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Thursday, February 27, 2020
Glacier Express rolling past ski resorts in winter
Switzerland's Glacier Express from incomparable Zermatt to glamorous St Moritz is one of, if not the World’s most scenic alpine rail journeys. It's a must do experience in any season, but for skiers winter is obviously the best time to hop on board for the trip of a lifetime. We wanted to hop off...
Dropping into Twin Valleys on a gorgeous crisp July day with knee deep snow last winter we weren't complaining that the World class ski resort originally planned for the site never got the go ahead. Sure, lift access would have made getting there easier than the 30 minutes or so skin over from the top of Thredbo....
OK you know it’s beyond big, it’s massive. So looking at this just where do you start? We asked the top instructors at YES Improvement celebrating their 20th birthday season at Whistler - for the lowdown on finding the goods. You’re getting over 200 seasons’ teaching experience at Whistler here, so pay attention.. Bob Brett 28 seasons instructing <embest be="" first=""...
Craig Murray at Revelstoke
Keeping it real at Revelstoke is a bit tougher on a budget, but a lot easier if you ski like the Murray Brothers. Life on the road for New Zealand's latest Freeride World Tour star Craig Murray is no free ride fueled by truckloads of sponsor's cash. Still, at least he and bro Charlie Murray scraped together $150 each for...
Engelberg-Titlis is an absolutely spectacular Swiss resort with 2000m vertical and runs up to 12km long. It's central Switzerland’s largest winter destination, only just over 2 hours by rail from Zurich Airport, or 75 minutes drive. Did we mention they get slammed with snow? Yes, Engelberg-Titlis sometimes has more snow than anywhere in the World - more than Japan,...
Coronter Peak view with mascot Oscar
New Zealand's best ski pass deal is back with an "Early Earlybird" 50% off deal on NZski's 3 Peaks Pass. Yes, you pay just $NZD 649 to ski & ride all 2019 season at your daily choice of mighty Mt Hutt, classic Coronet Peak or the recently mega-upgraded truly Remarkables. But wait, there's more: they have tossed in night skiing...