Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

UK

Transportation

Transportation

Transportation

Expert tips on the cheapest and most stress-free ways to travel to the Alps.

Ski train: 10 of the best resorts by train - ©OT Meribel / J.M Gouedard

Ski train: 10 of the best resorts by train

Taking the Eurostar to the Alps is the more relaxing, scenic option and also cuts your carbon footprint by a huge 85%.

Six of the best ski resorts to drive to - ©La Clusaz

Six of the best ski resorts to drive to

Ski resorts can be anywhere between 7 and 13 hours’ drive from Calais so choose carefully.

Take a ski bus to the Alps - ©SkiBus

Take a ski bus to the Alps

Fares are low, there are various pick up points around the UK, and numerous companies offer at least a weekly service to more than 40 ski destinations.

Ski airlines: Avoid the fees when flying with skis - ©SWISS

Ski airlines: Avoid the fees when flying with skis

Get clued up on airline ski fees and weight restrictions before booking your ski holiday.

Driving to the Alps: Just pack up the car and go

Driving to the Alps: Just pack up the car and go

Cash-strapped Brits are heading for the mountains by car.

Car winterising and snow driving tips - ©Bridgestone Driving School

Car winterising and snow driving tips

Taking the proper precautions before and while driving into the mountains is key to a perfect powder day.

How to drive in snow - ©Subaru

How to drive in snow

Learn these winter driving tips to ensure that you get to the mountain safely to ski the deepest snow.

The benefits of winter tyres for ski travel - ©Michelin

The benefits of winter tyres for ski travel

Getting to the mountain safely is vital, winter tyres can help ensure that you do.

Four-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive? - ©Subaru

Four-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive?

When choosing a vehicle to get you to the ski hill in winter, your particular needs come into play when deciding between four-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive.

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Driving to the Alps: On the road to Mulbach
All-wheel-drive systems are great for slippery winter roads. - © Subaru
Wouldn’t it be nice to start your ski holiday from the moment you step onto the carriage - © Jungfrau Turismus
Swiss International Air Lines plane over the Alps

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation