Canada to open international borders to vaccinated travellers in September

Good news for skiers and snowboarders missing their Canadian snow fix. The country announced today plans to open international borders from September 7 to...

Updated Covid testing clinic times and locations in NSW Snowies

The Southern Local Health District and the Medical Centres in the Resorts have been working together to improve COVID-19 testing in the snowfields including...

Mt Buller announces five day closure due to lockdown

Mt Buller have announced that lift operations will cease for the next five days due to the Victorian Government snap lockdown. The ski area will...

Hotham and Falls Creek close chairlifts for five day lockdown

Hotham and Falls Creek have tonight announced that chairlifts will stop spinning from 11.59pm tonight until the same time on Tuesday, July 20 due...

New Zealand pauses trans Tasman bubble to whole of Australia

New Zealand have announced that the trans Tasman bubble will be paused for three days from 10.30pm (NZ time) this evening. The quarantine free travel...

How the two week lockdown impacts NSW skiers and boarders

The New South Wales Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has announced a two week stay at home order for Greater Sydney, Central Coast, Blue Mountains and...

NSW Interschools cancelled at Perisher and Thredbo due to Covid

Snow Australia have today announced changes to the Interschools Events in the school holidays due to the growing Sydney Covid cluster. An increase in cases...

More testing in NSW snow fields and fines for skiing in...

New South Wales and Victorian alpine regions are on higher alert with Sydney currently experiencing a Covid cluster in seven local government areas and...

New Zealand pauses trans Tasman bubble with New South Wales

While Victorians can again resume travel to New Zealand, those in New South Wales will now be suspended from travel to New Zealand for...

Urgent visa changes needed to save New Zealand ski industry

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) CEO, Jono Dean, is calling for the New Zealand government to lift border restrictions so skilled overseas workers can work...

Mt Buller changes to opening weekend due to Covid restrictions

With Victoria's current Covid restrictions due to the latest outbreak, Mt Buller have announced changes to their opening weekend operations. Melbourne visitation to Regional Victoria...

Skiing during a pandemic: where do seasonal snow workers go from...

I was in New York when COVID-19 really hit. It was overnight, as many others have also said. One day, Trump was on CNN...

Air New Zealand ramp up flight schedule for trans Tasman bubble

With the quarantine free trans Tasman bubble now scheduled to launch on April 19, Air New Zealand have announced increased flights between Australia and...

Quarantine free trans Tasman bubble will officially launch on April 19

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the trans Tasman bubble commencement date this afternoon. Australian and New Zealand travellers will be able to...

Whistler Blackcomb closes for three weeks due to Covid cluster

British Columbia health officials in Canada are implementing a three week circuit breaker lockdown with dining, fitness and worship restrictions after recording 2518 new...

The story of an Aussie stuck in a French ski town...

Every northern winter Australian private chef, Hannah Tooke, works in the French ski resort of Val d'Isere. This would have been her sixth season,...

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