KC Deane  skiing at Suginohara

2019-2020 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – The Grasshopper

November 18, 2019
Unlikely to See More Snow Than Usual In The Land of The Rising Sun Mountainwatch  | The Grasshopper This outlook from The Grasshopper is sponsored by Liquid Snow Tours.  Liquid Snow Tour are specialists in Japan ski holidays and still have some great last minute deals if you’re yet to…
Hors Piste – A Very Funny Animated Short Film of a Ski Rescue Mission That Does Not Go To Plan

Hors Piste – A Very Funny Animated Short Film of a Ski Rescue Mission That Does Not Go To Plan

November 15, 2019
The rescue doesn't go to plan with a series of different and very funny scenarios playing out over six-minutes of creative animation.
PHOTO: Eric Berger

New Japan Multi-Resort Lift Pass Joins The Party – The Snow Chasers Pass

November 15, 2019
Introducing the inaugural 'Snow Chasers Pass'... Our answer to a multi-resort day pass for those in search of Japanese powder!
Record Breaking November Snow For Norway – “Better Than Japan” – Video

Record Breaking November Snow For Norway – “Better Than Japan” – Video

November 14, 2019
Move over 'Japanuary' it's 'Snowvember' in Tromso Norway at the moment, with professional skier Nikolai Schirmer considering it to be the snowiest November in History.
The Fifty – Wilson Peak, Colorado. Episode 18 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

The Fifty – Wilson Peak, Colorado. Episode 18 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

November 14, 2019
Mt Wilson is also “the most famous mountain in the world that nobody knows” as it is the iconic image on Coors Light beer cans
Thredbo Mountain Biking and Hiking Season Opens This Weekend

Thredbo Mountain Biking and Hiking Season Opens This Weekend

November 13, 2019
Thredbo launches its summer season with the opening of the mountain biking and hiking season this weekend 16-17 November.
Candide Thovex’s Ski The World – Behind The Scenes, Episode Four, The Great Wall Of China.

Candide Thovex’s Ski The World – Behind The Scenes, Episode Four, The Great Wall Of China.

November 13, 2019
Ski The World  documents Candide skiing at different locations all around the world, none of which have snow.
10 Days in Niseko with Torah Bright, Robin Van Gyn & Aimee Fuller – Video

10 Days in Niseko with Torah Bright, Robin Van Gyn & Aimee Fuller – Video

November 13, 2019
Here's how 10 days in Niseko looks... If you're a professional snowboarder.
DC TRANSITORS – A South American Snowboarding Tour – Video

DC TRANSITORS – A South American Snowboarding Tour – Video

November 11, 2019
It’s no secret South America was left a little wanting this season, but a low-tide year didn’t stop the DC crew...
Night Riding Deep Powder in Niseko – Video

Night Riding Deep Powder in Niseko – Video

November 11, 2019
In our opinion, Niseko United offers the best night skiing in the world. This video is now exhibit A...
Award winners at the Snow Australia Community Sports Awards. Photo: Steve Cuff

SSA Announces Name Change to Snow Australia and Its Community Sports Awards Held In Canberra

November 9, 2019
The snow sport community came together on Thursday night to honour young athletes, volunteers, clubs, schools and development coaches from around the country.
After good snowfalls in the European Alps, Verbier is looking good for its opening this weekend.

World Snow Wrap November 9 – A Snowy Week in Europe, More Resorts Opening in the US and Canada, First Snow in Hokkaido and 20cms This Weekend in Australia.

