Just 4.5 hours from Melbourne lies Falls Creek; a premium ski and snow resort located in Victoria’s alpine region.
Packing our bags with some of our latest threads, we ventured to the slopes of Falls Creek for two days of premium skiing, boarding and exploring with four stylish men's influencers, showcasing how to do Falls Creek in style, both on and off the slopes.(Left to Right)
Josh Wears:Hale Dark Navy Anorak; Tom Navy Shirt; Siena String Chino; Vedder Brown
Roberto wears:Hale Black Anorak; Hanover Lemon Bomber; Earl Dark Navy Chino; Beams Black
Shaun wears:Hale Dark Navy Anorak; Wythe Snow Knit; Enfield Navy Check Chino; Beams TD Moro
Geoff wears:Hale Black Anorak; Hester Pewter Knit Bomber; Sutton Denim Jean; Lycett TD Moro
Getting to Falls Creek
Falls Creek is very accessible by car or bus, any day of the week. From Sydney, a short flight to Albury will position you nicely to get to the mountain in just under two hours. Daily flights via REX, QantasLink and Virgin Australia will get you into Albury via Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.
What to Wear
Travelling to the slopes never looked so stylish, thanks to Aquila’s newest men’s clothing and footwear range of versatile, everyday staples - fit to wear from office to slopes.
Where to Stay
If a trip to Falls Creek is on the cards, finding the right accommodation is paramount. With a plethora of hotels and serviced apartments, your options can become overwhelming.
QT Falls Creek, is centrally located amongst the Falls Creek village, putting it in high demand during the ski season.
Voted Australia’s Best Ski Resort from 2013 - 2015, QT Falls Creek consists of 39 designer apartments offering uninterrupted views, with unrivalled access to the main ski runs; the option to ski ‘in and out’ is incredibly handy for all ski enthusiasts.
After a long day on the slopes, aid those sore muscles in your very own private hot tub, which comes with most of the hotel’s suites.
Where to Eat
A day of skiing and boarding leaves you with a hungry belly. Enjoy what is one of the best meals on the mountain at QT's own Bazaar Restaurant. Offering an interactive marketplace, Bazaar features a mosaic of tantalising food options for all to enjoy. Operated with a buffet-style service, feast on a range of dishes set to satisfy a hungry belly after a long day on the slopes.
If choice overwhelms you, let the knowledgeable wait staff guide you to a cohesive Falls Creek dining experience.
Where to Drink
Seeing an extensive refurbishment in 2017, the iconic luxury Astra Lodge has wowed locals and tourists in the Falls Creek region for its newly renovated facilities. The Astra Bar & Lodge, on any given night, is the place for a craft cocktail or beer, to be enjoyed in its uniquely decorated lodge.
The ‘El Negroni’, which is a smokey twist on the iconic cocktail, warms the soul amid the chilly surroundings.
Where to Ski/Snowboard
Falls Creek is renowned for some of the best snow runs in the country, accommodating for a range of skill levels, from beginner to advanced (aka Shaun White). Before hitting the slopes, assess what lifts may or may not be open, and ideally, what you would like to take out of your skiing or snowboarding experience.
Falls Creek has a total of 14 lifts and 92+ runs that span different levels of difficulty. Just this year, the popular ‘Eagle’ chairlift has seen a $9 million upgrade providing more skiers efficient and safer travel to the top of the alpine resort.
Our favourite run of the day would have to be the ‘Wishing Well’, a blue run which spans 3km. This run comes highly recommend for all intermediate skiers and boarders.
Over two days, we enjoyed exploring Falls Creek whilst putting some of our newest garments to the test; unsurprisingly, they exceeded all expectations. Braving the negative -1 conditions was made easy with our knitwear, tailored coats and jackets and military-inspired boots, such as the Lycett and Beams accommodated our every needs (whilst looking stylish).
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