7 nasty women of skiing, just because

All hail these nasty women who can ski better than your average bad ass hombre.  Lindsey Vonn There is no doubt on earth that Vonn is...

Life or death sentence for lift pass cheaters?

  Twelve skiers and snowboarders banned for life in twelve days in New Zealand So you bought a five day lift pass and you leave the...

An Aussie’s guide to tipping at USA ski towns

We Aussies are not known for our generous tipping style so here's the SnowsBest guide to tipping in USA ski towns. Australians come from a...

Who really did the snow stunts in these Hollywood films?

Ever wonder who’s behind some of the movie’s biggest ski scenes? Well, most of the time its kick-ass skiers and boarders not Hollywood actors....

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...

Why working as a ski instructor is living your best life

I remember the days as a young teenager when I would dread the thought of winter. Winter school uniform meant wearing a pleated skirt,...

Rewriting Lydia Lassila’s headline

Dual-Olympic medallist Lydia Lassila’s career came to an unceremonious end in Pyeongchang after she failed to qualify for the final of the women’s aerials...

Snow jargon translator for first timers

You're at the snow and you hear face shot so you pull out your phone to take a selfie. You ask people what time...

How Australian skiers & boarders can help the homeless

The XTM Heat the Homeless Initiative allows Australians to donate their old ski and snowboard jackets to keep the homeless warm this winter. On any...

Why snow sports are integral to combating climate change

Renata Hercok contemplates climate change and the ski resorts we call home.  Snow sports, like all sports, are more than the sum of their parts....

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...

Winning a woman over with skis

The chocolate muffins are on steroids, the size of a moose's head with overflowing tops oozing cocoa. They sit next to puffed up apple...

Five things guaranteed to happen this Australian ski season

With a month to go until ski and snowboard season in Australia, forecasters are making stabs in the dark about the winter snow falls...

Why you need to buy a snowmaker a beer

I'm writing this while at Hotham ski resort. Its almost a month into the Australian ski season and if it wasn't for the tireless...

What we can all learn from Lindsey Vonn’s naked butt

Mainstream media, bloggers, influencers and Instagramers rushed this week to repost Lindsey Vonn's latest butt revealing marketing stunt filmed poolside at Portillo, Chile. Why the...

How Treble Cone got it so wrong and the people got...

Remember that logo Treble Cone revealed last month? The one that looked like a folded napkin on the 4th of July? Well, it's been...

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