November 8, 2019
Europe is where all the action has been over the past few days with many resorts reporting 40-65cms
SUNŌKERU – A Monochrome Masterclass in Snowboarding Japanese Pow – Video

SUNŌKERU – A Monochrome Masterclass in Snowboarding Japanese Pow – Video

November 8, 2019
SUNŌKERU’ is a “short, curved, hard rubber tube through which a snowboarder can breathe during deep powder turns.” It's also an epic snowboarding short film...
The North Face Presents: Defiance, A Must-Watch Snowboard Film Featuring Victor De Le Rue, Leanne Pelosi and Jake Blauvelt

The North Face Presents: Defiance, A Must-Watch Snowboard Film Featuring Victor De Le Rue, Leanne Pelosi and Jake Blauvelt

November 7, 2019
The mountains are big and steep, and the film doesn’t hold back in showing just how dangerous big mountain riding can be.
Plantin at

Perisher’s Fourth Annual Epic Promise Day

November 7, 2019
Launched in 2016, Epic Promise Day is aimed at bringing together the mountains, local communities, employees and guests to ignite a passion for
Piotrek Drzastwa on an awesome day in the Niseko back bowls last January. Photo: Matt Wiseman/Niseko Photography

Cultural Sensitivity vs Deep Powder Lines – Riding the divide in Japan

November 6, 2019
Shredding in Japan is fun, sometimes surprising and not like anywhere else in the world
A memorable sunset at Mt Buller's Summit for Marc to celebrate skiing his 100th resort.

Destiny : When the Journey Becomes Your Destination – A Canadian Skier’s Goal Of Skiing 100 Resorts Is Achieved In Australia

November 4, 2019
Over the next ten days, I was riding fresh powder, groomed powder, and packed powder.
Plenty of god early season turns on th groomers in ASrapahoe

A Snowy October In The Rockies With Well Above Average Snow Falls

November 1, 2019
Resorts in Colorado, Utah and Alberta, Canada  reporting snow totals up to 1.2metres thanks to regular storms over the past few weeks.
The Fifty – Mt Tukuhnikivatz, Utah, Episode 17 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

The Fifty – Mt Tukuhnikivatz, Utah, Episode 17 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

October 31, 2019
"What about learning from the people who’ve had their culture, ancestry and traditions sculpted by mountains for thousands of years."
In The Meantime – Tanner Hall At The Top Of His Game in His New Film

In The Meantime – Tanner Hall At The Top Of His Game in His New Film

October 30, 2019
Tanner is still at the top of his game and features it all – park, urban, big mountain lines, deep powder in the Hakuba backcountry
Travelling light is the obvious way to go.

TRAVELLER’S LIST – Top 10 Best Snow Travel Tips

October 30, 2019
When it comes to getting to mountains in order to slide down them, convenience, practicality and simplicity are key.
Lhotse – The Inspirational Story of Hilaree Nelson’s and Jim Morrison’s First Ski Descent Of The World’s Fourth Highest Mountain – Video

Lhotse – The Inspirational Story of Hilaree Nelson’s and Jim Morrison’s First Ski Descent Of The World’s Fourth Highest Mountain – Video

October 25, 2019
A little over a year ago Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison completed the first ski descent of the 27,940-foot Lhotse, the world's fourth-highest mountain,
‘Shelter’ – New Snowboarding Film From Picture Organic Tackles Climate Change – Video Trailer

‘Shelter’ – New Snowboarding Film From Picture Organic Tackles Climate Change – Video Trailer

October 24, 2019
The latest film project 'Shelter' by the folk from Picture Organic highlights the beauty of the Swiss and French Alps and the perils they face.
Beautiful Film By Arc’teryx Explores British Columbia’s Spearhead Traverse – Video

Beautiful Film By Arc’teryx Explores British Columbia’s Spearhead Traverse – Video

October 24, 2019
A classic documentary style ski film that celebrates the history of the iconic route, first skied in 1964.
KC Deane  skiing at Suginohara

2019-2020 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – The Grasshopper

November 18, 2019
Unlikely to See More Snow Than Usual In The Land of The Rising Sun Mountainwatch  | The Grasshopper This outlook from The Grasshopper is sponsored by Liquid Snow Tours.  Liquid Snow Tour are specialists in Japan ski holidays and still have some great last minute deals if you’re yet to…
After good snowfalls in the European Alps, Verbier is looking good for its opening this weekend.

