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Spotlight on: Mt Ruapehu
Spotlight on: Mt Ruapehu
The largest vertical drop and the most lifts in New Zealand await at the spectucular resorts on the Mt Ruapehu Volcano - Whakapapa and Turoa.
What to look forward to in the Southern Hemisphere this season
What to look forward to in the Southern Hemisphere this season
As the snow melts away from the Alps and the Rocky Mountains, our attentions here at the Ski Club are turning firmly towards the summer skiing season, and in particular down to the Southern Hemisphere.
Spotlight on: Portillo
Spotlight on: Portillo
Despite the variety of groomed intermediate slopes, most of the visitors to Portillo come for its incredible off piste terrain and powder.
Spotlight on: Hokkaido
Spotlight on: Hokkaido
Japan is known to many as the home of karate, sushi platters and innovative technology. But for us here at the Ski Club, Japan holds the key to a dreamland of powder skiing - arguably second to none.
Seven wonders of the Ski(Welt)
Seven wonders of the Ski(Welt)
Austria's largest resort is a wonderland for families, intermediates, and foodies
The Completely Unofficial Guide to Getting Off Piste in North America
The Completely Unofficial Guide to Getting Off Piste in North America
Results based on an unofficial survey of Ski Club staff, ex seasonnaires and die hard fanatics.
The Completely Unofficial Guide to Getting Off Piste in Europe
The Completely Unofficial Guide to Getting Off Piste in Europe
Results based on an unofficial survey of Ski Club staff, ex seasonnaires and die hard fanatics.
Welcome to Europe's newest skiing nation...
Welcome to Europe's newest skiing nation...
Azerbaijan is building two new ski resorts where everything sparkles, but will former soviet republic attract visitors? Andreas Hofer reports...
What's new this season: the round-up
What's new this season: the round-up
It's been a busy summer throughout the northern hemisphere with major renovations and improvements happening at many resorts around the globe. From snowmaking facilities to new lifts and resort link-ups, here are the highlights.
What's new in North America this season?
What's new in North America this season?
It's been a busy summer in North America with major works happening at many resorts across the continent
What's new in Switzerland this season?
What's new in Switzerland this season?
In comparison to neighbouring Austria, it has been a relatively quiet summer of construction in the Swiss Alps. However there have been several notable exceptions...
What's new in Scotland this season?
What's new in Scotland this season?
£5.5 million pot of money from Highland and Islands Enterprise (HIE) will help to significantly improve Scottish skiing over the next few years.
What's new in Italy this season?
What's new in Italy this season?
It has been a relatively quiet summer in the southern Alps and in particular Italy, with only a few new lifts going up in time for the upcoming winter. Here are the highlights
What's new in France this season?
What's new in France this season?
It has been a fairly busy summer in the French Alps, with new lifts going up at most of the biggest resorts. The largest changes are probably to be found in the Paradiski area, with major lifts ready to spin this winter in both Les Arcs and La Plagne
What's new in Austria this season?
What's new in Austria this season?
Austrian lift companies have arguably been the busiest over the summer, with a huge number of new lifts being built. Here are the highlights
Spotlight on: Las Lenas
Spotlight on: Las Lenas
Las Lenas is arguably Argentina's top ski destination and is renowned across the world for its incredible off piste terrain.
Spotlight on:  Chile's Tres Valles
Spotlight on: Chile's Tres Valles
Nestled high in the Andes Mountains, these three linked resorts offer over 7000 acres of skiing, around 7m of annual snowfall and a legendary apres party scene.
Whistler Blackcomb moves to combat climate change
Whistler Blackcomb moves to combat climate change
In recent years several resorts have already implemented creative solutions to ward off the advance of climate change.
Spotlight on: Treble Cone
Spotlight on: Treble Cone
Treble Cone has been voted the best ski area in New Zealand at the World Snow Awards twice in recent, and a quick look at the piste map explains why.
Spotlight on: Mt Buller
Spotlight on: Mt Buller
Mt Buller is the closest resort to Melbourne, just a three hour drive away from one of the most vibrant cities in the world.
Spotlight on: Thredbo
Spotlight on: Thredbo
Nearby Perisher might lay claim to being Australia's biggest resort, but Thredbo blows it out of the water when it comes to ski vertical.
Spotlight on: Cardrona
Spotlight on: Cardrona
Cardrona is New Zealand's top freestyle destination, and a training haven for many of the world's best snowsports athletes.
Spotlight on: Perisher
Spotlight on: Perisher
The purchase of Perisher by Vail Resorts in March 2015, their first overseas acquisition, signalled how seriously Australian skiing is now being taken.

Resort news

Spotlight on: Mt Ruapehu
Spotlight on: Mt Ruapehu
The largest vertical drop and the most lifts in New Zealand await at the spectucular resorts on the Mt Ruapehu Volcano - Whakapapa and Turoa.
What to look forward to in the Southern Hemisphere this season
What to look forward to in the Southern Hemisphere this season
As the snow melts away from the Alps and the Rocky Mountains, our attentions here at the Ski Club are turning firmly towards the summer skiing season, and in particular down to the Southern...
Spotlight on: Portillo
Spotlight on: Portillo
Despite the variety of groomed intermediate slopes, most of the visitors to Portillo come for its incredible off piste terrain and powder.
Spotlight on: Hokkaido
Spotlight on: Hokkaido
Japan is known to many as the home of karate, sushi platters and innovative technology. But for us here at the Ski Club, Japan holds the key to a dreamland of powder skiing - arguably second to none.