Skiing around Queenstown: In search of gullies at Treble Cone in Wanaka

Skiing around Queenstown: In search of gullies at Treble Cone in Wanaka

Located close to the town of Wanaka in New Zealand is the ski resort of Treble Cone. This ski area has received favourable reviews from fellow skiers and is considered to have one of the largest skiable terrain in the South Island, along with the highest vertical rise. Vertical rise could generally mean steeper terrains [...]

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Skiing around Queenstown: Fun down under at Cardrona Alpine Resort

Skiing around Queenstown:  Fun down under at Cardrona Alpine Resort

Along the way between Queenstown and Wanaka lies the ski resort of Cardrona, which is considered one of the largest in New Zealand. Not only that, it is perhaps one of the few ski resorts with a gondola. Amongst the 4 ski resorts I visited while in the Otago region, Cardrona was the one with [...]

Skiing around Queenstown: Introduction to NZ skiing at Coronet Peak Ski Resort

Skiing around Queenstown: Introduction to NZ skiing at Coronet Peak Ski Resort

Queenstown is a great city for skiers to stay at since it is very close by to several ski resorts including Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Cardrona. The first 2 are managed and owned by the same company, meaning skiers can buy multi-day tickets for both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. Their proximity to Queenstown [...]

Luxury Ski Holidays at St. Moritz, Switzerland

Luxury Ski Holidays at St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz, the name alone is known even in Asia with many luxury property developers keen to associate their developments with this luxury enclave for winter sports. As one of the stops along the Bernina Express between Chur and Tirano, the town exudes a certain sense of old world grandeur and that fame has brought [...]