Season changing snow storm heading to Australia

The weather gods are lining up to dump up to 80 centimetres of snow on the Aussie ski fields in the next week to...

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...

Visitors to Hotham and Falls Creek advised to leave due to...

Both Hotham and Falls Creek have advised visitors currently in the area to leave and those planning on visiting to reschedule their plans due...

Big snow or rain? What’s ahead for Australia and NZ this...

Gamblers will love the snow forecast ahead which could go either way as we head towards Saturday and Sunday when the storm settles in...

Hotham officially on the Epic and Epic Australia Pass for 2019!

Hotham now officially on the Epic Pass and Epic Australia Pass in time for the 2019 southern season.  The 2019 Epic Australia Pass and 2018-19...

The week’s forecast: rain, rain go away, snow can come now...

Honestly, some years you want to be Alex Zadnik, our meteorologist. Take last year for example, he delivered epic powder days and snowfall almost...

Aussie Melissa Perrine wins World Para Super Combined championships

Australia’s newest World Champions, Melissa Perrine together with sighted guide Bobbi Kelly, claimed the gold medal overnight at the World Para Alpine Skiing Championships...

Snowboarder buried in size 3 avalanche in Australian backcountry

The team at Alpine Access Australia regularly run avalanche training courses and are experts in backcountry skiing in Australia. They have, today, posted a detailed report...

Thredbo loses the right to ‘Thredbo’

A Federal Court ruling has ramifications for the tourism industry at large. Kosciuszko Thredbo Pty Limited has lost a case against ThredboNet Marketing Pty Limited...

Qantas launches direct ski season flights to Vancouver

Qantas today announced it will operate six direct return services between Sydney and Vancouver in January to cater for demand during the peak of...

2018 year in review for Aussie skiers and snowboarders

It was the year that Vail didn't buy Falls Creek and Hotham, Shaun White's Air + Style never came to Australia and toboggans were...

Cut price Emirates business class fare to ski in Europe

If you don't mind driving yourself to the airport, hanging in the food court and foregoing your frequent flyer points then you could be...

Mt Hutt opened today in New Zealand with all lifts turning

Mt Hutt in Canterbury, kicked off the 2018 winter season with all lifts running on opening day for the first time in more than...

Mt Buller to host epic Winter Adventure Race

Mt Buller will again host the exhilarating Winter Adventure Race event on Saturday 16 September, followed by an advance screening of the exhilarating film...

Skiers film mammoth glacial collapse in New Zealand

Late season backcountry skiers in Mt Cook National Park capture dramatic footage of a serac fall in November this year.  Ryan Taylor was ski touring...

Australia’s Ben Tudhope wins Para Snowboard World Cup Crystal Globe

Australia's Ben Tudhope has finished first in the 2019/2020 Para World Cup standings for snowboard cross SB-LL2 and taking the Crystal Globe. This is his...

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