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17 Oct 2017

Morzine slashes skiing prices

Morzine slashes skiing prices

Prices in European ski resorts have plunged in the past year — with Morzine costing 13% less during the 2016/17 season than the winter before, according to a report by the Post Office. The report,…

13 Oct 2017

More UK flights to Grenoble

More UK flights to Grenoble

More flights are being launched to the Alps this winter, from London and Birmingham to Grenoble Alpes Isère airport. British Airways and Jet2 will fly once a week from London Heathrow and London Stansted…

12 Oct 2017

Kitzbühel opens this weekend

Kitzbühel opens this weekend

Two very different ski resorts are opening this weekend. In Austria, the world-famous resort of Kitzbühel will begin the winter season on Saturday, 14 October, one of the first non-glacier ski areas to…

9 Oct 2017

Win a pair of ski show tickets

Win a pair of ski show tickets

Big Air competitions, expert talks, Olympic ski and snowboarding stars and the latest cutting-edge gadgets and kit are just some of the reasons to head to London later this month for the Telegraph Ski…

4 Oct 2017

New hotels open in family ski resorts

New hotels open in family ski resorts

Some more new hotels are opening in the French Alps this winter, updating accommodation offerings in the family-friendly ski resorts of La Rosière’s and La Plagne. The Hyatt Centric La Rosière opens…

3 Oct 2017

Ski for free during October

Ski for free during October

For the next month, slopes across England are offering free and discounted skiing and snowboarding in the run up to the ski-season. The scheme called 30 Days of Snowsport is run by Snowsport England in…

2 Oct 2017

Win a pair of SMITH I/OX goggles

Win a pair of SMITH I/OX goggles

It’s competition time again and we have a pair of top-of-the-range SMITH I/OX goggles to give away — worth £220. Thanks to their extra-large spherical lens, SMITH’s I/OX goggles offer unparalleled…

29 Sep 2017

Ski from Innsbruck with Crystal

Ski from Innsbruck with Crystal

Crystal Ski Holidays have launched a new ski and city break in Innsbruck for the winter ahead, allowing skiers to get a little more from their winter holiday. The Austrian city of Innsbruck has nine ski…

26 Sep 2017

Park City aims for Shot Ski record

Park City aims for Shot Ski record

A pub in Park City is aiming to break the world “Shot Ski” record next month, by enlisting the help of more than 1,250 willing beer drinkers. The ski resort of Park City is locked in a battle with…

21 Sep 2017

Ischgl upgrades Palinkopf ski lift

Ischgl upgrades Palinkopf ski lift

The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl is unveiling a luxurious new six-seater chairlift this season. The new high-speed Palinkopf chair, which replaces a 20-year-old four seater at a cost of €12million,…

20 Sep 2017

New overnight train service to Austria

New overnight train service to Austria

A new overnight route to ski resorts in the Austrian Tirol has opened up a new way of travelling to the Alps this winter. The route is not one of the most direct ways of getting to the Tirol, but it will…

18 Sep 2017

More September snow for the Alps

More September snow for the Alps

It’s been snowing again in the Alps, which bodes well for anyone planning a spot of autumnal glacier skiing. For the third weekend in a row, snow has blanketed ski resorts across the Alps, delighting…

11 Sep 2017

Wales plans huge snowsports centre

Wales plans huge snowsports centre

South Wales could be home to one of Europe’s longest indoor ski slopes if a plan to redevelop a former coalmining site in Merthyr go ahead. Plans have been unveiled for a 500m-long ski slope as part…

6 Sep 2017

Best snow in Perisher for years

Best snow in Perisher for years

The Australian ski resort of Perisher is continuing its bumper season with 1.2m of snow this week — the beginning of spring — following its announcement that the ski season is extended. Perisher, in…

5 Sep 2017

New-look Where to Ski out in October

New-look Where to Ski out in October

Where to Ski is back! Last night, Monday 4 September, Editor Gill and Editor Watts hosted our annual launch in London — unveiling the first of a number of new, smaller guides to individual countries.…

4 Sep 2017

Heavy snow over the Alps

Heavy snow over the Alps

Heavy snow has fallen in parts of the Alps over weekend — signalling the end of summer and the imminent return of the ski season. The snowline was as far down as 1600m in places, with ski resorts rejoicing…

