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Sunday, July 5, 2020
Chile powder is off the menu this winter. The news is sad for all our Chilean friends and the people there as the Health Ministry reports another 4,475 new cases there taking the total to 225,103 with 226 new deaths, taking that total to 3,841. That now puts Chile in the...
Blame COVID-19, blame iso fever, blame lockdown blues, blame the delayed season starts, but the bottom line of any season is enough snow to ski on and Buller's limited lift pass sale from 11am today comes with that ultimate reality check. If there's no snow, why go? They have pushed the scheduled opening date...
UPDATE 24/6/20: the deadline has been extended to July 5, with opening day at Hotham and Falls postponed to July 6; Perisher opened 24 June. Vail Resorts have announced the Epic Australia Pass refund deadline is tomorrow June 19 for those who don't wish to proceed with their Epic Australia Pass this year. As...
Got more money than time? Time is money? And love to ski Hotham? And sufficient net worth criteria to become a member? Then flying to Hotham with Airly is for you. With Mt Hotham tickets going on sale this week, Australia’s fastest growing aviation company, Airly, has announced...
Updating this: following public meeting last week the "chains essential" category has been reinstated. “We have heard very clearly the concerns of local people and business operators on SH73, the Arthur’s Pass route linking the West Coast and Canterbury,” says Pete Connors, System Manager, Waka Kotahi. “We thank everyone who attended the meeting at...
Flying high on Elan Ripstick 96 skis
In this COVID-crazy season/World worrying about ski passes may well be indulgent, but the virus was not our fault and as Australia and Japan have it well under control the Epic Australia Pass with season access at 3 of the big 5 Ausssie resorts* - Perisher, Hotham and Falls - plus 5 days consecutive at both Hakuba...