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Thursday, July 29, 2021
Great news out of Tasmania: iconic Ben Lomond ski field - the only commercial ski area in Tassie - is back under new owners with the skills and drive to make it a fixture of the Aussie ski season, not just for Taswegians. As of now, it's the ONLY place Queenslanders can access to ski for example, the result of...
Mt Buller expects to open 9 lifts on Wednesday 28 July, conditions permitting, with additional lifts anticipated to open for the weekend.   The latest government directions require all guests coming to the alpine resorts to have a negative COVID test in the 72 hours prior to arrival.  There will also be some capacity limits for venues with guests urged to pre-book all Ski...
powder day at Ohau ski field
That's it for the NZ alternative - the New Zealand government has looked at the out of control COVID outbreak in NSW and shut down the travel bubble for 8 weeks from the whole of Australia. At a news conference today the NZ Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said the ministry has advised that the overall public health risk...
OK, 14 million and counting Aussies don't want to hear this, but it is all time at Thredbo - great snow and no people! For those who can go, this has to be among the best peak season skiing ever at Thredbo. We just smashed it non-stop Monday skiing straight on the lifts and ripping fast lap after fast lap. Despite...
The news just gets worse for NSW skiers and boarders, the Greater Sydney lockdown continuing with no end in sight (headline total case numbers were lower today Thursday, but infectious in the community cases were higher - which is the danger number), shutting out drive-to local options and taking NZ snow travel off the menu. After a great start to...
How good would it be to be a kid again and at Thredbo Sunday? Check this little mini-grom smashing Australia's only mini half pipe during yesterday's Torah Bright Mini Shred. The day was all about celebrating the snow community and connecting the next generation of under eighteen skiers and snowboarders with some of the industry’s best.  Held in a custom-built terrain park...

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