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What’s The Best Way To Get To The Snow? An Ode To The Australian Snow Commute

What’s The Best Way To Get To The Snow? An Ode To The Australian Snow Commute

July 30, 2018
What lengths do you go to in getting to the slopes? Some serious and some not-so serious suggestions within…
Rip Curl GromSearch Heads To Mount Buller

Rip Curl GromSearch Heads To Mount Buller

July 28, 2018
The Rip Curl GromSearch heads to Mount Buller this Sunday, July 29
Snowboarding in South Africa – You Better Believe It

Snowboarding in South Africa – You Better Believe It

July 27, 2018
Yes you read that correctly... Snow on the last continent you'd expect and a lot of it!
Valentino Gueseli on his way to winning the snowboard youth division. Photo: Perisher

Perisher Parks Showdown – Progression In The Front Valley Park

July 25, 2018
The Perisher Parks Showdown, the first major slopestlye event of the Australian season, was held at Perisher’s Front Valley park on Sunday, July 22,
Splitboarding to the top of Mt Stirling

Let’s Split Trip Up Mount Stirling – Splitboard Groups First Of Many For The Season

July 25, 2018
The crew of 13 Let’s Split participants met at Mt Stirling Car park at 7.30am on July 14th for a day on the skin track!
The Burton Cattlemans Rail Jam, no win its 13th year and one of the biggest event on the snowboard event calendar. Photo: Matt Hull/Burton

13th Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam – Astonishes At Mt Buller

July 24, 2018
A big crowd was on hand at Mount Buller last Saturday night to watch Jye Kearney win his sixth Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam.
The historic Kosciuszko Chalet at dawn.

Charlotte Pass Announces $10 Million Dollar, 10 Year Investment

July 24, 2018
The operators of Charlotte Pass today announced a significant capital expenditure for the resort over the next 10 years.
Mt Kosi at sunset. Photo: Aedan O'Donnell

Hike for POW – Launch Of Protect Our Winters Australia

July 20, 2018
As part of the official launch of POW Australia (Protect Our Winters) next week, Thredbo are hosting a hike to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko with big mountain freeskier Chris Davenport
The steeper slopes on the edge of the high country,

Victorian Backcountry Festival – Everything You Need To Know

July 19, 2018
There's no denying the world of winter sports has seen a paradigmatic shift when it comes to getting skiers and boarders out into the backcountry...
The Australian backcountry is unique and split boarding gets you there. Photo: Jakob Kennedy

Let’s Split – An Australian Splitboarding Community

July 18, 2018
Let’s Split is a grass roots initiative that was put in place to encourage people to start splitboarding in our vast and unique Australian Backcountry.  
This could be you on our 2019 guided tour to Jackson Hole

Mountainwatch Guided Tour To Jackson Hole

July 18, 2018
Fresh on the announcement of our Mountainwatch tours to Japan, we now have a Mountainwatch Tour to what many regard as the best ski resort in North America – Jackson Hole.
Torah's min-shred attracted a heap pf grommets. Photo: Thredbo

Torah Bright Mini-Shred

July 17, 2018
Torah Bright Mini-Shred The Torah Bright mini-shred was a huge success in Thredbo on Sunday, with over 300 kids having an awesome day
Gear Guide – The Ski Mojo

Gear Guide – The Ski Mojo

July 17, 2018
Gear Guide: The Ski Mojo Video Review The Ski Mojo is brace that uses spring recoil technology to take of 30% of the strain off the kegs and knees while skiing or snowboarding.
The groms came out in all shapes and data-lazy-sizes! Photo: Perisher

Rip Curl GromSearch Perisher

July 16, 2018
Rip Curl GromSearch at Perisher Over 130 kids aged 17-and-under came out to Yabby Flats Terrain Park in Perisher Valley this past weekend,
Unlike most Australian resorts, Hotham Village is on top of the mountain. Photo: Hocking/Lave/Hotham Alpine Resort

Mountainwatch Guide To Mount Hotham

July 13, 2018
Mountainwatch Guide to Mount Hotham Situated in the heart of the Victorian Alps, Hotham Alpine Resort is a ‘must visit’ for anyone
Gear Guide: Jones Snowboards Mountain Twin Video Review

