The broader resort offers as much variety as the miles of pistes and back country that made them a destination in the first place.
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
Kandersteg flourished in the 19th century and today its picturesque terrain is the perfect playground
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.
Authorities raced to reach five skiers still missing as darkness fell
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
'This is horrible," Hirscher, who finished second, said. 'This can never happen again'
Hit the slopes in style with some warm, technical outerwear
One holiday three ways
'My Vegas trips are three days of absolute carnage'