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There are now hundreds of ski guides on the web, but one of our favourites is the WorldSnowboardGuide.

Back in 1996, this guide to ski resorts of the world was published in printed book form – but with the advent of the internet, much of the content is now available online too, which allows it to be continually updated.

Skiers shouldn’t be put off by the name; although the site is slanted towards snowboarders, ‘two plankers’ will find the detailed information just as useful as their ‘one plank’ cousins.

In terms of content, no other guide out there covers as much terrain. From France to Finland, Kitzbuhel to Kosovo, the WSG gives you the lowdown on the slopes, the nightlife and the accommodation in ski resorts around the world with a no-nonsense, down to earth approach.

The website offers a lot of content for free, but for full access you’ll need to either buy the book (which comes with a free web access code) – or buy a 12 month subscription – which is just £5.

There are also articles, user reviews, a forum and a ski resort rating system – meaning you can contribute your own experiences too.

If you’re looking for straight talking ski resort information, written by a collection of industry experts and enhanced by the real life winter sports community – head for the

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