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Tips and Tricks

Making your trip to the snow the best it can be!

Advice

Learning to Ski: Lessons and Packages

Going to school when on the mountain may not sound so tempting right? But ski school could potentially be the best fun you have ever had, in a classroom that offers a view beyond the windows of ‘Room 4’.

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Winter Driving Tips

Here’s a few winter driving tips if you're planning a winter road trip or driving to the slopes.

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Ski Gloves, Mittens and Socks!

In the final installment of what to wear to the snow, we cover what is needed to keep your hands warm and your feet dry.

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What to wear to the snow - Layers

Everything you need to know about what to wear when going to the snow.

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6 tips for taking your kids to the snow

The snow is cold so make sure you prepare your children for it. They don't handle it as well us as adults!

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Choosing Waterproof Levels of Outerwear?

When heading to the mountain you should be prepared for unpredictable weather. Ensuring that you are organised right from the beginning is the best way to do this – and it all starts at your clothing.

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Tips For Fitting Car Chains

Part of the winter season’s bag of tricks is throwing wintery road conditions our way. Some of New Zealand’s mountains have some hair-raising access roads, so in cold conditions snow chains are an essential.

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Handling Skids On The Road

Snow and ice often create havoc on winter roads. Black ice, in particular, can catch many drivers unaware. But there are ways to prevent a slippery moment on the road. And if you find yourself in the midst of a skid – don’t panic. With a little clear-headedness you can manoeuvre yourself safely out of the situation.

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Four Wheel Drive Or Chains?

Why am I even asking this question?

Because the answer of four wheel drive (4WD)! But, for many people the expense of a 4WD can’t be justified so chains it is. Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of both.

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