Skiing

SOME like it hot in the winter months, while for others it is festive snowy scenes that can brighten the Grinchiest of moods. So whether you would rather cosy up by the fire or don your cossie by the pool,...

Jobs in Childcare, a job portal that places candidates with high-net-worth families, posted an opening for a nanny to care for a 4-year-old boy in Aspen, Colorado. The listing notes that "a background...

All French ski resorts are closing today and will not reopen for the rest of the season as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The announcement was made by ski resort operators dealing another heavy...

The late snow show: Family skiing in April? It’s a doddle at this super-high resort Topping out at 3,600 metres, Les Deux Alpes is the highest ski resort in France   In April, the snow underfoot...

Some people choose to celebrate their birthdays by going out to a nice dinner or maybe a movie. Chelsea Handler made her 45th birthday a little more eventful. She went skiing down a mountain without pants...

Lying prone on the floor, knees up near my chin, neck twisted to one side and feeling a touch self-conscious, I was beginning to have doubts about this skiing trip. But the painful predicament I found...

In Copenhagen, the Danish capital that pledges to become the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025, a 410-foot tall smoke stack is a cause for celebration and the massive incinerator beneath it the...

Adventurer Leo Houlding has become the first Briton to scale the world’s remotest peak, so isolated only 10 people have ever seen it. The explorer successfully conquered Spectre – a jagged mountain...

There are plenty of brilliant ski resorts around the world, but Brits don't actually need to go abroad to hit the slopes. Instead, head to the Scottish mountains and you'll find heaps of brilliant...

The fastest growing trend in Alpine skiing is all about ditching the very thing that built the sport: mechanized lifts. Climbing up mountain slopes, once a niche activity practiced only by a hard-core...

In Copenhagen, the Danish capital that pledges to become the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025, a 410-foot tall smoke stack is a cause for celebration and the massive incinerator beneath it the...

A British skier who ‘died’ for 20 minutes in an avalanche has revealed what she saw ‘in the afterlife’. Rhianna Shaw said she "saw a peaceful forest" after being trapped...

Twenty-two hours is a long time to travel just for a week’s skiing. But when the destination has got the near mythical status that Niseko has, it’s worth the 6,000-mile schlep. Even before arriving...

Six men have been found guilty of attempting to smuggle Albanian migrants across the English Channel – and now face jail terms. The group were convicted of organising a highly dangerous operation...