14 things that will surprise Aussies skiing in the USA

Humans are odd and the world is too. If you're skiing in the USA some things are odder than others. Just like Australia's Vegemite,...

Relive the SnowsBest year that was 2017

On the eve of 2018 we look back at the blog posts that gave you all the feels. Here's our Top 20 of 2017...

10 new year resolutions for skiers and boarders

If you ski or snowboard and you're the kind to make New Year's resolutions then here's a list just for you for 2018. May...

15 Snowboard & Ski Hacks to Make Your Day On the...

You've just arrived at your favourite snow resort for an epic day of skiing or snowboarding and you're super stoked until you get stuck...

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...

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...

6 actions skiers can take to help keep our snow

The effects of climate change have been discussed around me for years, and I have often participated in these discussions acting as though I...

How to solve the ski town housing crisis?

The ski town housing crisis is a problem that simply won't go away. Sam Pullos ponders the why and how to finding a viable...

Excess baggage and the art of packing light

I am the world's worst packer. As a travel and ski journalist I should, after decades on the job, know better. But I don't. I...

The Aussie Olympic base layer that may stir the Kiwis

XTM reveal the full base layer kit for our Aussie Winter Olympic team and there's one item that may cause a Tasman war (ha!). Check...

R U SNOWKAY?

One day in April this year I lay on my couch in the shiny ski town of Park City in Utah and wondered what...

Hot tips for the weekend warrior powder stash and dash

Oh the Weekend Warrior.  Just the very thought of it fills my heart with apathy. Or is it empathy? Because now it’s Southern Hemisphere...

Wake up Australia, avalanches happen

Avalanches happen. They are not funny, they are not cool and they can kill. Why it's our responsibility to publicise avalanche incidents responsibly and how...

Why I still choose to ski in Australia

Ben Carter could ski anywhere but he chooses to ski in Australia. Here's why. Just got off the phone with Kosciuszko Tourist Park, my parents...

Why snow sports are integral to combating climate change

Renata Hercok contemplates climate change and the ski resorts we call home.  Snow sports, like all sports, are more than the sum of their parts....