Browsing entries tagged with Perisher

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…

2 Jul 2015

Vail buys Australian ski resort

Vail buys Australian ski resort

Vail Resorts has gone global with its purchase of Perisher Ski Resort in New South Wales, Australia, for a mere $134.8 million (about £86 million). The company’s intention to buy Perisher was first…

31 Mar 2015

Vail to buy Perisher ski resort

Vail to buy Perisher ski resort

The Australian ski resort of Perisher has agreed a sale to Vail Resorts for AU$176.6 million (about £90.1m), which will join the now-global Epic Pass. Perisher in New South Wales (NSW) is the largest…

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…

14 May 2013

Slow start to Australian ski season

Slow start to Australian ski season

After an amazing season in the European Alps — voted ‘one of the best ever’ in our current poll — things aren’t looking quite so exciting Down Under. Australians have been warned not to expect…

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…

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…

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