uring the peak winter-sports week of the year across the Alps, tempers are fraying as hundreds of thousands of skiers converge on resorts where at least some runs are open
The 15-year-old could not be rescued in dense fog but was eventually taken off Les Droites with hypothermia
The side of the mountain fell 1,000 feet down into the valley
Sleepy Sölden in the South Tyrol has a starring role in 'Spectre'. Nick Boulos takes to its slopes and finds a mountain lair fit for a Bond villain
You have been warned: Skyrunning is coming to Britain. But don’t worry; it is not, despite anything the name might imply, a prog rock supergroup.
Testing a skier’s limit is at the heart of plans to reverse a drop in holidaymakers
Mercedes driver wants to climb a number of mountains once he has retired with an aim of tackling the biggest of them all for charity
As a new London exhibition will reveal, the famed French photographer's shots of his bohemian socialite wife lay bare the underlying truths of their tumultuous relationship
Magnificent mountain biking above Cortina d'Ampezzo
Leicester 35 Wasps 16
The two were exploring a dangerous mountain trail
It's too early to say for sure, but the current ski season, now halfway through, is looking as if it will be the one that sees a return to growth in skier numbers after four seasons of decline. Specialist travel agency Ski Solutions (020-7471 7749; skisolutions.com) is among those reporting record-breaking January sales, with bookings up 23 per cent.
Say your young daughter is struggling to take her cycling to the next level, sobbing when you suggest removing the stabilisers from her bike. What do you do? Given that nothing is too good for your little girl, you call in Sir Bradley Wiggins to give her lessons.
Last season saw the fourth successive decline in the numbers of Brits heading to the ski slopes. Overall, numbers are down by more than a quarter since the economic crash, according to annual surveys by the UK's biggest operator Crystal and the non-profit Ski Club of Great Britain.
Niseko has a mountain aesthetic all of its own, says Leslie Woit
Patrick Thorne heads for a notoriously glitzy Swiss resort – and falls in love with the place