Lift off! A new, panoramic border-crossing link between Cervinia and Zermatt

Lift off! A new, panoramic border-crossing link between Cervinia and Zermatt

The high-altitude Italian resort of Cervinia, in the lee of the magnificent Matterhorn, is set to be linked to the Swiss resort of Zermatt by a new cable car — opening up a mammoth year-round ski area that’s suitable for all abilities.
Can you ride Kicking Horse? Canada's pro-ski resort is now even bigger

Can you ride Kicking Horse? Canada's pro-ski resort is now even bigger

Have you got what it takes to tackle the infamous inclines at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort? British Columbia’s pro-ski terrain has expanded to incorporate another perilous peak — an addictive prospect for expert skiers.
Svalbard: take a family adventure to the polar realm that inspired Philip Pullman's Northern Lights

Svalbard: take a family adventure to the polar realm that inspired Philip Pullman's Northern Lights

A strange, snowy wilderness at the end of the world, Svalbard is a place of myth, legend and fairytale landscapes. It’s also a great place for a family adventure.
Gallic charmers: we reveal France's prettiest ski villages

Gallic charmers: we reveal France's prettiest ski villages

Tired of brutalist French resorts? We reveal the ski destinations with mountains of Gallic charm.
Family ski: can small people tackle St Anton's legendary big slopes?

Family ski: can small people tackle St Anton's legendary big slopes?

The cradle of alpine skiing, Austria’s St Anton am Arlberg proves to be a challenging yet rewarding resort for novice skiers who can keep their nerve.
Peak fun: six cool ideas for a family-friendly winter sports getaway

Peak fun: six cool ideas for a family-friendly winter sports getaway

 Winter getaways are about challenging the family, but having fun while doing it. Here's our pick of the best snowy escapes.
Ski touring: the trend for ski-hiking uphill continues to climb

Ski touring: the trend for ski-hiking uphill continues to climb

Ski touring is a trend that keeps on climbing. Crans-Montana in Switzerland has launched 15 new ski touring routes specifically aimed at the growing number of skiers who prefer to go uphill.
Mountain matchmaker: the best peaks for pro skiers, spa lovers and more

Mountain matchmaker: the best peaks for pro skiers, spa lovers and more

Going to the mountains with a mixed ability group? With resorts diversifying beyond downhill, there’s never been a better time to find a slope to suit everyone.
Wild luxury and excellent skiing: a winter in the Valais
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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.
Cut-price peaks: how to plan a ski trip on a budget

Cut-price peaks: how to plan a ski trip on a budget

Is it still possible to snag a cheap winter sports break? From choosing accommodation to picking the best time to book, we reveal the tried and tested methods to making your ski trip more affordable.
Could Arosa Lenzerheide be Switzerland's ultimate family ski destinations?
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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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Glaciers, alpine towns and mountain railways: exploring Lucerne and beyond

For a winter break that's not just about skiing, explore the resorts around Lucerne, where fairytail Swiss castles meet towering mountain peaks.
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Iconic peaks and 500 miles of slopes: welcome to Switzerland's Bernese Oberland

With slopes for every ability, from beginner and intermediate skiing to challenging off-piste, heli-skiing and ski touring options, the Bernese Oberland is the place to be this winter.
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Wondering where to take the family? Try winter adventures in the Austrian region of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis

The three Austrian villages of Serfaus, Fiss and Ladis in Tyrol have positioned themselves as family specialists among the Alpine regions.
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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
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Schussing in Slovenia

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