STYLE ALTITUDE NEWS: ON THE HILL

What's happening? All the latest news and views from the mountains...
The Running (or Crawling) Race UP a Ski Jump

The Running (or Crawling) Race UP a Ski Jump

Over 1000 international runners get on their hands and knees for the Red Bull 400 race...

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Tragic Death of Hervé Maneint in Chamonix

Tragic Death of Hervé Maneint in Chamonix

Skiing accident claims the life of SCOTT's legendary Ski & Ski Boot Senior Product Manager

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Massive £170m Development Commencing In Val  d'Isère

Massive £170m Development Commencing In Val d'Isère

Building of new residences, hotels, restaurants and shops for Val centre starts this autumn.

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More Likely To Die Off Piste Skiing or Bull Fighting?

More Likely To Die Off Piste Skiing or Bull Fighting?

According to a new report off piste skiing has highest fatalities among high octane sports.

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Protect Our Winters Launches In The UK

Protect Our Winters Launches In The UK

Climate activist group created by Jeremy Jones is set to mobilise the UK wintersports community.

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Ski Giant Makes A Killing Buying Indie Brand

Ski Giant Makes A Killing Buying Indie Brand

Giant corporation, Amer Sports shakes winter sports world in buy out of iconic ski brand Armada

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Compagnie des Alpes Pull Out of La Grave Bid

Compagnie des Alpes Pull Out of La Grave Bid

SATA Alpe d'Huez is now the only remaining candidate for the lift concession for La Grave...

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Avalanche Deaths Rise With Heuristic Traps in the Alps

Avalanche Deaths Rise With Heuristic Traps in the Alps

Snow, wind, temperatures rising, then slides. Avalanche kills three freeriders near Courmayeur...

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Snow Drought Alert. Lack of Snow Forecast For Alps

Snow Drought Alert. Lack of Snow Forecast For Alps

Could this be the beginning of the end of skiing in many resorts? New research gives 80 years max...

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British Snowsports Aim High To Be Top 5 Worldwide

British Snowsports Aim High To Be Top 5 Worldwide

British Ski & Snowboard unveil ambitious plans for medals under new Performance Director...

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It's epic Ski Sunday for Rocket Ryding in Kitzbuhel

It's epic Ski Sunday for Rocket Ryding in Kitzbuhel

GB Alpine skier slid into 2nd place on the podium of the Kitzbuhel Slalom World Cup...

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Now It's Jamie Nicholls On The Podium in Italy

Now It's Jamie Nicholls On The Podium in Italy

Team GB slopestyle snowboarder landed 2nd place in Friday's Olympic Games qualifier...

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The X Factor, Woodsy Wins Gold at the  X Games in Aspen

The X Factor, Woodsy Wins Gold at the X Games in Aspen

|t was gold for James Woods and bronze for Katie Ormerod at the recent X Games in Aspen...

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GB snowboarder WINS Big Air World Cup in Moscow

GB snowboarder WINS Big Air World Cup in Moscow

Katie Ormerod becomes first British snowboarder to win gold in Big Air World Cup...

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Travis Rice Competes in Freeride World Tour Qualifer

Travis Rice Competes in Freeride World Tour Qualifer

The snowboard legend will take part in the first FWQ event in Hakuba, Japan, tomorrow.

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Rocket Ryding blasts into 7th Place in Zagreb

Rocket Ryding blasts into 7th Place in Zagreb

It's another top 10 for Ryding in the World Cup Tour. Watch his slalom runs ahead of Ski Sunday...

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Tour de Force. Vertical Up Tour Starts Saturday

Tour de Force. Vertical Up Tour Starts Saturday

It's the ultimate ski touring challenge involving five locations, three countries, 85 % gradient.

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Big Air World Cup Medals for GB Park & Pipe in Germany

Big Air World Cup Medals for GB Park & Pipe in Germany

It's silver and bronze for GB snowboarders Katie Ormerod and Billy Morgan in the latest Big Air...

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Unique Climate Change Summit in Antarctica

Unique Climate Change Summit in Antarctica

Top climate change campaigners gather for one-off event to voice concerns and raise awareness...

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3 Day January Ski Touring Event Back in Les Arcs

3 Day January Ski Touring Event Back in Les Arcs

Want to race uphill? Ski tour at night? Test new gear? Enter now for the Big uP & Down...

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Black Friday will be Green Friday for Patagonia

Black Friday will be Green Friday for Patagonia

All Patagonia's global retail and online sales will be given to environmental organisations...

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Coaching Zones Alternative to Ski Lessons in Verbier

Coaching Zones Alternative to Ski Lessons in Verbier

Mountainside Coaching Zones for ski tips and advice launched by European Snowsport...

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Female Specific Skis and Junior Snowboard Boom

Female Specific Skis and Junior Snowboard Boom

Women are buying more skis and kids more snowboards in the UK. Men not so much.

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Cheap As Frites. Serre Chevalier is Cheapest Resort

Cheap As Frites. Serre Chevalier is Cheapest Resort

You can ski in Serre Chevalier for just 2 Euros per kilometre. Best resort deal in France...

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Ryding High. World Cup Top 10 for Dave Ryding

Ryding High. World Cup Top 10 for Dave Ryding

Placing 6th in Finland, best result for British skier in World Cup Slalom for 15 years..

