NEW ZEALAND: The Wonders of Wanaka

Kate Ayrton explores the rugged beauty of New Zealand’s spectacular Southern Alps and discovers an intimate luxury lodge that beckons intrepid travelers with its unique charms and adventurous spirit. Only an hour’s scenic drive north of Queenstown, or 20 minutes by helicopter (the favored mode of transport for locals), the low-key town of Wanaka is surrounded by the snow-capped peaks of the … [Read more...]

Ruby Mountain Heli Skiing Partners with Snowbird Resort

Halfway between Salt Lake City and Reno, you’ll find a hidden sanctuary with 200,000 ski-able acres and access to more than 3,000 vertical feet where skiers and riders alike can find fresh tracks and pristine landscapes for some serious carving. Now in its 33rd year, Ruby Mountain Heli-Experience transports enthusiasts into this back country of Lamoille Canyon for a three-day trip with lodging at … [Read more...]