31 Aug 2017

Powdair opens London City route

Powdair opens London City route

The new airline that is proposing to fly skiers from regional UK airports to Sion in the Valais region of Switzerland has announced two new year-round routes — for which tickets go on sale today (31…

30 Aug 2017

Arc’teryx recalls Procline ski boot

Arc’teryx recalls Procline ski boot

Skiers who own a pair of Arc’teryx Procline boots are being asked to return them to the manufacturer following a voluntary product recall. Arc’teryx launched the Procline, a super-lightweight mountaineering…

29 Aug 2017

Woodsy buzzing after World Cup win

Woodsy buzzing after World Cup win

British slopestyle skier James “Woodsy” Woods has said he is “buzzing” after his first win of the season. On Sunday, around six months before the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics, James Woods…

24 Aug 2017

New cable car for Mont-Gelé

New cable car for Mont-Gelé

Work is continuing apace this summer in Verbier on the replacement cable car for Mont-Gelé, which has whisked freeriders up to the 3,023m summit from Attelas since 1959. The Mont-Gelé cable car was first…

22 Aug 2017

Deer Valley resort changes hands

Deer Valley resort changes hands

Deer Valley Resort in Utah has been bought by the same company that now owns Mammoth and Squaw Valley in California and Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado. The deal between Deer Valley and KSL Capital…

21 Aug 2017

Niseko joins The Mountain Collective

Niseko joins The Mountain Collective

Some of Japan’s top ski resorts have joined The Mountain Collective ski pass. Grand Hirafu, Hanazono, Niseko Village and An’nupuri — which together make up Niseko United — have been added to the…

18 Aug 2017

easyJet to fly to Carinthia

easyJet to fly to Carinthia

The airline easyJet has launched a new route to southern Austria that will be benefit skiers this winter. The flight from London Gatwick to Klagenfurt in Carinthia, will open up access to around 40 different…

14 Aug 2017

VIP adds regional flights

VIP adds regional flights

VIP SKI is adding a host of regional flights to its 2017/18 winter programme, to increase convenience for its guests. The chalet company will continue to fly from London Gatwick to the Alps with British…

9 Aug 2017

Chill Factore slashes ski prices

Chill Factore slashes ski prices

Since the great British summer is turning out to be a bit of a damp squib, why not go skiing? Chill Factor in Manchester, Britain’s longest indoor ski slope (at 180m) is slashing the prices of its lift…

8 Aug 2017

Inghams adds four ski resorts

Inghams adds four ski resorts

Inghams has added four new resorts to its programme for the ski season of 2017/18. Three of those resorts are in Italy — Claviere (Milky Way), Livigno and Pila — plus Les Menuires in the Three…

6 Aug 2017

New lifts and piste regrade in Méribel

New lifts and piste regrade in Méribel

The ski resort of Méribel in France’s Three Valleys is installing a new lift above the satellite village of Mottaret that will whisk skiers to the summer in a fraction of the previous times. The…

4 Aug 2017

Low-cost US flights slash skiing prices

Low-cost US flights slash skiing prices

Norwegian has added two new low-cost flights to the US, which will further help reduce the cost of ski trips to North America this coming ski season. Norwegian will be flying into Chicago and Austin, Texas,…

3 Aug 2017

Crystal Ski adds Austria’s Nassfeld

Crystal Ski adds Austria’s Nassfeld

Following the news that it is placing Heavenly and Swedish ski resorts on the menuCrystal Ski Holidays has added Nassfeld in Austria to its winter programme for 2017/18. Nassfeld is the largest ski…

31 Jul 2017

New luxury hotel for Kitzbühel

New luxury hotel for Kitzbühel

The luxury hotel group Six Senses is to open a property in Kitzbühel, its first resort in the Austrian Alps.  The announcement comes hot on the heels of the news that Six Senses is to open a property…

25 Jul 2017

New lift and piste in Val Thorens

New lift and piste in Val Thorens

The French ski resort of Val Thorens is replacing its Moraine chair with a 10-seater gondola to significantly improve the comfort of skiers. The new €14million lift — which will be open in time for…

