Ice Sculpting Competition Opened Treble Cone’s First Weekend

Ice Sculpting Competition Opened Treble Cone’s First Weekend  Blue skies, dry, chalky snow and not a breath of wind created the ideal conditions for the ZUMWOHL on Ice sculpting competition and hundreds of snow sports enthusiasts for Treble Cone’s opening weekend via Ice Sculpting Competition Opened Treble Cone's First Weekend | Events - The Ski Channel. … [Read more...]

Highflying Adventure in wanaka New Zealand

The Season: June to September; best mid-July to August Savvy skiers know that above all those woolly herds and verdant lowlands lie the Southern Alps, with uncrowded, high-alpine ski resorts and heli-skiing adventures. Beautiful, scene-free and all about having a good time on the snow and off, New Zealand has two major ski resorts on the North Island and seven on its South Island. The latter's … [Read more...]

Wanaka Wine and Food Fest

Wanaka Wine and Food Fest Labour Weekend ( 20 - 21 Oct 2012) in Lake Wanaka will be one big taste sensation with the Wanaka Wine and Food Fest as part of the Willowridge Wanakafest celebrations. Maple Lodge has special rates for the Labour weekend email them to find out more [email protected] Set against the stunning backdrop of Mt Aspiring National Park on the shores of Lake … [Read more...]

Winter has arrived…wanaka &Queenstown,

Central Otago has woken to its first decent snowfall of the season after around 5cm fell in the higher areas overnight. The snow has been causing problems for cars attempting to cross the ranges between Queenstown and Wanaka via Winter has arrived...Queenstown, Ruapehu get fresh dusting - Story - NZ News - 3 News. … [Read more...]

The snow avalanche dogs of Treble Cone Wanaka

The unsung heroes of winter are the search-and-rescue dogs which stand ready to find and dig for people caught in snow-slides and avalanches. Aspiring Avalanche Dogs are based at Treble Cone skifield near Wanaka in the South Island's southern lakes district. Their wrangler, Matt Gunn, has prepared his border collies Blizzard and Rocket in the art of avalanche rescue. He is building a team of … [Read more...]