fbpx
Thursday, February 27, 2020
story & pics Matt Hull “All this is OK. Now, you drop!” said our guide, Araki San, as we perched on the side of a traverse track in the side country of the Seki Onsen ‘resort’ in Myoko, looking down at an untracked, deep, light powder field. Seki Onsen is about 15 minutes from Akakura Kanko, the main Myoko Kogen resort,...
Jackson Hole is famous for having some of the best terrain on the planet, and it's high on every good skier's and snowboarder's all time must visit list. To drop or not to drop at Corbett's is the question for those who go and fancy their talents. But Jackson Hole resort also boasts fantastic intermediate and easy terrain, with...
Gives thanks on Thanksgiving, the mighty Jackson Hole is back for season 54 with some great improvements for 2019-2020 and a commitment to a whopping 137 day season, starting today! “It’s been a busy summer and fall packed full of operational enhancement projects all over the mountain" says JHMR’s President Mary Kate Buckley. “We’re...
Lake Run is a ski Portillo classic
Ski Portillo is a dead set top bucket-list destination for serious snow travellers. The late great Warren Miller rated it his Southern Hemisphere favourite. Here at Snow Action we gave it a Perfect 10. Right now you can grab a direct flight to Santiago, Chile from Sydney or Melbourne for just $AUD 1049 return...
Olympic t-bar at Perisher is another lift likely to be the last to open, which is not surprising if you have ever seen the massive boulder heap it straddles in summer, again in crazy dogleg fashion. Ever since the Perisher Express opened over 30 years ago Olympic hasn’t even added much vertical to the total equation, and truth be...
Lift pass wars continue to benefit us — Aspen Snowmass has created new 2017 lift passes exclusively for Australian skiers, to soften price increases due to the lower value of our dollar - which is even better since the little Aussie battler is showing signs of life up 10% plus off its low around 68c. The new early booking...