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Victoria

Falling for Falls Creek

Rachael Oakes-Ash Rachael Oakes-Ash returns to the prettiest ski village in Australia.

Victoria

Mount Hotham skiing: On the slide - and loving it

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Kate Cox strikes it lucky weather-wise, enjoying superb conditions for a women-only ski program at Mount Hotham.

The Backpacker

Why do we drink after skiing?

Canyons Resort, Utah.

The Backpacker After a long day on the slopes, it just feels right to cap it off with a little tipple.

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New Zealand

Mount Cook heli-skiing: Time for a soft landing

HELIPRO TOURS

Craig Tansley A helicopter rises above the top shelf in New Zealand's Southern Alps, writes Craig Tansley.

Mama Holiday: Snow holidays with kids

Tracey Spicer You've seen the advertisements: A picture-perfect family, dressed in designer ski gear.

France

The height of luxury

Jamie Lafferty At Courchevel, it all comes down to the richer you are, the higher you stay, writes Jamie Lafferty.

Austria

White knuckle ride

Skiing's fast and furious flock to the Madloch descent, writes Rob McFarland.

Japan

Play it cool with hot pursuits

Spoilt for choice: snowboarding at Madarao.

Rachael Oakes-Ash Can't decide between epic snow, golf or a beach break? Combine them on one adventure holiday.

USA

To heaven - and to hell - you ride

Telluride Colorado

Robert Upe The freewheeling spirit of the west is in the air at Telluride, writes Robert Upe.

New Zealand

Still time to take stocks

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New Zealand's ski season winds up as late as mid-October, so a last-minute trip for some mountain magic is definitely not out of the question, writes Bronwen Gora in this special guide.

Victoria

How I warmed to the snow

Ski convert Kate Cox and family fall for the ease of the Falls Creek ... even sans snow.

NSW

Weekend Away: Perisher

Perisher, Salzburg

Daniel Fallon Daniel Fallon finds a comfortable spot to recover while enjoying Perisher.

Australia

Ten out of 10

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Katrina Lobley Renting a ski chalet for 10 people is daunting. When collectively spending so much on accommodation, travel, lift passes, equipment hire, food and the obligatory red wine, you want everything to be...

Chilly out, party on

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Heidis Hut Heidi's Hut

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Andrew Taylor A big day on the slopes can become thirsty work, but finding a spot to relax afterwards is not a problem in Queenstown, writes Andrew Taylor.

Victoria

Weekend away: Falls Creek

Jane Reddy Jane Reddy finds a 'funked-up' look and standout dining in new QT Falls Creek.

USA

Six of the best: Aspen hotels

Westin Snowmass

Robert Upe There's a dog in the lobby of Aspen's coolest five-star hotel, a handsome Dobermann with a diamond-studded collar.

France

Time for your French lessons

France ski holiday

A family holiday in the French ski fields has its ups and downs for Jane E. Fraser, but is a hit with the rest of the clan.

France

Black, white, red all over

Val d'Isere

It's not easy being a 'green' skier in spectacular Val d'Isere, writes Sue Bennett.

Canada

Australian tourist tells of ordeal stranded on breakaway Arctic ice floe

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Robert Upe An Australian tourist has survived a freezing ordeal after his tour group was stranded on a drifting and sinking ice floe in the Canadian Arctic.

Skiing

Trans-Tasman stoush over the best-value skiing

Treble Cone

Robert Upe With the skiing season cranking up, an age-old argument has flared between Australia and New Zealand: Which country has the best-value skiing?