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12 May 2017

Les 2 Alpes launches Outdoor Festival

Les 2 Alpes launches Outdoor Festival

The world’s best slackliners will converge on the French ski resort of Les 2 Alpes next month, in an attempt to break the slacklining world record during the resort’s brand new, high-octane Outdoor…

9 May 2017

Win a pair of 10 Peaks ski gloves

Win a pair of 10 Peaks ski gloves

Where to Ski and Snowboard has teamed up with glove manufacturer 10 Peaks on a competition to offer one lucky reader a pair of brand spanking new high-performance ski or snowboard gloves worth £105 for…

13 Apr 2017

Win a pair of PANDA ski goggles

Win a pair of PANDA ski goggles

Time is running out to enter our competition to win a pair of polarised ski goggles from PANDA Optics. Where to Ski and Snowboard has teamed up with PANDA Optics to offer one lucky reader the chance to…

15 Mar 2017

Last chance to win with Burnt Custard

Last chance to win with Burnt Custard

It’s your last chance to win our fabulous competition with young British company Burnt Custard with whom we’ve teamed up to give away two sets of their funky customised base layers worth £134.98…

31 Jan 2017

FWT cancelled in Chamonix

FWT cancelled in Chamonix

This week’s opening event of the Freeride World Tour in Chamonix has been cancelled due to unsafe conditions. The first event of the tour that pits the world’s best freeride skiers against each other…

26 Jan 2017

Join the world’s longest lift queue

Join the world’s longest lift queue

Not on the slopes this weekend but want to pretend you’re in the mountains? How about taking part in a record attempt at creating the world’s longest ski lift queue? If you live in London, or happen…

24 Jan 2017

Win a pair of ski flights with Monarch

Win a pair of ski flights with Monarch

Now that the snow is starting to fall, and more is forecast, we’ve teamed up with Monarch Airlines to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of flights to the slopes this season. Start the New…

9 Dec 2016

Free lift passes if you’re 40 in Valmorel

Free lift passes if you’re 40 in Valmorel

The French ski resort of Valmorel is this season celebrating its 40th birthday — and offering free ski passes for anyone celebrating their 40th birthday, too. The Tarentaise resort opens on 17 December…

1 Dec 2016

Join a Swiss snowball fight in London

Join a Swiss snowball fight in London

Following on from Eddie The Eagle chairlift promotion in Waterloo station with Austrian tourist office, Londoners will be again treated to a bit of ski fun, this time from Swiss International Airlines.…

21 Nov 2016

Win a £100 gift card from Ellis Brigham

Win a £100 gift card from Ellis Brigham

What ski or snowboard kit would you buy with a £100 in Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports? A Christmas present for yourself or for a loved one? It’s time to stop thinking and start entering — our latest…

17 Nov 2016

Win a ski trip and donate to Pudsey

Win a ski trip and donate to Pudsey

Fancy winning a long weekend skiing in the French Alps for you and eight friends and helping raise money Children In Need at the same time? Ski Weekends has teamed up with Children In Need to offer a four-night…

7 Nov 2016

Win a £95 ski bag from Ellis Brigham

Win a £95 ski bag from Ellis Brigham

We’ve teamed up with Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports to give away this EB Team Edition 195cm Double Wheelie Ski Bag worth £95 to one lucky reader. The ski bag is part of Ellis Brigham’s extensive ski…

13 Oct 2016

Win Telegraph Ski Show tickets

Win Telegraph Ski Show tickets

The Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show runs from 27-30 October in London and we have a pair of tickets worth £40 to give away. For the second year running, the show takes place in Battersea Park with…

4 Oct 2016

Freeride World Tour heads to Japan

Freeride World Tour heads to Japan

Japan is to host the first ever international freeride competition next January. The Freeride World Tour (FWT) this week announced a qualifier for the tour will take place in Hakuba, high in the so-called…

19 Sep 2016

Snowsports fiesta starts on Saturday

Snowsports fiesta starts on Saturday

This Saturday ski slopes across England will offer free or discounted ski and snowboard sessions as part of a ‘30 Days of Snowsport’ initiative aimed at getting more people on into winter sports. At…

23 Mar 2016

Atomic launches limited Eddie ski

Atomic launches limited Eddie ski

Atomic has released a limited edition ski to coincide with the release of the new film Eddie the Eagle. The ARC ski is based on Atomic’s Redster XTi – a mix of a slalom and GS ski, and signed by the…

8 Mar 2016

Fireman lands dream ski job in Alaska

Fireman lands dream ski job in Alaska

Pro skier Matilda Rapaport and clothing brand Peak Performance have filled the “radical job” post they advertised in January. Clothing brand and sponsors of the World Freeride Tour, Peak Performance,…

5 Feb 2016

Verbier hosts new music and ski festival

Verbier hosts new music and ski festival

The Swiss resort of Verbier has announced a brand new ski and music festival to celebrate the end of the season. “Verbier Impulse” will run over two weekends — 8-10 April then 15-17 April with ski…

19 Jan 2016

Last chance to win ski flights with Monarch

Last chance to win ski flights with Monarch

With December’s snow drought firmly behind us in the Alps (with snow forecast all week and next weekend), we’ve teamed up with Monarch, one of the UK’s leading independent airline groups, to offer…

11 Jan 2016

Want to win a dream ski job in Alaska?

