Browsing entries tagged with Australia

6 Sep 2017

Best snow in Perisher for years

Best snow in Perisher for years

The Australian ski resort of Perisher is continuing its bumper season with 1.2m of snow this week — the beginning of spring — following its announcement that the ski season is extended. Perisher, in…

1 Jun 2017

Perisher opens ski season early

Perisher opens ski season early

Perisher ski resort in Australia is opening this weekend, a week earlier than traditionally scheduled thanks to fabulous early conditions. While North America is still skiing away, the southern hemisphere…

6 May 2014

Snow falls early in Perisher and Thredbo

Snow falls early in Perisher and Thredbo

As the ski season draws to a close in the Northern Hemisphere, resorts in Australia are reporting the first snowfalls of the year. Although the start of the ski season in Perisher and Thredbo is still…

14 Jun 2013

More flights for New Zealand ski season

More flights for New Zealand ski season

To cope with a busy ski season in the southern hemisphere, more flights have been laid on between Wellington and Queenstown in New Zealand. The ski season opened in Coronet Peak near Queenstown last weekend…

28 Sep 2012

Australia extends ski season

Australia extends ski season

As Tignes prepares to open to skiers this weekend, ski resorts in Australia have extended their season and are hailing it as one of the best ever. Thredbo and Perisher in New South Wales and Mt Buller…

24 Jun 2011

Dismal start for New Zealand

Dismal start for New Zealand

The southern hemisphere season is off to a slow start, with resorts in New Zealand having experienced an unseasonably warm few weeks. Resorts have postponed opening days until sufficient snowfall arrives…

23 May 2011

Australian resort gets head start

Australian resort gets head start

Three weeks ahead of schedule and Perisher is the first resort in Australia to open its ski area for the winter season. We reported last week that the southern hemisphere had enjoyed its first significant…

14 May 2011

First snowfalls in Australia

First snowfalls in Australia

Winter is on the way in Australia, with the first notable snowfalls arriving for resorts in Victoria and New South Wales. Resorts such as Perisher, Falls Creek, Mt Hotham and Mt Buller have all benefitted…

26 Aug 2010

Record snow for Australian resorts

Record snow for Australian resorts

According to local reports ski resorts in Australia are experiencing some of their biggest snowfalls in years – with record dumps in Victoria and the prospect of a very good late season. Some regional…

2 Aug 2010

Powder for Australia

Powder for Australia

After a pretty warm spell of weather recently, Australian slopes have been transformed over the weekend. Heavy snow and high winds have arrived in many resorts, dumping well over half a metre of snow in…

8 May 2010

First snows in the south

First snows in the south

Resorts in the southern hemisphere have reported their first signs of winter, with snowfalls in Chile and Australia. In Australia, snow dusted the mountains in New South Wales and in parts of Victoria.…

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