Nearly £40,000 has been raised in four days via GoFundMe for the British Alpine World Cup Ski Team since UK Sport announced a drastic reduction in funding. The target set by GB Snowsport is 500k to support Britain's strongest ever Alpine team to maintain all staff contracts and expenses during this winter.

STYLE ALTITUDE now has 8 (and counting) awards for our Ski Blog and the coveted accolade of BEST SKI & SNOWBOARD PUBLICATION UK, Fitness & Nutrition Awards.

STYLE ALTITUDE comes in the top three # on Google searches with many GEAR REVIEWS and FEATURES, ranking above all other ski and snowboard sites. This success after nearly 10 years of online publishing, is like ripping off the skins, switching the bindings to downhill mode and hitting a powder bowl.

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STYLE ALTITUDE Features always have an edge (or two). For park, piste and powder. Off piste, backcountry, slackcountry including Tour Guides showing routes for classic ski tours plus daily ski weather blog and snow conditions throughout the winter with Live Mountain Webcam. Ski and snowboard reviews, the latest new and technical kit, ski and snowboard wear all feature in Gear . For Ski Resort guides go to Friends In High Places with news and views from those working a season (or three) in Seasonaires . For skiers and snowboarders. #lifesamountain


cycling Col du Granon


Serre Chevalier in the Hautes Alpes has some of the best cycling in Europe - and, once again, Briancon has been chosen as a stage centre for the Tour de France, with the inclusion of the brutal climb to the Col de Granon at 2413m taking place on 13th July, for only the second time in the race's history, the first being back in 1986. Our Tech (and Cycle) Editor has put together a guide to some of the best cycle routes and cols you can ride. This guide is in three sections, firstly the classic cols in an around Briancon Serre Chevalier, then those further away and, lastly, off road / VTT / MTB routes...Discover More

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Longest Rail Grind on Skis is a Guinness World Record

LONGEST RAIL GRIND WORLD RECORD. Watch the three days leading up to the world record, fuelled with anticipation and Red Bull before Jesper Tjäder finally nailed that epic record-breaking slide of nearly 155m,

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Cardio vs Weights: Which Is Best For Ski Fitness?

CARDIO VS WEIGHTS, WHICH IS BEST FOR SKI FITNESS? Both cardiovascular and resistance training are beneficial for total skiing fitness but what if you had to only choose one? Personal Trainer and keen skier, Steve Theunissen, weighs up the pros and cons...

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The Future For Skiing and Snowboarding 2022 and Beyond

WHAT IS THE FUTURE FOR SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING 2022 - and BEYOND ? Five years ago our North American Editor Louise Hudson compiled an epic article about the Future of Skiing and Snowboarding for STYLE ALTITUDE. She couldn’t have predicted the pandemic and the devastation that it would wreak on many forms of travel and tourism, especially the snowsports industry. But just as a bluebird follows a snowstorm, so the sun will shine on ski resorts post pandemic and in the future. It's the new après as in après Covid. with some of those pandemic precautions actually having some positive effects, not least the fact that it is now possible to WFM Work From Mountains...

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Three Ways To Take Your Skiing to Another Level

THREE WAYS TO TAKE YOUR SKIING TO ANOTHER LEVEL. How do you improve your skiing? Make sure you are fit, be willing to learn and always follow Rule No 5...

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ski wear 2021-2022


Plus ça change, the more things change, the more they stay the same, just about sums up ski and snowboard wear for this winter. For many outdoor brands and retailers it's a roll-over season, having sold very little during the missing ski season of 2020-2021.

What to wear? It depends on your tribe. It's still GNAR versus GLAMOUR, performance layers versus shiny bodycon pieces - and no prize for knowing which is aimed at the powder pros and which is for piste poseurs...Discover More

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Rab Launches Rental Service for Outdoor Gear

RENT A TENT: RAB LAUNCHES RENTAL SERVICE FOR OUTDOOR GEAR. From an insulated jacket to an expedition quality tent, the new service aims to increase outdoor participation and reduce waste.

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New Website for Buying and Selling Ski Gear Online

NEW SITE FOR BUYING AND SELLING SKI GEAR ONLINE. Resell, Recycle AND Reduce Waste via new online ski gear site,

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OSGO's Neoteric superlight 90mm ski, the Thor Review

OSGO'S NEOTERIC SUPERLIGHT 90MM SKI, THE THOR REVIEW. Why this one quiver backcountry ski is stealing all the thunder. Ride and tested by Rob Benton...

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How to Keep Your Hands and Feet Warm When Skiing

HOW TO KEEP YOUR HANDS AND FEET WARM WHEN SKIING. No need to suffer now we have tech accessories to take the misery out of feeling cold...

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Latest Winter Sports News 

    Winter Sports: British alpine skiers launch crowdfunding appeal

    British alpine skiers launch crowdfunding appeal for 'stability' after losing their World Class Programme funding.
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    Eve Muirhead retires from curling as Olympic, European and world mixed doubles champion

    Olympic, European and world mixed doubles champion Eve Muirhead retires from curling saying he hopes she showed "girls that being sweaty's cool".
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    Winter Sports: British alpine skiers criticise decision to remove funding

    British alpine skiers criticise the decision to remove the team from the World Class Programme funding.
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    Eight winter sports receive £24.2m funding from UK Sport for next Winter Games

    Eight Olympic and Paralympic sports will receive a £24.2m funding boost from UK Sport to boost medal hopes for the 2026 Milan-Cortina Winter Games.
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    Yuzuru Hanyu: Japanese figure skater announces retirement

    Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu, who became the first male figure skater in 66 years to win back-to-back Olympic singles titles, announces his retirement.
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