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Kit and instruction news

ABS recalls steel cartridges and ABS TwinBag Systems
ABS recalls steel cartridges and ABS TwinBag Systems
Owners of ABS TwinBag systems should read this important news and return affected avalanche backpacks to ABS for checking
Off-piste training - it's all about having even more fun!
Off-piste training - it's all about having even more fun!
Perhaps you like the idea but lack the courage to ski away from the piste? Or maybe you do ski off-piste but suspect you could be safer? Or you know the essentials but are ready to take it to the next level?
Can't afford to ski? Think again.
Can't afford to ski? Think again.
Need new ski gear but don't want to spend a fortune? The Ski Club might have some answers
Fitness tips for injury prevention and extra comfort in your ski boots!
Fitness tips for injury prevention and extra comfort in your ski boots!
It's time to get fit for the snow... here's Dr Craig McLean with same valuable and timely advice
Same mountain, same snow, same fitness?
Same mountain, same snow, same fitness?
Do snowboarders need to explore different fitness concepts from skiers, asks Chris Haworth
Hone your technique with Ski Club TV
Hone your technique with Ski Club TV
We've got loads of technique videos from our friends at SkiSchoolApp

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.

Snow and weather news

Things are looking up
Things are looking up
Winter has finally returned to the Alps last week, the mountains are looking whiter and lots of resorts are set to open this weekend. Meanwhile in the Pyrenees, on the east coast of the USA and even...
Dozens of resorts postpone opening, but don't panic!
Dozens of resorts postpone opening, but don't panic!
Warm temperatures and a lack of snow has caused many resorts to cancel their opening plans, but with the right sort of weather on the way we're reminded that some of the best seasons got off to a slow...
Grandvalira to open this weekend as planned
Grandvalira to open this weekend as planned
In a last-minute decision, Grandvalira in Andorra has decided that there is enough snow cover and low enough temperatures to open as planned this Friday.
Snow in North America but much of Europe's has melted
Snow in North America but much of Europe's has melted
It's a hemisphere of two halves this week - North America gets all the snow while widespread warm weather in Europe has done away with a lot of last week's snowfall. But read on - the future's looking...