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...

Toboggangate, how Thredbo’s toboggan ban set the internet alight

You may have noticed that SnowsBest has stayed out of the tobogganing ban debate minus one simple social media post alerting our snow community...

How Facebook can make or break your 2018 ski season

Facebook is more temperamental than snow forecasts of late, promising one thing, delivering another, showering you with snow love then slapping you down with...

Five ways skiing helps keep my head screwed on

Ten years ago, I’d never set foot in ski boots. Nine years ago, I spent Christmas in the French Alps and was baffled by...

How to get your lover into skiing or boarding (without breaking...

Skiers and snowboarders are a rare breed of people. We like to spend all our money on holidays in cold, cold places, all for...

What I wish I knew before I became a snowboard instructor

If you've ever thought, "I want to become a snowboard instructor" it's probably because you imagine powder riding every day and partying every night....

How to become a ski and snowboard blogger and travel the...

Ski powder around the world? Meet snow sports legends? Fly in helicopters, sleep in remote lodges under the stars. Who wants to be a...

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

I have no children. I now consider that to be a choice. The very act of not making a choice is, in itself, making...

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...