21 Jul 2017

Two new major ski hotels for the Alps

Two new major ski hotels for the Alps

Two hotels from leading luxury operators will be opening in the Swiss and French Alps in the next couple of years. The first hotel to open will be a Four Seasons, currently being finished in the French…

13 Jul 2017

BA launch new Manchester ski flights

BA launch new Manchester ski flights

British Airways will begin flying from Manchester to Salzburg and Chambery this winter, gateways to some of Europe’s top ski resorts. The new flights are directed at skiers and snowboarders and will…

11 Jul 2017

easyJet launches Southampton-Geneva ski flight

easyJet launches Southampton-Geneva ski flight

Low-cost airline EasyJet is launching a route from Southampton to Geneva this winter, the first time the airline has ever operated from the Hampshire airport. The new service will operate three times a…

10 Jul 2017

4 Vallées launch mega deal for U25s

4 Vallées launch mega deal for U25s

Another season ski pass deal has been announced in Switzerland — offering young skiers incredible value in the 4 Vallées if they buy it this autumn. The Mont4Card is aimed at skiers aged 25 and under,…

7 Jul 2017

Club Med to open in Samoëns this winter

Club Med to open in Samoëns this winter

Club Med is opening a new flagship family resort in Samoëns this coming winter. The 420-room ski-in, ski-out Grand Massif Samoëns will offer something hugely different to the small French ski resort…

2 Jul 2017

Extra funding given to British Olympic hopes

Extra funding given to British Olympic hopes

Winter snowsports athletes heading to next year’s Winter Olympic and Paralympics have received a huge boost with extra funding from UK Sport. Alpine skier Dave Ryding, who last year finished second at…

27 Jun 2017

Win a pair of Dragon Alliance sunglasses

Win a pair of Dragon Alliance sunglasses

Time is running out for readers to enter our competition to win a pair of Dragon Alliance sunglasses. Where to Ski and Snowboard has teamed up with Dragon Alliance to offer readers the chance to win a…

26 Jun 2017

Powdair to Sion offers season pass

Powdair to Sion offers season pass

The new airline that will fly between regional UK airports and Sion in Valais, Switzerland, is offering season passes for frequent fliers. Powdair, which will take its first flight on 14 December 2017,…

22 Jun 2017

Skiers petition to save Brentwood Ski Centre

Skiers petition to save Brentwood Ski Centre

An online petition is gaining support to stop the demolition of Brentwood Park Ski and Snowboard Centre in Essex. Set in 52 acres of woodland, Brentwood has four dry slopes — a 200m main slope, a wide…

20 Jun 2017

No avalanche fatality for Utah season

No avalanche fatality for Utah season

Improved avalanche information and awareness are being credited for Utah’s first avalanche fatality-free season in 26 years. For the first time since 1991, the US state has recorded its first ski season…

16 Jun 2017

Snoworks offers free race training in Tignes

Snoworks offers free race training in Tignes

Ski instructors can take advantage of free race training in Tignes at the end of the month, thanks to Snoworks. Snoworks is offering free giant slalom (GS) and slalom coaching during the week beginning…

15 Jun 2017

FWT launched for under-14s

FWT launched for under-14s

The Freeride World Tour has introduced an under-14 age category for young skiers and snowboarders who have been keen to compete on the world circuit from a young age. The new age group for junior skiers…

13 Jun 2017

Pod hotel to open in central Whistler

Pod hotel to open in central Whistler

A new pod hotel will open in the Canadian ski resort of Whistler this winter, offering skiers and snowboarders a revolutionary type of accommodation. The Pangea Pod Hotel will open for the winter season…

9 Jun 2017

Crystal launches Doncaster flight

Crystal launches Doncaster flight

Crystal Ski Holidays has launched a new flight from Yorkshire to the French Alps. The flight from Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) to Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc Airport for this winter coincides with…

6 Jun 2017

US ski industry vows ‘We are still in’

US ski industry vows ‘We are still in’

Members of the US ski and snowboard industry have joined forces with businesses, states, mayors and educators across America to declare their continued support of climate action to meet the Paris Agreement…

2 Jun 2017

FIS may drop super combined skiing

FIS may drop super combined skiing

The International Ski Federation (FIS) is considering dropping the super combined from the World Cup Alpine skiing schedule. Following its spring meeting in Portoroz Slovenia during the last week of May,…

