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7 in 7 - Our guide to Innsbruck
7 in 7 - Our guide to Innsbruck
Seven resorts in seven days
7 in 7 Our guide to Kitzbühel
7 in 7 Our guide to Kitzbühel
Seven ski resorts in seven days
Job Vacancy - Ski+board Deputy Editor & Content Writer
Job Vacancy - Ski+board Deputy Editor & Content Writer
The Ski Club is looking for a talented and enthusiastic person to help produce Ski+board magazine and work with the wider Communications Team to create engaging content for the Ski Club.
Leader Appeal Hearing Outcome
Leader Appeal Hearing Outcome
Ski Club of Great Britain Leader unsuccessful at initial appeal hearing in Chambery.
Update on the appeal hearing in Chambery
Update on the appeal hearing in Chambery
The appeal hearing of the Ski Club of Great Britain leader, Ken Piddlesden took place on 30 March in Chambery.
7-in-7 Part 2
7-in-7 Part 2
Returning for a second season, off the back of last year's epic trip through the Austrian Tirol, the Ski Club TV team return to the Tirol for another week-long adventure. This year we're visiting some lesser-known gems including Austria's two largest linked ski areas and the set of the latest James Bond film SPECTRE.
The Ski Club Green Award
The Ski Club Green Award
If you're involved in a snowsports-based environmental project, our new Members Green Award is perfect for you.
Ski Club Inspire Awards
Ski Club Inspire Awards
The Ski Club's original inspiration came from just a few skiers back in 1903. These snowsports pioneers wanted to encourage 'people to learn to ski, improve and take more enjoyment from their skiing while bringing together people interested in the sport'.
Leaders stay the course in new Zermatt home
Leaders stay the course in new Zermatt home
The Ski Club Leaders' Course moved to its new home in Zermatt this year. Bruce Pope reports from this fantastic resort, in the shadow of the Matterhorn.
Inside Austria's secret ski lift testing workshop
Inside Austria's secret ski lift testing workshop
A solar-powered chairlift is the latest innovation to come out of the little known Montafon valley in Austria, where the family behind Doppelmayr ski lifts has been operating since the 1890s. Martin Symington reports.
The Amplid Story: Episode 6
The Amplid Story: Episode 6
Amplid's founder Peter Bauer visits the UK for the first time in 10 years to meet with some key UK retailers and enjoy a proper pint of Ale.
The Amplid Story: Episode 5
The Amplid Story: Episode 5
In this episode we follow Peter and the team to Fiss in Austria where Amplid are holding their annual sales meeting. It's a chance for all of the team to ride the brand new product for the first time.
The Amplid Story: Episode 4
The Amplid Story: Episode 4
In this episode we discover how Amplid are using their team of professional athletes and limited resources to generate media exposure.
The Amplid Story: Episode 3
The Amplid Story: Episode 3
Ever wondered how skis and snowboards are manufactured? In this episode we head to Amplid's factory in Austria to see how Amplid manufacture their products in a sustainable way.
The Amplid Story: Episode 2
The Amplid Story: Episode 2
Amplid are one of the most innovative ski and snowboard brands on the planet thanks to Peter's 30 years of experience in R&D. In this episode we see how Amplid turn an idea into a functioning ski or snowboard.
The Amplid Story: Episode 1
The Amplid Story: Episode 1
Snowboard legend Peter Bauer talks to the Ski Club about why he decided to start ski and snowboard brand Amplid and what makes Amplid different to the competition.
7 in 7 - Our guide to the Zillertal Arena
7 in 7 - Our guide to the Zillertal Arena
Seven resorts in seven days
7 in 7 - Our guide to Axamer Lizum
7 in 7 - Our guide to Axamer Lizum
Seven resorts in seven days
7 in 7 - Our guide to Obergurgl
7 in 7 - Our guide to Obergurgl
Seven ski resorts in seven days
7 in 7 - Our guide to Ischgl
7 in 7 - Our guide to Ischgl
Seven ski resorts in seven days.
7 in 7 - Our guide to St Anton
7 in 7 - Our guide to St Anton
Seven ski resorts in seven days.
Top 10 activities in the Tirol
Top 10 activities in the Tirol
With so many world-class ski resorts in close proximity it's easy to see why the Tirol region of Austria is so popular with UK skiers and boarders. But it isn't just the skiing that makes this area so special; the region has a whole host of activities and cultural attractions that will ensure tourists never get bored.
Ski Club Leader Appeal Hearing Deferred
Ski Club Leader Appeal Hearing Deferred
The appeal hearing due to take place in Chambery on 21 October has been deferred until 30 March 2016.
Ski Club carves a new line with travel insurance
Ski Club carves a new line with travel insurance
The Ski Club is launching new travel insurance policies this season - aiming at the winter sports market as well as the family travel insurance market.
5 family-friendly tips when buying winter sports travel insurance
5 family-friendly tips when buying winter sports travel insurance
Booking your ski holiday is a major decision for anyone, particularly a family. Is the chalet really close enough to the ski lifts? Should you buy your own skis this year? Will your son reject the purple 'unisex' jacket from his sister? And then there's the travel insurance...
Ski Club launches new programme in France but vows to continue legal battle
Ski Club launches new programme in France but vows to continue legal battle
The Ski Club has announced a revamped Leading service in France for the 2015-16 winter, but has said it will continue to fight its legal battle with the French authorities.
Members' letter: Ski Club launches instructor-led guiding in France
Members' letter: Ski Club launches instructor-led guiding in France
Frank McCusker's letter to members regarding the new instructor-led guiding service in France
Winter through the lens of our Leaders and Guides
Winter through the lens of our Leaders and Guides
We've loved getting emails from our Leaders and Guides throughout the season and their pictures have made us green with envy as we've sat at our desks in Wimbledon. Here's our pick of the best.
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.
Katie Ormerod wins a Ski Club award
Katie Ormerod wins a Ski Club award
The first woman to nail a double-cork 1080, at the tender age of just 16, has been chosen to receive a new award from the Ski Club. See her in action below, from tears to glory

Travel and holiday news

Summer skiing - Norwegian style!
Summer skiing - Norwegian style!
The Norwegian fjords are world-renowned for their stunning scenery and striking landscapes. But how would you fancy looking down on them when on a pair of skis, on top of a glacier, in the middle of...
French sleeper trains under threat for next season
French sleeper trains under threat for next season
Under new proposals, the number of overnight sleeper trains in France could be slashed, limiting access to some of the top resorts in the French Alps.
Ski the best of Canada with Ski Club Freshtracks next winter!
Ski the best of Canada with Ski Club Freshtracks next winter!
Although many of you may be thinking of the beach and BBQs, here at Ski Club Freshtracks we're already looking forward to those powder days next season - and where else is better for powder than...
Improve your skills this summer with Ski Club Freshtracks!
Improve your skills this summer with Ski Club Freshtracks!
Ski Club Freshtracks are returning to Les Deux Alpes this summer for a week of instruction on one of the Alps' best glaciers. Six mornings of on-snow instruction followed by afternoons packed with...