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Where Are The Best Ski Gear Deals? Right Here in the UK.

Where Are The Best Ski Gear Deals? Right Here in the UK.

Unlike Marmite, the price of ski gear selling in the UK is not going up because of Brexit...

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Alpe d'Huez Opening This Weekend, 3 Weeks Early

Alpe d'Huez Opening This Weekend, 3 Weeks Early

Thanks to recent snowfall, Alpe d'Huez is opening on Saturday,12th November...

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Need a guide? Instructor? Meet Your Match online

Need a guide? Instructor? Meet Your Match online

Connect with guides and instructors via new website, Ongosa, the Uber for snowsports,.

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World Record for British Speed Skier, Jan Farrell

World Record for British Speed Skier, Jan Farrell

It's 63.78kph, the new speed to beat if you want to be the fastest skier on asphalt.

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Cheaper By Private Jet for February Half Term

Cheaper By Private Jet for February Half Term

It's already £753pp return on BA Gatwick to Geneva. Flying private from Farnborough is cheaper.

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Heli Heroes. Epic Red Bull TV Series on Mountain Resuce

Heli Heroes. Epic Red Bull TV Series on Mountain Resuce

What happens when you fall into a 30m crevasse while skiing? Don't miss Episode 1 of The Horn.

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Want To Buy A Top Ski or Snowboard Brand?

Want To Buy A Top Ski or Snowboard Brand?

Ski manufacturers Volkl and K2 among top mountain brands to be sold by parent company, Newell.

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New Holidays Combine Studying AND Skiing

New Holidays Combine Studying AND Skiing

Study and Ski launches revision course holidays in Chamonix so kids can study in school holidays.

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Will You Pay Extra For Ski and Snowboard Athletes?

Will You Pay Extra For Ski and Snowboard Athletes?

British snowsports organisations seek funds for GB's rising stars and elite skiers and snowboarders.

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Jackson Wells Becomes First Skier to Land a Quad Cork

Jackson Wells Becomes First Skier to Land a Quad Cork

Eighteen year old Freestyle New Zealand skier jumps into the record books. Watch him do it...

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Pure Freeride Design. Now Even Purer.

Pure Freeride Design. Now Even Purer.

British company PFD is launching a bespoke Freeride ski range using ethically sourced bamboo.

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Snow Business: Vail Buys Whistler Blackcomb.

Snow Business: Vail Buys Whistler Blackcomb.

Vail Resorts Inc acquires Canadian ski-resort operator Whistler Blackcomb Holdings for over $1b...

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Tragic Death of Freerider, Matilda Rapaport

Tragic Death of Freerider, Matilda Rapaport

Tributes pour in for professional freeride Swedish skier, Matilda Rapaport, caught in an avalanche...

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Battle of the Brits. The podium results from Laax

Battle of the Brits. The podium results from Laax

Katie Ormerod wins two golds in the BRITS competition in tricky weather and snow conditions...

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Mountain Tragedies - Skiers die in Italy and France

Mountain Tragedies - Skiers die in Italy and France

Avalanche in Italian Alps kills six, the day after GB Freerider, Aaron McLean, 26, dies in La Rosiere...

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Billy's X Factor. Bronze medal for Billy Morgan at X Games

Billy's X Factor. Bronze medal for Billy Morgan at X Games

Watch the video of Billy Morgan's backside 1440 triple cork that won him the bronze medal...

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Greenpeace Targets Mammut and North Face

Greenpeace Targets Mammut and North Face

Activists petitions top brands and sets up camp outside Mammut HQ to demand end of toxic chemicals...

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Invest in a helmet? Absolutely with these collectable works of art...

Invest in a helmet? Absolutely with these collectable works of art...

Thirteen artists have created unique images on helmets, available on eBay auction site for charity...

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Greenpeace names and shames top ski brands in Detox testing.

Greenpeace names and shames top ski brands in Detox testing.

Which well known ski brands still use pollutants and do not walk the talk of love of the environment?...

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The Funniest Show on Snow - the Altitude Festival in Mayrhofen

The Funniest Show on Snow - the Altitude Festival in Mayrhofen

The new alternative rocking to music festivals in the mountains is rocking with laughter at Altitude Festival...

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The winners of the SLIDE Awards for 2016/17 just announced

The winners of the SLIDE Awards for 2016/17 just announced

Check out the winners for next season in the Hardware, Software and Accessories categories.

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Media state that Boozy Brits 'dragged chic French ski resort into the gutter'

Media state that Boozy Brits 'dragged chic French ski resort into the gutter'

Headline features in the Daily Mail and Daily Mirror accuse young Brits of turning Val d'Isere into Magaluf on ice.

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New Year, New Snow. Is this the end of the Snow Drought?

New Year, New Snow. Is this the end of the Snow Drought?

It's finally snowing in the Alps but will it be enough? We track the complex weather systems affecting the week ahead ...

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40,000 Airbags and 72,000 Cartridges Checked by ABS in Recall Drama

40,000 Airbags and 72,000 Cartridges Checked by ABS in Recall Drama

Diligently, ABS have checked and returned every airbag recalled, last winter, after possible contamination scare...

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Boom In Women's Ski and Snowboard Sales

Boom In Women's Ski and Snowboard Sales

The market for women's specific skis, snowboards and boots is on the up and up according to latest figures...

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