29-04-2016, 05:39 PMThe Frog started a thread New site design and long range outlook now up! in Apres/General Chat ForumThe site design/layout has been refreshed, not so much the forecast pages, mainly the homepage. There is now a news features setting so I can add...1 replies | 91 view(s)
29-04-2016, 02:57 PMMight even have the new site pages up later this afternoon and also the Early Season Outlook. :)5 replies | 99 view(s)
28-04-2016, 04:52 PMYes, it's that time again. The daily forecasts will start on Monday May 2nd. I will do Monday to Friday updates til the start of the season and then...5 replies | 99 view(s)
27-04-2016, 11:42 AMsorry Kappy, missed your post...just back from 10 days in Bali so mind was elsewhere. Back into things and now and working on the long range forecast...118 replies | 20248 view(s)
26-04-2016, 11:27 AMLooking to have the first long range forecast up later this week and then start the daily forecasts on Monday that will then continue Mon-Sat through...7 replies | 356 view(s)
24-04-2016, 10:02 AMJust need :snow: Anzac Day tomorrow and nothing in sight. Got to be a first.7 replies | 356 view(s)
21-04-2016, 12:14 AMhiring is cheaper for me (except my boots)7 replies | 356 view(s)
20-04-2016, 10:36 PMstill very warm in sydney7 replies | 715 view(s)
20-04-2016, 10:33 PMits very warm in SE Australia...this time last year we had a roaring fire going This year we are still using the aircon not a good sign for snow...6 replies | 559 view(s)
06-04-2016, 11:42 AMLong Range forecast looking at the early season will be up later this month (got 10 days in Bali from this weekend to recharge), then the daily...6 replies | 559 view(s)
05-04-2016, 08:11 PMhaha Chris! I think winter has been cancelled this year based on the weather we've been having. Loving the extended summer :)6 replies | 559 view(s)
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If heading off piste especially in Japan, and parts of USA and Europe, don't risk your life because you didn't spend a few dollars on safety equipment, and Avalung is cheap at around $115 and gives you around an extra 45 minutes of air if buried, and tracking beacon like the BCA tracker 2 is great value at around $300, it pays of course, to also have a shovel and probe to help in a rescue, and having this equipment is not a lot of good if you don't know how to use it when in an emergency situation,
The USA trade show and demo fest.
After 36 hours of flights and sitting around airports, it was good to finally get to the Colorado convention centre in Denver, the trade show is a real eye opener for those who are there for the first time, the stands are so spread out and well fitted out with product, the factory reps are in attendance, and there is no better place to find out all you could possibly
Fischer Hybrid 8.5Ti snow skis
One of the most exciting skis at the recent Winter park demo days was the new Fischer Hybrid 8.5Ti, it was by far the best all round ski we tested on day one, and for my 18 year old son who likes high speed skiing, he didnít find a better ski during the whole demo days, he now has a set on order for himself he was that impressed, if I didnít already have a ski that
The importance of ski demo days.
I was recently asked to fill in a questionnaire about the importance to me of attending the USA snow sports industry (SIA) demo days held at Winter park Colorado at a huge expense to the SIA.
Some were saying it was a junket, others like me thought it was well worthwhile.
I have been going to these SIA demo days for 3 years now as I still sell a lot of skis both in my shop and online, I also get asked often what ski would suit a persons requirements,