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What are the most popular types of skiing?

What do you think of when hearing the words 'skiing holiday'? Is it images of getting onto a lift, disembarking at the top, then sliding down a piste-bashed hill on repeat until sundown? If so, that's ignoring the huge depth of option and opportunity that skiing offers. Instead, there is a huge arra... Read more

Take care of yourself on the slopes with the Safe Skiing Code

The safety of yourself and others is paramount if you ski or snowboard - even if you're at home and comfortable on the slopes. Accidents can happen in an instant, and even though you might feel happy and confident on your skis and board, it's always best to bear in mind that others may not be. Whic... Read more

France named as the world's best skiing destination

If you're after the perfect skiing break, you don't need to travel for hours; the world's best skiing destination has been named as France. Figures recently released from the Domaines Skiables de France show that the country has more skier days than any other, at 53.9 million. The USA, which came i... Read more

Skiing for beginners: What to expect from your first winter sports holiday

Skiing and snowboarding are two adrenaline-fuelled sports which can be tremendous fun for everyone. Thousands of tourists head to mountain holiday resorts in the likes of France, Switzerland and Canada every year to enjoy a winter sports holiday.Even for beginners, it can represent of one of the hig... Read more

Best and worst skiing experiences – how many have you experienced?

Patrick Thorne is the editor for InTheSnow magazine and website, and it’s fair to say that he knows his stuff. He’s been hunting snow since 1964 (yes, that’s exactly what it sounds like), professionally skiing since 1984, and he’s written over 20,000 snow news stories, features, and reports. Seeing... Read more

The best skiing resorts for couples, young skiers, older skiers and families

Whether you're an older skier, an energetic student, you're skiing as a couple or you have a young family, choosing the best resort can be tricky. Where's the best food? Where's best for quiet nights in and kids, and where is good for those who enjoy hitting the pistes hard all day and partying all... Read more

Chemmy Alcott reveals the best skiing and snowboarding gadgets for Christmas 2016

If you’re a winter sports fan and looking to give yourself a pre-Christmas treat, or you’re looking for the ultimate gift for a skier or a snowboarder, we think you’ll enjoy our brand ambassador’s latest video. When we spoke to Chemmy at the Ski and Snowboard Show 2015, we decided to ask her which ... Read more

How can you get your confidence back after a skiing injury?

An accident while you’re skiing or snowboarding is a life-changing event; even if you only suffer a small injury, it can take months to get back to where you were physically - and getting your confidence back can take even longer. Greg Hill has a lifetime of skiing experience. He won the Whistler R... Read more

Chemmy Alcott: Ten things that nobody ever tells you before you have a skiing career

Ever considered becoming a professional skier? We can see the appeal - there’s bucketloads of glamour, a life spent outdoors avoiding a desk job, and, of course, getting paid to do what you love. However, if you haven’t got a mind and body of, well, steel, you may want to reconsider. Professional... Read more

Top 5 Ski Resorts for February 2016

Daniel Elkan is a freelance ski journalist and founder of Snowcarbon, a website about how to travel to ski resorts by train. He’s passionate about helping people choose the best resorts for their ski holidays – and discovering and researching the best places to ski. We asked him about the best plac... Read more

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