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Sunday, July 5, 2020
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....
powder riding at Mt Mawson
Sad news for Tassie skiers and boarders today - Mt Mawson won't be operating tows at this stage thanks to the COVID-19 situation. Here's the details from Dr Peter Davis, President of the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association as to why they can't: The Southern Tasmanian Ski Association has considered advice from the Mt Mawson Ski Patrol and reviewed the Government’s COVID-19 Guidelines. Whilst we...
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. It’s...
Top 5 ski areas in New Zealand? Wow, that is a tough question! Unlike Australia, with just 5 main ones to choose from, NZ has lots of ski fields. They range from the modern with multi-million dollar facilities - like The Remarkables or Whakapapa - to humble nutcracker rope tow equipped club fields, which may require a...
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=""...
V-Cableway V-Bahn Jungfrau new trail map
The CHF 470 AUD 690 million V-Cableway project is the biggest new lift development in the World. Stage one, the new gondola from Grindelwald to Mannlichen, opened last weekend. After many years planning the actual construction has proceeded with typical Swiss precision on a project that's sure to keep Jungfrau among the World's top...