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Travel and holiday news

Early snow, parties, beards and the circus...
Early snow, parties, beards and the circus...
The snow is falling in the Northern Hemisphere, and people on mountains across Europe and North America are devising ways to celebrate. Join them for big name bands, ski film screenings, circus acts, ski tests, and a little bit of beard-trimming on the side
New and improved discounts with Crystal Ski Holidays, including Crystal Finest, this season
New and improved discounts with Crystal Ski Holidays, including Crystal Finest, this season
Get £100 off all Crystal holidays, booked before the end of October
America's Epic Pass just got even more epic
America's Epic Pass just got even more epic
Park City in Utah is bought by Vail Resorts, Inc, and added to the Epic Pass, bringing the total number of resorts to 22.
Freshtracks: Knowledge is powder
Freshtracks: Knowledge is powder
Learn the skills you need to stay safe with our mountaincraft and touring skills courses
Plane vs Train: How do you travel to the mountains?
Plane vs Train: How do you travel to the mountains?
Do you prefer getting to the snow through the air or on rails? Your answer really counts!
Take a peek inside the new Ski Club Freshtracks programme!
Take a peek inside the new Ski Club Freshtracks programme!
Freshtracks 2014-15 holidays are now on sale... so here's a little taste of what's new for this year
Eurostar ski train tickets now on sale!
Eurostar ski train tickets now on sale!
Eurostar train offers quick, easy and affordable routes to the Alps plus fantastic savings for Ski Club members
Infographic: Which countries are most popular with seasonaires?
Infographic: Which countries are most popular with seasonaires?
Thousands of seasonaires scatter far and wide across the globe each season - find out where they're going...
Best of the Ski Club Freshtracks photo gallery 2013-14
Best of the Ski Club Freshtracks photo gallery 2013-14
What happens on a Freshtracks holiday...
Have you reviewed your Ski Club Freshtracks holiday?
Have you reviewed your Ski Club Freshtracks holiday?
Read what others say about Freshtracks and write your own review of your holiday experience
Rooms with a view... at Snow HQ
Rooms with a view... at Snow HQ
Rob Wyncherley enjoys the spoils of his 'Ski Club Ski Holiday for Life' competition in Les Arcs
Save with Ski Club holiday essentials
Save with Ski Club holiday essentials
Make the most of Ski Club membership this summer with discounts on holiday essentials
Ski+board: Top 5 ski resorts for non-skiers
Ski+board: Top 5 ski resorts for non-skiers
Want to spend your time off the slopes instead? Here are Ben's suggestions for resorts to suit non-skiers
Top 5 reasons to visit the Bernese Oberland
Top 5 reasons to visit the Bernese Oberland
Our top 5 reasons to visit the Bernese Oberland this summer
Iconic Mountains: The Eiger
Iconic Mountains: The Eiger
The imposing sight of the Eiger continues to captivate visitors 75 years after the first successful ascent of the Eiger's formidable north face
On the wild side
On the wild side
Rosie Barcroft finds skiing in Sweden is a recipe for endless delights - on the snow and off. But mice hunting? Are you sure?
Skiing in the Tatra Mountains
Skiing in the Tatra Mountains
Jacqueline Wise explores mountains of Poland and Slovakia

related videos

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.
Moguls - sideways power
Moguls - sideways power
In moguls one of your main areas of focus needs to be skidding. This clip helps you become more powerful in a sideways stance with flatter skis. From the Warren Smith Ski Academy Lesson Three DVD.

Snow and weather news

Fresh snow and Shaun White in Avoriaz
Fresh snow and Shaun White in Avoriaz
It's been snowing all day in Avoriaz, France. What's more, they've got Shaun White lined up to play at their opening party. Many reasons to rock out!
A little fresh snow over Val Thorens
A little fresh snow over Val Thorens
The webcam at the top of the Alps is sending back a nice sight...
Mixed early-season fortunes for resorts south of the equator
Mixed early-season fortunes for resorts south of the equator
Delayed openings in New Zealand, early season powder in the Andes and the Blizzard of Oz...
Southern hemisphere season begins
Southern hemisphere season begins
Mt Hutt opened on Friday 13 June with blue skies and good snow - one of the best opening days in years