New Zealand

All Girls Snowboarding Camps - Are They Really Worth It?

When I first heard about girls-only snowboard camps, I didn’t get it. There’s a lot of marketing spiel about relaxed environments, encouragement, coffee and champagne. But what makes it specific to women? I did a little research and it turns out that there are some pretty solid reasons for ladies specific training camps.

All Girls Snowboarding Camps - Are They Really Worth It?

Unsung Heroes – A Day In The Life Of Ski Patrol

A behind-the-scenes look at our heroes on the mountain, ski patrol. Keeping the mountain safe so you can go about having epic adventures in the knowledge that if something goes wrong, they have your back.

Unsung Heroes – A Day In The Life Of Ski Patrol

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.

Mt Cheeseman – a day at a New Zealand Club Field

Coronet Peak & The Remarkables: $35m Development Plans

Queenstown skiing is about to get a whole lot better with Coronet Peak and The Remarkables ski fields proposing major upgrades to the mountains as part of their wider vision, a vision that includes summer operations and access to exciting new terrain.

Coronet Peak & The Remarkables: $35m Development Plans

How To Make The Most Of Your Day At Cardrona Alpine Resort

If you had just one day to explore Cardrona Alpine Resort, where would you ride? Read on to find out what our ideal day would look like.

How To Make The Most Of Your Day At Cardrona Alpine Resort

Skiing and Snowboarding at Mt Dobson, New Zealand

We’re getting off the beaten track to discover less known ski resorts around New Zealand. Here’s our inside scoop of Mt Dobson, located on the South Island, half way between Christchurch and Queenstown.

Skiing and Snowboarding at Mt Dobson, New Zealand

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!

Snowboarding and Skiing at Treble Cone, Wanaka, New Zealand

Fitting Snow Chains And Winter Driving In New Zealand

Maximise your time on the mountain by becoming a proficient winter driver and a snow chain fitting guru with our handy New Zealand winter driving guide!

Fitting Snow Chains And Winter Driving In New Zealand

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.

Coronet Peak Opening This Saturday For A Taster

Cardrona Mountain Biking - Awesome Riding at the Cardrona Bike Park, New Zealand.

Are you visiting Queenstown or Wanaka for your mountain biking holiday? Be sure to add riding at Cardrona Alpine Resort to your itinerary. With alpine riding and unique terrain, it's a favourite of mine whenever I'm heading out for some downhill MTB action! 

Cardrona Mountain Biking - Awesome Riding at the Cardrona Bike Park, New Zealand.