High society: Skiers looking down to the Swiss resort of Klosters

Rub ski jackets with the rich and famous in Klosters

A week in the Swiss resort organised by the Palmer-Tomkinson family gives Siobhan Mulholland an affordable glimpse of the high life

Our own private Idaho: a boarder at Grand Targhee

Ski safari in America's Wild West

Skiing from Montana to Wyoming via Idaho reveals big country, uncrowded pistes, the odd caribou and a lot of Stetsons, writes Matt Carroll

The best of Lech: skiing the surrounding pistes

Revel in Lech's low-key luxury

This exclusive Austrian resort might not be cheap, but your hand-me-down salopettes won't look out of place and the skiing is hard to beat, says Simon Usborne

All white: There has been fresh snow on the pistes at Tignes

Snow report: New year snowfall proves welcome in the Alps

It was a snowy start to the New Year in Europe, especially in many French and Italian resorts where more than 20cm has fallen and more is on the way. Fresh powder skiing is also on offer in North America.

The Big Six: Swiss ski retreats

Ski-in living rooms, "casual luxury", affordable bases, strange spherical structures, "munchie boxes", and rooftop bars

Off-piste skiing is becoming increasingly popular amongst British people

The thrill of skiing off-piste: Why, knowing the risks, we do it anyway

Michael Schumacher is not the only person drawn to off-piste skiing – better equipment and busier slopes have sent many, including Simon Usborne off the beaten track in search of a thrill. He recounts his life on the slope

Special delivery: The resort of Saas Fee is expecting a metre of snow

Snow report: Switzerland's dreaming of a white Christmas

The forecast shows it could be a very white Christmas in many European resorts, especially those in Switzerland and France. Almost a metre of snow is predicted to fall at Saas Fee on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

In your element: a snow-clad Heavenly, with Lake Tahoe as a backdrop

Slope off to California

The snow is thin on the ground in the Sierra Nevada at the moment, but when it comes, Lake Tahoe is the place to ski. Ben Ross has an early-season preview

Looking up: the pistes leading into Verbier

W marks the spot for style in Verbier

Right at the heart of Switzerland's A-list ski resort, there's a sleek new hotel complex that bucks five-star traditions by welcoming everyone. Minty Clinch skis into town for a close-up

Powder room: a skier on the ‘White Track'

5 ways to... Ski in Val d'Isère

From off-piste runs to top chalets, this resort has it all.

European union: Children’s ski passes in the Austrian resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim-St Oswald cost one euro a day

It's a kinder surprise in Austria's Alps

Jo Kessel explores a resort that lets children swoosh down the slopes for next to nothing

Tignes spirit: a winter's night in the resort

Tignes for ski teenies? Just follow the pink bibs

With young children in tow, a family ski trip can leave you feeling snowed under. But help is at hand, as Ben Ross discovers in the French Alps

Tignes for ski teenies? Just follow the pink bibs

With young children in tow, a family ski trip can leave you feeling snowed under. But help is at hand, as Ben Ross discovers in the French Alps

Traveller's Guide: Skiing in Italy

You are spoilt for choice on the sunny side of the Alps, with vast high-altitude linked terrain in the north and the chance to ski in Sicily in the south, says Patrick Thorne

Flake escape: On the slopes in Utah

Skiing in Utah: Why can't they be friends in high places?

Utah offers vast winter terrain, a superb range of resorts and a pioneering history. If only everyone could just get along, says Stephen Wood

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