Review: Par’s Powder Paradise, Hokkaido, Japan

Following¬†our popular post, 'CAT skiing at Iwanai, Hokkaido', we are pleased to bring you a review of an alternative CAT skiing option, also based in Hokkaido. CAT skiing is becoming increasingly popular in Hokkaido, especially in the Niseko area, where more and more people are looking for new and exciting adventures, free from the hustle …

Gulmarg – a powder paradise in the most unlikely of places

The resort Gulmarg resort is situated in the far northern reaches of India, immediately east of the Pakistani border. 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 is once again …

Hotham set to expand according to a new report

Hotham Alpine Resort, one of Victoria's premier snowsports destinations, is investigating opportunities for expansion according to report commissioned by the Mt Hotham Resort Management Board (MHRMB). The report, published in August 2014, concluded there are significant development opportunities owing to Hotham's unique location, its generous elevation (summit 1861m and alpine village 1750m) and its pristine …