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Top 5 Resorts for Non-Skiers
Top 5 Resorts for Non-Skiers
The mountains in winter are not just about skiing and snowboarding, there are a whole host of non-skiing and off-snow activities to keep you busy - and these five resorts are perfect for doing just that.
Top 5 Exotic Ski Resorts
Top 5 Exotic Ski Resorts
If you're looking for an adventure and to book that holiday of a lifetime to a far-flung ski resort then look no further than the Ski Club's top exotic destinations for the upcoming winter season.
Top 5 Apres Ski Resorts
Top 5 Apres Ski Resorts
Whether it is dancing on the tables, drinking shots of local schnapps or cosying up for a quiet drink in a wood-panelled bar, everyone is partial to a bit of apres ski - so here are our top choices for where to go this winter:
Top 5 Snowsure Resorts
Top 5 Snowsure Resorts
One problem we all have in common is being able to find that one ski resort with guaranteed snow, despite the time of season, so why not take a look at our top five suggestions that will be sure to send you in the right direction.
Beyond the Streif: Kitzbühel
Beyond the Streif: Kitzbühel
As the 77th edition of the Hahnenkamm approaches, we look back at Kitzbuehel's place in skiing history
First lift, last call: Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau
First lift, last call: Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau
The Austrian Tirol at its most idyllic: Sunshine, snow, schnitzel and schnapps
First lift, last call: Sölden
First lift, last call: Sölden
Start the day with slopeside breakfast at the Gampe Thaya and finish the evening at one of Sölden's famed nightspots
Bigger is Better - Major Resort Links
Bigger is Better - Major Resort Links
When the Flexenbahn project to connect St Anton to Lech/Zurs opens in just over a month's time, it will be the fifth major ski resort link up in the past four seasons. But if you've missed any of these projects, here are all five:
Our Top 5 Huge Ski Areas
Our Top 5 Huge Ski Areas
Clocking up the miles, skiing from valley to valley and exploring vast mountain playgrounds makes for a very special holiday. But which ski resorts are the best for this? Here are the Ski Club's Top 5:
First lift, last call: Stubai Glacier
First lift, last call: Stubai Glacier
24 hours in Stubai... from the first fresh corduroy on the Daunferner to the final 'Pfiff'
The back of beyond: Off piste in Kaunertal
The back of beyond: Off piste in Kaunertal
The Kaunertal glacier, tucked away in the southwestern corner of the Austrian Tirol, is the gateway to one of the Alps' most varied and untamed ski touring regions
The rise and rise of luxury ski lifts
The rise and rise of luxury ski lifts
The trend towards faster chairlifts and gondolas has been well documented, but in recent seasons more and more resorts are looking to go one step further - and this is where the market for luxury lifts has boomed in the past few years.
What's new for 2016/17 - the round up
What's new for 2016/17 - the round up
New ski lifts are always years in the planning but can transform the skiing once built - so with that in mind the following guide links you through to no fewer than 78 new lift projects from across the world.
New lifts, new lifts - the headlines for 2016/17
New lifts, new lifts - the headlines for 2016/17
It has been an extremely busy summer in the mountains, with new chairlifts, gondolas and cable cars springing up across our favourite ski resorts. There are so many to choose from - but here are our highlights!
What's new in The Rest of the World for 2016/17
What's new in The Rest of the World for 2016/17
From Germany to Japan and Scandinavia to Eastern Europe, ski resorts have been busy building new chairlifts and gondolas - and in one case, a mixture of both this summer. Here are the biggest projects out there.
What's new in Switzerland for 2016/17
What's new in Switzerland for 2016/17
New lifts have sprung up over the summer across Switzerland, with some major projects ready for the season ahead at the likes of Andermatt, Saas Fee and Verbier. Here are the highlights:
What's new in North America for 2016/17
What's new in North America for 2016/17
Big money has been spent again across the pond over the summer, with lots of fast lifts on the way - one of which is the most advanced chairlift ever to be built in the USA. Here's the lowdown on what's been built where.
What's new in Italy for 2016/17
What's new in Italy for 2016/17
The big news from Italy is 70 million Euros of investment in the Dolomiti Superski area, with new lifts springing up over the summer at many resorts. Here are the top new lifts for the upcoming winter:
What's new in France for 2016/17
What's new in France for 2016/17
Lift companies across the French Alps have been busy this summer improving their ski lifts and pistes ahead of the season. A new Solaise gondola in Val d'Isere is the big headline but there are some other major highlights to look forward to this winter.
What's new in Austria for 2016/17
What's new in Austria for 2016/17
Austria is once again leading the way when it comes to new chairlifts and gondolas for the 2016/17 season. Here are the highlights, including the new Flexenbahn in the Arlberg, the world's highest capacity lift and to cap it off the most expensive lift project to date.
Seven wonders of the Ski(Welt)
Seven wonders of the Ski(Welt)
Austria's largest resort is a wonderland for families, intermediates, and foodies

UK news

Thomas Lang Bursary Winners Hit the Slopes!
Thomas Lang Bursary Winners Hit the Slopes!
Ten lucky kids have their first taste of snowsports with the help of the Ski Club
Snowbility - Harry's Story
Snowbility - Harry's Story
Snowbility is an organisation that specialises in helping individuals with additional needs and rehabilitation challenges to access snow sports and in particular skiing and snowboarding. We learn how...
Philip Rankin, Godfather of Scottish Skiing, Dies at the Age of 99
Philip Rankin, Godfather of Scottish Skiing, Dies at the Age of 99
Former spitfire pilot Philip Rankin launched Scotland's skiing industry when he created the first ski lift at Glencoe 60 years ago
Why buying your kit in the UK make sense
Why buying your kit in the UK make sense
Make the most of your next trip to the mountains by getting the right choice of ski or snowboard and properly fitted boots by UK experts in stores across the country.