NSW Snow Holidays
Even for first timers, NSW snow holidays should not cause undue stress. A snow holiday should be rewarding, despite any qualms about skiing or boarding for the first time. It is best to arrive at the resort prepared and knowing what to expect.
The initial step for you, as a first timer, is to choose the best and most convenient location for a holiday. A ski resort on the slopes involves little travel, making it simple to go out to ski and come back in to warm up at a moment’s notice. Staying at a resort away from the snow is still fun, but it lacks the convenience of spending an NSW snow holidays on the slopes. Also consider whether or not the resort allows guests to rent equipment or buy lessons for an affordable price. After you decide where you would like to stay you should plan ahead by calling the resort or booking a stay online. Look at the accommodations the resort offers and choose a package, if necessary.
Make sure to arrange transportation ahead of time. If you are driving to the resort, ensure there is free parking available. There are other options to consider as well; trains and shuttles may provide assistance. Call ahead of time to book a spot, if necessary.
Be prepared with the proper clothing for snow activities. Do not forget to bring a jacket that is not only warm but will also protect you from elements like water and wind. Thermal underclothing is very helpful for staying warm, but don’t forget the smaller accessories such as beanies, boots and gloves. Sometimes these small, forgettable items can make all the difference.
Those who choose to purchase skiing or snowboarding lessons should ensure that the instructor giving the lessons is qualified. An instructor should not instill bad habits or give inaccurate advice. If it is your first time taking a skiing lesson, be honest and tell the instructor.
First timers may discover that they are not fans of skiing or snowboarding. There are still other activities to take part in, indoors and outdoors. It is a good idea to try hiking or tubing for a change of pace. Even with the snow there should be no difficulty in finding a tour guide to show you the most interesting spots in town.
The most important advice for first timers taking NSW snow holidays is to stay safe. Do not let your body become exhausted; eat when you are hungry and drink water to avoid dehydration. Don’t push your body harder than it can go.