50 Best ... ways to ski this winter
Don't leap into the great unknown: let Emma Perry and her expert panel guide you down suitable slopes, assisted by the latest kit, towards the perfect aprés-ski relaxation
Saturday 09 December 2000
Boeri Chop Iron Helmet
Bollé pink lens goggles
Ski boot fittings
Heli-skiing in the Himalayas
Best for beginners
Fitness training programmes
Avoriaz and Chamonix
Portes du Soleil
Stephen Wood is the ski correspondent for The Independent; Vanessa Haines is public relations manager for the Ski Club of Great Britain; Trevor de Villiers is the overseas contract manager for Neilson; Patrick Thorne is the author of six skiing guides for publishers such as Collins and Berlitz (he is also the co-founder of www.snow24.com, which is due to launch early in 2001 with a database of 6,000 resorts spanning 75 countries); Michael Liebrich is a former member of the British Olympic ski team and founder of www.ifyouski.com; and Mike Welby is publisher of The Good Ski Guide ( www.skiguide.com).
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