Want to win a dream ski job in Alaska?

Got the January blues and thinking of applying for a new job? Why not go for one carrying the skis of professional freeskier Matilda Rapaport on her Alaskan leg of the Freeride World Tour? You might think…

24 Nov 2015

Win Helly Hansen kit with Peak Retreats

Win Helly Hansen kit with Peak Retreats

Ski tour operator Peak Retreats has teamed up with Helly Hansen to offer skiers the chance to win a ski outfit for the coming season. Helly Hansen provides uniform for 40,000 ski and mountain workers in…

2 Oct 2015

Win ski kit from Peak Performance

Win ski kit from Peak Performance

Exclusive skiwear brand Peak Performance is re-launching in the UK this winter, and to celebrate it is running a pre-season warm-up competition. After a couple of years’ absence from the UK market, the…

31 Jul 2015

China is ‘skiing mad’ says Warren Smith

China is ‘skiing mad’ says Warren Smith

China will be an enthusiastic host of the 2022 Winter Olympics, says ski instructor Warren Smith, following the news that Beijing will host the Games, despite concerns about a lack of natural snow. China…

11 Jun 2015

St Anton ski shops guilty of price fixing

St Anton ski shops guilty of price fixing

Four ski shops in the Austrian resort of St Anton have been fined €419,200 (nearly £305,000) between them after being found guilty of fixing prices for the past 12 years. On 28 April, the Cartel Court…

17 Mar 2015

Avoriaz hosts first snowball fight

Avoriaz hosts first snowball fight

Europe’s first snowball fight competition took place in the French ski resort of Avoriaz last week. Two teams of seven players lined up for the battle — looking remarkably like American footballers…

4 Mar 2015

Win a night at Norway’s ski jump

Win a night at Norway’s ski jump

Fancy sleeping at the top of a ski jump? Yes, you read that correctly. Following on from its stunt with the Saulire cable car in Courchevel, Airbnb is offering a night at the Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo…

20 Feb 2015

Could you build a prize-winning igloo?

Could you build a prize-winning igloo?

A unique competition takes place in the Swiss ski resort of Adelboden next month — igloo building. The resort, which shares a ski area with nearby Lenk, will host its annual Igloo Festival on 14 and…

4 Feb 2015

Courchevel offers night in a cable car

Courchevel offers night in a cable car

Think you could sleep at 2,740m in the French Alps? If so, read on. The ski resort of Courchevel in the Three Valleys has teamed up with accommodation website Airbnb to offer four people the chance to…

12 Jan 2015

Ski resorts cut prices for 2015

Ski resorts cut prices for 2015

Prices in ski resorts across Europe have plunged by up to 23 per cent, according to a survey by Post Office Travel Money. The survey, which was compiled using prices from 27 resorts in Europe and North…

25 Nov 2014

Get a #skimakeover with Crystal

Get a #skimakeover with Crystal

Fancy a new outfit this season? One that no one else has? Crystal Ski holidays has teamed up with Avalanche to give three lucky skiers and snowboarders the chance to win a bespoke jacket for themselves…

11 Nov 2014

Vanessa Mae banned from skiing

Vanessa Mae banned from skiing

Violinist Vanessa Mae and has been banned from competitive skiing for four years, along with five officials from Slovenia and Italy, in a race-fixing scandal that is making headlines around the world.…

13 Oct 2014

Win a 50-year ski pass for Les Menuires

Win a 50-year ski pass for Les Menuires

Fancy winning a ski pass for Les Menuires for the next 50 years? On 12 February, 2015, Les Menuires in the Trois Vallées will celebrate its 50th birthday. To celebrate, the resort is giving away a ski…

10 Oct 2014

Ski resorts start to crank in to life

Ski resorts start to crank in to life

Winter is most definitely coming. Ski resorts across Europe and North America have been inundating us with pictures of the first snowfalls and the news that their snow-making has cranked in to life. In…

8 Oct 2014

Iconic ski hotel seeks a ‘Junior GM’

Iconic ski hotel seeks a ‘Junior GM’

Does your child have what it takes to run a hotel? Badrutt’s Palace in St Moritz, one of the most famous hotels in Switzerland, wants to find a Junior General Manager to help upgrade its appeal to families.…

