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La Grave, What it’s Like to Ski the Angriest Mountain You’ve Ever Seen – Video

La Grave, What it’s Like to Ski the Angriest Mountain You’ve Ever Seen – Video

April 5, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video La Grave is one of those infamous ski resort destinations whispered in Aprés bars the world over. Most people haven’t heard of it, but those that have will nod with the kind of recognition that only comes with having stared up at the towering behemoth from the…
Snow Season Outlook 2016 – New Zealand – The Wise Guy High

Snow Season Outlook 2016 – New Zealand – The Wise Guy High

April 1, 2016
June last year turned it on in New Zealand, will this year be the same? Image:: Treble Cone New Zealand Seasonal Snow Outlook | The Grasshopper The first thing to know about this season is that El Nino is dying a slow and painful death. If you missed my Australian…
Snow Season Outlook 2016 – Australia – El Nino’s Dying Hope

Snow Season Outlook 2016 – Australia – El Nino’s Dying Hope

March 31, 2016
Wondering how much of this we can expect this winter? The Grasshopper has the answer. Image:: Finnegan Laver Australian Seasonal Snow Outlook | The Grasshopper Well, well, well, here we are again. The Footy season is heating up and there’s a cool bite to the breeze in the mornings –…
This is how Easy it is to Trigger an Inbounds Avalanche – Video

This is how Easy it is to Trigger an Inbounds Avalanche – Video

March 29, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video Europe’s attitude to avalanche safety control essentially goes like this: if it threatens a marked piste, they control it; if it doesn’t, they don’t. For that reason, riding off-piste – as you would in most other ski destinations – carries a whole other element of risk and…
Warp Wave’s New Teaser, AURORA BOARDEALIS, is Everything You Want and Nothing You Don’t – Video

Warp Wave’s New Teaser, AURORA BOARDEALIS, is Everything You Want and Nothing You Don’t – Video

March 24, 2016
Transfer | Video Warp Wave’s latest teaser is somewhat of a tribute as to what snowboarding should be about: powder, mates, the backcountry and even more powder. Their latest shred-flick takes their reputation for producing incredible edits that celebrate the foundations of snowboarding and then elevates it to an even…
Travis Rice and Red Bull Give us the First Real Taste of The Fourth Phase – Video

Travis Rice and Red Bull Give us the First Real Taste of The Fourth Phase – Video

March 21, 2016
Transfer | Video The release of Brainfarm/Red Bull’s new movie, The Fourth Phase, is tipped to be arguably the biggest movie release in Snowboarding’s history. Sure it might not be the most “core” movie out there, but with a mammoth budget and an insane reach this movie is going to…
Thredbo, Is it Becoming Australia’s Mountain Bike Mecca? – Travel

Thredbo, Is it Becoming Australia’s Mountain Bike Mecca? – Travel

March 18, 2016
The Kosi chair runs all summer, now with brand new racks for the bikes. Image:: Thredbo Mountainwatch | Alex Horvath As a small child – and keen skier – I‘d be verging on tears as our car rolled around the last corner and into Thredbo Village in the summer months…
Watch Ralph Backstrom Shred the Steepest AK Line You’ve Ever Seen, On a Splitboard – Video

Watch Ralph Backstrom Shred the Steepest AK Line You’ve Ever Seen, On a Splitboard – Video

March 15, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video It’s one thing to ride lines like this on a stiff freeride board, but the ability to rip a line like this on a modern day split set-up speaks volumes about how far split boards have come – as well as Ralph’s incredible freeride skills. Mind shred…
Deep Spring Powder Returns to Japan for Mad March – Japan Snow Wrap

Deep Spring Powder Returns to Japan for Mad March – Japan Snow Wrap

March 14, 2016
A picturesque morning on the way to the Niseko Photography and Guiding Cat Ski Tenure Image:: Darren Teasdale // Niseko Photography and Guiding Mountainwatch | Japan Snow Wrap Despite the fact that we’re now in mid-March there has been absolutely no sign that Ol’ Man Winter is getting ready to…
Riding Motorbikes Through The Rockies, A Ski Road Trip With a Difference – Video

Riding Motorbikes Through The Rockies, A Ski Road Trip With a Difference – Video

March 8, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video The thought of combining riding motorcycles and skiing has been something we’ve dreamt about for a long while. Until this video, we’d never seen it done. Hit and play and watch The North Face athletes Mark Carter and Callum Pettit tour through the Canadian Rockies to the…
Spring Powder in North America and Winter Arrives Late to the European Alps – World Snow Wrap

Spring Powder in North America and Winter Arrives Late to the European Alps – World Snow Wrap

March 8, 2016
Snowy vibes in Mammoth this morning Image:: Mammoth Mountainwatch | World Snow Wrap Spring is in full swing as we move into the tail end of Winter 2016/2017, but that doesn’t mean the snow has slowed down at all. Every year it feels like the snow in March is always…
Hit and Run or Hit and Miss? DC and Mammoth Mash up Halfpipe, Slopestyle and a Banked Slalom – Video

Hit and Run or Hit and Miss? DC and Mammoth Mash up Halfpipe, Slopestyle and a Banked Slalom – Video