Gear Guide: Jones Snowboards Mountain Twin Video Review

July 13, 2018
Jones snowboards – Mountain Twin When he’s not fitting boots and giving expert advice to customers at Joeys Myoko, Joe Stanco is on the mountain every day doing a bit of “R&D” on the latest snowboards. Whether you are into pow, park or shredding the groomed, Joey can recommend the…
Perisher's Yabby Flat park, the perfect venue

Rip Curl Grom Search Snow Series

July 12, 2018
The Rip Curl Grom Search Now in its third year, Rip Curl’s Grom Search Snow Series is about having fun, showing off your skills in the park
The enticing bowls of Soho Basin will be added to Cardona's skiable terrain. Photo: Danny Warley

Cardrona Set to Double In Size

July 12, 2018
Some big news out of New Zealand today with the announcement that Cardrona is going to double in size...
Backcountry Dream Ski Set-Up – Chillfactor’s Picks For Heading Out The Back

Backcountry Dream Ski Set-Up – Chillfactor’s Picks For Heading Out The Back

July 12, 2018
Backcountry skiing has seen an exponential increase in the last decade, evident not only in the number of skiers you’ll see on a trailhead or whose skin tracks you’ll cross but also reflected in the marketing and...
The Big 3: Best Winter Backcountry Trips In Australia

The Big 3: Best Winter Backcountry Trips In Australia

July 11, 2018
If I had a spare month, a good snow-base, and a bit of good weather, here’s my must do backcountry hit list...
Bella Hackworth hooking into some prime Hotham pow on Sat, July 7. Photo: Chris Hocking

Australian Storm Journal – July 9th – A Well-timed 35cm Top-up

July 9, 2018
The past week has been a classic example of the ups and downs of an Australian snow season, how fragile our snowpack can be and how quickly it can be repaired. 
Britteny Cox of Australia competes in the Moguls Qualifying round during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at Phoenix Snow Park in PyeongChang, South Korea, Friday, February 9, 2018. Image:: AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts

Moguls Mastery – The Basics

July 9, 2018
During the early part of the season when we're all hanging for mid winter conditions including some big soft moguls it's a good time to work on a few skills that will help tune us up for when the bumps take shape.
How To Find Pow In Australia – Some Local’s Reveal Their Secrets

How To Find Pow In Australia – Some Local’s Reveal Their Secrets

July 6, 2018
It gets epic in Australia. Don’t believe anyone who tells you otherwise. But skiing pow at home isn’t that easy either. There’s an art to it – it takes timing, mountain knowledge, strategy...
2018 New Zealand Snow Season Outlook – July Update

2018 New Zealand Snow Season Outlook – July Update

July 5, 2018
The Kiwi season is humming along nicely. Most ski fields are reporting snow depths of about half a metre at base levels and a metre on upper slopes...
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World Snow Wrap – Someone Forgot to Tell BC Winter’s Over

World Snow Wrap – Someone Forgot to Tell BC Winter’s Over

March 15, 2012
Some of Whistler’s best snow so far. Image:: Coast Photo/Whistler Weekly Snow Wrap If the British Columbia PR people haven’t been using the term ‘March madness’ they should be. BC is smack bang in the middle of one marathon of a snowfall. While most other places are thinking about spring…
World Snow Wrap – 1m Weekend for Steamboat, Colorado Pow is Here

World Snow Wrap – 1m Weekend for Steamboat, Colorado Pow is Here

February 22, 2012
Steamboat 20 Feb – yes please. Image:: Steamboat Weekly Snow Wrap It’s been all about Colorado this week, which might not be strictly fair as it’s snowed much more in Washington and Wyoming, but it’s good to see a solid run of powder days for some of our favourite resorts.…
Japan Snow Wrap – No Sign of Abating

Japan Snow Wrap – No Sign of Abating

February 21, 2012
Snow covered chair at Rusutsu. Image:: Ski Japan www.skijapan.com Japan Snow Wrap The land of the Long White Cloud more than deserves its on snow wrap… with a plethora of resorts large and small all over Japan this wrap could grow very long very quickly so here are a selection…
VIDEO NISEKO – it Just Doesn’t Stop Snowing

