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  • Australia: All Systems Go For The Season

    Australia's major commercial resorts cranked up their t-bars and chairlifts for the opening weekend of the ski season on June 7. A number of early season snowfalls in May pointed to a record opening weekend with many predicting a bumper season similar to North America's just gone. Full Article

    10th June 2008

  • Perisher Blue Spends Big On Snowmaking

    Australasia's largest ski resort, Perisher Blue, has invested AU$9.75 million into snowmaking for 2008 with snow guns already firing for the June 7 opening. Full Article

    4th June 2008

  • NZ$30 Million and It's Snowing!

    Coronet Peak is the first to crank up the chairlifts this winter with opening day on June 7. With a $30million upgrade completed over summer, the new-look resort now boasts the biggest automotive snowmaking system in New Zealand. Locals are expected to descend upon Coronet Peak's sleek new day lodge on Saturday to enjoy the already 90cm snow base. Full Article

    4th June 2008

  • Perisher finishes on a high

    Perisher Blue's new snow fall in the past week has invigorated the resort for Spring. Full Article

    19th September 2007

  • Heavenly closes at Mt Hotham

    Hotham's most popular ski area, Heavenly Valley, has closed for the season due to marginal snow cover. Full Article

    19th September 2007

  • More spring madness at Mt Hutt

    Mt Hutt's annual Spring Back To Hutt festival starts on September 23 for seven days of snowcapped hilarity. Full Article

    19th September 2007

  • Ski for half price at Treble Cone

    It's spring season and Treble Cone on New Zealand's South Island are pumping it up with fifty percent off lift tickets on September 21 and 28. Full Article

    19th September 2007

  • Hotham makes 2008 snow

    Mt Hotham will invest a further AU$3million into snowmaking for the 2008 season, ensuring perfect snow conditions every season. The popular Heavenly Valley will have its own snowmaking system for next season. Full Article

    9th September 2007

  • Winter conditions in spring in NZ

    New Zealand has experienced fresh winter snowstorms in the first week of spring, bringing over half a metre of fresh dry snow. Full Article

    9th September 2007

  • Snow News

    Skiing and riding is on hiatus in North America and most of Europe, but things are still going below the Equator. Full Article

    4th September 2007

  • Snowboarding "Gameshow" Down Under

    Perisher Blue, Australia hosts the Boost Mobile/Samsung SNOSHO. Formerly known as Boost Mobile's "King of the Rail," it purports to be Australia's biggest snowboarding competition. Full Article

    30th August 2007

  • Biggest jump in Australian snowboard history

    Falls Creek hosted Australia's biggest jump at the TTR World Snowboard tour 'stylewars' this week. Full Article

    29th August 2007

  • Austria Comes To Mt. Hutt

    The Austrian Ski team gave Mt Hutt the thumbs up this season as they took their training south of the equator. Herman Maier is already a regular season trainer at Mt Hutt and this year a further two Austrian training camps for World Cup and Olympic racers were run on the mountain. Full Article

    29th August 2007

  • Mt. Ruapehu breaks all records

    Ruapehu's new six seater high speed chairlift worked overtime on Saturday, August 25 as a record 12 500 skiers and boarders descended upon the snow fields of Whakapapa and Turoa. Full Article

    29th August 2007

  • Völkl Free Ski Open Takes Off in New Zealand

    The steep slopes of Shadow Basin at The Remarkables, NZ is the site for a tough terrain challenge: the Völkl Free Ski Open. Full Article

    24th August 2007

  • Perisher Blue PSP Superpipe even bigger

    The famous PB PSP Superpipe has launched for the season, longer, wider and steeper than before. Full Article

    2nd August 2007

  • New Zealand gets much needed snow

    Many of New Zealand's South Island resorts received a blanket of snow just in time for August. Full Article

    2nd August 2007

  • Queenstown goes freestyle

    The Parklife International Freestyle event in the streets hits Queenstown on August 2 for some urban rail action. Full Article

    26th July 2007

  • The Burton Open comes down under

    Australia's Perisher Blue is home to the Garnier Fructis Australian Open 2007 Snowboard Championships presented by Burton. A forerunner on the Burton Open Global Ticket to Ride series, the event is second on the 07/08 series and the third four star event on the tour. Full Article

    26th July 2007

  • Free the heel at Falls Creek and Perisher

    Telemark is the new black in the world of free ski and Falls Creek and Perisher Blue are celebrating. Full Article

    26th July 2007

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