1 Jun 2017

Perisher opens ski season early

Perisher opens ski season early

Perisher ski resort in Australia is opening this weekend, a week earlier than traditionally scheduled thanks to fabulous early conditions. While North America is still skiing away, the southern hemisphere…

30 May 2017

Mammoth to stay open into August

Mammoth to stay open into August

The ski resort of Mammoth Mountain in California has announced it will stay open for skiing and snowboarding until August. After what has been a record-breaking winter of snowfall, Mammoth will be able…

25 May 2017

powdair tickets to Sion on sale 6 June

powdair tickets to Sion on sale 6 June

New skiers airline powdair will start selling tickets for next winter from 6 June and begin flying from regional airports to Sion in Switzerland on 14 December 2017. In February, Where to Ski and Snowboard…

23 May 2017

Aspen reopens for skiing this weekend

Aspen reopens for skiing this weekend

Aspen in Colorado will reopen this weekend thanks to a storm that brought 18 inches of new snow to the mountain last weekend. Skiers and snowboarders all over Colorado were celebrating the dump that brought…

22 May 2017

Alpe d’Huez takes over La Grave lease

Alpe d’Huez takes over La Grave lease

The future of French ski resort La Grave, legendary among experts for its steep and wild terrain, looks more secure following an agreement with nearby Alpe d’Huez. On 11 May, the Société d’Aménagement…

19 May 2017

Colorado snow seals bumper season

Colorado snow seals bumper season

Ski resorts in Colorado are celebrating a sudden dump of snow that is bringing glorious spring conditions to the slopes. The conditions are so good some resorts are considering re-opening the lifts. “We…

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…

10 May 2017

Eurostar ponders Sunday Ski Train

Eurostar ponders Sunday Ski Train

Eurostar says it will look at demand for a Sunday Ski Train following the launch of a petition to encourage the rail provider to run a non-stop service on Sundays through the winter. Eurostar currently…

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…

8 May 2017

London ski show tickets on sale

London ski show tickets on sale

Dates have been announced for this year’s Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show in London — with tickets on sale now. The show will run from 26 to 29 October in Battersea Park, London, and early bird…

5 May 2017

SWISS flights to Sion go on sale

SWISS flights to Sion go on sale

SWISS is offering flights from London to Sion again for part of the 2017/18 ski season. This February just gone, Swiss International Airlines operated a direct service during the February half term…

4 May 2017

New team of fridge kids for Dubai

New team of fridge kids for Dubai

Dubai has its first ever snowsports team of skiers and snowboarders who will be coached by British skiers and compete internationally. The team is being sponsored by Ski Dubai, the country’s enormous…

2 May 2017

Revelstoke increases lift capacity

Revelstoke increases lift capacity

Revelstoke Mountain Resort is upgrading its lifts for next season, to coincide with its 10th anniversary. The Canadian ski resort, which has the biggest vertical in North America, is increasing lift capacity…

26 Apr 2017

Crystal adds Swedish ski resorts

Crystal adds Swedish ski resorts

Crystal Ski Holidays has added the resorts of Åre and Vemdalen in Sweden to its 2017/18 programme, further cementing their popularity with UK skiers. Earlier this month SkiStar, the company that operates…

24 Apr 2017

Magic pass offers Swiss skiing value

Magic pass offers Swiss skiing value

A new season ticket for Swiss ski resorts over the 2017/18 is on sale offering incredible value to skiers and snowboarders — but you need to buy it quick. The “Magic Pass” was launched on 11…

21 Apr 2017

Saas-Fee sells season passes for CHF222

Saas-Fee sells season passes for CHF222

The Swiss ski resort of Saas-Fee has run yet another successful crowdfunding campaign for its season pass, selling more than the required 77,777 tickets. In March, Saas-Fee announced it was running the…

19 Apr 2017

Indoor snow centre for Middlesbrough

Indoor snow centre for Middlesbrough

Plans have been approved for a £30 million indoor snow and leisure centre in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire. Along with a 170m ski slope, the indoor complex will include a climbing area, indoor sky-diving…

18 Apr 2017

More US ski resorts join forces

More US ski resorts join forces

The dominance of Vail Resorts is being challenged in the US by the amalgamation last week of some of North America’s biggest ski resorts. Early last week a deal was announced between the company that…

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