VIDEO NISEKO – it Just Doesn’t Stop Snowing

February 15, 2012
Yasuyuki Shimanuki`s Pole. Image:: Aaron Jamison Japan Snow Journal | Joey Corcoran Niseko. This town is set to boom one of these days. I mean it just doesn’t stop snowing. If you have been over here at all in the last two months you would understand what I’m talking about.…
World Snow Wrap – Austria Leads the European Charge

World Snow Wrap – Austria Leads the European Charge

February 13, 2012
A little bit of fun in Steamboat 12 February. Image:: Steamboat Weekly Snow Wrap Europe’s really showing itself to be the come-from-behind success story of the season. From green hills in early December to almost daily snow top ups every region is revelling in the huge turnaround. Meanwhile, despite the…
JAPAN SNOW WRAP – The Word We Want is Amazing

JAPAN SNOW WRAP – The Word We Want is Amazing

February 7, 2012
Simply astounding riding at hakuba on the weekend. Image:: thanks to Phoenix Hakuba, visit www.phoenixhotel.jp to put yourself in this picture! Japan Snow Wrap The land of the Long White Cloud more than deserves its on snow wrap… with a plethora of resorts large and small all over Japan this…
World Snow Wrap – Europe’s Winter Continues Fabulous

World Snow Wrap – Europe’s Winter Continues Fabulous

February 6, 2012
Stunning – Fernie on 3 Feb. Image:: Phil Harrison/Fernie Weekly Snow Wrap The news of late has been filled with stories of incredible cold weather in Europe and debilitating snowfalls in Britain and yes, the European resorts have been reaping the benefits. While the dramatic cold is hitting Eastern Europe…
VIDEO JA-POW 16 Epic Metres and Counting

VIDEO JA-POW 16 Epic Metres and Counting

January 31, 2012
Super creative. Image:: Aaron Jamieson Ja-POW Snow Journal | Joey Corcoran Aaaaaaaahhhhh Japan. She’s just SoO good to be true, I cant take my camera off you. I`m not into overly huge media hypes but Japan over the last two months deserves it. I stopped counting a few meters ago…
World Snow Wrap – It’s Getting Serious, Finally

World Snow Wrap – It’s Getting Serious, Finally

January 30, 2012
Chamonix on 29 January – amazing. Image:: Chamonix_ Weekly Snow Wrap It began slowly but season 2012 is starting to make its presence felt. From bare green hills in December to record setting snow piles in January Europe’s winter has turned itself around and become a talking point for all…
World Snow Wrap – Universal Snow & A Game Change in California at Last

World Snow Wrap – Universal Snow & A Game Change in California at Last

January 18, 2012
Aspen Highlands tree skiing 16 January. Image:: Jeremy Swanson Weekly Snow Wrap World Top 5 Snowfalls last 4 days: 1. Mt Hood Meadows, USA – 274cm 2. Stevens Pass, USA – 199cm 3. Summit at Snoqualmie-Alpental, USA – 188cm 4. Mt Barker, USA – 136cm and 5. Bluewood, USA –…
USA Weekly Snow Wrap – Into the New Year with New Snow

USA Weekly Snow Wrap – Into the New Year with New Snow

January 12, 2012
Powder at last for Aspen – 10 January. Image:: Jeremy Swanson Weekly Snow Wrap Top 5 Snowfalls last 3 days: 1. Alyseka, Alaska – 81cm 2. Indianhead, Michigan – 45cm 3. Blackjack, Michigan – 43cm 4. Christie Mountain Wisconsin – 38cm and 5. Red Lodge Mountain, Montana – 33cm On…
North America Snow Wrap – Head North for Snow

North America Snow Wrap – Head North for Snow

December 30, 2011
Finding a little pow in Steamboat 23 Dec. Image:: Steamboat! Weekly Snow Wrap Weekend snowfalls, top 5 in North America: 1 – Whistler, British Columbia with 63cm, 2 – Grouse Mountain, British Columbia and Eaglecrest, Alaska with 53cm, 3 – Whitewater, British Clumbia and Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec with 50cm 4 –…
North America Snow Wrap CHRISTMAS WEEK

