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Silver Skiers join the SKI set

Silver Skiers join the SKI set

By John Hill, aged 71 Ski slopes are standing by for an invasion of Golden Oldie skiers this season as ...

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Home from Home in the Alps

Home from Home in the Alps

Home from home in the mountains. Skiers and boarders the world over are going for the ultimate recession-buster - their own home in the mountains.

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Finding the sweetspot to skiing success

Finding the sweetspot to skiing success

What is the Holy Grail of skiing to you? Floating through deep powder snow with the sun glistening off every flake as it sprays all around you?

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Les Contamines – Ski Gem

Les Contamines – Ski Gem

Les Contamines, France’s hidden ski gem is about to get much bigger. A new lift link will expand the existing ski area - from the top of the mountain to Megeve, virtually tripling the amount of ski runs...

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French Lessons!

French Lessons!

A cold war has broken out between British tour operators and French resorts, over the problem of ski guiding. French law dictates anyone leading skiers on slopes must be properly qualified, and in France this means a 2 year university degree course.

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First Tracks Luxury

First Tracks Luxury

Tschuggen Grand Hotel in Arosa, Switzerland is inviting its guests on a Private Mountain weekend, exclusively opening up the slopes a day earlier than the season’s start on November 29.

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Sochi Goes Ahead

Sochi Goes Ahead

Sochi Winter Olympics boycott over anti-gay laws is building momentum, but will not be acted on by Premier David Cameron or Lord Sebastian Coe, chairman of the British Olympics Association.

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It’s Snowing In The Andes

It’s Snowing In The Andes

Whilst skiers in the northern Hemisphere are sweltering on the beaches or on city breaks, the other half of the planet is in winter - and that's when Chile scores as the southern hemisphere's top ski spot

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Best Hotel In France

Best Hotel In France

Despite Margaret Thatcher’s loathing of French President Mitterrand, she was a great lover of France, its mountains – and cuisine.

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Heather Mills Trains for Sochi

Heather Mills Trains for Sochi

Brilliant British ski-racer Heather Mills is moving closer to winning a medal in the 2014 Winter Paralympic games in Sochi, Russia

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