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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Got a few friends with $25k or so to spare looking for the ultimate private ski experience? Then check out the new Silver Tip Lodge. As they prepare for a soft launch opening in January, 2016, they asked a question: “What kind of ski vacation would you take, if money was no object?” With dozens of years of...
Forget lifetime employment in one job & going on the pension: it’s adapt, retrain, and work till you drop these days. So approaching the big 5-0, Aussie brickie and volunteer Thredbo patroller Gareth Beaven decided to do just that. Well, the adapt & retrain part so far, just completing his heli tail guiding qualification with Dean Cumming’s legendary H2O...
Telluride never fails to remind a (wise) skier or boarder that complacency is a big mistake as you stand above the precipitous pitches of the infamous expert runs. Pride can definitely come before a fall here – a fall almost guaranteed to finish at the bottom - says Features Editor Bronwen Gora, who seems to find her way back to Telluride...
Of course it's cheesy, it's Swiss! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lc38jyHQXrE&w=640&h=360] Latest experience to try in Switzerland is an overnight in an igloo, on Mount Titlis in the famous Engelberg region. Director of Switzerland Tourism in Australia, Mark Wettstein, says while skiing and snowboarding are top activities for any snow holiday in Switzerland, more and more travellers are seeking different activities to enhance their overall...
NZSki Ltd, owners of Queenstown resorts Coronet Peak and The Remarkables plus Mt Hutt in Canterbury are shaking up the competition in Southern Hemisphere ski savings, with the early bird release of season passes starting as low as $299NZ per person for the entire winter season. Aimed at increasing snow sports participation for Australians travelling across the Tasman to the...
Features Editor Bronwen Gora checked out the World's highest hell experience, Himachal, at Manali, India. A small, dusty, deserted aerodrome in a far-flung part of northern India is not the kind of place where the ski trip of a lifetime normally starts. But when the clatter of helicopters filled the sky before the machines landed at Pinjore Flying Club with...