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...

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...

These guys went snowboarding in Australia, in December!

Did we mention that it is December, summer, and Australia has been experiencing some of the hottest days on weather record with temperatures in...

The ski hotel that’s become the heart of Perisher

I've always been envious of people who grew up staying in Australian ski lodges. Growing up in a small family that always crammed ourselves...

Straya! The home grown version of cat and heli skiing at...

I was standing at the top of a chairlift in Falls Creek, enjoying the morning bluebird skies, when a snowmobile pulled up beside me. Attached...

A first timer’s guide to skiing Australia’s big mountain Feathertop

If you've skied or snowboarded at Hotham in Victoria then you will have laid your eyes upon the almighty Feathertop mountain in the Alpine...

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...

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...

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...

9 reasons Mt Buller ski resort is so hot right now

it's definitely Mt Buller's season this year with new season pass benefits, an all new Kooroora pub, a new chairlift, Olympic glory and so...

Snowcat Thredbo wine dinners at Kareela Hutte this season!

Take a snow cat to the mid mountain Kareela Hutte at Thredbo after dark this winter for starlit wine dinners with Australia's leading vintners. This...

A skier’s guide to eating (and drinking) your way around Perisher

Years ago, New South Welshmen distinguished between their two major ski resorts based on the après-ski offerings. Perisher was known as the larger and potentially...

When a toddler and a toboggan meet Mt Baw Baw and...

Introducing your toddler to skiing and snowboarding starts with simple snow play. Colin Stephens took his toddler and a toboggan to Lake Mountain and...

Developers wanted for Falls Creek largest land offering

Got some cash and a developer's eye? Then Falls Creek is calling.  Under instructions from the Falls Creek Alpine Resort Management Board, 11,200 square metres...

How to take your dog on a ski holiday to Dinner...

What do you get when you combine your love of dogs with your quest for powdery snow? The best vacation you could imagine, writes...

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