Would a new, luxurious, ski holiday in the French Alps - no men allowed - offer Sally Newall the chance to conquer her fears?
The Skyway Monte Bianco cost more than €100m to build but now offers a sunny perspective of Europe's tallest peak
The boy had slipped while attempting to pick up a dropped ski pole
There's no need to head abroad, writes Laura Holt
After Bauhaus, brutalism and bankers, Flaine is ready for a comeback
The Swiss town is famed for its off-piste skiing, and feels like a mountain home to Simon and his brother Patrick
Eleven contestants will continue to compete on the slopes
Sunshine is forecast in Andorra for the weekend before a change on Tuesday with temperatures dropping by 10 degrees and some snowfall
Skiing's not just a sport in Austria's Alpine capital, discovers Adam Ruck, it's a way of life
Pair both wearing helmets when accident happened
The season before last, a journalist revealed in Forbes magazine the aspect of skiing that has provoked the most complaints in the decade-and-a-half during which he had been writing about the subject. Queues? Lift-pass prices? Boarders? No, none of the above. “The number one complaint I've heard, over and over, is about the cold,” wrote Larry Olmsted.
Romance is seldom quite as starry-eyed as it can be at this level of teenage inexperience
This Italian resort might lack charm, but it offers exceptional value, says Stephen Wood
A look back at the year in sport by what the Independent readers viewed the most
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
Be prepared for whiteouts and powder days with some protective eyewear