Clock ticks on Vail Resorts, Hotham and Falls Creek rumours

The skinternet (see what we did there) went into a mild frenzy on Thursday when the Australian Financial Review announced online at 11.30pm that...

Why working as a ski instructor is living your best life

I remember the days as a young teenager when I would dread the thought of winter. Winter school uniform meant wearing a pleated skirt,...

The meaning of life is skiing or snowboarding

If you ski or snowboard then you know that moment when your body is in rhythm with the earth and you dance with nature...

21 things snowboard instructors really really don’t want you to do

The life of a snowboard instructor is a fun one, but it comes with its own challenges and most of those challenges are predictably,...

11 step survival guide to northern season without skiing or boarding

Maybe you were trying to save money. Maybe you didn't have enough annual leave. Maybe, in a fit of goodwill, you agreed to go...

Steamboat and Snowbird trash talk each other on twitter and it’s...

Who wins when two of the world's most famed resorts go head to head on social media? The reader, that's who.  When cross state snow...

The torrid love affair that is seasonal ski town living

Seasonal living was made for me, an all or nothing girl, living my life in a binge and purge cycle not dissimilar to the...

When girls aren’t pretty or thin enough to ski or snowboard

WHEN I was five I did ballet in the local church hall. I would dress up in my blush pinks and pirouette with what...

Lady shred Cardrona for breast cancer with Olympic medalists

Calling all female skiers and boarders of every age and ability ready to rock the slopes of Cardrona in New Zealand in support of...

When ski town life leads to depression or worse

Few in search of paradise in ski towns think they will, instead, find the black dog lurking in the woods waiting to pounce and...

Dad Snows Best – an ode to ski and snowboard fathers

The snow world is filled with fathers who were taught by their fathers who were taught by theirs. Step into the hallowed snow halls...

To wear or not to wear a helmet, an in depth...

It had been a bluebird day at Perisher Ski Resort in New South Wales, Australia. Clear skies, fresh snow and plenty of open runs–...

Eat a dick, comments from my readers – a life lived...

Dear readers, beware, this blog post comes with profanities and a shi*&%t load of humour, or not. You have been warned. It's been a hell...

Australian grants available for future women leaders in snow sports

Women Leaders in Sport grants are now open for individuals and organizations with Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer saying the sporting industry must maintain a...

Why you’re not going to find your soulmate in a ski...

Snow addict Jen Houltham gives SnowsBest readers her ski bum unqualified life advice. You’ve just booked your working holiday in Canada. You’re psyched - you’ll be...

The true cost of a budget ski trip? It’s not what...

It’s been a week since my 13 year old daughter and I had a last minute snow adventure in Australia. We waited until we...

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