Top 10 ski villages in the Alps for families

We select the Alps’ best little ski villages with big mountain access, ideal for families who are ready to tackle the slopes.

Which Scandinavian ski resort is right for you?

Dreaming of a snowy break in Scandinavia this winter? We select five unique Nordic getaways, from an aurora-lit igloo stay to an Arctic heli-skiing hub and more.

The inside guide to Salzburg for skiers

Arguably the world’s most beautiful ski hub city, Salzburg features mountain-backed streets, twin cathedrals, gilded bars and cosy restaurants, while the sounds of local boy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart are never far away.

Investigating a new era of accessible snow sports

Thanks to leaps and bounds in technology, and a shift in attitudes, the world of adaptive ski is making the magic of the mountains accessible for an increasing number of skiers and boarders, regardless of their physical condition.

A road trip exploring the lesser-known peaks of the eastern Rocky Mountains

This road trip offers up small, characterful towns, whose local sheer-drop chutes, powder-filled bowls and untracked cat skiing backcountry provide an authentic North American ski experience.

11 of the best winter adventures in Lombardy, Italy

Whether you’re looking for adrenalin-packed action or simply want to unwind in renowned thermal baths, consider the Lombard mountains for a future trip. 

Which ski resort is right for you? The best peaks in Lombardy, Italy

Novice, pro or simply keen for apres-ski relaxation, you’ll be well catered for in the Lombard Alps . We round up the best resorts for your next wintry getaway.

A guide to hut-to-hut backcountry skiing in Europe

A centuries-old network of Alpine refuges is a favourite with skiers keen to overnight far from resort crowds.

How to spend a winter weekend in Jungfrau, Switzerland

Pride of the Swiss Alps, the spruce forests, log cabin chalets and world-class pistes of Jungfrau’s peaks are all the more accessible thanks to the new fast-track Eiger Express cable-car.

Take the high ground: why Austria’s Zillertal valley is the ideal winter playground

After a summer that, for many of us, was spent largely indoors, winter beckons like never before. Austria’s Zillertal valley is where winter sports enthusiasts can answer that call. 

Switzerland’s perilous Cresta Run is finally open to women after a 98-year ban — how have things changed?

Penetrating the chauvinistic world of the Cresta Run — Switzerland’s legendary natural toboggan run — was previously forbidden for women. But now that it’s letting them in, what’s the experience actually like for a female skier?

Making cultural tracks in Italy’s Dolomites

If the thought of skiing the same slopes for a week bores you, try a guided ski safari through the Dolomites where even novice skiers can explore a variety of lodges, historic sites and ski in/ski out museums.

On track for the slopes: 10 ski resorts you can reach by train

You don't need a carbon-guzzling flight or a long drive to reach the snow — ski resorts in France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy are accessible by train.

Go West: five frozen landscapes to ski in Canada and the USA

From a new hut-to-hut round-trip to expanded resorts, epic back-country routes and bargain cat skiing, we round up North America’s top terrain.

How to bring Switzerland’s best ski resorts within your reach this winter

From Zermatt to Verbier, it’s easy to assume that Switzerland’s resorts are out of reach for all but the super wealthy. With these money saving hacks, however, even the country’s ritziest resorts will be well within your grasp.

Why Greece should be at the top of your winter hitlist

Greece typically conjures up images of cerulean seas and idyllic powder sand beaches, but head inland from December to May and there’s a winter wonderland waiting to be discovered.

The final frontier: skiing Canada's last wilderness

Stewart in Canada’s British Columbia is one of the most remote ski areas in the world. You won’t find any five star hotels here, but this is a new kind of luxury, where you can glide across fresh snow for miles without ever crossing another skier’s tracks.

Wild luxury and excellent skiing: a winter in the Valais

Looking for pristine mountains, miles of wide, empty pistes and some of the most out-of-this-world luxury in the Alps? Choose to go VIP in the Swiss ski resort of Valais.

Could Arosa Lenzerheide be Switzerland's ultimate family ski destinations?

With six dedicated children’s areas, snow gardens like Honeyland Prätschli and a multitude of gentle blue pistes, Arosa Lenzerheide is the ultimate family-friendly ski destination.

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