Heli, huts and glaciers – the ultimate intro to mountaineering course

It takes a unique set of mountaineering skills to conquer alpine and glacial travel. Skills that can take years to acquire, but you have...

Photo journey: ski touring Tasmania under the Aurora Australis

The Southern Hemisphere's equivalent to the Aurora Borealis is the equally spectacular but often overlooked Aurora Australis. Outside Antarctica, perhaps the best place to...

Best Aussie backcountry tours for first timers this ski season

While Australia waits for more news about the ski season ahead, including opening dates and how resorts will operate in a COVID winter, thoughts...

An hilarious take on New Zealand winter tourism in lockdown

When you work in tourism and are stuck at home in lockdown, you've got to get creative to get your message out there, right? Kiwi...

An Easter cocktail recipe from Australia’s best ski hotel

It's Easter and our social feeds have been flooded with iso baking creations from sticky hot cross buns to frosted Easter cakes. Martha, Nigella...

7 inspiring mountain documentaries for your new couch life

Need some inspiration now you've set up home on the couch? Yeah, we see you, because we're there too. To inspire you to keep dreaming...

7 reasons this may just be the best ski hotel in...

My job does not suck. Especially when I get sent to experience the best of Australia's ski fields and bed down in style. That's what...

Grindelwald, Switzerland – skiing’s best-kept secret, shhhhhh!

Switzerland. The ultimate bucket-list dream for skiers and snowboarders who are drawn to the mountains. With an alpine history as rich as the cheesiness...

15 culture shocks that zapped me on my first ski trip...

Japan’s ski and snowboard scene launches cultural double-whammies at you at every turn. From hot coffee in a can to slope side vending machines.  By...

Three “hidden” ski resorts of Tohoku Japan to put on your...

Winter by winter, Australian skiers’ and snowboarders’ untracked-Japow addiction snowballs. So far, most of us get our hit from the big-shot destinations – Hakuba...

Air New Zealand develop lie flat Skynest beds in economy

Every economy class passengers dreams have been realised today thanks to Air New Zealand who have announced their Economy Skynest lie flat prototype sleep...

Ani, the deep powder resort in Japan you’ll have all to...

Until recently I’d never heard of Ani (not many people have) in Japan. Located up in the wilds of Akita Prefecture on the main...

What I’ve learned from skiing with my 60 year old shredding...

The earliest memory I have of skiing with my father is a vivid one. It was late afternoon at Charlotte Pass Snow Resort; a small,...

Air New Zealand just dropped a flash ski deal to Queenstown!

Get excited snow people, it's only 105 days to the ski season kicks off in New Zealand (not that we're counting) and Air New...

How to get your kids hooked on snow – from an...

When you're an adult that's hooked on snow, it's kinda nerve-wrecking to take your kids on a ski and snowboard holiday. What if they hate...

15 reasons Switzerland should be your next ski destination

I fell hard for Switzerland while on a whirlwind trip last month. Despite landing in Zurich with no luggage and a whole lot of...

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