Tag: snow

Goggles For Prescription Eye Wear – OTG – Over The Glasses Goggles

The big question for many prescription eye wearers heading to the snow is “Are there goggles that i can wear over my glasses?” The answer is YES!  Most companies now make ski and snow goggles that you can buy to […]

When Is It Best To Buy A Season Pass?

Resorts usually offer a discount on season passes in early bird sales, usually a period of time before Christmas. Prices and discount change every year, but for example, last year Mt Buller offered $799 Season Passes for the first 2 […]

How Does Ski School Work?

How does ski school work at the snow

Kid’s ski school lessons usually run in half day (am or pm) or full day programs starting around 9am. When taking your kids to ski school it is important to plan to get there early, there will be paperwork to […]

What Kind Of Shoes Should I Wear At The Snow?

What kind of Apres snow boots (footwear) should I wear at the snow: We have many people asking us what is the best footwear or snow boots to wear up at the snow. Be it for your self or your children […]

Where’s A Good Place Near Melbourne For Toboganning?

Tobaganning near Melbourne

Tobogganing is a fantastic way to introduce your young children to snow and maybe even spark the little skier or snowboarder within them!! From Melbourne, Lake Mountain (90 mins) and Mt Baw Baw (2.5 hrs) are the closest alpine areas for […]

Should My Feet Ache In My Ski Boots?

Ski boots, believe it or not, are the comfiest boots of them all! If fitted correctly, you should be able to survive an entire day out on the slopes with no pain and no bruising. When in the market for […]

Can I Take My Pet To The Snow?

Taking my pet to the snow

Sorry guys, the answer is no. Animals foreign to the alpine areas of Australia can damage environments if not restricted. Exceptions are made for pets of full-time staff in alpine resorts with prearranged permits. Dogs are not permitted in alpine […]

Should I Wear 1 Or 2 Pairs Of Socks?

Even though wearing two pairs of socks may sound like a brilliantly cozy idea, you will regret it at the end of the day! By wearing two pairs of socks your sweat rate is increased and as a result, your […]

Is it Necessary To Carry Chains In Australia?

Carrying chains to the snow

It is a legal requirement that all vehicles, both 2WD and 4X4, always carry chains when heading up the mountain regardless of the weather conditions. Each snow resort will display whether chains are required to be fitted or not depending […]

Where Should I Hire Snow Chains?

It is best to hire snow chains from the bottom of the mountain, that way if there is something wrong with them or if they’re the incorrect size you don’t have to travel all the way back home to swap […]

Complete Snow Season Checklist

Get it right the first time here at Ski and Board Online we understand that packing for your snow holiday can get overwhelming and that is why we have put together the complete snow season checklist. This checklist is to […]