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Jye Kearney Wins the 12th Annual Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam – CRJ12

Jye Kearney Wins the 12th Annual Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam – CRJ12

July 23, 2017
Come one, come all. Even snowboarding’s most controversial man – Troy Sturrock, came out to dual with the infamous set. And boy, did he slay it. Image:: Matt Hull Transfer x Burton | Cattleman’s 2017 Under immaculate clear skies, bright lights and in front of hundreds of fans, Jye Kearney…
Rip Curl’s GromSearch Snow – Stop One Wrap – Perisher

Rip Curl’s GromSearch Snow – Stop One Wrap – Perisher

July 20, 2017
Big Dog pro’s might of been in town, but it was the kids turn to speak and boy, the riding wasn’t the only thing doing the talking. Image:: Provided Mountainwatch | Rip Curl This past weekend over 120 grommets under the age of 17 came out on Sunday morning to…
Tested – Oakley Prizm Inferno Line Miner Goggle – The Gear Locker

Tested – Oakley Prizm Inferno Line Miner Goggle – The Gear Locker

July 17, 2017
The culprit in question – a side mounted defogging module known as Oakley’s Inferno tech. This is serious stuff. Image:: Provided Mountainwatch | Louis Macindoe It’s no secret that Oakley is hell-bent on innovation, just look at their headquarters. Here’s a company whose been responsible for introducing all kinds of…
Chillfactor Magazine’s Guide To The Best Women’s Skis For Australia

Chillfactor Magazine’s Guide To The Best Women’s Skis For Australia

July 13, 2017
Katya Crema finding a pocket of sweet Aussie snow at Perisher. Photo:: Dom Keiler Mountainwatch | Reggae Ellis and Matt Wiseman As promised here are the women’s ski’s best suited to transport you over the ever-changing Australian snow that is now finally blanketing resorts. Sego Gnarwhal (from Blackbird Bespoke Skis)…
Backcountry Condition Report – July – Australia

Backcountry Condition Report – July – Australia

July 12, 2017
Beyond the resort boundary, it’s been a slow start in the Australian backcountry but things are starting to pick up. Image:: David Inabinet Australian Seasonal Update – Backcountry | David Inabinet Despite a slow start to the backcountry season this year, things have finally gotten started outside the resorts with…
Oakley Prizm Palooza Parties – Jindabyne And Mt Buller Wrap-Up – Brand Watch

Oakley Prizm Palooza Parties – Jindabyne And Mt Buller Wrap-Up – Brand Watch

July 12, 2017
Definitions of the word ‘Palooza’ vary with most sources describing it as ‘an exaggerated event’. The Macmillan Dictionary might be more on the money with its definition – ‘A huge party’. Image:: Oakley Mountainwatch | Matt Wiseman The Oakley Prizm Palooza Parties aren’t just bringing some top-notch alliteration, they’re also…
Jackson Hole – Is This The Best Ski Resort in North America?

Jackson Hole – Is This The Best Ski Resort in North America?

July 10, 2017
The best ski resort in North America, that’s a big claim. But Jackson Hole’s status is undeniable. It is a legend in every sense of the word. Image:: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss Located in Wyoming near the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Jackson Hole is…
Torah Bright Mini Shred – Thredbo – Wrap Up

Torah Bright Mini Shred – Thredbo – Wrap Up

July 10, 2017
The queen of the kids, Torah took a completely hands on approach to her event. Image:: Provided The Torah Bright Mini Shred, held in Thredbo Sunday, saw the biggest ever line-up of snow grommets yet, with 250 kids turning out for a big day out with Torah. The weather turned…
Torah Bright Mini Shred at Thredbo – This Sunday

Torah Bright Mini Shred at Thredbo – This Sunday

July 7, 2017
Make no mistake, this Sunday, the kids will be ruling the roost over the adults. Torah included. Image:: Thredbo Resort Mountainwatch | Thredbo The kids have been let loose this Sunday in Thredbo at the Torah Bright Mini Shred. Groms and micro-groms, alongside a whole bevvy of professional skiers and…
Snow Season Outlook 2017 – July Update – New Zealand – And We’re Off…

