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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?

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.

Do You Know The Alpine Responsibility Code?

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

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

A Complete Guide To A Nozawa Onsen Snow Holiday

Have you thought about visiting Nozawa Onsen for your next snow holiday? If so, check out this handy guide. And if you haven’t, then you may want to visit after reading about it here!

A Complete Guide To A Nozawa Onsen Snow Holiday

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