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10 adventures you didn’t know you could have in Jindabyne!

It’s the must-visit stopover en route to the New South Wales ski fields. Whether you drop in for petrol and a pie, or make...

We put Thredbo to the test – this is what happened

You would think sleeping fully dressed in statically charged 1990s ski gear inside a Russian-made 4WD would offer reasonable insulation from a mid-winter’s night...

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...

The Aussie steep skiing film that impressed a jaded snow world

Making a film takes time. Making a ski film takes even more. The idea for even a short ski film may take years from...

The brumbies that claimed Thredbo

Remember that wild brumby at Thredbo that broke the Aussie snow internet? SnowsBest reader and Spooning Australia food blogger Jason King, was in Thredbo that...

Mid #blizzardofoz snow storm photo tour

It would appear the forecasters finally got it right this season. The promised storm has certainly arrived, dumping over half a metre at some...

Local produce delivered to your ski lodge door, you’re welcome

Let's be honest, ski holidays are not the most relaxing holidays. All that schlepping of ski gear, sore thighs at the end of the...

Hot tips for the weekend warrior powder stash and dash

Oh the Weekend Warrior.  Just the very thought of it fills my heart with apathy. Or is it empathy? Because now it’s Southern Hemisphere...

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...

Is the future of Perisher in doubt?

The New South Wales government have decided not to offer a head lease to any proponent for Perisher Range at this time. This doesn't...

Perisher announces surprise opening from 2pm today

PRESS RELEASE. At 2pm today Perisher, Australia’s largest ski resort will be the first resort in Australia to open for skiing and boarding for...

A 48 hour guide to Mt Buller ski resort in Australia

Melburnians are lucky. Mount Buller is the closest major snow resort to any big city in Australia, and is perfectly placed for a one...

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...

Locals that love Jindabyne

Vanessa Knee is a Jindy local, a cycling instructor at Lake Crackenback Resort and president of the local Jindabyne cycling club.  I live in Jindabyne...

The locals guide to Jindabyne in Australia’s Snowy Mountains

If you're heading to Thredbo, Perisher or Charlotte's Pass this season, you'll be passing through the town of Jindabyne. Over the years, this once-sleepy spot...

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...

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