How you can help Australia get an avalanche beacon training park

If you ski and snowboard you are at risk of being caught in an avalanche. Yes, even inbounds and yes, even in Australia. Knowing how...

Backcountry ski and board festival returns to Hotham this September

The Victorian Backcountry Festival is back for a second year and will be held at Hotham on September 7 and 8 this winter. The Backcountry...

What it’s really like to conquer the biggest snow lines in...

This is a long feature multi media story best viewed on desktop/laptop but is certainly readable on all devices. Thirty eight year old Matt Ward...

Cat ski, heli ski or touring in Canada – which is...

Like many Australians, my first taste of British Columbian (BC) was a trip to Whistler in the 1990s, standing on the peak thinking "that's...

Is off piste more dangerous in Europe than North America?

Europe has had some major snow this season. Correction, Austria had some major snow this season in January and the USA had tons all...

Avalanche deaths, burials and near misses in Japan this week

There is a frenzy about skiing and snowboarding in Japan right now. The numbers of western snow lovers making the pilgrimage to the powder...

The heli ski experience perfect for Australians

We all know heli skiing is more than a bucket list snow experience, it's the penultimate dream for many skiers and snowboarders. Ticking it...

Experience heli skiing in virtual reality with Sherpas Cinema and Google

Regular readers know how much we here at SnowsBest love a bit of heli skiing.  Sometimes it's hard to put into words the true...

Heli ski with an Olympian in Italy this winter

Four time British Winter Olympian, Chemmy Alcott is hosting a one-off trip to the free ride Mecca of Alagna in Italy for James Orr...

The million dollar plus heli ski trip that you must invite...

If money is no object, if you're a gazillionaire, if you've embezzled your tax dollars to an off shore account, if you won Powerball...

One man’s intrepid tale of ski touring in Tajikistan

Dave, Rich and I held heads in hands over breakfast. We had of course known that at some point the vodka would chase us...

This catski operation in Colorado could be yours for $159 000

Yes, you read that right. Ok, it's US dollars but still. For around AU$200 000 you could be the proud owner of a powder...

The ski trip of a lifetime in Nepal could be yours

The crew at Trek Climb Ski are heading to Mera Peak in Nepal this October to experience the best mountain panorama in the world...

Avalanche training courses in Australia this winter

If you ski off piste and in the backcountry then mark these dates down in your diary for avalanche accredited courses in Australia this...

New guided backcountry snow tours in Thredbo Australia this winter

Get excited, people, winter is around the corner and Thredbo is launching new guided backcountry ski and snowboard tours for every level from first...

Heli ski more terrain for less money in New Zealand this...

Smart skiers and snowboarders are getting more runs for less dollars with Southern Lakes Heliski in the South Island of New Zealand. How? Private...

Australia
Resort 3 Day 7 Day
Thredbo3 cm17 cm
Perisher1 cm11 cm
Charlotte Pass2 cm16 cm
Selwyn Snowfields2 cm14 cm
Hotham3 cm21 cm
Falls Creek3 cm22 cm
Mt Buller2 cm23 cm
Mt Baw Baw0 cm15 cm

Last updated - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000


New Zealand
Resort 3 Day 7 Day
Coronet Peak24 cm24 cm
The Remarkables23 cm28 cm
Cardrona31 cm31 cm
Treble Cone13 cm14 cm
Mt Hutt14 cm19 cm
Turoa14 cm20 cm
Whakapapa14 cm20 cm

Last updated - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:30:00 +0000

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