Pink Snow 2019: an FT ski special

New lifts, new hotels and new adventures in our pre-season dispatch from the mountains
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From Alta to Val d’Isère — off-grid refuges, five-star palaces, trains, planes, cable cars and dog sleds

Tired of Courchevel and Zermatt — and willing to invest millions in his passion — one skier thinks he has found the ultimate destination

The smart Swiss resort has created a network of ‘uphilling’ routes — removing the need for a guide

From the best base layers and après-ski boots to skis featuring Margaret Thatcher