Dakine Travel - TRS Claim Tax Back
The TRS (Tourist Refund Scheme) allows travellers to claim tax back when departing Australia. Purchase goods worth $300 or more from a single retailer within 60 days of departure Present Tax Invoices, travel details, and your passport at the TRS Claim Office Get your 10% GST back, normally within 30...
Continuing on the same train of thought as Part 3 of the Backcountry beginners guide, Part 4 we will be looking at the different types of clothing that will help keep you safe and comfortable as you venture further and further out. In terms of clothes that you need to...
The new S/LAB SHIFT binding ushers in the next generation of freeride capability, blending the touring efficiency of a pin (low-tech) binding, with the performance of an alpine freeride binding. For skiers who like to push the boundaries of the mountain and their skiing, SHIFT to the first ever...
The season is here, now it’s time to get the most out of it. Here’s a few tips from the pros at aussieskier to make sure you’re squeezing every turn you can out of the Winter. Track the snow storms To make sure you’re there the next time it dumps...
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Ski Jackets are your first point of defence for keeping the weather out. While many of them look very similar, there are tons of subtle differences between what is considered good and bad. Hopefully, this guide covers everything you may need to know about Ski Jackets. Waterproof and Breathability Ratings The Waterproof...
In recent years, we’ve seen governments and the private sector make investments into the use of more natural, sustainable, traceable and renewable 'green' practices.  Within the ski industry there are many examples of brands setting new global standards for green manufacturing. These companies recognise that to ski well into the future,...
skis-buyers-guide
Buying new skis is a big commitment, there is a huge number of considerations to take into account. Every pair has its perfect buyer and conditions/terrain that it suits. Those two things aren't easy to decipher just by looking at the waist width and colour of the top sheet. Ski...
Ski Sock
Selecting the right ski sock for your time out on the slopes can be a make or break for your day. Nearly every skier has at some point experienced numb, cold feet which doesn't do much for your enjoyment of the sport. This guide has been created to help...
Ski goggles are one of the most essential pieces of your ski gear. They provide the ability  to differentiate snow forms, keep snow and wind out of your eyes, and most importantly, protect your eyes from harmful UV rays that bounce around on snow. Any good snow goggles will...

Le Bent Takes Gold

(Denver, CO) While all eyes have remained focused on Australian skiers and snowboarders winning medals in Pyeongchang, an Aussie team of a different sort has brought home gold from another fiercely competitive international showdown. le bent, Australia’s beloved makers of high-performance and ultra-comfortable socks and base layers, has been crowned...

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Chamonix 2017 - Vallee Blanche

aussieskier adventures Chamonix 2017 – Day 5 – Vallée Blanche

Day 4 didn't warrant a post on it's own, heavy snowfalls, high winds and poor visibility were the order of the day. Temperatures had...
Chamonix 2017 - Crevacol

aussieskier adventures Chamonix 2017 – Day 3 – Crevacol

We woke to a similar situation as the previous day except that the snow line had dropped and it was dumping in Chamonix with...

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