Tim Scrafton

Courchevel 1650, France: the ideal family ski resort

With its quiet pistes, relaxed village atmosphere and English-speaking ski schools, Courchevel 1650 in the French Alps is great for beginners – but its varied terrain thrills expert skiers too Read the guide

St Anton, Austria: pure Alpine adrenaline

This Austrian ski resort offers extreme terrain for powderhounds and extreme après-ski for those with the energy to sample its non-stop nightlife. Here's my guide to the resort and mountains Read the guide

Alpe d’Huez: enough snow and sun for anyone

Alpe d'Huez in the French Alps has a long season with snow-sure slopes to suit every level of skier, and a super-sunny track record plus lots of affordable ski-to-door accommodation Read the guide

Is Ischgl now the best ski resort in Austria?

Ischgl has often been overlooked and underestimated by the British, yet it has superb skiing and world-class après ski. Now many consider it to have overtaken St Anton as Austria’s top winter resort Read the guide