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Everything you need to know to improve your skiing or snowboarding this season

Nobody likes to be left behind on the slopes. Fortunately there are a number of ways to make sure your skiing or snowboarding is up to scratch this winter - from watching technique tutorials and following fitness regimes to practising at your local slope - so make this the season you become a …

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9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

Photos show the insane amounts of snow piled up in Tahoe

The snow keeps piling up in the Sierra Nevada.<p>In the first three weeks of January alone, the Lake Tahoe area received nearly a full winter's worth of snow, according to the Reno Gazette-Journal. Houses were buried, cars blanketed and driveways covered.<p>And then came February, and the Sierra Nevada …

How Localism Is Ruining Backcountry Skiing

Somewhere near Telluride, Colorado is a super-top-secret valley. You can find it on maps, but if you attempt to make the trek there, you might not be …

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Crans-Montana: the Swiss ski resort that Roger Moore calls home

This chic Swiss resort offers gentle runs, stylish après-ski and maybe even a glimpse of Roger Moore.<p>Why go now?<p>If you had to design a ski resort for a short, relaxing break, you would come up with Crans-Montana. A couple of hours by train from Geneva, the resort is spread along a south-facing …

Five quick physio fixes to improve your ski or snowboard technique

A week’s worth of skiing or snowboarding lessons will certainly improve skills on the slopes, but these super-fast physio cheats will move technique forward in leaps and bounds without the help of an instructor – and make it easier to benefit from lessons. It’s as easy as standing on one leg…<p>1. …

Reindeer, Northern Lights and human endeavour on an Arctic ski marathon

It’s not often you find yourself sitting in the snow in northern Sweden when a Sami farmer hurtles up on a snowmobile and politely asks you to be quiet, because his tribe’s reindeer herd is about to charge past. We really wouldn’t want to put them off their stride, he says. Minutes later 1,000 …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …