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The most popular ski vacations of 2017

Like a snowflake, each ski season is unique. It snows more in some places than others, exchange rates make certain destinations cheaper for certain citizens, companies buy new resorts, a new multi-res...

Like a snowflake, each ski season is unique. It snows more in some places than others, exchange rates make certain desti...

1/3/2017: Where is it snowing in Europe?

Many European resorts are getting excited for not one, but two winter storms descending along the northern Alps of Switzerland and Austria. According to wepowder, between nine and 40 inches could fal...

Many European resorts are getting excited for not one, but two winter storms descending along the northern Alps of Swit...

More early-season snow for Alps, British Columbia, Alaska + now Japan

We're happy to report more big, early-season snowfall in Ski Country. Over the weekend, snow fell in the Alps and more is expected this week, up to 6.5 feet in fact! In British Columbia and Alaska, th...

We're happy to report more big, early-season snowfall in Ski Country. Over the weekend, snow fell in the Alps and more i...

Big snow storms hit Europe and British Columbia

Europe and Canada are getting hammered with snow right now! Read on to learn more about where it's snowing and see photos and videos of your favorite ski resorts getting ready for winter. France/Ital...

Europe and Canada are getting hammered with snow right now! Read on to learn more about where it's snowing and see photo...

2015-16: A ski season in photos

As green grass and flowers continue to poke through the melting snow snow in Ski Country, we can no longer pretend that spring isn't here. We've been through the all the stages of denial (anger, barga...

As green grass and flowers continue to poke through the melting snow snow in Ski Country, we can no longer pretend that ...

Big snowstorms finally hit Alps to kick off winter

Europe has not had the same stellar start to winter that the Western U.S. and British Columbia have enjoyed, but there are still plenty of winter days ahead. Accuweather’s long-range forecast for wi...

Europe has not had the same stellar start to winter that the Western U.S. and British Columbia have enjoyed, but there a...

Top Christmas markets near ski resorts in the Alps

Just like skiing, many Christmas past-times, including decorated fir trees and gingerbread houses, have historic roots in the Alps. Many of these traditions can be traced back to Christmas Markets, fo...

Just like skiing, many Christmas past-times, including decorated fir trees and gingerbread houses, have historic roots i...

New James Bond 007 Spectre movie filmed in Soelden, Austria

Many movie-going skiers and snowboarders have been delighted to learn that many scenes from the 24th James Bond 007 film, Spectre, were shot in Soelden, Austria, a top ski resort in the Tyrol region. ...

Many movie-going skiers and snowboarders have been delighted to learn that many scenes from the 24th James Bond 007 film...

Alps forecasted to have a snowy 2015-16 ski season

Last week, AccuWeather released their winter forecast for Europe, and it's looking like it could be a great season to make a trip over the pond and ski the Alps. Plus, U.S. travelers can take advantag...

Last week, AccuWeather released their winter forecast for Europe, and it's looking like it could be a great season to ma...

October snow in Europe

Europe ski resorts have seen smatterings of snowfall this fall, but this week, ski resorts across the Alps were hit with a large storm that dropped solid snowfall. Social media was abuzz with stunni...

Europe ski resorts have seen smatterings of snowfall this fall, but this week, ski resorts across the Alps were hit wit...

5 considerations for your perfect Europe ski trip

Embarking on a Europe ski vacation is as much about immersing yourself in culture, heritage and breathtaking scenery as it is about skiing. After all, only in Europe can you soak in century-old therma...

Embarking on a Europe ski vacation is as much about immersing yourself in culture, heritage and breathtaking scenery as ...

The best hikes for jaw-dropping views of the Matterhorn

A little more than 150 years ago, the British climber Edward Whymper and his rope team reached the 14,692-foot (4478-meter) summit of the Matterhorn. These days, climbing the Matterhorn is much easier...

A little more than 150 years ago, the British climber Edward Whymper and his rope team reached the 14,692-foot (4478-met...