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The Snow Chasers guide to Nozawa Onsen snow resort in Japan

Jen and Mick, a.k.a The Snow Chasers, hit up Nozawa Onsen in Japan last season. This is their guide to Japan's most authentic feudal...

Which is better for Australians, the Epic or Ikon Pass?

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When can you ski again after a knee injury?

In part one of our knee injury series physiotherapist Kate MacDermid looked at how the ligaments of the knee are injured during skiing or snowboarding....

5 ways snowboarding can help disillusioned youth

Expelled from one of Adelaide's highly regarded colleges to now coaching snowboarding all over the world, I’ve seen and been a part of many...

7 reasons I don’t ski with my snowboarding husband

My husband gazed at me adoringly in the car, reached over and gave my hand a squeeze. "I had such a great weekend!" he told...

Who wins in a fight between Australia and New Zealand snow...

Whatever you think of our kiwi neighbours and their quirky wee accents across the ditch, there are three things that New Zealand undoubtedly does...

Everything you need to know about ski knee ligament injuries

Every year in our Altitude physiotherapy clinics across Australia and Japan we see a steady stream of knee injuries from skiing and with the southern...

Five ways skiing helps keep my head screwed on

Ten years ago, I’d never set foot in ski boots. Nine years ago, I spent Christmas in the French Alps and was baffled by...

10 fun things to do in Park City for kids as...

Our 10 year old reporter, Emilia Lytle, is born and bred in the ski town of Park City Utah in the USA. She clicked...

What I wish I knew before I became a snowboard instructor

If you've ever thought, "I want to become a snowboard instructor" it's probably because you imagine powder riding every day and partying every night....

Easing kids into ski school without tears, or at least tantrums

Skiing as a family is the best – fresh air, the great outdoors and the excitement of discovering and enjoying magnificent snow-covered towns and...

How to prevent back pain and injury when skiing or snowboarding

Now I know that you are all a well educated, body aware bunch when it comes to skiing related injures of the knee. But...

15 Japan snow travel tips, tricks and hacks

Alex Parsons reveals her top 15 hacks to make ski trips in Japan even better. Aussies flock to Japan's famous powder snow. I do. You...

That one time I went sit skiing for the first time

Life can be challenging at the best of times. When it incorporates a high level spinal injury and an inability to feel or move...
SNOWSBEST.COM SNOW FORECAST

Australia
Resort3 Day7 Day
Thredbo20.8 cm21.9 cm
Perisher23.8 cm24.5 cm
Charlotte Pass24.4 cm25.4 cm
Selwyn Snowfields20.6 cm20.8 cm
Hotham18.1 cm19.3 cm
Falls Creek23.8 cm25.0 cm
Mt Buller26.6 cm26.7 cm
Mt Baw Baw26.3 cm26.6 cm

Last updated - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:30:00 +0000

New Zealand
Resort3 Day7 Day
Coronet Peak5.4 cm14.5 cm
The Remarkables4.5 cm20.2 cm
Cardrona4.4 cm19.7 cm
Treble Cone6.0 cm18.3 cm
Mt Hutt25.3 cm56.2 cm
Turoa10.9 cm17.4 cm
Whakapapa10.9 cm17.4 cm

Last updated - Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:30:00 +0000

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