The Killing Ski Fields

Last season we blogged about a number of snow and glacier fatalities in New Zealand, the majority of them involving falls from height, some of them on to hard or  rocky ground.  Read some of the reviews on Snow Forecast.com (scroll to bottom for excerpts) If you’re planning a ski or winter sports holiday to…

Skiers Stuck On Mount Shutt

Hundreds of people are trapped in freezing conditions on Mount Hutt as high winds brought about the closure of the ski fields this afternoon. Various news reports say that anything from 900-1,000 people may have to spend the night under shelter until conditions improve. The Mountain has been plagued by accidents this season with three…