Mt Kosciuszko – Australia’s Highest Mountain

Mt Kosciuszko - Australia's highest mountain

From the DRUANTH (Down-Right-Un-Australian-Not-To-Have) list comes yet another admission from yours truly. Although not strictly on my list as way back in my childhood, back when it was possible to drive from Charlotte Pass to Rawson Pass (up until 1977... just showing my age!), this whipper snapper was dragged up Mt Kosciusko - Australia's highest mountain. I'm thankful to my non-outdoorsy … [Read more...]

How to (cheat the) move from Downhill Skiing to XC Skiing

Apres Ski Charlotte Pass Style OK, if you're a purist, one of those telemark gods or goddesses who move effortlessly downhill like the finest ballet dancers, you may want to look away now. This post is not for you. In fact, it may annoy or frustrate you. But here's the thing... As a pretty confident Intermediate (blue*) parallel skier, I was listening to all these amazing stories from my … [Read more...]