24 Sep 2014

WTSS reader books his winning trip

WTSS reader books his winning trip

The winner of this year’s WTSS competition to win a free week in a Lagrange apartment has just booked his trip to La Toussiere, France. Jim Reed, 66, won a week’s stay in a Lagrange prestige apartment…

9 Sep 2014

20th anniversary edition launched

20th anniversary edition launched

Where to Ski and Snowboard was officially launched last night — 20 years since the first edition was published. Tour operators, ski journalists, long-standing readers and contributors, advertisers and…

16 Jul 2014

Roger Federer plays Lindsey Vonn

Roger Federer plays Lindsey Vonn

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has challenged US skier Lindsey Vonn to a mystery competition involving a mountain. The pair are apparently genuine friends, regularly attending each other’s competitions…

14 Jul 2014

Vanessa Mae ski results may be rigged

Vanessa Mae ski results may be rigged

Four Slovenian ski federation officials have been suspended for allegedly rigging the points given to violinist Vanessa Mae to allow her to compete in the Winter Olympics. Vanessa competed for Thailand…

19 Apr 2014

CairnGorm cuts UK’s first real half-pipe

CairnGorm cuts UK’s first real half-pipe

The UK’s first ever real half-pipe competition is being held at CairnGorm Mountain today. Skiers and snowboarders are competing side by side in “Bag the Pipe” on the 18ft half-pipe above the Ptarmigan…

18 Mar 2014

Aspen hosts first ever double pipe event

Aspen hosts first ever double pipe event

The Colorado ski resort of Aspen will tomorrow play host to a snowboard competition never seen before. From 19 to 23 March, the first ever double halfpipe competition will be held at the base of Buttermilk…

14 Feb 2014

Brits in Naked Sledding Champs

Brits in Naked Sledding Champs

With all the excitement over the Sochi Olympics, how about something a little different — the Naked Sledding World Championships? For the first time, Britain is fielding a team at the unusual event.…

23 Jan 2014

Londoner finishes second on FWT

Londoner finishes second on FWT

A British snowboarder who works in central London during the week and commutes to the Alps at the weekend has come second in the first stage of the Swatch Freeride World Tour (FWT). Sascha Hamm, 37, is…

6 Jan 2014

Cheshire wins ski halfpipe gold

Cheshire wins ski halfpipe gold

Just a month ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, freeskier Rowan Cheshire has won gold in a halfpipe FIS World Cup event in Calgary. The 18-year-old freeskier is the first ever British woman to win the…

11 Dec 2013

Celebs named for C4’s The Jump

Celebs named for C4’s The Jump

Former Pusscat Doll Kimberly Wyatt, broadcaster Anthea Turner and five-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave are among the celebrities taking part in Channel 4’s new winter sports TV show, The…

28 Aug 2013

Skier Chemmy Alcott breaks leg

Skier Chemmy Alcott breaks leg

Skier Chemmy Alcott has broken her leg training. It is yet another setback for the 31-year-old whose career has been dogged by injury — but she maintains she will still race in the 2014 Sochi Winter…

22 Aug 2013

Olympic slopestyle course revealed

Olympic slopestyle course revealed

Details of the first ever Olympic slopestyle course have been released by the International Ski Federation (FIS). The course, for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games (7-23 February 2014), will be 635m…

9 Aug 2013

Snowboard event in Davos pulled for 2014

Snowboard event in Davos pulled for 2014

One of the biggest and most popular snowboarding events in Davos will not take place this season. The 6* TTR O’Neill Evolution, which since its 2006 launch kicked off the new competition year will…

15 Apr 2013

Speed skiers go for record in Verbier

Speed skiers go for record in Verbier

Speed skiers have descended on Verbier this week in the hope of beating the current world record. All of this week, the world’s fastest skiers will be racing in the XSPeedSki, on a 60° slope running…

27 Mar 2013

Billy Morgan wins World Cup bronze

Billy Morgan wins World Cup bronze

British snowboarder Billy Morgan says he is “stoked” to have won his first World Cup medal — bronze in slopestyle at the finals in Sierra Nevada, Spain, last weekend. The 23-year-old from Southampton…

6 Feb 2013

Ski champion Vonn aiming for Sochi

Ski champion Vonn aiming for Sochi

Ski racer Lindsey Vonn is said to be in “good spirits” and plans to get back to full fitness to compete at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, following a crash in “brutal” conditions yesterday at…

29 Jan 2013

Heavenly opens new halfpipe

Heavenly opens new halfpipe

The Californian ski resort of Heavenly has opened its competition-quality halfpipe after a five-year break. It is the only halfpipe on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. The 18-foot halfpipe and redesigned…

