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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…
AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – The Storm That Just Keeps Giving

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – The Storm That Just Keeps Giving

July 6, 2011
Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath We are 48 hours in and this storm has already exceeded my expectations. It is like it doesn’t want to stop! If you take a look at the charts this morning you would be treated to what we in the business term “weather…
VIDEO RIP RAW Episode 4 – Cat Skiing with Eskimo Freeride, Popova Sapka

VIDEO RIP RAW Episode 4 – Cat Skiing with Eskimo Freeride, Popova Sapka

July 5, 2011
The man himself, Chris Booth. Image:: courtesy Chris Booth Rip Raw is an action based mini-series that follows winter athlete Chris Booth in the search for unique mountain experiences around the world. Follow Boothy as he collides with big mountains and even bigger personalities from Mt Cook’s Aoraki region to…
VIDEO Steve Lee Reviews – This Week, Kids Skis

VIDEO Steve Lee Reviews – This Week, Kids Skis

July 5, 2011
Groms ripping at Falls Creek. Image:: Falls Creek Equipment Reviews | Steve Lee He’s Australia’s most decorated alpine ski racer, a man of tremendous snow knowledge and know-how. He is Steve Lee and this is Steve Lee Reviews, a weekly guide to all the ski equipment paraphernalia and how to…
Boxes at Selwyn Snowfields

Boxes at Selwyn Snowfields

July 4, 2011
It is fair to say the Boxes For Days concept works; it didn’t feel like a contest, but people were winning free product. The riding was old-fashioned fun, without the pressure to try technical tricks or hitting features that were too challenging. Pro riders were riding against weekend warriors, and…
School Holiday SNOW STORM – 1m Forecast

School Holiday SNOW STORM – 1m Forecast

July 4, 2011
Faceshots at Hotham – could be likely at the end of the week. Image:: Mark Tsukasov/Hotham Snowfalls | Tess Cook The third significant snowfall of the 2011 season hit the Australian resorts early Monday morning, the beginning of a storm expected to deposit up to 1m of snow by the…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – NZ Winter has Begun!

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – NZ Winter has Begun!

July 4, 2011
Matt White Well… things are starting to pick up over here in NZ, since I last wrote there have been a few more fields open up across the country, bringing the grand total open to eight for now… And by the looks of things to come we may have some…
HOTHAM Photo Snow Report – Sunshine Precedes the Storm

HOTHAM Photo Snow Report – Sunshine Precedes the Storm

July 4, 2011
Sunset over the village. School holidays begin this coming week so the village is likely to get much more lively Snow Journal | Mark Tsukasov The calm before the storm. In the week prior to school holidays, Hotham was peaceful, those in the resort enjoyed quiet slopes and sunshine. But…
GO SEEK Sydney Premiere Party & Photos

GO SEEK Sydney Premiere Party & Photos

July 1, 2011
Transfer Snowboard Magazine | Russell Holt The Sydney snowboard crowd gathered at The Steyne Hotel in Manly last night for the Sydney stop of the Australian & NZ snowboard film premiere GO SEEK. Jake McCarthy one of the featured rider in GO SEEK made the trek from the mountains for…
VIDEO – Early Season Park Review (Thredbo & Perisher)

VIDEO – Early Season Park Review (Thredbo & Perisher)

June 30, 2011
The excellent snowfalls at the start of the season, supplemented by snowmaking, have allowed the New South Wales resorts to build some fantastic early season terrain. And the recent run of sunny, warm weather has provided perfect conditions for all riders to enjoy a slide on some of the features.…
AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – High Pressure Holding Pattern

AUSSIE WEEKLY SNOW JOURNAL – High Pressure Holding Pattern

June 29, 2011
Aussie Weekly Snow Journal | Alex Horvath After the snowfalls last week it’s easy to start to feel spoilt when we see weather like the week that just past. In a perfect follow up to last weeks snowstorm Mother Nature really turned it on with great conditions across the weekend.…
STEVE LEE REVIEWS – Skis for the First Time Purchase

