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Morzine mini-break: Could this be the definitive short ski break?

High above the modernist masterpiece/Sixties monstrosity of Avoriaz, I turn to my guide Nino, and say “How am I supposed to ski all this in three …

72 hours in... Andorra

The tiny landlocked Pyrenean country of Andorra is a mountain microcosm compacted into a pocket-sized winter sports playground. Once known as a cheap …

Hidden Gem: Arêches-Beaufort

It’s 11am and definitely time for coffee. We unclip from our skis, shake the light, fluffy snow from our jackets and head into the warmth of the …

World snow Report: The cold’s a comin’

<b>Snow Magazine snow reports in association with</b><p>It’s all about Siberia over the next few days…as a major switch in the weather brings in a spell of …

Summit to Sea: Ski Touring in Arctic Norway

Either the Norwegians truly detest kick turns, or they take masochistic pleasure in hurting themselves. Or perhaps they’re simply superhuman …

Beginners Guide to Buying Ski Boots

Let’s face it rental boots aren’t the most glamorous item in the world and it's not worth thinking about how many other pairs of feet have sweated in …

Powder hunting in the Canadian Rockies

Nudging forwards before anyone else, I’m off, slicing through the super-dry powder at high speed. I’m cutting between trees like they’re slalom …

The 10 Best Ski Resorts in Scandinavia

Scandinavians know snow, they understand the beauty of it and the power of the mountain so a ski holiday here is a sure contender for any bucket …

Vaude Backbowl Pants review

The Vaude Backbowl Pants are made for long days earning your turns ski touring. They're built with a stretchy 3-layer fabric, and Cordura reinforced …

Salomon S/Lab QST GTX Shell Pant review

For those unaware, S/Lab is the leading design house for Salomon, where the dreams of pro's and designers are developed from cutting-edge-concepts to …

World Snow Report: At last! A settled week

<b>Snow Magazine snow reports in association with</b><p>The February half-term is just around the corner and the weather is behaving like a restless child …

7 of the Scariest Black Runs in the World

The Streif, Kitzbühel, Austria<p>Gracing the bucket lists of skiers all over the world, the Streif run at Kitzbühel is well renowned as a must-ski. It’s …

World Snow Report: It’s getting colder again

<b>Snow Magazine snow reports in association with</b><p>As we head towards ‘peak winter’ when the numbers of skiers and boarders heading to the slopes rises …

The 10 Best Ski Resorts In The Pyrenees

The Pyrenees offer authentic traditional resorts that have everything available to give you a true flavour of French and Spanish ski life and at a …

Skiing

Salomon Super 8 2017-18 review

The Salomon Super 8 has a relatively unique profile. Inspired by Salomon pro rider Wolle Nyvelt, famed for his surfy style, the Super 8 has a very …

World Snow Report: The storm passes...

<b>Snow Magazine snow reports in association with</b><p>After the snow and rain of last weekend, the next couple of days bring a mix of mist, fog and sunshine …

The best ski resorts in Europe

When searching for the best place to book for your next ski trip there are many factors to take into consideration including the ability of people in …

The best men's ski boot buys this season

Buying ski boots isn’t as easy as buying a normal pair of shoes. The colour and price doesn’t make them any better than the next pair, so rather than …

The best women's ski boot buys this season

Buying ski boots isn’t like buying a normal pair of shoes. The colour and price doesn’t make them any better than the next pair so rather than buying …

World Snow Report: Surprise surprise! It's snowing again!

<b>Snow Magazine snow reports in association with Alpine Elements</b><p>We said last week: keep an eye on Tuesday. And sure enough, yesterday saw the start of …

Skiing

Is ski touring safety an afterthought?

Walk into any high street ski shop ten years ago, and you’d have been lucky to spot a set of super wide backcountry skis, let alone a choice of …

Skiing

Austria between the lines

Split-board on my back, I’m feeling a little exposed. My hands are dug into a super fine spindrift snow, which runs through my fingers like dry sand, …

The Top 10 Ski Resorts in the World 2018

What does a resort have to be to be included in the World’s top ten? What exactly makes one resort stand out above others? Well it’s not simply miles …

Skiing

Burton Dump Truck Split review

The Dump Truck Splitboard is a pure freeride splitboard, with directional camber, shape and flex for maximum control and float in powder.<p>Utilising …

RVs

Hestra Ergo Grip Active gloves review

Hestra place the Ergo Grip Active within both their 'Alpine Pro' range and the 'Outdoor' category, which hints at their versatility. Ergonomic …

Skiing

SNOW REPORT: Storm sweeps through Alps

<b>Snow Magazine snow reports in association with</b><p>There’s no real let-up in the snow this week, as another storm sweeps through the Alps bringing a mix …

Skiing

Evolution of Skis

Although the oldest ski yet discovered was in Vis, Russia, dating back some 6,000 years, anyone who as ever tried to walk through deep powder snow …

Skiing

Smith Maze Helmet review

The Maze helmet from Smith is the lightest certified snowsports helmet on the market at only 270g.<p>It feels almost impossibly light in the hand, and …

Minimalism

Crossing Colorado

Flying directly into Denver is an easy option compared to the route the pilgrims took across America but it’s a great way to appreciate the magnitude …

Skiing

Japow! Snow hits the 4m mark in Japan's ski areas.

Europe is not alone in experiencing dream snow dumps this season. Our Japanese friends have reported incredible dumps in some of the ski areas up in …

Skiing