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Hints & Tips

Check out all our top tips to make your time on the mountain go smooooth as...

Opinion

October School Holidays - What to Bring

Spring has it all - sunny days, snowstorms, slush and powder. If you're visiting in the October school holidays, you'll need to be ready!

Sep. 17, 2020 By Jen Houltham
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Opinion

Top 5 tips to get ready for bike season

Check out our top 5 tips for getting ready for the mountain biking season...

Nov. 22, 2018 By Jen Houltham
Opinion

How to be a Better Dad Cam

Being the Official Dad Cam for your ski or snowboard crew is a high-pressure role... so we put together some tips to improve on your skills and be the best Dad Cam out!

Jul. 30, 2021 By Jen Houltham
Opinion

Guide to Winter 2021

Visiting Cardrona this season? Here's our guide to Winter 2021 with important information about the season ahead!

Jul. 07, 2021 By Jen Houltham
Opinion

Wānaka Local Parents' Tips for your Family Ski Holiday

We asked a couple of local experts, Jay Smith and Leigh Fountain, to help with some top tips for a day skiing or snowboarding in NZ with your kids.

May. 14, 2021
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Article

How to Decipher the Snow Report

Some common terms and their definitions to help skiers and snowboarders learn a thing or two about how we describe the current conditions in the daily snow report.

Aug. 19, 2020 By Siobhan Cardus
Opinion

8 reasons to stop in Cardrona this summer

We put together some of our top tips for activities to do both on the mountain and down in the Cardrona Valley this summer... are your favourites on our list?

Dec. 10, 2019 By Jen Houltham
Article

Cardrona's Best Freeride Spots

We asked NZ Freeride Team skier Manu Barnard for his favourite spots at Cardrona for big mountain riding – here's what he had to say!

Sep. 09, 2019 By Manu Barnard
Video

How to Hit Jumps on a Snowboard with Chris Corning

It's not every day you get tips from World Cup-winning snowboarders... here's Chris Corning, fresh off his Winter Games NZ victory in Big Air, to give you some pointers on hitting jumps!

Aug. 25, 2019 By Rory Edwards
Article

How to Capture Your Family Ski Holiday with GoPro

To help you preserve those precious memories of your Cardrona family ski holiday, we asked the team at GoPro for their tips on how to capture some sweet GoPro photos and videos for the family album!

Aug. 14, 2019 By GoPro