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Fernie Alpine Resort opens Polar Peak Lift

Fernie Alpine Resort opens Polar Peak Lift

The spectacular Polar Peak Lift will add onto the already incredible vertical at Fernie Alpine Resort, British Columbia, now giving the ski resort a whopping 3,550 vertical feet when it opens this winter.

Flexible Christmas and New Year ski breaks

Flexible Christmas and New Year ski breaks

Both Christmas Day and New Year's Day fall on a Sunday this year, making it a bit more complicated for those who are tempted to get away to the Alps for their first ski break of the season.

Five things you didn't know about Switzerland

Switzerland is known more for its yodelling and cheese fondues, but there is more than meets the eye to this picturesque alpine country.

Québec in winter

Québec in winter

Québec is an exhilarating place all year round, but particularly so during the winter. So if you are going on a snow inspired adventure holiday in Québec where should you be heading and what should you be doing? This video reveals all.

Fall for Alaska - In the Autumn!

Fall for Alaska - In the Autumn!

It might be surprising to learn that between the glittering snow in winter and everlasting sun in summer, Alaska is one of the top destinations for displays of fall colors.

Snowfalls blanket Queenstown

Snowfalls blanket Queenstown

Mother Nature has responded to a call for snow and blanketed New Zealand’s Southern Lakes region over the past week, leaving its six ski fields in superb shape for the winter season.

Winter fun extends beyond North Lake Tahoe's slopes

Winter fun extends beyond North Lake Tahoe's slopes

Believe it or not, black diamond runs and wide-open bowls aren’t the only thing North Lake Tahoe has to offer winter travelers.

The best après-ski resorts in Europe

The best après-ski resorts in Europe

Which bars have been the most popular during the 2010/2011 ski season? The season isn’t quite over yet but SkiHorizon experts have decided to take a look at the best après-ski nights organised this season.

The Killers play out Ischgl's ski season

The Killers play out Ischgl's ski season

Late snow fell on Ischgl at the weekend as 15,000 fans rocked to The Killers in the Tirolean resort's Top of the Mountain season-closing concert on Saturday (30 April).

SkiHorizon's 10 most popular European ski resorts

SkiHorizon's 10 most popular European ski resorts

French ski resorts have proved to be the most popular in Europe, new sales data released today by SkiHorizon on the 2010-2011 winter ski season reveals.

The piste is ready for Yorkshire skiers

Jet2.com, the Yorkshire-based leisure airline with friendly low fares, has today announced flights are on sale from Leeds Bradford Airport to the popular skiing and snowboarding destinations of Chambery, Geneva and Salzburg for winter 2011/12.

French chalets for Easter skiing in style

French chalets for Easter skiing in style

For families or couples looking to book a last minute Easter skiing holiday, The Alpine Club is offering individual room bookings in exclusive 'Adult Only Chalets' or shared 'Family Chalets'.

The ultimate Nordic winter getaway in British Columbia

The ultimate Nordic winter getaway in British Columbia

Explore the Nordic trails in British Columbia and win a prize in BC Nordic’s "Nuts for Nordic” photo contest. It’s simple: hit the trails, click, upload and vote for your favourite photos.

Ischgl’s riding high with The Killers booking

Ischgl’s riding high with The Killers booking

The top Tirolean resort of Ischgl has become one of the first ski resorts to have a fully storyboarded and directed TV advertisement screened in Britain - at the same time as booking one of the UK's favourite bands, The Killers, for the end of season concert on Saturday 30 April.

Top tips to avoid the slippery slope of overseas fees

As the ski season gets into full swing and thousands of Brits are hitting the slopes overseas for their annual fix of downhill fun, N&P (Norwich and Peterborough Building Society) is guiding skiers on how to avoid an unwelcome jump in the cost of their holiday this ski season.