With increasingly erratic winters, the global ski industry is clearly in environmental trouble.
Robert Upe rugs up and sits back for a doggone good time at Mount Hotham.
Sue Wallace enjoys the tranquil rustic charm and high-country air at Glen Valley.
I am a skier but that doesn't mean I have any more 'right' to be on the mountain than a snowboarder.
Pop-rock chanteuse Ella Hooper returns to her High Country heartland for a girls' weekend exploring the villages and towns of the Strathbogie Ranges and beyond.
On the Hume Highway, Richard Tulloch finds the diversions matter more than the final destination.
Melanie Ball is easily buttered-up with lip-smacking dining at a former dairy.
Alfredo "Freddy" La Spina, from Brunswick East's hip Bar Idda and Fitzroy's Bar Paradiso is a high-country fan for life.
Not just for skiing, Victoria's north-eastern corner features scenic mountains and lakes perfect for hiking, cycling or scenic driving. Fuel up on locally produced food and there's also some great wineries.