Pink Snow 2018

As the snow starts to fall, FT writers offer inspiration for the coming season: new hotels, new lifts and new adventures, from the Alps to Iceland

France’s highest hotel; the Alps’ smartest train; Switzerland’s Magic Pass; Arapahoe Basin’s expansion — and ‘the most expensive ski holiday ever’

Little, laid-back Champoluc could soon find itself at the centre of the world’s second-largest ski area

A new lodge in a remote, deserted village offers glorious scenery, untracked descents and deep, deep snow

Recent years have seen the upper-crust resort fall into the shadow of flashier rivals. Can a new property help rouse the ‘sleeping beauty’?

For those happy to leave the lifts behind, the Troll Peninsula offers a raw, remote alternative to the Alps

From a ground-breaking binding and high-tech goggles to the best boots for après-ski