new ski films at the London Freeski Film Festival
Coming up this Thursday is the third annual London Freeski Film Festival. If you are in the capital, head along for the finest films. There are prizes too!
Ski party in Victorian vaults
Ski party in Victorian vaults
The team behind the Freeze festival are kicking off the season with a party in the hidden vaults beneath London. Come along for the premiere of Teton's Almost Ablaze, and a night of DJs
Apres-ski party with Les 3 Vallees
Apres-ski party with Les 3 Vallees
Come and show your stamina by partying with the apres masters after the London Ski Show
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
British ski instructor fined €30,000 for teaching without correct qualifications
British ski instructor fined €30,000 for teaching without correct qualifications
Simon Butler has been fined and says he will appeal the decision in the ongoing saga

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.

Resort news

The 4 Vallees stay together
The 4 Vallees stay together
The ski area in Switzerland has reached an agreement to stay together as a linked area, to the relief of many.
Verbier splits with 4 Vallées neighbours in dispute
Verbier splits with 4 Vallées neighbours in dispute
As a result of failed negotiations between partner resorts Switzerland's largest domain may get a lot smaller
Ski+board: Link or sink?
Ski+board: Link or sink?
Is tourism the price to pay for economic survival? Adam Ruck looks at the pros and cons of linking two of Switzerland's most traditional and picturesque resorts with a huge new cable car
Spotlight on: Banff
Spotlight on: Banff
A buzzing social scene, family friendly pistes and big mountain riding ensure Banff's place amongst the world's leading ski resorts