Private ski or snowboard lessons: Are they worth it?

Private ski and snowboard lessons are one of those non-essential snow items that a lot of people never experience over the course of their...

How to ski or board all of Perisher’s lifts in one...

It’s known as the Perisher Challenge. Legend has it that a bunch of schnapps-riddled ski bums dreamt up the idea during a September blizzard in...

Backcountry beginner? We’ve found the perfect intro tour for you

I’ve been avoiding backcountry skiing for years. Ever since I learned about the concept of ‘earning your turns’, I put it straight into the...

Is this gnarly line a first ski descent in Australia’s backcountry?

You'd be forgiven for thinking this image, and the line skied by Hugh Newall yesterday, is from the steeps of North America or the...

8 reasons why spring is the new winter at Sun Peaks

Our number one tip for booking a ski holiday in Canada? Turn towards the sunshine and plan your trip for February, March or even...

Video: 2 skiers conquered this couloir on Cradle Mountain in Tasmania

Three adventure loving blokes hit up the East face of Cradle Mountain this weekend, ski mountaineering Tassie style over rocks and boulders into an,...

I thought I knew everything, then I did an AST 1...

When the pow drops in any village north of the equator, it’s the Aussies on snow holiday who are running out the door like...

The perfect introduction to backcountry ski touring in Australia

If someone told me I could go to Perisher and ski fresh tracks for an entire Saturday in July, without waiting in a single...

5 killer package deals to ski and board in Japan this...

It's starting to feel a lot like pre northern ski season as we count the days down until the lifts start turning in Japan....

A Hotham trip report from a ski holiday with teenagers

My sons aged 12 and 14 are Americans, or more specifically New Yorkers. They had skied small resorts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania on...

Ski in Scandinavia and stay in a floating sauna hotel in...

Shut the front sauna door, those crazy Swedish are building a floating Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa complete with saunas, cold baths, hot baths...

Gunma, Japan – go, ski/board there before everyone else does!

The Japan skiing of yesteryear - you know, no crowds, cheap lift passes - is not as easy to find now as even five...

Aviation geeks will love this hotel with flight simulator in Japan

Love planes in a slightly obsessive way? Then you will love this hotel near Haneda Airport in Tokyo. The Haneda Excel Hotel is opening the...

The best ski/board improvement camp that includes heli and cat!

If you've ever considered heli skiing but think it out of your skill level or league, think again. You can now build confidence, technique...

Aizu – the Japanese ski region with no crowds. None. Ever.

It's the mythical Japanese ski world that is just starting to get attention as the number one place you need to experience. It's called...

Gin, free ski park, luxe new digs – why Park City,...

As if Park City could get any better. The heritage silver mining turned ski town is already known as the base for a massive...

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