Snow Season Outlook 2017 – July Update – New Zealand – And We’re Off…

July 6, 2017
Cardrona could do with a little kickstart right now, but don’t sweat it, the snow is coming. Image:: Provided New Zealand Seasonal Snow Outlook | The Grasshopper ”Patience young Grasshopper” my master used to whisper when I was nothing but a mere larva with a twinkle in my oversized bug…
Burton Snowboards Announces the 12th Annual Cattleman’s Rail Jam

Burton Snowboards Announces the 12th Annual Cattleman’s Rail Jam

July 4, 2017
Grip the reins and get ready to kick in the spurs, ’cause Australia’s most prestigious rail rodeo is about to be let out of the gate. Image:: Burton Transfer | Press Release Burton Snowboards is pleased to announce the return of Australia’s premier rail event, the Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam,…
Snow Season Outlook 2017 – July Update – Australia – Wakey Wakey Sleepy Head

Snow Season Outlook 2017 – July Update – Australia – Wakey Wakey Sleepy Head

July 3, 2017
“Covfefe” that’s Trump’s term for … er who knows what … What’s a little more certain is the snow fall this week, but will it be enough to get this Aussie winter back on track? Image:: Falls Creek Australian Seasonal Snow Outlook | The Grasshopper Despite the constant low amounts…
SNOW ALERT AUS – 15 to 60cm – The One We’ve Been Waiting For!

SNOW ALERT AUS – 15 to 60cm – The One We’ve Been Waiting For!

July 3, 2017
Coming soon, a little bit of this. Image:: Thredbo Mountainwatch | Snow Alert SNOW ALERT Snow Likelihood rating: Strong Confidence Australian Skiers and Boarders have remained resilient in the face of a seasonal start which can only be described as lacklustre and weak. With the driest June on record run and…
Buller X – Big Mountain Riding in Our Own Backyard – How To Vote

Buller X – Big Mountain Riding in Our Own Backyard – How To Vote

June 29, 2017
The Buller X battlegrounds. Big Mountain freeriding and skiing terrain sitting just over the backside of unsuspecting groomers. Image:: Harro Mountainwatch | Louis Macindoe Crank up those DIN settings and buckle down those ratchets as voting is ready to kick off for Buller X, Australia’s only big mountain event. Put…
Chillfactor Magazine’s Guide To The Best Men’s Skis For Australia

Chillfactor Magazine’s Guide To The Best Men’s Skis For Australia

June 29, 2017
Adam Kroenert jams one under the snow gums… It’s not skiing in Oz without gum trees after all! Image:: Thredbo Mountainwatch | Reggae Ellis and Matt Wiseman The snow is starting to fall and as more terrain opens up at your favourite resort, now is the time to think about…
We’re Trading You Faction Ski’s For Your Photos – Your Chance To Win

We’re Trading You Faction Ski’s For Your Photos – Your Chance To Win

June 29, 2017
A picture might be worth a thousand words but these Factions will make you ski better. Source:: Proivded Mountainwatch | Lulu Wilkinson Your pic for a pair of Faction skis – how’s that for a trade? Thanks to our pals at Faction Skis , we have a fresh pair of…
Oakley Announces Prizm Palooza Tour – Brand Watch

Oakley Announces Prizm Palooza Tour – Brand Watch

June 27, 2017
Buckle up both NSW and VIC resorts because the Prizm Palooza is coming in hot. Image:: M Walsh Mountainwatch | Louis Macindoe From the people who brought you their game-changing Prizm lens technology comes the Prizm Palooza. That’s right – Oakley is all in when it comes to celebrating something…
Why To Ride Telluride – Travel

Why To Ride Telluride – Travel

June 22, 2017
Your first turns in Telluride could look something like this. Photo:: Telluride Ski Resort Mountainwatch X Ski Max Holidays | Matt Wiseman Well we shouldn’t have to tell you to ride Telluride, but we’re sure going to and here’s why… Remember those Victorian era houses that populate the inside of…
The Best Beds In Niseko – World Class Accommodation and World Class Snow

