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  • New Zealand Clubfields Host The Big Boys

    The K2 Big Mountain Chill Series has been consolidated into one super four day event across Craigieburn and Olympus clubfields in New Zealand's Canterbury ranges. Full Article

    27th August 2008

  • Perisher Blue Hosts the Burton Open

    The Burton Global Open Series comes down under from September 2 to 5 when the world's elite snowboarding names will descend upon Perisher Blue ski resort for this annual competition that is also a 5Star event on the Swatch TTR World Tour. Full Article

    27th August 2008

  • Rip Curl Freerides In Thredbo

    AUSTRALIA - The Rip Curl Australian Freeride Pro will be sending the country's best freeriders down Thredbo's famous Bluff Run to showcase their talents Aug. 19- Aug. 20. Full Article

    13th August 2008

  • Bode Miller Takes On New Zealand

    NEW ZEALAND - The mellow lakeside town of Wanaka on South Island is home to some big names this week as the world's elite descend upon Treble Cone ski area for some serious race training. Full Article

    13th August 2008

  • Bode Miller Takes On New Zealand

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    13th August 2008

  • It's All About The Après at Hotham

    AUSTRALIA - Hold onto your ski beanies. Mt. Hotham launches its Apres Festival Saturday, Aug. 9. The week-long festival is the perfect celebration of the record-breaking July snowfalls in Australia this season, with more forecast for the peak month of August. Full Article

    5th August 2008

  • World's Olympic Best Train In New Zealand

    NEW ZEALAND - It just gets better and better for New Zealand as recent storms have dumped over two metres in two weeks in the Canterbury Region on the South Island. Now the world's top Olympians have descended upon the country's top ski fields for their annual southern hemisphere training schedules. Full Article

    4th August 2008

  • Perisher Blue Goes Mad

    AUSTRALIA - It's been the powder week of the Australian snow season with all the resorts of Victoria and New South Wales experiencing overnight fresh dry snowstorms with bluebird days. Full Article

    30th July 2008

  • Mammoth Snow Dumps Metres On Mt. Hutt

    NEW ZEALAND - Mt. Hutt is winning the snow wars this season with over a metre of snow dumping in 36 hours and the mountain currently closed due to blizzard conditions. The experts are predicting another metre, at least. Full Article

    30th July 2008

  • Remarkables Uncovers Its Stash

    NEW ZEALAND - The Stash, the Burton signature terrain park, opens at Remarkables, after five months of planning. Full Article

    23rd July 2008

  • Mt. Hotham Is Green In A World Of White

    AUSTRALIA - Hotham Alpine Resort continues to lead Australian ski fields with environmental initiatives. The resort recently received the prestigious Banksia Environmental Awards in Melbourne, Victoria, for excellence in environmental practice, sustainable growth, and climate change combat. Full Article

    22nd July 2008

  • Chicks On Sticks Take To Slopes

    AUSTRALIA - Australian ski resorts turn it on for the sheilas with a series of women's only ski improvement programs in New South Wales and Victoria. Full Article

    17th July 2008

  • Australian Ski Fields Are Under Cover Of Snow

    AUSTRALIA - After an unpredictable June when weather was unseasonably hot and what little snow fell from the sky melted within days, Australian ski fields are experiencing a bumper start to July with super cold conditions, plenty of fresh snow and more to come. Full Article

    9th July 2008

  • New Zealand Blizzards Kick-start The Season

    NEW ZEALAND - Both the North and South Islands experienced a fierce snowstorm July 5, dumping over half a metre of snow on most of the country's resorts. Full Article

    9th July 2008

  • Mt. Ruapehu Goes Off With Snow

    NEW ZEALAND - The North Island ski fields of Whakapapa and Turoa on Mt. Ruapehu is celebrating a much needed mammoth dump of snow. The mountain received a week of heavy snowfalls resulting in a record snow base, after a week of rain that washed away the active volcano's minimal snow cover revealing rocks and grass. Full Article

    2nd July 2008

  • Top 10 Summer Ski Resorts

    OnTheSnow has compiled a Top 10 list of the most popular places to ski or ride in July and August. Full Article

    26th June 2008

  • Snowboarders Boost Perisher Blue

    AUSTRALIA - Perisher Blue ski and snowboard resort in New South Wales is again hosting the premier event on the Australasian snowboard calendar: the Boost Mobile SNOSHO. An impressive list of international and Australian snowboard stars will compete in a "game show" style event in hopes of scoring the $30,000 winner-takes-all prize Aug. 29â€"30. Full Article

    25th June 2008

  • Australian Resorts Welcome Winter

    AUSTRALIA -- Ski fields in New South Wales and Victoria experienced an overdue cold front on the weekend (6/14-15)with most reporting 15 centimetres of snow. Temperatures remained low enough for snow making with more snow forecast. Full Article

    16th June 2008

  • Mt. Hutt With Fresh, Queenstown Gets Spring

    NEW ZEALAND -- The Canterbury region is winning the snow wars on the South Island with Mt. Hutt opening with fresh snow for skiers and boarders. temperatures further south in the Queenstown region hit a balmy 14 degrees Celsius (57 F). Full Article

    16th June 2008

  • Mt. Potts Trades In The Cat For A Helicopter

    New Zealand's Mt. Potts cat skiing operation has traded up this season, launching the Southern Hemisphere's first 'heli park' for mad skiers and boarders wanting some heli skiing on a private mountain. Full Article

    10th June 2008

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