The torrid love affair that is seasonal ski town living

Seasonal living was made for me, an all or nothing girl, living my life in a binge and purge cycle not dissimilar to the...

When girls aren’t pretty or thin enough to ski or snowboard

WHEN I was five I did ballet in the local church hall. I would dress up in my blush pinks and pirouette with what...

Lady shred Cardrona for breast cancer with Olympic medalists

Calling all female skiers and boarders of every age and ability ready to rock the slopes of Cardrona in New Zealand in support of...

When ski town life leads to depression or worse

Few in search of paradise in ski towns think they will, instead, find the black dog lurking in the woods waiting to pounce and...

Dad Snows Best – an ode to ski and snowboard fathers

The snow world is filled with fathers who were taught by their fathers who were taught by theirs. Step into the hallowed snow halls...

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...

Australian grants available for future women leaders in snow sports

Women Leaders in Sport grants are now open for individuals and organizations with Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer saying the sporting industry must maintain a...

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...

#showusdagirls to WIN Coalition skis or Nitro snowboard

Calling all female skiers and snowboarders, young, not so young and wildly old and all levels of skill from beginner groomers, to terrain park...

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...

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...

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