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Thredbo Blues Festival 2017

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Thredbo’s still feeling the blues this morning after what was an amazing weekend of good vibes, great music and perfect weather! It’s safe to say the 2017 Thredbo Blues Festival was one to remember. Music lovers and festival goers we’re greeted with music from the get go as they arrived in Thredbo on Friday afternoon. […]

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Mountain Collective Snow Wrap - Late Jan

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The storm that keeps on giving..keeps on giving. Mountain Collective resorts in North America and Canada have all had record breaking snowfalls so far this season. With massive dumps followed by perfect bluebird days, there's never been a better time to jump on a plane and go get your powder fix with your Mountain Collective […]

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Mountain Collective Snow Wrap - Mid Jan

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Last week big snowfalls hit a handful of Mountain Collective resorts in North America and Canada, however this week, BIGGER snowfalls have hit, making it one of the snowiest Januarys in over 50 years at quite a few collective resorts. Read below for an update on current snowfalls and a guide to picking the best […]

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A Day With Thredbo Hikes

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Thredbo Walks & Hikes are a great way to get outdoors and experience the beauty and serenity of alpine Australia. Thredbo's Kosciuszko chairlift, that runs 365 days a year provides the perfect access point to a handful of different trails to walk and hike beyond the boundaries of the resort. It doesn't matter if you're a […]

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Mountain Collective Resort Snow Wrap

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It’s officially on! This week a handful of Mountain Collective resorts in North America received bucket loads of snow and there are some even bigger snow storms in the forecast set to hit the resorts all of next week as well. What a way to bring in the New Year..powder, powder and more POWDER!  Squaw […]

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Gravity Girls Thredbo

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By Caroline Brauer Downhill MTB riding. The sound of those three words used to send me into a sweat, and not the type you get from exercise. Instead, from sheer terror. That’s until last Sunday, when I took myself off to Thredbo’s Gravity Girls downhill riding clinic. And now I’m hooked.   With a splattering […]

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Powder Alert! Massive Snowfalls at Mountain Collective Resorts

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Right now our Mountain Collective friends are getting dumped on! It's still quite early in the season right now but they're all boasting massive snowfalls and we wanted to give you the heads up as to what some of the best resorts to hit this Northern Winter are!  The Mountain Collective pass is perfect for […]

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Cannonball MTB Festival 2016

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With over 600 plus competitors, even more spectators and 3 days of jam packed action and perfect weather, the Cannonball MTB Festival was one of the best events Thredbo has ever witnessed go down! With some of the world's best riders in attendance, live non-stop entertainment and tons of action, it set the stage for […]

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Cannonball MTB Festival Day 2..

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Competitors we’re greeted with perfect weather conditions for Day 2 of the Cannonball MTB Festival with nothing but blue skies and the right amount of tacky to send it at high speeds for the Maxxis Flow Motion Cup. With biggest field of competitors yet, riders eagerly got out on the mountain early at 9am to […]

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Cannonball MTB Festival Day 1..

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Day 1 at the Cannonball MTB Festival is done and dusted with over 500 plus riders populating the Thredbo Mountain Bike Park trails with death defying speed and enough airtime to show skiers and snowboarders a thing or two. With rainfall across Thursday evening and the sun arriving just in time for Friday morning it […]

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Le Tour de France Comes to The Mountains…and thousands follow

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Last weekend the Snowy Mountains hosted the first ever tour de France event in Australia…and wow, what a massive success with over 3,500 cyclists and Tour de France winner Chris Froome racing in L’Étape, Australia.   Only in Australia..🐒 Photo credit: Spprtograf.com #LEtapeAU A photo posted by Le Tape AU (@letapeau) on Dec 3, 2016 […]

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Thredbo Mountain Bike Park – Opening Weekend

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Build the trails and they will come! And that is exactly what they did, in record numbers, for the opening of the Thredbo Mountain Bike Park over the weekend.    Friday night, bike laden cars snaked their way up the Alpine Way, the forecast was full of sunshine and anticipation was high. Chatter in Pub […]

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Snowy Ride 2016 raises over $250,000..

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The 16th annual Snowy Ride revved up Thredbo and the Snowy Mountains over the weekend to raise funds and awareness for research into a cure for childhood cancer. Over 2,300 riders all ages, on bikes of all sizes, from all parts of the country tripped around the 400km Snowies circuit visiting Adaminaby, Dalgety, Berridale, Jindabyne, […]

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It Ain't Over Till The Fat Lady Sings

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There's still lots of fun to be had around Kosciuszko and the Australian Main Range with a consistent amount of snow falling each week since closing weekend and colder than usual temps allowing for snow melt to occur at a much slower pace.  Skiing in November.. why not? Snowgums chair is currently running from 9am […]

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Checking in with Thredbo MTB

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Thredbo is one of Australia’s premier mountain biking destinations and this summer it takes freeriding and cross country exploring and action to a whole new level and elevation..bring it on!  With a new trail network and revamped existing tracks there is 25 kilometres of epic riding to enjoy in Thredbo this summer.  From downhill, cross […]

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