World Snow Wrap November 9 – A Snowy Week in Europe, More Resorts Opening in the US and Canada, First Snow in Hokkaido and 20cms This Weekend in Australia.

November 8, 2019
Europe is where all the action has been over the past few days with many resorts reporting 40-65cms
Plenty of god early season turns on th groomers in ASrapahoe

A Snowy October In The Rockies With Well Above Average Snow Falls

November 1, 2019
Resorts in Colorado, Utah and Alberta, Canada  reporting snow totals up to 1.2metres thanks to regular storms over the past few weeks.
Mount Hotham on Sept 7, two months after the first f three good snowfalls

2019 Season Review – After A Slow Start It Was A Good Winter With A Few Standout Days

October 18, 2019
With resorts open for 119 days and a peak snow depth reading by Snowy Hydro at Spencers Creek on August 27 of 228.8cms
August 8, on elf th days of th year. Photo: Jarryd Sinclair

Falls Creek – Best of 2019 Photo Spread and Season Edit

October 10, 2019
By time the 119-day long season wrapped up last weekend, the word "Epic" had been mentioned a lot in Falls Creek
Jackson Hole – Impressive Preseason Snowfall – Photo Journal

Jackson Hole – Impressive Preseason Snowfall – Photo Journal

October 3, 2019
Jackson Hole changed colour this week following up to a foot of snow blanketing the resort...
The snow star win Castle Mountain yesterday morning. Intended up getting buried a few hours later. Photo: Castle Mountan  resort

September Storm Drops A Metre of Snow In Alberta, Canada

October 1, 2019
Castle Mountain resort having a mid-mountain snow base of 100cms this morning
Summer Snow On The Ground For North America This Week – Photo Journal

Summer Snow On The Ground For North America This Week – Photo Journal

September 19, 2019
A smattering of snow has fallen across the Western U.S and Canada this week, despite the fact it's still officially summer in North America until September 23.
David Vincent, Hotham Super Sunday, September 8. Such a great photo! Photo: Chris Hocking

September Powder Sessions – Storm Journal

September 10, 2019
The past few days have set up what should be a Sweet September, two cold fronts dropping 30-50cm of snow
It ain't over 'til it's over. Drew Jolowizc, Hotham October 2, 2018. Photo: Chris Hocking

2019 Australian Snow Season Outlook – September Update

September 4, 2019
Regardless of what Mother Nature throws at us, a solid foundation has already been laid over the Aussie Alps so there’ll be enough snowpack
Richie Carroll, Thredbo, Saturday August 9.This is the stock we all felt win all resorts when the storm dropped 40- 90cms in two  days. Photo: Thredbo

Storm Journal, August 7-12 – Snow Totals Up to 140cms Set Up Second Half of Season

August 14, 2019
The latest system grew stronger as it approached the mountains and snow started falling when first front crossed the Victorian resort
Drew Jolowic, pow amongst the Hotham gum trees. Photo: Dylan

The Storm Turns Into Something Special With 80+cms and More to Come

August 9, 2019
The second front hit last night and it dumped with 40-60cms of snow this morning and snow falling down to low elevations.
Powder turns in Cardrona yesterday and there has been mote snow in the past 24 hours. Photo: Matt

2019 New Zealand Snow Season Outlook – August Update

August 5, 2019
Beyond this ... signs are still looking favourable for a great second half to the season.
Mount Hotham looking good in this week's fine weather, but things are set to change next week. morning

Australian Season Outlook – August Update

August 1, 2019
It could be a real humdinger, one of the big snowfalls of the season
Storm Journal, July 11-15 – Things Finally Kick Into Gear

Storm Journal, July 11-15 – Things Finally Kick Into Gear

July 15, 2019
The first real storm of the winter has delivered a good amount of snow across the resorts,
Grasshopper's forecast map on July 9. The storm we'd been waiting for is on its way.

