The snow is back!

The snow is back in the mountains this week with Thredbo and Perisher reporting 30 and 20 cm of fresh, light snow, respectively. After a week of variable weather, everyone is excited to welcome back true wintery conditions, as a blustery cold front moved through the region bringing solid snowfalls and very cold temperatures, at …

Buller Air Zone launch gives Mt Buller new altitude!

Mt Buller today announced the opening of Australia’s newest indoor acrobatic facility, the Buller Air Zone. Featuring one of the largest airbags in Australia and the largest inflatable bouldering wall in the world, the facility will take indoor activities at Mt Buller to new heights. A landmark partnership between the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia …

Thredbo: “It’s dumping and there’s no sign of it letting up yet”

Skiers and snowboarders at Thredbo Alpine Resort were greeted with fun powder turns this morning, with every run delivering smiles for miles and great coverage across the entire mountain. The Powder Bowl and Bushranger were the pick of the morning, offering deep turns and lots of fun natural features to play with. The fresh flakes …

Are so-called #BlizzardofOz events set to become the new norm?

#blizzardofoz; #snowymcsnowface and #snowmageddon Hashtags. Yep, we saw just about every one of them last winter. And deservedly so: the so called blizzard of oz events 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 dumped copious amount of snow on the Aussie Alps, bringing joy to punters everywhere. But are such events really 'freak' events, or are they set …

Image Gallery

As skiiers and boarders we get to visit some of the most spectacular destinations in the world.  Here are some of our favourite images captured in years of travel in Australia, New Zealand, North America and Japan (all photos Snowriders Australia unless indicated): Save