The Snow Guide to New Zealand is a must-have travel guide to the slopes, resorts and alpine towns of New Zealand's North and South Islands. Everything you need to know is in this book - from snowsports schools, lifts and equipment to accommodation and dining. It includes: 26 resort and 11 towns; 29 detailed maps; Tips on weather, equipment, mountain wear, mountain driving, snow safety and fitness, plus tips for first timers; Independent rating system covering slope difficulty (beginner, intermediate and advanced), road access, kid appeal, basic facilities, food, shelter, 'cool' factor and more.
Robert Upe and Jim Darby have been writing about snow for 25 years. Upe is a journalist who writes a regular skiing column and Darby writes and edits snow publications. Both are passionate skiers.