25 Jan 2013

French skier breaks downhill record

French skier breaks downhill record

French skier Johan Clarey has broken the downhill ski speed record of 100mph, during a World Cup race in Wengen. The 32-year-old skier, who eventually finished fifth in the FIS World Cup event last weekend,…

15 Nov 2012

Win a chance to ski Canada east to west

Win a chance to ski Canada east to west

Do you want to win a two-week, all-inclusive holiday to Canada? Ski Solutions have launched a completion to win the holiday of a lifetime. Skiers will have the chance to ski from east coast to west, trying…

16 Oct 2012

Lack of funding forces Baxter to retire

Lack of funding forces Baxter to retire

One of Britain’s most successful ski racers, Noel Baxter, has retired from international competition. He cites the withdrawal of funding from the British ski team in 2010 as a major factor. Mr Baxter,…

14 Oct 2012

Win London Ski and Snowboard Show tickets

Win London Ski and Snowboard Show tickets

The London Ski and Snowboard Show begins in just under three weeks, and we have ten pairs of weekday tickets worth at least £36 a set to give away. The show kicks off at London’s Earls Court on 31 October,…

12 Jan 2012

Let battle commence in Les Gets

Let battle commence in Les Gets

In a racing-meets-orienteering style challenge event, which hails from the USA originally, the Big Mountain Battle is coming to Europe for the first time. And the host is Les Gets in France. On four dates…

12 Sep 2011

Team Europe take Swatch Cup

Team Europe take Swatch Cup

Team Europe has won the Swatch Cup Freeski competition in Chile. The team held their own against the favourites, Team Americas, with a 14-10 final score in the inaugural freeski competition in Valle Nevado.…

3 Feb 2011

Jones takes silver at Aspen

Jones takes silver at Aspen

The Aspen edition of the Winter X Cross games has taken place during the past week or so, with good news for British slopestyle rider Jenny Jones. Jones won silver in the slopestyle contest at the 15th…

4 Dec 2010

Photo competition gallery launched

Photo competition gallery launched

The new Where to Ski and Snowboard photo competition gallery at Snowpix.co.uk is launched! This season Where to Ski and Snowboard is offering all budding photographers the chance to win a super prize,…

11 Oct 2010

Win a fab trip to Serre Chevalier

Win a fab trip to Serre Chevalier

Thanks to Erna Low, you and three friends could be driving away to the French Alps for free this winter, winning a splendid week’s skiing holiday worth £2,700! Check out this competition: Self-drive…

11 Oct 2010

Ski Show tickets: names announced

Ski Show tickets: names announced

Ten Where to Ski and Snowboard readers will be on their way to the London Ski and Snowboard Show for free next week … the lucky winners of our competition draw. Congratulations to those readers drawn…

21 Sep 2010

Win a trip to Whistler with Ski-I

Win a trip to Whistler with Ski-I

North America specialist Ski Independence is offering one lucky winner, and a companion, the chance to jet off to Whistler for free this season. The company is giving away a holiday to Canada worth £20,000,…

7 Apr 2010

WIN! Prize draw launched

WIN! Prize draw launched

Great news! Where to Ski and Snowboard is offering one lucky reader, and up to three friends, the chance to win a week’s luxury lodging in one of 11 top French resorts next winter – courtesy of…

2 Feb 2010

Champion kids live Olympic dream

Champion kids live Olympic dream

As Winter Olympic Games fever builds, two excited youngsters will be on their way to Vancouver shortly to live their dream as McDonald’s Champion Kids. Nicole Ritchie and Tom Walsh, both 15, won the…

15 Dec 2009

Win a trip to Val d’Isère

Win a trip to Val d’Isère

Are you a graduate? And from the classes of 2006-2009? Well, if you don’t mind completing a questionnaire about your job, then you could be the lucky winner of a holiday to Val d’Isère –…

28 Nov 2009

Win flights with Jet2.com

Win flights with Jet2.com

The lucky winner of the latest competition from Jet2.com will receive three months’ worth of ski flights. The Golden Ticket competition begins at midday on 1 December. And you’ll have the chance to…

12 Oct 2009

Win a ‘special needs’ ski break

Win a ‘special needs’ ski break

Skiing4all is running a competition to offer one person with learning disabilities the chance to enjoy a free skiing break in Austria this November. All entries need to be submitted before 25 October.…

8 Oct 2009

Sun Peaks launches ‘snow bum’ comp

Sun Peaks launches ‘snow bum’ comp

Picture three months in a ski resort, living it up at someone else’s expense? Great, eh? You might go skiing or boarding every day, race around on a snow mobile, play VIP for a while, write a few blogs…

24 Sep 2008

Win a holiday and flights with Jet2.com

Think you know your ski resorts? Just a few correct clicks of your mouse and you could be winning a trip for four to the mountains this winter.Jet2.com has launched a web-based game to win a holiday…

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