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...

One man’s hilarious wrestling match with his ski boots

I watched my Dad putting on ski boots for the first time in decades while on holiday in Italy in February. The toll on...

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?

In case you missed the memo, multi-day lift tickets are so 2014. No serious skier walks up to the ticket window and forks out $300-plus...

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...