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Posted by Richard Hammond at 08:45 on Thursday 21 September 2017
Richard Hammond and family travel to the pretty spa town of Cauterets in the Hautes-Pyrénées for their children's first ski trip.
Posted by at 08:27 on Saturday 19 November 2011
Snowshoeing is the perfect guise for relaxing in the mountains without strenuous physical exercise ruining your day.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 07:28 on Thursday 17 November 2011
Thinking of heading to the slopes this winter by train? Here's our handy guide to find the best deals, routes, itineraries and where to book online....
Posted by at 09:18 on Thursday 20 October 2011
Our favourite winter holidays in the Dolomites, from snowshoeing to cross country skiing, all reachable by train from the UK.
Posted by at 03:41 on Monday 10 October 2011
Check out our top 5 alternative winter holidays including snow-shoeing, cross country skiing, dog sledging, the Northern Lights and lots more
Posted by at 10:45 on Wednesday 01 December 2010
The recent cold snap has given the green light to another potentially awesome ski season in the isolated beauty of the snow covered Highlands and...
Posted by at 04:15 on Thursday 11 November 2010
Our selection of where to go to see the Northern Lights in Norway, Sweden and Finnish Lapland, travelling by train from the UK.
Posted by at 02:16 on Monday 01 March 2010
Our Italian ski expert Lucy Bruzzone suggests where to go for the best snow, how to hire local ski touring guides and how to find the best...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:22 on Wednesday 11 November 2009
With climate change already shortening ski seasons, it’s hard to ignore the fact that indulging our love of snowy holidays is hastening their demise...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:23 on Thursday 01 October 2009
Click here to see greentraveller's full listing of Whitepod.Whitepod - the low impact, high-altitude camp in the Swiss Alps has re-opened for this...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:15 on Saturday 20 October 2007
Richard Hammond gives ten eco-friendly winter activities, from skiing without leaving the UK to snow shoeing in the French Pyrenees.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:23 on Monday 18 December 2006
The Pyrenees may be less popular than the Alps, but they're no less dramatic and for me they tick all the boxes for a festive green break |...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 08:16 on Saturday 02 December 2006
Québec province is great for cross-country skiing and other low-impact outdoor activities, yet with over 2,500 miles of trails it can be hard to find...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:49 on Saturday 18 November 2006
For a more DIY low-emissions trip to the Italian Alps, take the 9.09am Eurostar to Paris, then change for the direct high-speed TGV to Turin's...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 05:52 on Saturday 21 October 2006
If Santa had a bolthole, this would be it. Ongajok is a cosy, traditional Norwegian farm tucked away in the far north of Norway in Arctic Lapland.
Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:54 on Saturday 04 March 2006
Richard Hammond sets out from the new Chic Chocs lodge where you're more likely to come across a moose than another skier...