Up where the air is thin

The ten most fashionable destinations for our brave new world of climate change

Val d’Isère, Espace Killy, France

As an experienced skier, you already know your preferred Alpine resorts. They offer easy access for short breaks, guaranteed snow and luxe accommodation.

They’re fashionable – there’s a certain buzz; an energy on and off the slopes that sets your heart racing.

But what’s fashionable in skiing is changing rapidly. In over a decade of ski-writing, I don’t think I’ve seen the level of investment in lifts, luxury hotels, non-ski activities and gourmet ...