The Best Beds In Niseko – World Class Accommodation and World Class Snow

June 20, 2017
Skiing Niseko’s world class pow all day is taxing on the body, at some point you’ll need to exit the white room and get some rest, here’s a guide to the best beds in the region. Image:: Niseko Photography Mountainwatch | By Reggae Elliss When I first went to Niseko…
Transfer – Issue 25 – First Look

Transfer – Issue 25 – First Look

June 15, 2017
Jye Kearney takes the leap of faith from one rail to another, by Aaron Jamieson Transfer Snowboard Magazine | Issue #25 The ‘then’, the ‘now’, the ‘future’ – this is snowboarding culture on paper. The Mark of The Underdog From the mean streets of Hokkaido, we’re we sit in on…
What Went Down At The First Snowboard Event Of The Season

What Went Down At The First Snowboard Event Of The Season

June 14, 2017
Let the games begin. Image:: Andrew Fawcett Transfer | Louis Macindoe Although resorts have only just opened their operations, the union of Australia’s top snowboarders have already learned the benchmark of this seasons riding level. And according to the Hotel Steyne rail jam, boy did things get hot and heavy…
Custom Snowboard Manufacturer Savage Panda – The Q&A

Custom Snowboard Manufacturer Savage Panda – The Q&A

June 12, 2017
Savage Panda’s the new kid on the block and they’re letting sparks fly. Image:: Supplied Mountainwatch | Matt Wiseman There’s nothing unusual about a custom surfboard, they’ve been common for decades and are as old as surfing itself. Snowboards however, have by and large succumbed to mass factory production. It’s…
Chillfactor – 2017 Issue Preview

Chillfactor – 2017 Issue Preview

June 9, 2017
Mitch Reeves, Pebble Creek, Idaho. Photo by Tony Harrington Chillfactor | 2017 Preview CLICK HERE TO BUY THE LATEST ISSUE ONLINE Chillfactor 2017, On Sale NOW! The latest issue of Chillfactor hits the news-stands this week and as usual Australia’s best ski magazine meets expectations. Chillfactor is made by skiers,…
Thredbo 60 Years of Stoke – The Next Generation

Thredbo 60 Years of Stoke – The Next Generation

June 8, 2017
Feature provided by Thredbo For the 3rd installment of the 60 Years of Stoke video series, we take a look at Thredbo in the 90s/2000s and today through the eyes of Thredbo Ambassador and Olympic Gold medallist Torah Bright. Torah takes us on her journey from her first days on…
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AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – Unfavourable Elements

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – Unfavourable Elements

August 17, 2011
Sunrise snowmaking Image::Courtesy of Perisher Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath The way that the weather patterns of August have been shaping up it’s becoming increasingly difficult to remain optimistic about the month that usually delivers the best snow quality of the season. The front that is passing over…
Antarctic Super Highway – NZ’S POWDER Storm

Antarctic Super Highway – NZ’S POWDER Storm

August 15, 2011
It’s dumping in Levin, which is only 24m above sea-level & an hour’s drive North of Wellington! Image: Sandra Gray Antarctic super highway | The Grasshopper We have a fantastic snow event on our hands this morning for the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island. On Saturday morning our…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Snowed In!

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Snowed In!

August 15, 2011
Snow on the fields surrounding Mt Hutt Monday 15 August. Image:: Mt Hutt Snow Journal | Matt White Hey everyone, well as I am writing this.. NZ has been hit hard by another freak snow storm, roads are closed, cities/towns are snowed in and travel is being vastly effected.. but…
AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – A Cooling Re-fresh

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – A Cooling Re-fresh

August 10, 2011
Sunset over Falls Image::Courtesy of Falls Creek Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath With the current state of seemingly global turmoil those of us engulfed in the snow bubble lifestyle were stoked to be graced with 10-20cms of fresh snow come Monday morning. Markets are crashing, youths are rioting,…
HOTHAM photo POWDER Journal – 15 Fresh Centimetres to Slash and Burn

HOTHAM photo POWDER Journal – 15 Fresh Centimetres to Slash and Burn

August 9, 2011
Drew jamming a turn down a nice steep sneaky squirrel Snow Journal | Mark Tsukasov The temps have been rollercoasting lately, so the moment we saw fresh snow we hit it hard before the sun had a chance to effect it or the fog had a chance to set back…
WEATHER ANALYSIS – Wild Winds at Thredbo

WEATHER ANALYSIS – Wild Winds at Thredbo

August 8, 2011
Thredbo’s known for it’s windy conditions, but with wind comes epic powder stashes! Image:: Thredbo Weather Analysis | The Grasshopper The big squeeze Anyone trying to ski at Thredbo on Friday, August 5, would have received a rude shock to find that several lifts were put on wind hold for…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Comp Time!

