SCENES FROM A SKI TOWN

Story shot 30 - 31 July 2018: The whiteness of being: scenes from a ski town

Intrepid photojournalist Jane Cowan from ABC News Digital joined us earlier this season during one of our fiercest snowstorms to capture life 'behind the scenes' in a ski resort. She spent time with a range of staff, in some extreme conditions, to create this incredible story, that so beautifully portrays the people of the mountains. For the full story head to http://bit.ly/JCowanMtBuller.

 

“Perpetual ski bum? I could call myself that,” says ski patroller Andy Laidlaw. 
At 60, he gets emotional talking about the mountains. “They put their claws into you and don’t let go.”

  Ex-sled dog racer Brett Hadden, running beside his huskies, is a man who likes dogs better than people.
“When I was a boy I saw The Call of the Wild and it inspired me to have this adventure.”

  For the clocked-off among the 1,700 or so staff that work on the mountain, there are darts to be played …






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