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Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Ski industry Covid-19 losses are huge on any measure, with early closures of resorts across the Alps and much of North America taking out what is normally a lucrative chunk of the season through March to Easter. Based on simply extrapolating the percentage of season earnings normally taken from March onwards, over 30% of revenue will be...
The fallout for skiers gets worse with Austria and Switzerland joining Italy in closing ski resorts this weekend as another move to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus. As cases rise across Europe more countries can be expected to follow suit. Unless you hike all the way, it's over at Verbier for...
Donald Trump shut down flights from Europe but maybe he should have shut down Aussies going skiing instead - the fist confirmed cases in Aspen have been all linked to a group of Aussies there according to the resort. As a result, and precaution they have cancelled a series of popular spring events and instituted options for...
Thredbo Valley MTB Trail
After the fires, finally autumn is providing time to hit the best Aussie non-snow mountain adventures, like tackling the Thredbo Valley MTB Trail - which stacks up with Australia's best says Steve Leeder. He's as crazy about biking in summer as he is backcountry skiing in winter. Do this in summer and you...
Skiin gThredbo with Ikon Pass
Pass Wars continue with Mountain Collective Pass adding powder central Grand Targhee, Canadian family favourite Panorama, and French big mountain classic Chamonix to the mix for 2020-2021. The get it for Aussie $470.27 deal is amazing! Kids Pass – $153.65 AUD Even at $USD 467 it's VERY affordable too, even with out tanked Aussie...
World's best value ski pass? Yes, hands down! The Epic Australia Pass just keeps getting even better value the more the Aussie dollar tanks against the greenback. But hurry - the best rate of $AUD Right now, at just $AUD 889 ($49 deposit) for adults, $685 seniror over 65, $499 for students up to year 12 -...