SnowsBest seasonal outlook for the Australian ski season 2018

The official opening of the Australian ski season is now less than a month away, so here we’ll take a look at recent happenings...

Polar vortex to hit Australia and bring lots of snow this...

You've seen the satellite images filling your news feed this week. You know the ones, with big snow predictions. But how much are we...

The state of spring ski play in the northern hemisphere

With a month to go before the end of the northern hemisphere season for many resorts, there is still good snow to be found...

Another week another storm of the century in European Alps

Last week saw 10 000 lucky skiers and boarders 'stranded' in Cervinia, Italy, this week 12 000 are 'stuck' in Zermatt Switzerland after a...

Europe won the snow wars this week with mega snowfalls

If you didn't know Europe has just been pounded by a mega snow storm then you must have been looking at the east coast...

An ode to Japan’s mega December snowfall to make you salivate

Japan must have been doing something right recently because they sure as hell have been rewarded with record snowfalls of metres, yes multiple metres,...

The good, the bad, the downright ugly of USA snowfalls this...

You can't help but feel a little sorry for parts of the USA this winter and I should know. I am typing this from...

The state of the global snow play – who has it,...

A week before Christmas we take a look at which global resorts have more snow than they can play with and which ones are...

Whistler Blackcomb is drowning in powder

Whistler Blackcomb opened today with a powder bang and we have the video and pics to prove it. The mountain opened early to mid winter...

Ho hum, more snow, again, for Australia. Yawn.

After this season most Aussies won't get out of bed for less than fifty centimetres, so lucky for you that some weather 'gurus' are...

Could we be in for a 2 metre spring snow storm...

SNOW ALERT: It's the first day of Spring and some forecasters are calling up to two metres of snow on the way for Australian...

Half a metre snowstorm to welcome spring to Australia

We've been watching the rumblings of this storm since earlier in the week. Chris Hocking from Falls Creek was the first amateur meteorologist to...

Second major blizzard heading Australia’s way

We called it last Sunday and it's about to get real. The second major blizzard for Australia is coming to a ski resort near...

Is Mt Hutt about to get over a metre of snow?

New Zealand's Canterbury region is in another storm cycle, the third major weather incident this season. The next twenty four hours will see snow...

Will this be the second blizzard of oz this season?

Is Blizzard of Oz 2.0 heading to Aussie ski fields? Forecasts look promising for half a metre of snow fall. One door closes and another...

Wake up Australia, avalanches happen

Avalanches happen. They are not funny, they are not cool and they can kill. Why it's our responsibility to publicise avalanche incidents responsibly and how...

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