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Winter on the holy mountain of Pyha is both adrenalin-fuelled and quietly magical, discovers Leslie Woit

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A day on the slopes does build an appetite

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Chamonix night skiing: Moonlight and magic by Mont Blanc

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Motorists were caught out by heavy snowfall last weekend

Snow report: Festive falls bring better conditions for skiers

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Clever velo: dashing through the snow near Grindelwald

Retro Switzerland: A Velogemel experience above Grindelwald

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Sölden, Austria

Expect fresh snowfall on Europe's high-altitude pistes

If you are dreaming of a white Christmas on the slopes this year, Europe shouldn't disappoint.

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Val Thorens: Season's greetings in the Trois Vallées

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Piedmont: gourmet treats and challenging pistes

An array of delicious food and skiing opportunities await in the Italian region of Piedmont, writes Mike North

How are pistes prepared? Driving a piste-basher at night

In the French resort of Serre Chevalier, Frances Booth discovers the tricks of the trade

How are ski slopes prepared? Driving a piste-basher at night

In the French resort of Serre Chevalier, Frances Booth discovers the tricks of the trade
Snow go area: a piste-basher prepares the slopes before skiers arrive

How are pistes prepared? Driving a piste-basher at night

In the French resort of Serre Chevalier, Frances Booth discovers the tricks of the trade

Cook up a snow storm: (clockwise from main) Heston Blumenthal, Sat Bains and Marcus Wareing

Gourmet ski weekend: Heston Blumenthal, Marcus Wareing and Sat Bains cook up an Alpine feast

Take three Michelin-starred chefs, 45 skiers and one Italian mountain resort. The result? A weekend of high-octane thrills and fine dining

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