North America Snow Wrap CHRISTMAS WEEK

December 19, 2011
Nice turns at Jackson Hole 17 December. Image:: Jackson Hole Weekly Snow Wrap Weekend snowfalls, top 5 in North America: 1 – Alyeska, Alaska (again) with 111cm, 2 – Woodbury, Connecticut, Bear Mountain, California, Snow Summit, California and Mt Norquay, Alberta all with 40cm, 3 – Mt Baldy, California, Sunrise…
STORMWATCH – Niseko, The World’s Powder Mecca

STORMWATCH – Niseko, The World’s Powder Mecca

December 19, 2011
Rod Hanrick Training Manager & Group Lesson Manager, Niseko Base Snowsports loving the pow. Image:: Darren Teasdale Stormwatch | Snow alert Snow just isn’t letting up in Niseko, another stint of heavy snowfall has turned the Japanese resort into the world’s powder mecca. The guys at Ski Japan have sent…
Europe Snow Wrap – This Could Be it!

Europe Snow Wrap – This Could Be it!

December 15, 2011
Arabba, Italy 14 December, blue skies between snowfalls! Image:: Arabba Weekly Snow Wrap Snow depth, top five in Europe: 1 – Saas Fee, Switzerland with 245cm, 2 – Ghiacciaio Presena, Italy with 200cm, 3 – Cervinia, Italy and Roldal Norway with 180cm , 4 – Funivie Speikboden and Macugnaga Italy…
North America Snow Wrap – Waiting Waiting…

North America Snow Wrap – Waiting Waiting…

December 13, 2011
Aspen Highlands on opening day 2011. Image:: Aspen Snowmass Weekly Snow Wrap Weekend snowfalls, top 5 in North America: 1 – Alyeska, Alaska with 101cm, 2 – Indianhead, Michigan with 30cm, 3 – Sunrise Park, Arizona with 30cm, 4 – Stoneham Mountain, Quebec with 27cm and 5 – Big Boulder,…
Europe Snow Wrap – The Drought Breaks, but Don’t Grab the Pow Skis Yet

Europe Snow Wrap – The Drought Breaks, but Don’t Grab the Pow Skis Yet

December 7, 2011
Chamonix Tuesday 6 December. Image:: Chamonix Weekly Snow Wrap Snow depth, top five in Europe: 1 – Saas Fee, Switzerland with 211cm, 2 – Ghiacciaio Presena, Italy with 200cm, 3 – Pitztaler Gletscher, Austria with 164cm, 4 – Cervinia, Italy with 160cm and 5 – Stryn, Norway with 140cm Recent…
North America Snow Wrap – Winter Arrives with Arctic Temps

North America Snow Wrap – Winter Arrives with Arctic Temps

December 5, 2011
Whistler on 3 December. Image:: Whistler Weekly Snow Wrap Weekend snowfalls, top 5 in North America: 1 – Wolf Creek, Colorado with 88cm, 2 – Alyeska, Alaska with 73cm, 3 – Angel Fire, New Mexico with 71cm, 4 – Brian Head, Utah with 69cm and 5 – Echo, Colorado with…
USA Weekly Snow Wrap Up – Season’s Beginnings

USA Weekly Snow Wrap Up – Season’s Beginnings

November 30, 2011
Jackson Hole 24 November, three days before opening. Image:: Jackson Hole Weekly Snow Wrap Stormwatch: The snowfall heros It’s been a sunny week all round, but first prize goes to Jackson Hole – already at 2m for the season. The Cottonwood Canyon resorts in Utah are at around 190cm for…
A Response to the Caring for our Australian Alps Catchements Report

A Response to the Caring for our Australian Alps Catchements Report

October 12, 2011
What does the future hold for Australia’s alpine climate? Image:: Perisher The Grasshopper The Australian Alps will experience dramatic reductions in snow cover over the next forty years if nothing is done to reduce carbon emissions. That’s one of the messages from a report released a few days ago by…
AUSSIE SEASON WRAP UP – Remembering Season 2011

