Australasia

Australia

“Not exactly renowned for a snowboarding destination and a warm weather snap up in the mountains can destroy a season, but they make full use of what they have”

Highlights

Freeriding

Perisher - Trees and good off-piste

Mount Hotham - Trees and some good steeps

Freestyle

Mount Buller - A park & a half-pipe

New Zealand

“The pick of the Northern hemisphere countries with a great selection or regular resorts, club fields and some heli opportunities. They know how to build decent parks, but chances are you're not going to be waist deep in pow very often.”

Highlights

Freeriding

Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu - No trees but some serious off-piste

Freestyle

Snowpark - 2 pipes and huge park

Cardrona - 2 Terrain parks & 4 pipes

Pistes

Coronet Peak - Well groomed pistes