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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 the summer whilst lapping a world class park?
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 British Columbia in Canada?
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 adventurous activities await - all for the great price of 850 pounds.
Scotland's Freeride Capital
Scotland's Freeride Capital
Scotland and big mountain freeride lines have until recently rarely been put together in the same sentence. However the resort of Nevis Range has been at the forefront of changing these outdated perceptions, and as the Ski Club TV team found out this week the snow can be exceptional and the truly epic off-piste terrain can rival anything the Alps have to offer.
Let rip in Europe's unlikely freeride capital
Let rip in Europe's unlikely freeride capital
With patrolled freeride areas and sunny slopes, Andorra is fast becoming a hotspot for skiers seeking world class skiing and tasty tapas.
Freshtracks soliday season: 4 solo-skiing myths to debunk
Freshtracks soliday season: 4 solo-skiing myths to debunk
The apprehension of going on a ski holiday alone has played on the minds of more than one ski fanatic; and this is why the 'soliday' concept was finally born. An ever-increasingly popular choice of holiday, solo skiing trips are particularly great for those balancing a busy work life whilst still getting their snow fix.
So you've mastered the basics... now where?
So you've mastered the basics... now where?
Our guide to the best resorts for beginners and beyond
Is Norway really the best  family ski destination in Europe?
Is Norway really the best family ski destination in Europe?
Despite common misconceptions that skiing in Norway is too expensive, too dark, or too cold, Norway offers a great alternative to the Alps.
Skiing with friends is always better
Skiing with friends is always better
Top tips for planning a group ski holiday
Which airlines are best for ski carriage?
Which airlines are best for ski carriage?
With every airline setting different rules and fees for taking skis or snowboards in the hold, booking a flight can feel like a maths exam. Here's a handy table to help you out

Racing and riding news

Ed Drake Announces Retirement
Ed Drake Announces Retirement
One of the finest British ski racers of his generation has sadly hung up his ski boots aged 30 after over 20 years of racing.
Rising domestic ski and snowboard talent showcased at three English Indoor Championships
Rising domestic ski and snowboard talent showcased at three English Indoor Championships
The English Moguls, Slopestyle and Ski & Snowboard Cross Championships come to Chill Factore in Manchester this summer - newly updated to include results from round 1!
Two exciting announcements for UK snowsports
Two exciting announcements for UK snowsports
Although the 2015/2016 season may be coming to an end, two new snowsports concepts have been launched this Spring. They are focussed on increasing participation and nurturing the talent right here in...
Highlights of the BRITS 2016
Highlights of the BRITS 2016
The 2016 edition of the UK's premier freestyle ski and snowboard competition returned to its spiritual home of Laax in Switzerland. With perhaps the strongest field ever assembled, the standard was...