Do You Know The Alpine Responsibility Code?
I could have been seriously hurt. There are universal rules when skiing and snowboarding, applicable to everyone, worldwide. Commonly known as the Alpine Responsibility Code, it is endorsed and used by most ski areas around the world with slight variations. Ultimately, it's about using some common sense and personal awareness to reduce elements of risk.
Mt Cheeseman – a day at a New Zealand Club Field
Taking the time to get off the beaten track and explore New Zealand’s ski club fields will definitely be rewarding. In this blog we talk about visiting Mt Cheeseman on the South Island to understand the differences skiing and snowboarding at non-commercial ski fields.
Coronet Peak & The Remarkables: $35m Development Plans
Sharing The Snowboarding Stoke: An Interview With Scott Anfang
Scott has contributed greatly to the snowboard industry - from teaching beginners how to link their first turns, to leading training and assessments for snowboard instructors, to coaching the AASI National Snowboard Team. Scott shares his journey and gives solid advice for anyone thinking about becoming a snowboard instructor.
New Advanced Terrain & Lift to be Installed at Cardrona for Winter 2019
Summer 2019 is set to be another busy one of developments up at Cardrona Alpine Resort, with today’s announcement of a new lift, accessing advanced terrain, to be installed in the “Pringles” area of the resort.
Snowboarding and Skiing at Treble Cone, Wanaka, New Zealand
We recently visited Treble Cone Ski Area for the first time in about 4 years. Biased towards the more experienced rider, the steep and challenging terrain made for an awesome day out on the snow. If you want a "bit more", Treble Cone needs to be on your list for any New Zealand snow holiday!
Wanaka’s Treble Cone Ski Area Fired Up For Opening This Weekend
Treble Cone’s opening five days earlier than scheduled thanks to healthy pre-season snowfalls. And right on cue the mountain’s snowguns have been firing this week just as meteorologists are predicting “significant” natural snowfalls early next week.
Coronet Peak Opening This Saturday For A Taster
Coronet Peak is opening two weeks earlier, offering loyal customers and local Queenstowners, who see the Peak every day, a one-day taster ahead of the season.
The ski field, which is 20 minutes from downtown Queenstown, will be open on Saturday June 2nd on Queen’s birthday weekend. Its official opening day is Saturday June 16th.
How to Get Better Sleep When You're Away From Home
Travel is awesome. But sometimes it can also mean too many late nights, early mornings, overnight bus journeys and sweaty dorm rooms leading to constant tiredness. We share some great tips on how to make sure you’re better rested when away from home.