AUSSIE SEASON WRAP UP – Remembering Season 2011

October 5, 2011
Falls Creek 6 July: When the bobcats get called in, you know it’s serious – Falls Creek 6 July. Image:: Falls Creek Season Wrap | Reggae Elliss How to define this past season, one that promised so much but in the end delivered … disappointment. Sure Thredbo, Perisher and Falls…
SNOW SEASON OUTLOOK WESTERN US & CANADA – The La Nina Flavour

SNOW SEASON OUTLOOK WESTERN US & CANADA – The La Nina Flavour

October 4, 2011
In a record breaking season, California’s Mammoth Mountain practically drowned in powder, 26 February 2011. Image:: Mammoth Snow Season Outlooks | The Grasshopper Here we go with another seasonal outlook and today we’re going to look at the western United States and Canada. Last season we separated these outlooks, but…
SNOW SEASON OUTLOOK JAPAN – The Usual Powdermonium Expected

SNOW SEASON OUTLOOK JAPAN – The Usual Powdermonium Expected

September 28, 2011
Steve Lee and daughter Layla skiing Hakuba’s famous powder in March 2011. Image:: Chris Hocking Season Outlooks | The Grasshopper Here we go then. Australian and New Zealand ski resorts are firmly locked in a spring cycle, and our thoughts are starting to drift northwards. Whether you prefer the cultural…
IGLOO BUILDING – How to Construct a Snow Shelter

IGLOO BUILDING – How to Construct a Snow Shelter

September 27, 2011
Snow architecture | Alf Alderson Temperatures inside an igloo can be as much as 50C warmer than the outside air temperature – with that in mind Alf Alderson tells you how to build one for next time you’re stuck in a blizzard. Checking Snow for Depth 1. First choose a…
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An Insider’s Guide To A Budget Ski Trip

An Insider’s Guide To A Budget Ski Trip

June 25, 2012
These tips could save you hundreds on your next ski holiday! Resident Ski Bum | Alex Cameron The inspiration for writing this article has come from a couple of conversations that I have had recently. The word is spreading about Australia’s great early season conditions and in the bars and…
SNOW DEALS – Australian Resorts Packages, Bargains and Specials 2012

SNOW DEALS – Australian Resorts Packages, Bargains and Specials 2012

April 17, 2012
Plenty of ways to get your friends or family together for a snow trip. Image:: Perisher 2012 deals | Tessa Cook Here’s a rundown of the best deals and packages the Australian resorts are offering in 2012. Remember, this is just a sample of the packages on offer, and the…
GLOBAL RESCUE – Rescue Security for the Adventurous

GLOBAL RESCUE – Rescue Security for the Adventurous

April 12, 2012
Medical transports. You hope you never need them but it’s good to know they’re available if you do. Image:: Global Rescue Global Rescue | Tessa Cook The Transfer Snowboard Mag guys discovered this gem of a service while planning a pretty amazing but extreme snowboarding trip. It sounded almost too…
VIDEO JA-POW 16 Epic Metres and Counting

VIDEO JA-POW 16 Epic Metres and Counting

January 31, 2012
Super creative. Image:: Aaron Jamieson Ja-POW Snow Journal | Joey Corcoran Aaaaaaaahhhhh Japan. She’s just SoO good to be true, I cant take my camera off you. I`m not into overly huge media hypes but Japan over the last two months deserves it. I stopped counting a few meters ago…
Europe Snow Wrap – The Drought Breaks, but Don’t Grab the Pow Skis Yet

Europe Snow Wrap – The Drought Breaks, but Don’t Grab the Pow Skis Yet

December 7, 2011
Chamonix Tuesday 6 December. Image:: Chamonix Weekly Snow Wrap Snow depth, top five in Europe: 1 – Saas Fee, Switzerland with 211cm, 2 – Ghiacciaio Presena, Italy with 200cm, 3 – Pitztaler Gletscher, Austria with 164cm, 4 – Cervinia, Italy with 160cm and 5 – Stryn, Norway with 140cm Recent…
North America Snow Wrap – Winter Arrives with Arctic Temps

North America Snow Wrap – Winter Arrives with Arctic Temps

December 5, 2011
Whistler on 3 December. Image:: Whistler Weekly Snow Wrap Weekend snowfalls, top 5 in North America: 1 – Wolf Creek, Colorado with 88cm, 2 – Alyeska, Alaska with 73cm, 3 – Angel Fire, New Mexico with 71cm, 4 – Brian Head, Utah with 69cm and 5 – Echo, Colorado with…
USA Weekly Snow Wrap Up – Season’s Beginnings