STEVE LEE REVIEWS – Skis for the First Time Purchase

June 28, 2011
Steve putting the skis through their paces on the green runs. Image:: Chris Hocking Equipment Review | Steve Lee With rental playing such a major roll in the industry these days, it’s a wonder people buy skis at all anymore. However they do and after boots, which are the very…
VIDEO RIP RAW – Episode 3, Macedonia

VIDEO RIP RAW – Episode 3, Macedonia

June 28, 2011
The Macedonian take on ski resorts. Image:: Courtesy Chris Booth Rip Raw is an action based mini-series that follows winter athlete Chris Booth in the search for unique mountain experiences around the world. Follow Boothy as he collides with big mountains and even bigger personalities from Mt Cook’s Aoraki region…
Sleeping Giants Snowboard Movie

Sleeping Giants Snowboard Movie

June 28, 2011
  Transfer Snowboard Magazine | Alex Cameron Sleeping Giants is different to a lot of other snowboard videos. It focuses on the development of snowboarding in China, and is partly funded by donations from fans. It is evidence of the growth and diversity of snowboarding and the passion of the…
VIDEO – The Transfer Photo Battle

VIDEO – The Transfer Photo Battle

June 27, 2011
The idea behind the Transfer Photo Battle is brilliant in its simplicity. Australia Vs New Zealand. Get the best riders and photographers from each nation, build them custom features at an iconic resort in their homeland, give them a week of free reign to get creative and run wild. Now…
FALLS CREEK June SNOW – The week that changed the season

FALLS CREEK June SNOW – The week that changed the season

June 27, 2011
Ailan Dowler. Image:: Chris Hocking Snow Journal | Chris Hocking We love a good transformation in the mountains, and last week certainly was that. While we had a good start with snow on the ground from opening, the big dump came hard and fast last week and really delivered some…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Progress at Last

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – Progress at Last

June 27, 2011
Stoked to be skiing finally Matt White Well another week has passed and I can finally give you all some good news.. it’s not epic news but things are looking up for us snow-deprived kiwis, Mt Hutt opened today with limited terrain and Turoa is set to open tomorrow. We…
Transfer Issue 8 Photo Book Preview

Transfer Issue 8 Photo Book Preview

June 25, 2011
Transfer’s annual hardcover Photo Book goes on sale today, with Ryan Tiene on the cover. It is the first issue to contain 150 pages of snowboarding goodness, where every single photo was taken in Australia and New Zealand. Hardcover to hardcover, it is a glossy documentary of the best shots…
SNOW & SNOWMAKING for NZ at Last

SNOW & SNOWMAKING for NZ at Last

June 24, 2011
Mt. Ruapehu on Thursday Afternoon Image:: Mt. Ruapehu New Zealand’s North Island snow resorts are experiencing their first big snowstorm of the winter and conditions at the South Island snowfields are finally allowing the resorts to make snow after a disappointing start to winter that has seen several resorts delay…
GO SEEK Melbourne Premiere Photos

GO SEEK Melbourne Premiere Photos

June 23, 2011
Photos by Robbie Warden & John Waddell, Text by Robbie Warden Captain Catsburg, Robbie Walktheplank Walker, n dudes. Wednesday night saw the premier of Transfer Magazine’s new film Go Seek featuring Australia and New Zealand shredders across the northern-hemi winter at Thousand Pound Bend, deep in Melbourne’s CBD alley ways.…
SNOW UPDATE – Lifts Opening This Weekend

SNOW UPDATE – Lifts Opening This Weekend

June 23, 2011
Thredbo’s famous footbridge Wednesday 22 June. Image: Courtesy Of Ace @ Hot Shots, Thredbo A half metre snow storm – which brought the Spencer’s Creek snow depth to 70cm, the deepest for this time of year in over a decade – followed by a melt-freeze cycle has set Australia’s snow…
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