Aussie ski resorts extend season

Australia’s leading ski resorts will stay open for an extra week, closing on October 8 instead of the usual October 1/2. Perisher, in the NSW Snowy Mountains, was the first resort to make the announcement, boasting the best snow conditions in five years. Mt…

Mt Buller opens with free night skiing

Mt Buller, in the Victorian Alps, has also announced it’s opening ahead of the official start to the Australian ski season, beating Perisher, in NSW, by one day. Buller will have lifts turning on Friday, June 2, allowing skiers and snowboarders to hit up…

Perisher to open early

Chilly temperatures and steady pre-season snowfall has been enough to convince Australia’s largest ski resort to open a week early.¬†Perisher, in the NSW Snowy Mountains, will kick off the season on Saturday, June 3. The resort made the decision after 20cm of snow fell…

Mt Buller’s “Snow Factory”

One of Australia’s top ski resorts, Mt Buller, is guaranteeing snow on the opening day of the season, thanks to a new “snow factory”. The Victorian resort has spent $1.6 million on the TechnoAlpin 220 Snowfactory, which has the ability to pump out artificial…