USA Weekly Snow Wrap Up – Season’s Beginnings

November 30, 2011
Jackson Hole 24 November, three days before opening. Image:: Jackson Hole Weekly Snow Wrap Stormwatch: The snowfall heros It’s been a sunny week all round, but first prize goes to Jackson Hole – already at 2m for the season. The Cottonwood Canyon resorts in Utah are at around 190cm for…
EDITOR’S BLOG – Fat Skis for Everyone

EDITOR’S BLOG – Fat Skis for Everyone

November 29, 2011
Liberty team rider Simon Blondel in the Australian powder. Image:: Dominic Kieler Editor’s Blog Myth: Fat skis are hard, and only for expert types Fact: With modern shaping, fat skis are more than easy to manage, some ski easier than the traditional piste-ski Myth: If you’re a serious skier you…
TRAVEL INSPIRATION CANADA – Chatter Creek Cat Skiing

TRAVEL INSPIRATION CANADA – Chatter Creek Cat Skiing

October 31, 2011
58 000 acres of terrain. Image:: Mark Gallup, gallupphoto.com If you haven’t already booked your northern hemisphere snow-sliding adventure for this coming winter, time to get cracking. Having trouble choosing a destination? The Mountainwatch archives are an inspirational goldmine. These next few weeks we’ll be reaching in and plucking out…
ASPEN – An Aussie Expat’s Local Guide

ASPEN – An Aussie Expat’s Local Guide

October 24, 2011
Winter creeping up on Autumn at Snowmass, 19 October 2011. Image:: Jeremy Swanson Living Aspen | Christian Manie Do you have three friends with a little spare cash willing to take advantage of a flagging greenback dollar? You want to drop into some gnarly chutes and float soul arcs through…
VIDEO TRAVEL INDIA – Freeski Girls in KASHMIR

VIDEO TRAVEL INDIA – Freeski Girls in KASHMIR

October 21, 2011
Lena Stoffel turning on some on an amazing slope Image:: Roman Lanchner Skiing Kashmir | Caja Schoepf In February 2011 German freeski ladies Caja Schoepf – Fiat Freestyle Team and Lena Stoffel – Roxy – journeyed to India, capturing their experiences in a short film by Felix Urbauer. “Looking for…
TRAVEL TIPS – Put Compression Gear on Your Snow Trip Shopping List

TRAVEL TIPS – Put Compression Gear on Your Snow Trip Shopping List

October 21, 2011
No one wants sore muslces to bring them down on a powder day. Image:: Carl Scofield Travel Tips | Tessa Cook If you’re running a pair of four-year-old Skins tights, or worse, some saggy thermals , put ‘new compression gear ‘ on your overseas-snow-trip-shopping-list. There’s a lycra revolution going on.…
Aspen Snowmass – Book Now While Dollar is High

Aspen Snowmass – Book Now While Dollar is High

October 20, 2011
Press Release Aspen/Snowmass skiers have just saved 10% on their ski vacation by waiting to book while watching the Australian dollar surge from 93 USD to $1.02 USD in the past fortnight. But skiers are urged to book their Aspen/Snowmass vacations now, as international economic factors send the Australian dollar…
TRAVEL KOREA – An Olympic Host Country with a Growing Snow Industry

TRAVEL KOREA – An Olympic Host Country with a Growing Snow Industry

October 12, 2011
Night skiing at Youngpyeong Ski Resort. Many Korean ski resorts run night skiing late into the evening. Image:: Korea Tourism Travel Korea With the announcement recently that South Korea will host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games comes a growing interest in the country’s snow resorts. It’s not the first place…
TRAVEL INSPIRATION JAPAN – Honshu, Nagano Prefecture

TRAVEL INSPIRATION JAPAN – Honshu, Nagano Prefecture

October 11, 2011
If you haven’t already booked your northern hemisphere snow-sliding adventure for this coming winter, time to get cracking. Having trouble choosing a destination? The Mountainwatch archives are an inspirational goldmine. These next few weeks we’ll be reaching in and plucking out some of the best of our previous travel adventures……
TRAVEL INSPIRATION Off the Beaten (ski) Track – The Haute Route

