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Monday, January 25, 2021
Dropping into Twin Valleys on a gorgeous crisp July day with knee deep snow 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. But we would have been...
powder riding at Mt Mawson
Update to the update: better news for Tassie - Mt Mawson are set to go as soon as they get enough snow (the normal situation down there!) so hopefully they will get a season and it will fire up fairly soon. This is the latest update from Dr Peter Davis, President of the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association with the details and links...
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 a great start or finish to a Swiss snow trip, or...
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 couple of...
How do you find Whistler's best ski lines? It's beyond big, it's massive - the most ski terrain in North America sprawled across two mighty mountains, all linked by an amazing lift system. Almost too much choice. So lets cheat with some expert advice from the pros who know. We asked the top instructors at YES Improvement who are celebrating 25...
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 December 2019. Stage 2, the amazing Eiger Express, officially opened last weekend (with public excluded), slashing ride time from Grindelwald to the Eigergletscher Station to just 15 minutes. Between them the new lifts make the...

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