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Alps

Hot Springs in the Alps and Dolomites

By Morgan Tilton Exhausted ski quads are best celebrated with an afternoon soak and spa treatment, preferably in some hot springs with a mountain view. Here are a handful of the best therapeutic mine...

By Morgan Tilton Exhausted ski quads are best celebrated with an afternoon soak and spa treatment, preferably in some h...

1/16/17: Where is it snowing in the Alps + Japan?

We love reporting good snow news and there's been a lot of that lately, especially for Western U.S. skiers and riders. But, they're not the only ones! The weekend brought a snow-laden storm to the nor...

We love reporting good snow news and there's been a lot of that lately, especially for Western U.S. skiers and riders. B...

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...

What’s new at ski resorts in 2016-17?

In the mornings and evenings, a chill lingers in the air and the aspen leaves are starting to trade in their green duds for a more mature golden color. In other words, fall is upon us in the High Coun...

In the mornings and evenings, a chill lingers in the air and the aspen leaves are starting to trade in their green duds ...

Photo Gallery: Ski Country from Space

NASA’s Scott Kelly returned to Earth today after 340 days in space, the longest voyage by a U.S. astronaut. While aboard the International Space Station, Kelly captured—and tweeted—intriguing im...

NASA’s Scott Kelly returned to Earth today after 340 days in space, the longest voyage by a U.S. astronaut. While aboa...

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...

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...

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...

Video: Skiing in color with overall World Cup champ Marcel Hirscher

Four-peat overall World Cup alpine champ, Marcel Hirscher, of Austria, took a day off recently and had some fun with his slalom race skis and a spectrum of colors. The combination is mesmerizing; as H...

Four-peat overall World Cup alpine champ, Marcel Hirscher, of Austria, took a day off recently and had some fun with his...