In the white continent, "you come for the animals, but you will return for the ice".
Skiing's furious flock to the Madloch descent, 'a tougher proposition than many a World Cup downhill race'.
Japan's snow playground boasts world-class conditions, sophisticated apres ski options and affordable passes.
When on Vail's famed slopes keep the camera at hand - you never know when you'll bump into a celebrity.
© Fairfax NZ NewsMy experience in the snow was life-defining, says TV chef Pete Evans.
The Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is China's most famous and popular winter attraction.
There are few ski resorts where you see a soldier waiting for the gondola with a snowboard and an AK-47.
Whistler is one of the best places to ski in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia.
From St Anton to St Christoph, here's a rundown on Austria's best ski runs.
Forget the glitz of Aspen and the lure of mighty Mammoth, the US has much more to offer.
Its little-known ski industry offers plenty of snow, few crowds and many attractions on and off the slopes.
Don't hesitate to take the kids to a laid-back winter wonderland ski resort in British Columbia.
"Mother Nature may try and take away our snow, but she'll never take away our FREEDOM!"
Lapsed skier Steve Kilgallon has a religious experience on the slopes of Turoa skifield.
This is off the beaten piste to the extreme - places to ski where no one can hear you scream.
Adrenalin is a powerful drug that lures me over again to a new addiction - riding through trees.
From igloos to heli lodges, here's three of the northern hemisphere's top snow hotels.
Old-school skiers call snowboarders "gays on trays", as if being gay and being a snowboarder is an insult.
Rug up and sit back for a doggone good time at Mount Hotham.
The scenery is quite spectacular on this one-day joy flight over Antarctica.
My first ski trip gave new meaning to the term ''carving it up''.
Diane Drayton could have honourably hung up her crampons after she broke her back in a horrific fall.
Who said festival season is summer? Try any of these winter festivals on for size.
The best perspective of Rakaia Gorge and river is from the front seat of a speeding jetboat.
Fresh video from Mt Hutt shows the solid snowbase that has set up the Canterbury ski season.
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.
Advice from an Aussie snowboarder: go to the terrain park and stay low.
It's not easy being a 'green' skier in spectacular Val d'Isere.
Winter is well and truly here. This month, Corona brings you the chance to win a Burton Snowboard of your own.
Women approach the world of snow differently to men. Trust me.
Almost three weeks after its original opening date, the Porters Ski Area has finally been cleared.
Rachael Oakes-Ash recites the three syllables that can kill every skier or snowboarder who ventures off-piste.
We haven't seen snow like this in years. Even though we're boasting, the Aussies aren't complaining.
This snowy cottage, in view of Mount Hutt, is an oddball tribute to the Euro chalet.
Most of the people who work at Canadian ski resorts are just awesome.
With 400 kilometres of perfect snow at her feet, Sue Bennett savours every skier's dream.
Trekkers and local Sherpa people enjoy a black tie dinner on world's tallest mountain.
No more relying on snow reports that clearly favour the resort distributing them ...
With the skiing and snowboarding season just around the corner, here's an update on what's happening at your favourite winter destinations.
Things are looking up for skiers and snowboarders with early snowfalls across Australia's mountain resorts.
China is about to carve out a new tourist trail by investing heavily in snow.
Mounting a third-eye camera in your goggles lets you see what you ski and capture it.
On a ski trail in California oncoming pine trees can focus the mind.
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Queenstown's new attraction? Surf the West Coast and ski powder all in one day.
In an oft overlooked region of the Rockies, there's loads of winter holiday thrills.
Polar bear sightings are guaranteed north of Churchill, just make sure they don't get too close.
Japan's incredible snow delivers a winter playground for a crew of Kiwi snowboarders.
Northern Hemisphere travel photos show what we're missing as we sunbathe on the beach downunder.
Take on the heli-ski slopes of Canada, where the men are plentiful and the women missing in action.