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…

Real-Time Eruption Warning For Mount Ruapehu

An yellow alert was recently issued to aviation following increased signs of activity at Mount Ruapehu – one of New Zealand’s active volcanoes. Read “Mount Ruapehu Heating Up” Today a press release was issued by Massey University in which it was revealed that a real-time doppler radar system is to be installed at the volcano…