Queenstown snow-lovers and happy holidaymakers have been treated to a whiter-than-white snow day at the resort town’s ski fields.Read more
Masses of young skiers and boarders joined Gold Medallist Torah Bright for a fun day at the Torah Bright Mini Shred in Thredbo over the weekend, where they learnt new tricks and made plenty of new friends.Read more
The rollercoaster ride of Season 2016 in Australia hits a low point this week after the polar blast and dump of snow we saw in the mountains last week. Weekend sunshine and light winds saw the best conditions of the season over the weekend as thousands headed to the NSW and Victorian resorts. Things hit a snag this week but it won’t take long for things to turn positive. More snow coming this weekend….Read more
I can see clearly now the storm has gone. We have a great cover of snow for mid July, probably a little better than expected earlier in the season. The big question now is when is the next one coming? What kind of weather do we have install for the mountains resorts over the next month?Read more
Mother Nature’s turned on the snow guns from heaven for Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ski areas – dumping snow overnight and throughout today (Thursday July 14) with plenty more to come in the next 24 hours.
The welcome return to winter has seen Coronet Peak receive 10cm of snow overnight and counting, and a good 12cm to 16cm up at The Remarkables.Read more
Tomorrow will see a polar blast freeze the South East of Australia. It should start tomorrow morning with snow falling in the South Australian highlands by late morning. Not something you see very much at all.
The snowy mountains resorts will see light snow starting early on Tuesday with snowfalls above 1200m increasing during the day and lowering as the day progresses down to around 600m overnight. Winds will be gale force and above about the peaks with blizzard conditions likely.Read more
If you are ever thinking of a place to stay that is on snow, ski in ski out, close to lifts, close to transport, close to restaurants and bars as well as being very comfortable and accommodating then Perisher Manor is for you.Read more
Warm temps and rain have been a ball and chain around the ankle of Season 2016 in Australia, but things are about to change (once the heavy rain from this afternoon and tomorrow moves away from the mountains.Read more
Things couldn’t get much worse in the mountains as far as snow is concerned. Skiers and boarders alike have have been forced to sit back and wait for the first dump of the season. Their patience looks like being rewarded with good snowfalls on the horizon. Only real issue is that there is heavy rain on the way from another east coast low that should dampen things in the short term.Read more
Queenstown’s officially firing on all cylinders for winter with the opening of alpine playground The Remarkables ski area on Saturday (June 18).
All four chairlifts at The Remarkables (Alta, Sugar Bowl, Shadow Basin and Curvey Basin) will start turning from 9am, whisking skiers and snowboarders onto the snow where excellent groomed trails and a choice of off-piste terrain await.Read more