March 4, 2016
Transfer | Video There’s no shortage of creativity evident in this brand new event format that’s been pioneered by Mammoth Mountain and DC Shoes, but we have to ask, is it taking it too far? It does look fun, leave a comment below and let us know what you think.
98-Year-Old Skier Credits Powder Philosophy as the Key to a Long Life – Video

98-Year-Old Skier Credits Powder Philosophy as the Key to a Long Life – Video

March 2, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video Forget the fountain of youth, all you need to live a long and happy life is some of the finest powder in the world. According to this 98-year-old, Utah is where you’ll find it…
This Madman Just Pedalled a Fat Bike up an 6,000ft Mountain – Video

This Madman Just Pedalled a Fat Bike up an 6,000ft Mountain – Video

February 25, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video Most of us would associate riding bikes in the mountains as a summer time pursuit; not Tim Johnson. This professional cyclist decided that he had to be the first man ever to pedal up the 4,285 vertical feet, with an average incline of over 14%, up the…
Surf Legend Gerry Lopez Speaks About His Love For Oregon’s Mt Bachelor – Video

Surf Legend Gerry Lopez Speaks About His Love For Oregon’s Mt Bachelor – Video

February 25, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video People who don’t already know are often surprised to hear that Gerry Lopez, one of surfing’s most iconic names, lives in the mountains of Oregon, in the Pacific North-West of the United States. Some might ask why? As a surfer it seems like a long way from…
With Quite Likely The Greatest Ski Video Ever, Candide Thovex Does it Again, One of Those Days 3 – Video

With Quite Likely The Greatest Ski Video Ever, Candide Thovex Does it Again, One of Those Days 3 – Video

February 24, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video We knew he could do it, but Candide has proven that he is indeed the MASTER of POV ski videography with this out of this world new edit. Hit play and enjoy the ride…
Who Knew Skiing Behind a Galloping Horse Could Be So Much Fun? – Video

Who Knew Skiing Behind a Galloping Horse Could Be So Much Fun? – Video

February 23, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video Anyone remember what Skijoring is? We first alerted you guys to it when we discussed 5 things Mike Baird could do with the $4 Million in stamp duty he earned from the Vail Resorts/Perisher acquisition. Anyway, it’s basically hanging on for dear life while a galloping horse…
What Makes the Baker Banked Slalom so Legendary? – Video

What Makes the Baker Banked Slalom so Legendary? – Video

February 18, 2016
Transfer | Video This weekend will mark the 30 Year Anniversary of the most legendary event in Snowboarding: The Mount Baker Banked Slalom. In 2014, Burton made this rad edit as a tribute to the annual race. Someone also just sent us this recap edit from 1999, seventeen years ago.…
Brainfarm and Travis Rice Release “Snowboarding The Fourth Phase” – News

Brainfarm and Travis Rice Release “Snowboarding The Fourth Phase” – News

February 18, 2016
No doubt when the film is debuted we’ll be seeing plenty of mind blowing footage of Travis himself. Image:: Red Bull Mountainwatch | News With so much hype building around the upcoming release of Art of Flight sequel, The Fourth Phase, Travis Rice and his crew at Brainfarm decided to…
The Guys From Rusty Toothbrush Decided to Mess up Meribel, Then This Happened – Video

The Guys From Rusty Toothbrush Decided to Mess up Meribel, Then This Happened – Video

February 16, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video There’s something to be said for creating snowboard edits with energy. After watching a few of the Rusty Toothbrush edits in the past, we knew we’d be in for a treat when hitting play on this one. The story goes that Alex Stewart – head dude over…
That Feeling You Get When Skiing Powder So Good You Can Taste It – Video

That Feeling You Get When Skiing Powder So Good You Can Taste It – Video

February 16, 2016
Please enable Javascript to watch this video Mountainwatch | Video Tim Myers, cinematographer and founder of Generation Media, just sent us this insane clip of him skiing bottomless powder in Squaw Valley, California recently. It’s pure powder porno – and we loved every second of it.
Highs to Lows and Back Again – Japan Snow Wrap

Highs to Lows and Back Again – Japan Snow Wrap

February 15, 2016
Skiing in Japan doesn’t get much better than that. Last week in Niseko Image:: SkiJapan.com Mountainwatch | Japan Snow Wrap It’s been a few weeks since we last checked in on conditions in Japan, and in that time we’ve seen a variety of conditions across both Honshu and Hokkaido. If…
Guy Attaches Ski-Blades to his Body and Shreds Downhill – Video

Guy Attaches Ski-Blades to his Body and Shreds Downhill – Video

February 12, 2016
Mountainwatch | Video Like something out of an Edward Scissor-hands meets Ironman sci-fi convention, this guy has come strutting out of a gondola in La Plagne, France, ready to unleash his creation on the unsuspecting ski-interweb. Hit play and enjoy…
Skiers Encounter Endangered Snow Leopard in Gulmarg, India – Video

Skiers Encounter Endangered Snow Leopard in Gulmarg, India – Video

February 12, 2016
 Mountainwatch | Video There are various hazards that you expect to encounter when skiing off-piste in India, avalanches, tree wells, para-military and the like. But we can bet that these guys didn’t expect that an endangered Snow Leopard would be one of them. A true National Geographic experience…
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