It looks like we can finally say goodbye to El Nino and possibly look to see a La Nina pattern emerge later in the season as surface temperatures across the Pacific have cooled significantly . But for the time being we are in a nuetral (ENSO) state, which is positive news for the snowfields with cooler nights expected and less warmer airflows from the the north to the mountains.Read more
After a significant pre-season snowfall early this week, Cardrona Alpine Resort is on track to have all trails open by Opening Day. With the current snow base, cold temperatures, snowmaking and grooming capabilities, all guns are blazing for the resort to open to the public on June 11.Read more
This season, the Leichhardt Terrain Park has undergone major improvements that have seen earthworks completed through May, just in time for the winter. The Park has been expanded allowing for better flow through the park while also making it longer and providing more options for features that riders can hit.Read more
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ski areas have been blanketed with snow in the first major snowfall for 2016.Read more
New Zealand’s South Island snowfields have been blanketed in snow from a Southerly blast that started yesterday and still continues this afternoon in some areas.Read more
Thredbo, well recognised as the event and apres capital of alpine Australia, is welcoming winter 2016 in style with a huge schedule of free events, parties and celebrations. With so much to see and do, you might have to sacrifice more than a few hours of sleep to keep up with a packed party program that has something for everyone.Read more
“Perisher Peak Festival 2016 drops killer lineup” This is how ToneDeaf’s Greg Moskovitch, described the awesome musical line up at this year’s Peak Festival. With over 35 artists, 120 performances across 10 live stages, the magic starts the moment you arrive.Read more
Corin Forest became the first place to fire up the snow guns last night as temps got down toRead more
A “great” first night of snowmaking and natural snowfalls means winter has started for Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski area.
A drop in temperatures down to as low as minus 8 degrees at the top of the mountain allowed ski area staff to crank up the mountain’s extensive snowmaking system.Read more
New Zealand’s largest snowmaking system fired up at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area last night, heralding the start of winter for the country’s most popular winter holiday destination.
Overnight temperatures dropped to minus 7 degrees, enabling Coronet Peak’s snowmaking team to fire up its massive 217-snowgun system.Read more