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23rd December 2021

PlanetSKI recently ran a competition to win copies of Ultimate Skiing Adventures. We don’t normally do competitions but with 187 interested in this one, then perhaps things might change. NEW

The winners have been drawn and they are:

Cristina Turcan –  The Netherlands

Darragh O’Reilly – Ireland

Cameron Harris –  UK

It is an interesting snapshot of PlanetSKI’s international reach.

They had a simple question to answer:

Which is the world’s biggest linked ski area?

And the correct answer is… (drum roll)… Les 3 Vallees.

So, what will the three be settling down to read?

The book is by PlanetSKI’s gear editor, Alf Alderson.

It takes you on a voyage of discovery around the planet’s biggest, best and most unusual ski destinations.

From the mega resorts of the French Alps to the spectacular mini resorts of Georgia.

Plus there’s sailing along Iceland’s mountainous north coast in search of fresh tracks.

Illustrated with great imagery from some of the world’s top ski photographers.

It featurescommentary and advice from a wide range of ski experts –  ‘Ultimate Skiing Adventures’ is the perfect read before or after a day on the slopes.

For more about the book from the publisher follow the link – Ultimate Skiing Adventures, Fernhurst Books .


Ultimate Skiing Adventures takes you on a skiing voyage around the planet’s biggest, best and most unusual ski destinations – from the huge mega-resorts of the French Alps to sailing along Iceland’s north coast in search of great snow, there are exciting adventures that will appeal to everyone from novice to expert.

The inspirational descriptions of 100 locations combine Alf Alderson’s personal experience with the input of experts in all aspects of skiing and mountain sports and are accompanied by stunning full-page photography from some of the world’s foremost ski photographers.

This book allows you to escape onto the slopes in your own home. Perfect for planning your next ski trip or indulging in some armchair skiing of slopes that only the most adventurous will tackle.

And it’s not just about skiing – the contents cover avalanche rescue techniques, snow science, road trips, the work of ski patrollers and resorts so remote and obscure that you may never have heard of them.

The book is divided into sections on Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, Scandinavia and the Rest of the World. Discover where you will ski next – in reality or in your imagination.

Ultimate Skiing Adventures. Image c/o Fernhurst Books

Ultimate Skiing Adventures. Image c/o Fernhurst Books