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Manitoba: Dancing in the dark

Churchill is one of the best places on Earth to view the northern lights. They dance overhead 300 nights a year — but it’s in the frozen months of February and March that the skies are at their clearest and the show really begins
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Schussing in Slovenia

Hit the slopes at Rogla to ski, snowboard, and snowshoe in the picturesque Pohorje Mountains.

Canada: Heliskiing in Baffin Island

Forget conventional ski — this is the first-ever heliskiing trip to this remote Canadian island, following tracks made by polar bears and Inuit hunters
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Iceland: At one with nature in a winter wonderland

The small coastal city of Kemi in Finnish Lapland offers unique snow and ice experiences all-year-round

Recharge and reboot: Best ski spa resorts in Europe

At these select ski spa resorts, you don't have to stay in a posh hotel to enjoy a swim and a spa treatment after a day on the slopes

Four of the best: affordable ski chalets

Heading to the Alps with a big group? Book the new breed of smart, serviced chalets and you'll be well catered for, with all the trimmings for a surprisingly small cost

Luxury family skiing in St Moritz

Glam old St Moritz can't compete with the fashionably hip hotels of Val d'Isère and Courchevel, but its old-money class makes for a surprisingly family-friendly, five-star ski break

Mountain matchmaker: 5 ski destinations for a long weekend

It's never been easier to zip to the Alps and back for a short ski jaunt. We select the best easy-access resorts for a white weekend

Canada: Banff backcountry odyssey

With ice-climbing, snowshoeing and skiing on offer, Banff’s backcountry is a wonderland for the adventurous

British Columbia: All aboard the snow train

Whistler and Sun Peaks are two exceptional ski resorts, each offering something for everyone. And both are now within easy striking distance from the buzzing city of Vancouver
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British Columbia: Hidden gems

Relatively unknown to winter sports lovers, these five resorts in Canada's British Columbia are crying out to be discovered, offering a mix of seclusion, epic scenery, vibrant nightlife and, above all, fantastic skiable terrain
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The French mountains — four more faces

Four stories of extraordinary people living in an even more extraordinary environment

Calgary: Cool runnings

It's been 25 years since Cool Runnings brought bobsleighing at Canada Olympic Park to the big screen — and this winter sport is still pulling in the adrenalin-seeking crowds