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, Tuesday July 9 – Building Up To Thursday’s Snow Storm

July 9, 2019
The front is the one we’ve all been waiting for and will hit early Thursday, dumping a hefty load of snow.
Hit the snooze button, it’s a drizzly, rainy sort of a day as a front passes over. Source:: NZ Metservice (vandalised by the Grasshopper)

Grasshopper’s Forecast, Monday, July 8 – Soggy Today, But Hefty Snowfalls From Thursday

July 8, 2019
A second wave of cold air will swash over the Aussie Alps late Friday and early Saturday, with another heft load of snow falling.
A fine day in Mt Hutt today, with the Canterbury plains and the Pacific Ocean in the background. Next weekend could be a different story with snow on the way.

Grasshopper’s NZ Forecast, Sun, July 7 – Kia ora Chilly Southwesterlies

July 7, 2019
Cold air will swash over the country next Sunday, turning that mix into a more hearty broth of snowy goodness, with potentially trailer loads falling
Calm and settled at dawn, but strong, chilly SW winds will develop as that cold front to the south brushes past the country. Source: NZ Metservice (vandalised by the Grasshopper)

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, Sunday July 7 – Transition Period As We Approach a Snowy Outlook

July 7, 2019
The front should hit during Thursday, with heavy snowfalls on the cards, followed up another wave of cold air late Friday
A nice sunny weekend ahead as the high sidles up the Tasman and a grotty looking front approaches from the west. Source:: NZ Metservice (vandalised by the Grasshopper)

Grasshopper’s Forecast, Saturday July 6 – A Nice Weekend and a Snowy Outlook

July 6, 2019
This cold front could be the start of the storm we’ve been waiting for.
Sunrise over Cardrona - but dodgy weather on the way.

Grasshopper’s NZ Forecast, July 5 – Cold Southerlies and more snow for Ruapehu

July 5, 2019
While we wait for resorts to give us their totals from the previous 24 hours, the low will chuck another 15-20cm onto Ruapehu today and early Saturday.
The low to the east will chuck some more snow at Ruapehu today and maintain a strong, cold southerly. Source:: NZ Metservice (vandalised by the Grasshopper)

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, Friday July 5 – A Nice Few Days and a Snowy Outlook

July 5, 2019
At this stage, the front should hit during Thursday with moderate snow accumulations on the cards.
The front sitting on the South Island has almost finished its evil deeds there, but will go on to repeat them on Ruapehu later today. The front just to the west is much colder and will bring a sprinkling of the blessed white stuff to the Southern Lakes. Source: NZ Metservice (vandalised by the Grasshopper)

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, July 3 – Settled Until The Weekend

July 3, 2019
The grotty looking front will give us a dousing of rain late Sunday and early Monday, with snow falling only about the tops.
The Remarkables this morning, July 3.

Grasshopper’s NZ Forecast, July 3 – Evil Front To Make Way For Cold Winds And a Little Snow

July 3, 2019
Meanwhile, cold air will come in from the west and drop a centimetre or two of snow over the Southern Lakes later today.
KC Deane  skiing at Suginohara

2019-2020 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – The Grasshopper

November 18, 2019
Unlikely to See More Snow Than Usual In The Land of The Rising Sun Mountainwatch  | The Grasshopper This outlook from The Grasshopper is sponsored by Liquid Snow Tours.  Liquid Snow Tour are specialists in Japan ski holidays and still have some great last minute deals if you’re yet to…
PHOTO: Eric Berger

New Japan Multi-Resort Lift Pass Joins The Party – The Snow Chasers Pass

November 15, 2019
Introducing the inaugural 'Snow Chasers Pass'... Our answer to a multi-resort day pass for those in search of Japanese powder!
The Fifty – Wilson Peak, Colorado. Episode 18 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

The Fifty – Wilson Peak, Colorado. Episode 18 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

November 14, 2019
Mt Wilson is also “the most famous mountain in the world that nobody knows” as it is the iconic image on Coors Light beer cans
Thredbo Mountain Biking and Hiking Season Opens This Weekend

Thredbo Mountain Biking and Hiking Season Opens This Weekend

November 13, 2019
Thredbo launches its summer season with the opening of the mountain biking and hiking season this weekend 16-17 November.
DC TRANSITORS – A South American Snowboarding Tour – Video

DC TRANSITORS – A South American Snowboarding Tour – Video

November 11, 2019
It’s no secret South America was left a little wanting this season, but a low-tide year didn’t stop the DC crew...
After good snowfalls in the European Alps, Verbier is looking good for its opening this weekend.

