Riding toward Mt Aspiring
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April 8, 2018, Comments Off on Ski assault on Mt Aspiring the ‘Matterhorn of the South’

Mt Aspiring – or Tititea (“Steep peak of Glistening White” in Maori*) has a national park named after it, and is often called the Matterhorn of the Southern Hemisphere. It […]

Virgin Mile at Mt Hutt

Mt Hutt has New Zealand’s best season pass deal

April 1, 2018, Comments Off on Mt Hutt has New Zealand’s best season pass deal

Mt Hutt picked up ‘Best Ski Resort’ in New Zealand for the past 3 years straight at the World Ski Awards, and if you’re quick you ca ...

NZ Road Movie

Our JUCY NZ Road Movie

March 25, 2018, Comments Off on Our JUCY NZ Road Movie

Nothing beats a good roadie, as our JUCY NZ Road Movie proves. 30 years after Snow Action rocked around NZ in a motorhome to research our first ever p ...

Kusatsu hot springs

Kusatsu Japan’s most amazing onsen ski town

March 20, 2018, Comments Off on Kusatsu Japan’s most amazing onsen ski town

Japan has so many onsen ski towns, but Kusatsu is different. Where else does a huge flow of thermal water power through the main plaza right in the ce ...

  • Melissa Perrine Australian Paralympic Team
    Australian Paralympic Team scores best result since 2002
    March 19, 2018, Comments Off on Australian Paralympic Team scores best result since 2002

    The awesome Australian Paralympic Team has just wrapped up the best winter games performance since 2002, with 4 medals. The haul was double Sochi (two) from four years ago and […]

  • Cardrona New Zealand March snow
    New Zealand smashes ski season record in 2017
    March 18, 2018, Comments Off on New Zealand smashes ski season record in 2017

    The New Zealand ski season was their best ever, with skier days up to 1.6 million at their commercial ski areas. That’s an 8% increase on 2016, and an average […]

  • Temple steps Zao Onsen
    Zao Onsen Yamagata’s best
    March 18, 2018, Comments Off on Zao Onsen Yamagata’s best

    Zao Onsen is the heart of skiing in Yamagata, and the best of the many resorts in this north western prefecture of Tohoku. The quaint village that sprawls along the […]

  • Iwatake Hakuba Valley
    Hakuba joins Epic Australia Pass sale date extended
    March 2, 2018, Comments Off on Hakuba joins Epic Australia Pass sale date extended

    But wait, there’s more .. Vail Resorts just announced Crested Butte, Okemo (great if you are in the east) & Mt Sunapee are in Epic Pass. For Epic Australia Pass […]

  • boarding with Mt Cook Heliski
    Mt Cook Heliski New Zealand at its best
    March 1, 2018, Comments Off on Mt Cook Heliski New Zealand at its best

    Mt Cook Heliski delivers New Zealand’s most spectacular ski and snowboard experience amid the highest peaks in the country. This is huge high alpine terrain to rival anywhere, so no […]

  • Skiing and boarding at friendly Mt Baw Baw
    Mt Baw Baw adds snow factory guarantees snow
    February 28, 2018, Comments Off on Mt Baw Baw adds snow factory guarantees snow

    Mt Baw Baw is adding a snow factory to guarantee snow for the 2018 season! And you can still grab their 2018 Early Bird Season Pass offer for $299 which […]