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Expert/Off-Piste Skiers

Expert/Off-Piste Skiers

Top 10 challenges for expert skiers

The ultimate bucket list chosen by pro skiers Jess McMillan and Chemmy Alcott.

Day tripper: Three of the best ski safaris

Our pick of day-long circular ski routes with lunch on the mountain.

The world's biggest lift-served verticals

If you like your drops huge, take a look at our steepest verticals

Five of the best resorts for heli-skiing

Go higher and access more powder with OnTheSnow's favourite heli-skiing destinations.

Top five Olympic downhill ski runs

Follow in the footsteps of skiing giants on the greatest Olympic downhill runs.

Four lesser-known ski resorts for freeriders

Four of the best lesser-known resorts gaining a big reputation with freeriders.

Popular ski resorts for off-piste powder fiends

It's never been easier to throw caution to the wind and get stuck into off-piste.

Who's the Daddy? Top 10 biggest ski areas

You never need ski the same piste twice at one of these huge lift-linked ski areas.

How to stay safe off-piste

Skiing backcountry terrain is an exhilarating activity but it’s a risky one, learn how to be vigilant and stay safe.

Videos: World's scariest ski runs

Watch experts tackle seriously challenging runs; how many can you tick off your list?

An insider's guide to freeriding in Chamonix

Yan Raulet, a mountain guide for 25 years, tells you everything you need to know about the best off-piste in Chamonix.

Powder skiing in Chile & Argentina

Beginner and intermediate skiers can practise without the crowds while experts hit the unlimited off-piste powder.

How to become a ski instructor

Take a ski instructor course and spend all day every day on the mountain.

Videos: Avalanche dogs to the rescue

If you're caught in an avalanche and not wearing a transceiver, your only hope of survival is the search and rescue dog.