Skia ora *|FNAME|*,
The Winter Olympics, the Paralympics, the old World Speed Ski Record, the Autumn Solstice are all history, and this weekend daylight saving end. WINTER IS COMING.
If you've been living under a bush then you will have missed the early season cheapest season passes except at some of the club fields, Porters and Mt Ruapehu who sell theirs during April. Check out the 2014 price comparison summary here. If you want to ski or board at one of the southern big five (Hutt, TC, Cardi, Coronet & Remarks) this season then get the calculator our and figure out what package or multi-day pass is cheapest for you.
nzski.com is in the business of building chairs at present with the repairs (replacement really, the avalanche really did a number on it) to the Triple at Hutt and the new Curvy Basin Chairlift. The Remarkables is also re-sealing the first section of its road this autumn. Lots of earthworks going on at Hutt and Treble Cone improving there terrain as well. We are looking forward to it.
Our athletes have been bringing home some outstanding results since our last email with Lyon Farrell getting 2nd in the Junior World Champs in men's snowboard halfpipe, Beau-James Wells won the Junior World Champs in the men's ski halfpipe & Sam Smoothy came second overall in the 2014 Freeski World Tour... and this after an appendix op and back injury.
Snowco has enjoyed bringing you that latest snow industry information since 1995. There was only 18,957 websites on the web when we started) and we're pretty proud of that. We hope that you will joining us this winter. You can find a little about our history here...
In the mean time, stay tuned to our Facebook. We hope that you're having a great autumn! Remember to plan ahead for this season, and the next - read below.
Scotty - Snow Editor