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Video – Lydia Lassila – The Will to Fly Trailer

Video – Lydia Lassila – The Will to Fly Trailer

August 10, 2015
Mountainwatch | Video Olympic champion Lydia Lassila’s tumultuous freestyle aerial skiing career is set to be immortalised in film, with the release of Australia’s first female feature-length sports documentary, The Will To Fly, in October this year. It’s a biographical narrative that chronicles Melbourne-born Lydia’s life and sporting pursuits, through…
The Chillfactor FreeBOM, Because Hot Doggin’ Ain’t Dead – Event

The Chillfactor FreeBOM, Because Hot Doggin’ Ain’t Dead – Event

August 7, 2015
The FreeBOM is a throwback, a throwback to a time when life was simpler Image:: The ’90s Chillfactor | Reggae Elliss On August 22, at Mt Buller, the Chillfactor FreeBOM will return, presented by The North Face. So start growing those sideburns and stop shaving those armpits, it’s time for…
Will Jackways and the Southern Lakes in July – Gallery

Will Jackways and the Southern Lakes in July – Gallery

August 5, 2015
Will-J has grown up riding these peaks, it’s no wonder he seems so at home amongst them Image:: Johnny McCormack Transfer | Gallery After a super-strong start, we haven’t seen much from the Southern Lakes of late. The reason being that there has been a nearly endless flow of northerly…
Snow Season Outlook 2015 – August Update – New Zealand

Snow Season Outlook 2015 – August Update – New Zealand

August 3, 2015
Treble Cone is close enough to the divide to make the most of the northerly feeds, yet well-exposed to the southerly storms too. Will Jackways finds a little airtime on a recent TC powder day Image:: Johnny McCormack New Zealand Seasonal Snow Outlook | The Grasshopper Brought to you by…
Snow Season Outlook 2015 – August Update – Australia – The Bait and Switch

Snow Season Outlook 2015 – August Update – Australia – The Bait and Switch

July 31, 2015
The last two storms have done alot to fill in terrain and open up new areas. Jess Rich looks out across the NSW Main Range from Perisher Image:: Perisher Australian Seasonal Snow Outlook – August update | The Grasshopper Brought to you by ESS Boardstores The El Nino saga of…
UPDATED – The Groundhog Storm, 30-50cm Inbound – Snow Alert Australia

UPDATED – The Groundhog Storm, 30-50cm Inbound – Snow Alert Australia

July 28, 2015
Last weekend will be long remembered as one of the best days of 2015. Will this weekend be better? Ryan Tiene sends it off a Golf Course bowl pillow on Sunday Image:: Thredbo SNOW ALERT Snow Likelihood rating: It’s already started. UPDATED: July 31, 11:00am There has been a slight…
5 Reasons You Should Shred Mt Hotham This Winter – Travel

5 Reasons You Should Shred Mt Hotham This Winter – Travel

July 22, 2015
Will Nelson is a local Hotham skier who knows how to make the most of the terrain on a powder day Image:: Mark Tsukasov Partner Content Mountainwatch | Caitlin Reid Hotham has more: More terrain, steeper runs, more snow, more beds and great nightlife. With 13 lifts, an Extreme Zone…
The 2015 Transfer Banked Slalom – Event Registration Now Open

The 2015 Transfer Banked Slalom – Event Registration Now Open

July 22, 2015
The 2014 Banks Image:: Keats Transfer | Banked Slalom The concept of The Transfer Banked Slalom is relatively simple: pile a bunch of snow up into banks in a snake-run-like formation, invite friends, pack in a few beers and let the good times roll. This event embodies the very essence…
Thunder-Snow and the Season-Saver – Storm Journal

Thunder-Snow and the Season-Saver – Storm Journal

July 21, 2015
By the afternoon on Friday 10 July it was absolutely puking in Perisher Image:: Perisher Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss I’ve just come in from another stunning morning on the hill, there was perfect dry top-to-bottom corduroy on the groomed runs first thing, followed by dry, chalky snow and wind-drifts around…
UPDATED – The Weekend Storm, up to 40cm Expected – Snow Alert Australia

UPDATED – The Weekend Storm, up to 40cm Expected – Snow Alert Australia

July 21, 2015
Haig Burbury lays out a super-casual powder turn through some fine Thredbo snow last weekend. Here’s hoping for plenty more of this next week Image:: Alister Buckingham SNOW ALERT Snow Likelihood rating: High UPDATED: July 22, 12:00pm Last week turned this season around, this next storm should set us up…
The Super Hip, A Visual Recount of a Monumental Session – Video

The Super Hip, A Visual Recount of a Monumental Session – Video

July 17, 2015
Please enable Javascript to watch this video <br”>Transfer | Video Last spring, Charles Beckinsale – Perisher’s Park Manager – called us with the harebrained idea to build one of the biggest hip features ever to be sessioned in Australia. Right about the same time, Torstein Horgmo, Clint Allan, Scotty James…
Earning Your Turns – Skiing Canterbury’s Adventure Playground – Travel

Earning Your Turns – Skiing Canterbury’s Adventure Playground – Travel

July 15, 2015
There is nothing as satisfying as getting out into the backcountry under your own steam. Read on to discover how you could do it yourself Image:: Supplied Partner Content Mountainwatch x Whiteroom Tours | Graeme Heald The Canterbury Club Fields are legendary. These mountains are the hidden gems of the…
What Happens When You Quit Your Job to Spend A Month on an Alaskan Glacier? – Sugar Mountain Sneak Peek