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Comp Time!

August 8, 2011
Snow Park’s Monster bonk 4 August. Image:: Snow Park Snow Journal | Matt White Kia Ora everyone, it feels like we are flying through the weeks at the moment, hopefully everyone is getting a good amount of skiing/boarding in.. we’re halfway through the season now believe it or not! Competition…
FORECAST FICKLENESS – Why the Models Have Varied so Much in 48 Hours

FORECAST FICKLENESS – Why the Models Have Varied so Much in 48 Hours

August 3, 2011
  Balmy days and sunshine are nice for a time but cold and snow is what we all crave – Thredbo, 29 July. Image:: Thredbo Forecasts | The Grasshopper It’s been extremely warm in the mountains this week as a warm northerly flow chews away at the snow pack. When…
AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – Winter’s Intermission

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – Winter’s Intermission

August 3, 2011
What do you ride when its sunny and warm? Park of course.. Image::Courtesy of Falls Creek Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath Very warm temperatures transpired across the mountains over the last week bringing with them a spring like pattern of sun, snow and light rain that combined to…
TREBLE CONE Photo Snow Report – Waking up to Powder Bluebird!

TREBLE CONE Photo Snow Report – Waking up to Powder Bluebird!

August 2, 2011
Chris Booth in rehearsal for the World Heli Challenge Words & Images | Ben Hansen Today’s adventure took us to Treble Cone just out side of Wanaka NZ. Charlie Timmins, Boen Ferguson, Chris Booth and I watched the weather roll in yesterday making us a little hesitant of what we…
New Zealand Photo POWDER Report – Wild Weather

New Zealand Photo POWDER Report – Wild Weather

July 27, 2011
Approaching the storm Snow Journal | Vaughan Brookfied New Zealand’s incredible snow-run continues and while we can’t but hope that Christchurch has a reprieve from Mother Nature’s extremes soon it’s wonderful to see the resorts able to flick on every switch and open every door and welcome every rider with…
SOUTH ISLAND Photo POWDER Report – Record Cold Snap

SOUTH ISLAND Photo POWDER Report – Record Cold Snap

July 25, 2011
Secret location… New Zealand… where the snow is good Snow Journal | Vaughan Brookfield Airports closed, roads buried and a covering of white all the way down to the coastline – New Zealand’s latest snow storm has blanketed the whole country and while snow totals at the resorts are not…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Extreme Snow

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Extreme Snow

July 25, 2011
Sunrise over Cardrona 26 July. Image:: Cardrona Snow Journal | Matt White Kia Ora from across the ditch, where it’s full blown winter with extremely cold temperatures over the past week and some snow falling to sea level around Queenstown, Christchurch and even in the capital of Wellington! Snow lovers…
AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – The Waiting Game

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – The Waiting Game

July 20, 2011
Drew Jolowicz tearing up the windblown last week Image::Mark Tsukasov Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath More fresh snow has fallen over the last few days although this was not without some of the dreaded rain that we all love to hate in the Australian mountains. For Aussie farmers…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – The Miracle Snow Storm

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – The Miracle Snow Storm

July 18, 2011
Turoa post storm Battler Image:: Mt Ruapehu Snow Journal | Matt White Hi all, I trust that everyone has been getting plenty of freshies both in NZ and Aussie over the last week!! I have never seen a weather cycle like the one we have just had over here, EVERY…
FALLS CREEK Photo Snow Report – Fisheye Freshies

FALLS CREEK Photo Snow Report – Fisheye Freshies

July 15, 2011
” width=”648″ height=”432″ /> Snow Journal | Chris Hocking After 80cm+ of fresh last week the resort has been transformed from solid snowmaking piste only skiing & riding to a peak season ‘access all areas’ winter playground. Since the big dump of last week there’s been daily top ups of…
SNOW for NEW ZEALAND – Multi Metre Revitalisation

