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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...

Where’s the best snow? Chase the storms to these ski resorts

What’s your motivation to book a ski vacation? For some Ski.com clients, their impetus is a big storm. Now that we’re just past the halfway point for this ski season, here’s your guide to the ...

The measure of a great ski video? 5.7 million views in 4 days

The ski industry is full of creative minds that churn out inspiring photos and videos daily, and with so much visual stimulus available to us normal skiers and snowboarders, sometimes it can all blen...

The ski industry is full of creative minds that churn out inspiring photos and videos daily, and with so much visual st...

It’s time to ski the Alps: Euro hits 9-year low

If you've been dreaming of a ski trip in the Alps, now's the time to go. Favorable exchange rates, good snow and great deals from your trusty Mountain Travel Experts at Ski.com are aligning to make th...

If you've been dreaming of a ski trip in the Alps, now's the time to go. Favorable exchange rates, good snow and great d...

7-day culinary ski trip in the Italian Alps

If you have been to all the major ski resorts time and time again and are looking for an out-of-the-box ski experience this winter, look no further than Danny Boome Gastronauts' Italian Adventur...

If you have been to all the major ski resorts time and time again and are looking for an out-of-the-box ski experi...

Is there snow in the Alps?

Rumors of scant snow in Europe have been circulating, and news headlines have only increased the hype. However, recent reports—including updates from our own man on the ground—have verified th...

Rumors of scant snow in Europe have been circulating, and news headlines have only increased the hype. However, recen...

What’s new in ski country for the 2014/15 season?

We've compiled an alphabetical index of what's new in ski country—worldwide—this coming season. Updates range from spankin' new state-of-the art lifts and energy-efficient snowmaking equipment to ...

We've compiled an alphabetical index of what's new in ski country—worldwide—this coming season. Updates range from s...

More Snow in Europe: up to 43 inches reported

Another big storm is bearing down on ski resorts in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps, and we're seeing some impressive photos of the resulting accumulations. The storm started on Tuesday and has alr...

Another big storm is bearing down on ski resorts in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps, and we're seeing some impressive...

10/17/14: Where did it snow?

Last week was a big one for early-season snow! European ski resorts across the Alps received their first big snowfall, and North American ski resorts were prepping for big storms over the weekend. ...

Last week was a big one for early-season snow! European ski resorts across the Alps received their first big snowfall, a...

Ski resorts in the Alps receive first big snow

You've probably been asking the same question that has been on our minds: is it snowing in the Alps? Yes! Ski resorts across the Alps received their first major snow storm of the season. Flakes start...

You've probably been asking the same question that has been on our minds: is it snowing in the Alps? Yes! Ski resorts a...