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Simon Calder: The man who skis all day

Simon Calder heads to the Austrian Alps in an attempt to overcome his fear of the slopes

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Skiing in 2008: Peaks and troughs

Saturday, 22 March 2008

As another season of skiing approaches the end of its run, Stephen Wood looks back on the highs and lows of this winter – from record snowfall to congestion in Colorado

Who says the ski season is over at Easter? Not this year

Sunday, 16 March 2008

With the holiday falling so early in the year, there will still be lots of snow afterwards. Enjoy it in La Plagne, says Minty Clinch

Skiing up an appetite

Saturday, 1 March 2008

Whether in Austria, Italy or France, when Brian Viner dons his salopettes, it's not the quality of the snow that matters but that of the food and drink. Here's his gourmet guide to the Alps

The non-skier's guide to the Alps

Sunday, 17 February 2008

The poet Brian Patten, below, thought snowy mountains were the exclusive territory of winter sports fans. But this year he was tempted to find out what they might hold for holidaymakers who just want to stand and stare. He discovered a magical kingdom

Slovenia: Snow with everything

Saturday, 16 February 2008

Slovenia can't match France for ski slopes, but with cross-country and toboganning also on offer, it's still a great winter destination, says Anna Jenkinson

Ski property: In search of the high and mighty

Wednesday, 30 January 2008

Spending long, gloomy winters in Britain is enough to send anyone scurrying for a change of scene. And what better way to escape than to head for those sun-drenched, snowy peaks? If you fancy your own bolthole near the slopes, which can also bring excellent rental returns all year round, there is a great array of mountainous destinations and property styles to choose from, as this selection reveals

Canada: A new frontier

Wednesday, 30 January 2008

The Winter Olympics in British Columbia in 2010 is a big draw for ski lovers looking for an investment opportunity – but don't overlook Quebec and Ontario, says Ginetta Vedrickas

France: Tuned in to the long-range forecast

Wednesday, 30 January 2008

Mountainous areas under 1,500m are suffering from increasingly unpredictable snowfall. Graham Norwood finds out how French resorts and developers are rising to the challenge

Switzerland: Life in the fast lane?

Wednesday, 30 January 2008

Switzerland may be the favoured mountain retreat for Formula One stars, but bureaucracy can cause hold-ups for buyers, warns Graham Norwood

Ski survival: How to return from the piste in one piece

Tuesday, 15 January 2008

Planning a weekend on the slopes? Before packing the salopettes and ski gloves, it's worth remembering that skiing is responsible for an alarming number of injuries. As Britons escape the office and head to the mountains, many of them leave their common sense at home – and return with some very nasty souvenirs.

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