To wear or not to wear a helmet, an in depth...

It had been a bluebird day at Perisher Ski Resort in New South Wales, Australia. Clear skies, fresh snow and plenty of open runs–...

Eat a dick, comments from my readers – a life lived...

Dear readers, beware, this blog post comes with profanities and a shi*&%t load of humour, or not. You have been warned. It's been a hell...

Why you’re not going to find your soulmate in a ski...

Snow addict Jen Houltham gives SnowsBest readers her ski bum unqualified life advice. You’ve just booked your working holiday in Canada. You’re psyched - you’ll be...

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...

Dear ski son, things I’d teach my snow child

A few months back I wrote an open letter to my imaginary ski daughter, the one I never had. The letter revealed 30 things...

Fat girl ski pants, selfies and the lost soul of skiing

I don’t own bathroom scales. I threw them away over 20 years ago because I had spent too many years asking an inanimate object...

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...

Five Aussie snow bloggers to follow this winter

If you're looking for unique spins on the Australian and New Zealand ski seasons then don't go past this bunch of snow bloggers.  Just bookmark...

How ski resorts can show more girls in their social media...

Miss Snow It All wrote a piece last week that revealed the gender divide in skiing and snowboarding social media content in some ski...

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 Aussie ski resorts left New Zealand red faced

What a week in the Australian snow world this past one has been with powder grins in June.  Hotham are claiming 95cms and the best...

Dear Aussie ski resorts, did you know that women actually ski...

As the ski resort marketing went into hyper drive with a 70 to 90 centimeter snow storm over the last few days, you'd be...

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...

The good, the bad, the ugly of skiing and snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding may be the most fun you can have with or without your clothes on, however there are some days where it...