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Saturday, August 15, 2020
Time for the Southern Hemisphere snow update. August 1st usually sees us out there posting a live reminder clip to ski or ride every day you can this month - the last of winter down under remember. Seems like that came around quick, or maybe not quick enough for all those still stuck on lockdown..
The new Sugar Bowl Express chairlift at The Remarkables opens tomorrow, August 1st. The new lift opens up a whole new set of options as the resort finally gets lifts in the right places - the original lift layout was a ridiculous under utilisation of the terrain available that has been addressed in...
Buller and Stirling are hanging in open and seems like people are doing the right thing to keep saving the season there after Monday's confirmed case of a staff member who tested positive. 40 tests were conducted at 2 clinics in Mansfield today, and contact tracing has proceeded well.
GoPro Lifestyle Gear is the latest addition from the kings of lifestyle capture. It would be a bit much to expect GoPro to revolutionise going places gear the way they revolutionised action imagery, but the new lineup looks the goods - well designed and built, and not overpriced. We haven't had the chance to...
The Oakley MOD1 is the latest in their popular MOD series, adding a freestyle specific model to the range. So we handed it to top tester Steve Crazy Leeder to check out in bounds at Perisher and out of bounds at Mt Wheatley last week. He gave it one...
The Australian ski industry is used to bad seasons and even bushfire summers, but COVID-19 has wrought unprecedented havoc across the $2 billion per annum industry. The SIA (Snowsports Industries of Australia - of which Snow Action are members) has documented the situation. No surprises, it is critical. This is the...