Australia

falls creek  falls creek ...
A village completely surrounded by snow; skiers and boarders darting around the roads; avenues framed by snow gums; little kids laughing along the streets more ...

mt hotham  mt hotham ...
Here’s a mountain resort with a difference; spectacular skiing and scenery with the village positioned where most other resorts have their lift top-stations. more ...

mt buller  mt buller ...
Mt Buller is one of Australia’s biggest mountain resorts, is close enough to Melbourne for a comfortable day trip and is well set-up for this. more ...

perisher  perisher ...
This collection of four resorts is massive on any scale – certainly Perisher Blue has the skiable area and lift infrastructure to outstrip many North American destination resorts. more ...

thredbo  thredbo ...
Here’s the complete package – a well-conceived mountain village set on the sides of a sunny valley with a river bubbling through it and some of the best terrain in Australia more ...

 

jim darby/the snow biz
There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

arnie wilson/from the alps
Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

go flip/flip byrnes
Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.


There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.