What Happens When You Quit Your Job to Spend A Month on an Alaskan Glacier? – Sugar Mountain Sneak Peek

July 14, 2015
Mountainwatch | Watkin McLennan Last night, Mt Hotham was buzzing. There’s fresh snow on the ground and Sugar Mountain was being shown at The General. DJ Eddy always hosts the craziest parties in the Aussie Alps and he’s teamed up with the guys from Sugar Mountain to blow the minds…
Reggae’s Video Snow Report

Reggae’s Video Snow Report

July 14, 2015
Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss Mountainwatch’s Head Snow Reporter, Reggae Elliss, reports live from Thredbo.
Season-Starter Delivers up to 50cm – The Storm in Photos

Season-Starter Delivers up to 50cm – The Storm in Photos

July 13, 2015
Mt Buller awoke to a very welcome blanket of snow on Sunday morning. Image:: Mt Buller Mountainwatch | Storm Gallery A few have called it “Snownami”, others coined it the Antarctic Vortex; but no matter what you call it, the last few days have finally delivered what every Aussie skier…
Jye Kearney Wins The 10th Annual Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam – CRJ10

Jye Kearney Wins The 10th Annual Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam – CRJ10

July 12, 2015
Second place getter Geremy Guido winds up through a switch nosepress back three out Image:: Robbie Warden Transfer x Burton | Cattleman’s 2015 Jye Kearney has officially become the most successful rider in Cattleman’s history, snatching an unprecedented fourth title and a $4000 pay cheque at the 10th annual Burton…
The 10th Annual Cattleman’s Rail Jam – Video

The 10th Annual Cattleman’s Rail Jam – Video

July 12, 2015
Transfer x Burton | Cattleman’s 2015 Despite last night’s high wind and driving snow, 15 of Australia’s best rail riders all did battle on the famed Cattleman’s stair set and in the end it was Jye Kearney who successfully defended his title for the fourth year running.
The Cattleman’s FAQ – What You Need to Know – CRJ10

The Cattleman’s FAQ – What You Need to Know – CRJ10

July 9, 2015
Who will take it out this year? Photo:: Matt Hull Transfer x Burton | Cattleman’s 2015 The tenth edition of the famed Cattleman’s Rail Jam in Mt Buller will be an event that can’t be missed. Thinking of heading up this weekend to have a go? Here’s everything you need…
Transfer – Issue 20 – Preview

Transfer – Issue 20 – Preview

July 9, 2015
On the cover: Australia’s Clint Allan, shot in Perisher by Andrew Fawcett, Illustrated by Lucas Beaufort Transfer Snowboard Magazine | Issue #20 Buy Transfer Issue #20 Now Subscribe To Transfer Snowboard Magazine From Just $45 Issue #20 includes: The Super Hip: Transfer Senior Photographer, Andrew Fawcett, provides us with a…
Is This the Best Start to New Zealand’s Season Ever?

Is This the Best Start to New Zealand’s Season Ever?

July 9, 2015
Presented by Air New Zealand An all-time June! June in Queenstown, has been phenomenal. In the first episode of Diaries Downunder, Nick Hyne, Nick Brown and Mahi Mains delve deep into the Southern Alps before being escorted to Cecil Peak by Helicopter to enjoy a banquet of fresh June powder.…
The Future of How We Dress, It’s Getting Tech – The Gear Locker

The Future of How We Dress, It’s Getting Tech – The Gear Locker

July 8, 2015
Your outerwear plays an important role in keeping you safe in the mountains, it pays to get it right Image:: The North Face/Andrew Miller Chillfactor | Chris Booth This article originally appeared in the 2015 edition of Chillfactor. It is available for purchase HERE There are three trends driving technology…
Vail Resorts Acquires Perisher – Here’s 5 things Mike Baird can do with his $4 million in Stamp Duty

Vail Resorts Acquires Perisher – Here’s 5 things Mike Baird can do with his $4 million in Stamp Duty

July 6, 2015
Idea #5: Skijoring, it’s a sure thing. Come on! As if that doesn’t look like fun. We’d have Red Bull & Monster Energy knocking on our doors with offers of corporate sponsorship in no time at all Image:: Supplied Mountainwatch | Chris Booth & Alex Horvath One of the hidden…
UPDATED – The Wait Is Over, up to 50cm inbound – Snow Alert Australia

UPDATED – The Wait Is Over, up to 50cm inbound – Snow Alert Australia

July 4, 2015
If everything goes to plan, this week’s cold fronts will turn our season around Image:: Perisher SNOW ALERT Snow Likelihood rating: The force is strong. Snow due to arrive from Friday Updated: July 8, 2015 The wait is over. Finally, it has arrived: The very first Australian Snow Alert of…
The Infamous Cattleman’s Rail Jam Afterparty – CRJ10

The Infamous Cattleman’s Rail Jam Afterparty – CRJ10

July 1, 2015
The riders debrief after the 2012 finals night. Photo:: Matt Hull Transfer x Burton | Cattleman’s 2015 For a decade, the Cattleman’s afterparty has been one night on the calendar spoken about for the rest of the season, and many seasons after. Regardless of the event result or the weather,…
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