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Monday, September 21, 2020
Blue Lake is the best readily accessible chunk of glacially sculpted ski terrain in mainland Australia. Yes, we had an Ice Age too, along with giant wombats and a walking route to Tasmania. The ice, the big batties, and the track to Tassie are all long...
Freeride Heaven anyone? Tirol delivers untracked snow and unlimited terrain options from open powder bowls to the tightest - and we do mean tightest - and gnarliest chutes and couloirs. Just check out where the talented Neil Williman (aka Skiing Human) gets into below. The ex-pat Kiwi/UK free skier is a...
Twin Humps is one of the Snow Action team's favourite ballsy spring day trips. It has nice steepish chutes and that Western Faces wilderness feel of looking out over nothing all the way down into Victoria. It's close enough for a day trip to get out...
The 2021-22 Epic Australia Pass is out now, only $AUD859 for as much skiing or riding as you want downunder next winter at Perisher, Falls and Hotham, plus up top at a huge selection of resorts great and small. Australia's version of the World's favourite ski pass is more than ever the World's best...
Buller's Season Pass ('Membership') refund policy is amazing. This is a World beater, and gets our gong for Customer Service of The COVID-19 Year. Months ago they took the big decision to honour their Season Memberships COVID or no COVID - which as we said then was a great effort.
Spring conditions have arrived at Thredbo. The snow is melting fast down low, a process accelerated by an overnight dust storm. Without normal snowmaking capacity for the past several weeks there is a lot less base than normal to fall back on. Lift problems have not helped. Sponars...