Heated ski boots: Warmer conditions inside your socks

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.

Ski resorts left almost snowless

Warm temperatures in the last two months of 2015 have raised concerns for those looking forward to ski and snowboard holidays

Get your skate-skis on Québec

This modern, cross-country technique is now so popular it forms the basis of an annual race. Colin Nicholson joins in