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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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Juliette Sivertsen loves her husband but doesn't love skiing with him. Here's her story. My husband gazed at me adoringly in the car, reached over...

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...

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