Why skiing is the best family sport you can choose

As a child I played netball in primary school and field hockey in high school. Theoretically both games were supposed to help me navigate...

The seasonal struggle is real and how to combat the blues

Before I worked in ski resorts, I was a tourist in ski resorts. I saved for my ski holidays for ages. I had a...

Public tears for personal pain at the Olympics

I've seen my share of tears at this Olympics and there's still 9 days to go. As a ski journalist I am privileged to witness...

Beating ski anxiety on the slopes of Niseko

It was supposed to be one of the best days of the season in Niseko. 40cm of fresh powder had hit Hirafu overnight, and...

I skied Japan before you did, no really, I did

After 10 days skiing in Japan for the first time in almost a decade, one thing has become obvious. Everyone skied Japan before you...

Backcountry Hakuba with Steve Lee – and two Everest legends

Fresh powder snow. It’s the mystical magic gift of nature that many seasoned skiers and boarders dream of. The reality however is that genuine...

10 Signs You’re an Aussie Skier/Boarder Abroad

It's no secret that us Aussies love our snow sports and will travel far and wide to do it. You'll find us swamping Japan...

14 things that will surprise Aussies skiing in the USA

Humans are odd and the world is too. If you're skiing in the USA some things are odder than others. Just like Australia's Vegemite,...

Relive the SnowsBest year that was 2017

On the eve of 2018 we look back at the blog posts that gave you all the feels. Here's our Top 20 of 2017...

10 new year resolutions for skiers and boarders

If you ski or snowboard and you're the kind to make New Year's resolutions then here's a list just for you for 2018. May...

15 Snowboard & Ski Hacks to Make Your Day On the...

You've just arrived at your favourite snow resort for an epic day of skiing or snowboarding and you're super stoked until you get stuck...

How to Ski With A Non-Skier

It seemed like a good idea at the time. You'd had a couple of beers with your non-skier buddy, raving about your epic time on...

5 signs you have the between season blues

For those skiers and snowboarders who do back to back winter seasons, coming home can be both the best and worst part of our...

20 questions answered for intermediate snowboarders

Before we get into it, you must be wondering: What's an intermediate snowboarder? In Snow Sports Schools we generally consider intermediates to be a...

6 actions skiers can take to help keep our snow

The effects of climate change have been discussed around me for years, and I have often participated in these discussions acting as though I...

How to solve the ski town housing crisis?

The ski town housing crisis is a problem that simply won't go away. Sam Pullos ponders the why and how to finding a viable...