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LOSE THE FEAR

LOSE THE FEAR

Fear of falling, fear of failure, fear of heights, these are three of the 7 FEAR FACTORS that hold you back skiing or snowboarding. Here's how to lose the fear...Read More

Protect our Winters

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What Species Of Skier Are You?

WHICH SPECIES OF SKIER ARE YOU? Are you a BEAR? GORILLA? Maybe, even a SNAKE? Check out your style of skiing and discover your species.

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Hunt For Medals. Meet GB's Performance Guru Dan Hunt

PODIUMS HERE WE COME. Olympic podiums beckon for Team GB Ski & Snowboard under the new direction of Dan Hunt, sports scientist, Team Sky, Directeur Sportif, Olympic British cycling squad coach and Head of Elite Performance for Premier League..

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TIPS UP. HOW WOMEN CAN SKI BETTER

HOW WOMEN CAN SKI BETTER. STYLE ALTITUDE Editor, Elaine Deed talks to Emma Cairns of Element about how women can lose the fear, improve technique and prove that 'skiing like a girl' is a compliment.

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Boarding School - The Back Flip

BOARDING SCHOOL. It takes courage, commitment and. preferably. soft snow to master the back flip. Snowboard contributor, Faye Young, gives her tips on how to flip.

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GEAR AND STYLE

Have Ski Brands Become Ski Blands?

HAVE SKI BRANDS BECOME SKI BLANDS?

Look around the slopes and what's new? What's the latest style trend that makes you want to hit the ski and snowboard shops waving your credit card? The answer is that there's very little that IS new. Major ski BRANDS have become ski BLANDS and have dug themselves into a snow hole unable to escape with distinctive styling. So hurrah for those brands who do stand out from the bland crowd... Read More

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Our Top Ski and Snowboard Gear 2016-17

OUR TOP SKI AND SNOWBOARD GEAR 2016-17 If our crew could choose just two items of new ski or snowboard gear for this season what would they be? And why? This is our pick of new gear from most wanted skis and lightest avy bag to must have jackets and goggles...

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Style Altitude Mountain Snow Tribes

SNOW TRIBES. Are you a Gnarly? Techie? Fashionskista? There are 7 distinct skiing and snowboarding style tribes? Check out which snow tribe you belong to.

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How To Buy New Skis

HOW TO BUY NEW SKIS? Take your height, weight, ability, gender. Factor in conditions, online tests and awesome graphics and BOOM your perfect skis.

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Ski Touring Skis & Binding 2016 - 2017

ON TOUR. The buzz word among ski brands is 'touring' whether bindings, boots or skis. So what is really new for the 2016-2017 season? Tech Editor, Gavin Baylis, reviews the ups AND downs of new touring kit.

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THE HIGH LIFE: DOING SEASONS IN THE MOUNTAINS

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5 SEASONAIRES 5 YEARS LATER

What happens when seasonaires grow up? What did they learn from working a winter in a ski resort? How did it help them career wise? We caught up with the Class of 2011/12 fives years after their first season in Tignes. And, yes, it did change their lives... Read More

More from seasonaires

10 Things I'd wish I'd known about doing a Ski Season

10 THINGS I WISH I'D KNOWN. Doing a ski season for the first time without knowing what's ahead is like hucking a ridge without checking out what's on the other side.

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DON'T MESS WITH A SEASONAIRE. SEASONAIRES V JERRYS

DON'T MESS WITH A SEASONAIRE. To a seasonaire who has spent the whole winter in resort, it's war with the Jerrys who invade their mountain.

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THE GREAT ESCAPE. From City To Mountains

THE GREAT ESCAPE. Looking out of your high rise office view of concrete do you long for an office with a view of rising high mountains? Time to move from city to mountains.

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UNIVERSITY OF THE MOUNTAINS

UNIVERSITY OF THE MOUNTAINS. All sussed employers know that graduating from the University of The Mountains creates the ultimate HIGH achiever.

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WHAT WE ARE RIDING AND WEARING

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Paramo Ski Jacket

Freestyle rider, Faye Young, STYLE ALTITUDE's snowboard contributor and seasonaire, rides park in Mayrhofen on her Nikita Expression 143 with Nikita Ninja bindings and Salomon Lily's boots. She's wearing Nikita Freya jacket and Nott pants with Spy Bravo goggles. Pic: Glen.

Shredding in the white room in Italy, our Tech Shreditor, Gavin Baylis is wearing Paramo jacket, Rab beanie, Dragon goggles, SCOTT Alpride avy bag and, somewhere under that pow there are Salomon Mountain Lab Explorer touring boots, Dyamir Vipec tech bindings and SCOTT Powd'Air skis.

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