Vail Resorts invest $66m in Whistler Blackcomb

Vail Resorts, plans to make an historic investment of CAD$66 million (USD$52 million) at Whistler Blackcomb this season focusing on three new lifts at...

New quad chairlift for Perisher

Perisher today announced it will be replacing Leichhardt T- Bar with a new quad chairlift to be ready for the 2019 winter. The investment...

8 luxe ski hotels in Niseko Japan

So you’re going to Niseko for a ski holiday. The land of delicious ramen, fancy Japanese toilets and the most snow that you’ll ever...

PyeongChang on track for Winter Olympics despite poor ticket sales

SnowsBest sent veteran snow journalist Robert Upe to PyeongChang prior to the Winter Olympics to assess the host nation's progress. Two months out from staging...

How to Ski With A Non-Skier

It seemed like a good idea at the time.You'd had a couple of beers with your non-skier buddy, raving about your epic time on...

Russia banned from PyeongChang Winter Olympics

The IOC have announced a ban on Russia sending a team to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in February 2018. The ban comes after the...

Direct flights between Melbourne and Vancouver launched today

 Air Canada’s inaugural flight AC037, 787 Dreamliner service arrived at Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport today to a water cannon welcome salute – marking the only...

Air New Zealand take the puss out of themselves

It's hard as an Aussie in inzid not to take the puss out of the kiwi ixcint. Air New Zealand have excelled themselves with...

Every competition that matters this snow season

The ski and snowboard competition season takes on extra relevance in a Winter Olympics year. We've listed the season's key competition schedule from FIS...

Living in Niseko: The things I wish I’d packed

I'm a planner. Before even deciding to move to Niseko for the winter, I'd started looking into packing guides for Japan. What to squeeze...

Club Med to open first resort in Canada

Club Med is proud to announce that it will be bringing its unique all-inclusive mountain holiday offering to Eastern Canada, in the heart of...

5 hotels in Tokyo to break your budget

If you're skiing in Japan then you simply must put aside some time in Tokyo. The lights, the shopping, the craziness (think Robot Restaurants,...

Treble Cone bought by America, nope, sorry, launch new brand logo

The official press release says this: "Treble Cone, New Zealand’s premier Ski Field, Wanaka, New Zealand today announced the evolution of the brand symbolized...

Jackson, Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen are go

Your favourite Colorado and Wyoming resorts are opening this week hot off the back of Whistler's record powder opening last week.Jackson Hole already boasts...

5 signs you have the between season blues

For those skiers and snowboarders who do back to back winter seasons, coming home can be both the best and worst part of our...

20 questions answered for intermediate snowboarders

Before we get into it, you must be wondering: What's an intermediate snowboarder? In Snow Sports Schools we generally consider intermediates to be a...