SKI AND SNOWBOARD
Don't think the South Island is New Zealand's only great ski destination. The North Island has Mt Ruapehu, says Sheree Everitt.
When it comes to Mount Hotham, being on top of the mountain has its advantages, writes Lisa Wagstaff.
Kids are starting to ski and snowboard early. Take Kasper Treadway and AJ Pitaoulis (both pictured on this page); they ride the mountains like pros and they are four. FOUR!
When it comes to all things alpine, Austria offers a chocolate box of choices: from quiet moments soaking up the breathtaking scenery to thrilling runs and family-friendly villages with ski schools that are highly acclaimed throughout the world.
Winter is approaching, and that means it is playtime for snow loving families in Australia and New Zealand. Helen Hayes gets the lowdown on what's new this season at some of the major ski fields on both sides of the ditch.
From Banff to Revelstoke, Helen Hayes discovers four world-class ski resorts.
Hoshino Resorts Tomamu is perfect for enjoying frosted family fun in deluxe style.
Georgia Burns discovers the home of winter tourism is a snowy hotspot.
Rachael Oakes-Ash - who lived in Telluride for a year - gives her top tips on what to do for families.
Go beyond tubing and ice skating with Gemma Shipley's suggestions for daredevil on-snow adventures.
Natarsha Brown braves the chilly weather in search of her favourite animals - those that love the snow as much as she does!
Cara Wagstaff travels to Tohoku, the northernmost region of Japan's main island Honshu, to discover a gem for family-friendly skiing served with a side of quirky local culture.
Silver Star shines brightly for snow-loving families, in more ways than one, writes Helen Hayes.
Where will you find moose, bison, elk, some of the best scenery in the world, soaring, ragged mountain tops topped with snow, friendly people and fantastic facilities that make a family ski holiday easy? Jackson Hole, Wyoming, that's where.
Five talented Australian children are the first to be selected for SSA's Emerging Talent Scholarship (ETS) intake for park and pipe snowboarding.
Whistler Blackcomb and Sun Peaks make for the perfect family Ski or Snowboard holiday
For some, following the racing dream means moving overseas.
Looking for a new take on the typical snow-inspired holiday? Embrace the wintry weather with these off-the-slopes activities, writes Halimi Castellanos.
Few issues in snow sports are as debated as when kids should start out on snowboards.
Safety on the slopes is paramount, so snow survival and rescue programmes come in all shapes and, as Ryan McGoldrick discovers, adorable sizes. Meet a new breed of heroes: the avalanche rescue dogs, class of 2016.
From competing in the Winter Olympics to his recent success in the World Cup, this young mogul skier is one to watch.
So your child is a budding star and you want to know how you can help them improve? Read on…
Already a junior champion, snowboarder Zahra Kell tells Ski & Snowboard with Kids how she started out.
Why is a snow holiday so wonderful for families? Andrew Daddo recalls his first few trips to the snow.
From the Alps to Santa’s European HQ, Brooke Montgomery discovers there are many amazing locations for a Christmas miracle.
For a family holiday that combines culture, history and the delights of skiing or snowboarding, Skiare Ski Tours delivers.
Gold medallist Lydia Lassila names her favourite family ski resorts.
Explore the Dolomites on a family ski safari.
From Norway to Lebanon, here are some fascinating places to ski or snowboard.
Val d'Isère is magnifique for families
Austria, France, Switzerland and Italy have it all for family snow holidays.
For an unmistakable Japanese snow holiday, Myoko Kogen delivers.
For a holiday with more snow than you can poke a ski at,
Japan is calling.
Niseko and Rusutsu have plenty of powder, but are very
family friendly, writes Helen Hayes.
The land of the maple leaf has snow resorts with a massive dose of
With its magical village and lovely powder snow, Silver Star is simply spectacular.
Canada’s second largest resort has even more reasons to visit this winter.
Whistler is undoubtedly one of the world’s best ski resorts,
especially for families.
The USA has so many incredible ski resorts; here are four that are sure
to leave your family speechless.
Mammoth has a lot to love, with more sunshine, a longer season and more terrain to explore.
Chef Neil Perry is famous for his food, but the Perry family loves
skiing almost as much, and last winter, they were served up a giant slice of a ski holiday,
Park City style. By Neil and Sam Perry.
While Jackson Hole has steep terrain, there are plenty of
runs for young cowboys, writes Robert Upe.
How young is too young? Taking youngsters to the
snow has its challenges, but families can learn to
enjoy the experience, writes Debbie Neilson-Hunter.
New Zealand’s mountains are waiting,
and our nearest neighbour has slopes
aplenty, writes Helen Hayes.
Helen Hayes shares how families can stay on
or off the snow in spectacular Queenstown.
Just 12 years old and already ruling the slopes. Our Kids’
Ambassador, Zahra Kell, knows just what it takes to
work your way to the top.
There’s always something new at
Mt Buller and plenty of favourites
to bring families back year after year.
Victoria’s largest ski
area has everything
modern families could
need to create their
dream snow holiday.
A trip to Melbourne's closest downhill snow resort packs in much more than just skiing and snowboarding.
With all the charm
of an alpine village
just 11km from
Hotham, as well as
being the home of
the cheapest family
lift pass in Australia,
Dinner Plain is a
dream for snowseeking
no matter what
age your kids are.
Mount Hotham is
definitely not your
usual ski resort.
For Owain Price, sharing the
slopes with his family is one
of life’s greatest joys. So when
it came time to take his Gold
Coast-based grandkids on
their first ski trip, he knew
just the place…
A Perisher snow holiday is just the ticket for family fun, even if you have teenagers, as Helen Hayes reports.
Two mums and their sons head to the snow for some family bonding time, writes Hilary Doling.
6 hot tips for keeping the kids warm at the snow.
Tips on making the most of your Epic Pass this ski season at Perisher Resort.
For extreme kids, nothing proves your slope-side mettle like a terrain park. We uncover the world’s best resorts for jumping, jibbing and shreddin’ the gnar.