Kiwi's North Korea ski adventure

Kiwi freeskier Sam Smoothy surveys Masikryong Ski Resort in North Korea.

Kiwi freeskier Sam Smoothy shows what it's like to hit the slopes at Masikryong Ski Resort.

Man who paints ski trail maps

James Niehues painting in the tree shadows on the 2016 Alta map image.

He's been dubbed "the Michelangelo of snow" for his hand-painted guides to the slopes.

Southern skifield numbers rise

NZSki chief executive Paul Anderson says there is potential to expand The Remarkables skifield in Queenstown.

Expansion likely as Queenstown skifield numbers boom in warmer conditions.

Brexit keeps Brits off ski slopes

Everything from lift passes and equipment hire to a piste-side hot chocolate will cost that bit extra.

Now could be the time to book a northern winter ski holiday with Brexit clearing the ski fields.

Spot the skier on 4000m cliff video

Jeremie Heitz in the Pennine Alps.

Jeremie Heitz "never says no to adventure", which includes a daring descent on a near-vertical peak.

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