TRAVEL INSPIRATION Off the Beaten (ski) Track – The Haute Route

September 30, 2011
  If you haven’t already booked your northern hemisphere snow-sliding adventure for this coming winter, time to get cracking. Having trouble choosing a destination? The Mountainwatch archives are an inspirational goldmine. These next few weeks we’ll be reaching in and plucking out some of the best of our previous travel…
SKIING & SNOWBORDING JAPAN 2012 – is it Safe? The Q&A

SKIING & SNOWBORDING JAPAN 2012 – is it Safe? The Q&A

September 28, 2011
Hakuba powder… so very tempting. Image:: Chris Hocking Travel Japan | Tessa Cook Should you visit Japan? It’s the big question for skiers and boarders in the face of the ongoing radiation crisis. If simple answer has to be given it would be yes. All official reports, from Australia’s Department…
TRAVEL CHILE – Luxury in The Andes at PORTILLO

TRAVEL CHILE – Luxury in The Andes at PORTILLO

September 27, 2011
“Insert epic quote here” Skiing Portillo | Chris Booth Travel can be roughly divided into two categories: holidays and experiences. Holidays are easy to find, most of them can be bought online, have simple directions and come at a price that is reasonable for the services offered. Holidays are what…
TRAVEL INSPIRATION – Jackson ‘Awesome’ Hole

TRAVEL INSPIRATION – Jackson ‘Awesome’ Hole

September 22, 2011
The infamous Corbets Coulior. Image:: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort If you haven’t already booked your northern hemisphere snow-sliding adventure for this coming winter, time to get cracking. Having trouble choosing a destination? The Mountainwatch archives are an inspirational goldmine. These next few weeks we’ll be reaching in and plucking out…
A NEW ZEALAND Spring Fling

A NEW ZEALAND Spring Fling

September 21, 2011
Spring snowboarding at Mt Ruapehu. Image:: Mt Ruapehu Rachael Oakes-Ash Is there anything better than spring skiing? T-shirts and ski pants, sunnies not goggles and cocktails on a mid mountain deck come mid afternoon. Winter may be winding her way north in search of alps to play with but there’s…
TRAVELLER’S LIST – Top 10 Best Snow Travel Tips

TRAVELLER’S LIST – Top 10 Best Snow Travel Tips

September 21, 2011
Get it right and snow-travel is as easy as lying on the couch… Travel Tips | Tessa Cook You only make the mistake of trying to snow-travel with a matched set of monogrammed trunks once before you realise, when it comes to getting to mountains in order to slide down…
TRAVEL INSPIRATION – Colorado’s Hidden Gem CRESTED BUTTE

TRAVEL INSPIRATION – Colorado’s Hidden Gem CRESTED BUTTE

September 16, 2011
Local telemarker Max Mancini through the trees If you haven’t already booked your northern hemisphere snow-sliding adventure for this coming winter, time to get cracking. Having trouble choosing a destination? The Mountainwatch archives are an inspirational goldmine. These next few weeks we’ll be reaching in and plucking out some of…
TRAVEL JAPAN – Ja-Powder at its Finest

TRAVEL JAPAN – Ja-Powder at its Finest

September 15, 2011
Dawn, Hakuba Valley. Image:: Chris Hocking Riding Hakuba | Tom Bjorksten Japan is a nation in recovery. The island nation situated on the most active earthquake belt in the world experienced the world’s 5th largest earthquake recorded since 1900 on the 11th of March 2011. This killed over 20,000 people,…
TRAVEL CHAMONIX – Discovering the Untracked at the World’s Ski Mecca

TRAVEL CHAMONIX – Discovering the Untracked at the World’s Ski Mecca

August 30, 2011
Spend enough time in Chamonix and your big mountain skills may take you here… Image:: Chamonix Skiing France | Alf Alderson Alf Alderson finds that despite being a magnet for the world’s best skiers you can still find untracked terrain in Chamonix – if you have expert assistance. Chamonix –…
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