Tips for first time snowboarders from someone who knows

Although one of the best experiences of my life, the process of learning to snowboard hit me like a freight train.  I totally underestimated how...

How to get the most out of your snowboarding early season

It’s been a long hot summer and you’re stoked to scrape the storage wax off your board and get back on snow. The end...

Cat ski, heli ski or touring in Canada – which is...

Like many Australians, my first taste of British Columbian (BC) was a trip to Whistler in the 1990s, standing on the peak thinking "that's...

How to survive spring and live to ski another season

The resorts are quieter, seasonnaires have less work stress and more time to ski and board, the sun is out and we all want...

Tenjindaira, a big mountain Mecca for skiers and boarders in Japan

Over a decade ago I looked up a friend in Tokyo after a trip to Niseko and he suggested I catch the Shinkansen to...

5 tips to avoid back pain while on your ski holiday

It’s Friday afternoon and you're finalising the last details of a project you've been working overtime to finish. Your lower back and neck start...

Three ways to prevent common calf injuries while skiing

I want you to imagine you’re in Japan, it’s the last day of your seven day ski trip, your body is sore but it’s...

What a ski physio can personally tell you about pain and...

On a bluebird Monday morning in late August just after the last big dump of this season in Australia, my colleague and I were...

Whip it good! Neck injuries and pain on the slopes

Catching the Kosciuszko chair up over Friday Flat in Thredbo yesterday I watched the familiar sight of beginner snowboarders making their falling leaves and...

When a toddler and a toboggan meet Mt Baw Baw and...

Introducing your toddler to skiing and snowboarding starts with simple snow play. Colin Stephens took his toddler and a toboggan to Lake Mountain and...

Stuck in a ski rut? Sofa Ski Camp can fix that

I am the ultimate intermediate skier with really bad habits - or so I found out when I enrolled into Klaus Mair’s Sofa Ski...

How to take your dog on a ski holiday to Dinner...

What do you get when you combine your love of dogs with your quest for powdery snow? The best vacation you could imagine, writes...

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...

One man’s intrepid tale of ski touring in Tajikistan

Dave, Rich and I held heads in hands over breakfast. We had of course known that at some point the vodka would chase us...

Mercedes Benz open a day lodge at Mt Buller for the...

We sent Robert Upe to check out the Mercedes Benz pop up lodge and hang with Scotty James, and he wasn't disappointed.  Mercedes-Benz has opened...

Skiing versus snowboarding, which is more dangerous?

The rivalry between skiers and snowboarders is longstanding. We all love a good argument about ‘which is better’ – but reaching an agreeable conclusion...

Australia
Resort 3 Day 7 Day
Thredbo3 cm17 cm
Perisher1 cm11 cm
Charlotte Pass2 cm16 cm
Selwyn Snowfields2 cm14 cm
Hotham3 cm21 cm
Falls Creek3 cm22 cm
Mt Buller2 cm23 cm
Mt Baw Baw0 cm15 cm

Last updated - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000


New Zealand
Resort 3 Day 7 Day
Coronet Peak24 cm24 cm
The Remarkables23 cm28 cm
Cardrona31 cm31 cm
Treble Cone13 cm14 cm
Mt Hutt14 cm19 cm
Turoa14 cm20 cm
Whakapapa14 cm20 cm

Last updated - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000

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