SNOW for NEW ZEALAND – Multi Metre Revitalisation

July 14, 2011
Top of Crown Range on 13 July. Image:: Nick Hyne Storm Analysis By all accounts it’s a freak; a week long, nation-wide, epic-sized snow storm spun up from Antarctica by an uncommon-for-this-time-of-year westerly to arrive, heavy-laden, over New Zealand to unburden itself of up to 5m of snow in under…
AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – A Perfect Follow Up

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – A Perfect Follow Up

July 13, 2011
Simon Blondel enjoying Perisher’s brilliant conditions on the weekend. Image:: Dominic Kieler Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath This time last week I was writing this very journal and singing praises for the storm that was hitting the mountains as I typed. Once the clouds had parted and the…
THREDBO Photo POWDER Report – Best Weekend Ever?

THREDBO Photo POWDER Report – Best Weekend Ever?

July 11, 2011
That’s Scott Kneller in there… Snow Journal | Harro It’s being touted as one of the best Aussie snow events in memory – The plethora of fresh, dry powder, some bluebird skies and perfect windblown stashes of the last days of July’s second week have everyone in raptures. The product…
PERISHER POWDER in the VIDEO Snow Forecast

PERISHER POWDER in the VIDEO Snow Forecast

July 8, 2011
Video Snow Footage When the NSW video forecast arrived yesterday we were pretty stoked on the snow footage, so we thought we needed to make sure everyone saw it… PS – in case you didn’t know yet, we make two of these each week for NSW and Victoria, and one…
HOTHAM Photo POWDER Report… Are these Pics from Australia or Europe?

HOTHAM Photo POWDER Report… Are these Pics from Australia or Europe?

July 7, 2011
Sam Leitch cranking a turn near Gotcha. The blue skies were back this morning after a night of heavy blizzard conditions. It was perfect. Photo Snow Journal | Mark Tsukasov With powder Chamonix would be proud of Hotham is doing its best impression of a French Alp resort this week…
THREDBO Photo POWDER Report – 1m Snow Storm

THREDBO Photo POWDER Report – 1m Snow Storm

July 7, 2011
Pretty in pink – Luke Kneller Snow Journal | Ben Hansen The only thing better than a powder day is a bluebird powder day. Anyone lucky enough to score the double whammy in the Australian alps on Thursday will be smiling for a long time to come… Simon Blondel –…
NEW ZEALAND Snow Struggles, But Hope is on the Horizon

NEW ZEALAND Snow Struggles, But Hope is on the Horizon

July 6, 2011
Mt Hutt in the first week of July, looking like winter at last. Image:: Mt Hutt New Zealand Season | Kerris McLiver While Australian resorts recently celebrated one of the best starts to the snow season in over a decade, our kiwi neighbours watched green with envy. New Zealand’s resorts…
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Jackson’s Epic Backcountry – A Huge Natural Terrain Park

Jackson’s Epic Backcountry – A Huge Natural Terrain Park

March 23, 2010
The boys taking in the view from the top of the new tram. All Photos Tony Harrington/wheresharro.com In mid-March Boen Ferguson, Charlie Timmins and Christian Sirianni, three of Australia’s best freeskiers, took their act into Jackson Hole’s infamous backcountry for a feature we’ll be running in this year’s Chillfactor magazine.…
Video – Rusutsu, Japan Check Out

Video – Rusutsu, Japan Check Out

March 17, 2010
Deep in Hokkaido lives a little fairytale resort named Rusutsu. Like a Disneyland in the snow this typically bizzarre but wonderful Japanese destination has some of the best powder tree skiing and boarding that’s accessible from a chair lift on the Hokkaido island. Keith Webster takes you for a little…
Big White Camera Bringing Powder to Your Desktop

Big White Camera Bringing Powder to Your Desktop

March 8, 2010
Big White is the largest totally ski-in ski-out village in Canada. Image – Big White/QuickPics Big White is the powder Mecca of British Columbia and now Mountainwatch.com is pleased to announce the addition of Big White to our live streaming camera network, so you can taste the powder from your…
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