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Do you dream of living the high-life?
Do you dream of living the high-life?
As you wake in the morning, a frosty nip bites at the tip of your nose as you hibernate further south under your goose down duvet. It could be a ski day, or it could be a duvet day, who knows? Either way you're living the dream, tucked up in your little slice of alpine heaven.
Skiing on a Shoestring: The Best Budget Resorts in 2015
Skiing on a Shoestring: The Best Budget Resorts in 2015
Ski holidays have a reputation for being expensive, but this is not always deserved. Of course you can spend huge sums in swanky French and Swiss resorts, but there are some amazing all-inclusive deals offered by UK tour operators, in many cases costing less, even with flights and transfers, than if you only book accommodation direct.
Verbier businesses battle the strong Swiss franc
Verbier businesses battle the strong Swiss franc
Local organisations are implementing discounts up to 15% to combat the high prices caused by the exchange rate
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.
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
Spotlight on: Tignes
Spotlight on: Tignes
Open 10 months of the year, Tignes allows you to ski before and after everybody else
Spotlight on: Val Thorens
Spotlight on: Val Thorens
Europe's highest resort makes for a particularly appealing destination in the spring
Resort feature: Les Sybelles... a big ski domain with a local heart
Resort feature: Les Sybelles... a big ski domain with a local heart
Tom Dixon visits a hidden gem in the heart of the Beaufort region
Spotlight on: Champoluc
Spotlight on: Champoluc
Charming Champoluc sits at one end of the vast Monterosa ski area, making a perfect base for exploring one of Italy's best-kept secrets
Ski+board: Skied Untersberg recently?
Ski+board: Skied Untersberg recently?
You haven't? Nick Dalton, our little-known resorts enthusiast (little-known resorts that is) explains what you're missing!
Spotlight on: Morzine
Spotlight on: Morzine
Olivia Stuart-Taylor delves into the heart of the Portes du Soleil
Ski+board: Andiamo a sciare!
Ski+board: Andiamo a sciare!
The sweetest ways to earn your dolce vita stripes are located around the timeless winter retreat of Cortina d'Ampezzo, says Leslie Woit
Spotlight on: Obergurgl
Spotlight on: Obergurgl
One of Austria's best bets for an end of season blast
Spotlight on: Kühtai
Spotlight on: Kühtai
Chris Taine takes a spin around Austria's highest alpine village

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.

Ski Club news

Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with John Bennett
Ski Club Leader 'High Fives' with John Bennett
For the latest in our 'High Fives' series, we caught up with John Bennett, who became a Ski Club Leader in December 2003.
Job vacancy: Chalet Couple/Duo required for Chalet Freshtracks - Flaine, France
Job vacancy: Chalet Couple/Duo required for Chalet Freshtracks - Flaine, France
Ski Club Freshtracks are looking for an experienced team of two - couple or friends - to run a 9 person chalet from mid Feb through to mid April.
Freshtracks Holidays for Unlocking Your Powder Potential
Freshtracks Holidays for Unlocking Your Powder Potential
For anyone who's tried their luck off-piste, you know it's not quite as slick as the heli-ski adverts you've seen around. However with the right approach and right equipment, any adventurous skier or...
Get £10 for free with a Caxton FX Currency Card
Get £10 for free with a Caxton FX Currency Card
Ski Club members get £10 added to their opening balance when they take out a Caxton FX Currency Card.