Any Indoor Slope, UK<br/> Duncan Worrell, director of the Snowboard Club UK, recommends hitting any indoor slope before booking an expensive foreign trip. 'Whilst you could spend a fortune going abroad and then be restricted to the bunny slopes, your mon

From family breaks in the French Alps to daunting descents and après partying in the Rocky Mountains, Sophie Morris has the essential guide to the world's top spots for powder


This week's panel:

Vanessa Fisher, a consultant for the Ski Club of Great Britain (;

Patrick Thorne, a year-round ski writer for more than 25 years and founder of, a database of 6,000 ski areas worldwide;

Simon Usborne, assistant home news editor of ‘The Independent’ and extreme ski expert;

Dave Whitlow, creative director of mountain sports retailer Ellis Brigham;

Duncan Worrell, director of the Snowboard Club UK (

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