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Subscribing to Snowriders Australia is easy. If you haven’t already subscribed by clicking on the ‘pop-up’ form on your arrival, simply click on the subscribe button on the top left hand side (on a desktop computer), or if you are on a tablet or mobile device, scroll to the bottom of the page and do …

Snowmaking: can it save us from climate change?

The bad news With increasing attention on the effects of climate change, and more and more evidence of declining snowfalls, skiers and snowboarders are understandably nervous about the future of snow sports in Australia and abroad.  As kryptonite is to Superman, rising temperature is to the skiing industry.  In 1990, the IPCC (intergovernmental panel on …

Review: Niseko – Japan

As the Niseko area is largely rural, and nothing like any of the big Japanese cities at all, the road between Sapporo and Niseko is interesting for the local architecture, which is dominated by small rural dwellings and indoor farms.

Gulmarg, India: a powder paradise in the most unlikely of places

The resort Gulmarg Resort, located in the far northern reaches of India is a powder paradise in the most unlikely of places. Interestingly, it lies in the disputed territory of Kashmir, an area over which India and Pakistan have fought three wars, the latest in 1999. However, with the skirmishes now over (for now), Kashmir …