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Know Your Slopes ! Updated !

Do you know your Streif from your Lauberhorn ? or your Hahnenkamm from your Kandahar ? Get the low-down on the greatest race and slope names on the FIS World Cup circuit with our list of the most famous ski racing tracks and courses in the sport.

Gear for Girls

We've updated our page on the online snow-sports store Gear for Girls, with an updated list of their equipment and clothing brands.

Snow Festivals

Updated list of snow festivals and concerts for the mountain resorts of Europe and North America.

Guide to Saas Fee

Our guide to one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the Alps, with a picture-perfect village and incredible high-alpine scenery.

New Phrases in the Snowsaurus

New to skiing or snowboarding ? Baffled by some of the terms being used ? We've just added some more entries to our list of common terms and phrases.

Ski Gear - What to Buy Guide

Are you a newcomer to this great sport ? Are you baffled by the range of clothing out there ? Then check out our guide and handy tips of do's and don'ts.


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Chateau d'Oex Balloon Festival

Chateau d'Oex Switzerland

The Alpine capital of ballooning celebrates it's main festival in the heart of winter, making it worth a visit during a ski or boarding holiday.

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Lauberhorn Races

Wengen Switzerland

It's the longest downhill on the World Cup circuit, and the one with the most dramatic backdrop. It's the Lauberhorn.

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White Turf Races

St Moritz Switzerland

The resort's image as a millionaire's playground is enhanced further when the frozen lake is turned into a horse racing circuit over 3 weekends in February.

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Snow Factor Braehead

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Snozone Castleford

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The Snow Centre Hemel Hempstead

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Chill Factor Manchester

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Snozone Milton Keynes

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SnowDome Tamworth

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Wengen It'll blow your mind.

Home to one of the world's most famous and spectacular ski races, Wengen is situated in one of Switzerland's most beautiful locations, with incredible views everywhere you turn.

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Grindelwald Unbeatable views of the Eiger.

Grindelwald is one of the classic Swiss resorts, with a view of the Eiger that simply cannot be beaten.

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Murren Peaceful. Unspoilt. Beautiful.

Perched high above one of Europe's most famous valleys, Murren is a beautiful, traditional Swiss resort that oozes character and history.

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