World Snow Wrap November 9 – A Snowy Week in Europe, More Resorts Opening in the US and Canada, First Snow in Hokkaido and 20cms This Weekend in Australia.

November 8, 2019
Europe is where all the action has been over the past few days with many resorts reporting 40-65cms
SUNŌKERU – A Monochrome Masterclass in Snowboarding Japanese Pow – Video

SUNŌKERU – A Monochrome Masterclass in Snowboarding Japanese Pow – Video

November 8, 2019
SUNŌKERU’ is a “short, curved, hard rubber tube through which a snowboarder can breathe during deep powder turns.” It's also an epic snowboarding short film...
Piotrek Drzastwa on an awesome day in the Niseko back bowls last January. Photo: Matt Wiseman/Niseko Photography

Cultural Sensitivity vs Deep Powder Lines – Riding the divide in Japan

November 6, 2019
Shredding in Japan is fun, sometimes surprising and not like anywhere else in the world
A memorable sunset at Mt Buller's Summit for Marc to celebrate skiing his 100th resort.

Destiny : When the Journey Becomes Your Destination – A Canadian Skier’s Goal Of Skiing 100 Resorts Is Achieved In Australia

November 4, 2019
Over the next ten days, I was riding fresh powder, groomed powder, and packed powder.
Plenty of god early season turns on th groomers in ASrapahoe

A Snowy October In The Rockies With Well Above Average Snow Falls

November 1, 2019
Resorts in Colorado, Utah and Alberta, Canada  reporting snow totals up to 1.2metres thanks to regular storms over the past few weeks.
Travelling light is the obvious way to go.

TRAVELLER’S LIST – Top 10 Best Snow Travel Tips

October 30, 2019
When it comes to getting to mountains in order to slide down them, convenience, practicality and simplicity are key.
Kai, plenty of style during a solid air in Jackson Hole. Photo:@niclagre

12-Year-Old Kai Jones Takes His Skiing to Another Level in TGR’s Winterland

October 22, 2019
Kai was only 12 when Winterland was filmed, but his strength, style and technique combine to produce a level of skiing way beyond his years.
The Fifty – North Maroon and Holy Cross Couloir. Episodes 15 & 16 In Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

The Fifty – North Maroon and Holy Cross Couloir. Episodes 15 & 16 In Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

October 17, 2019
With a storm on the way and a stable snowpack, they decided to go for it and take on both mountains – two days, back-to-back,
Mitch Reeves, just another August powder day. Photo: Tony Harrington

Mt Buller Season Edit and Best of 2019 Photo Spread

October 14, 2019
It was a winter that had it all, from early season groomers on man-made snow, to mid-season powder runs in the bowls,
Torah Bright, bluebird day after the first storm of the season in mid-July.

Thredbo – Best of 2019 Photo Spread and Season Edit

October 11, 2019
With consistent snow down to the village, Thredbo’s 600 metres of vertical came into its own and there were some incredible powder days
August 8, on elf th days of th year. Photo: Jarryd Sinclair

Falls Creek – Best of 2019 Photo Spread and Season Edit

October 10, 2019
By time the 119-day long season wrapped up last weekend, the word "Epic" had been mentioned a lot in Falls Creek
One of those days that stays with you over a long, hot summer. Photo: Perisher

Perisher – Best of 2019 Photo Spread

October 4, 2019
This season will turn out to be the longest on record for Perisher, with lifts open for 136 days
The snow star win Castle Mountain yesterday morning. Intended up getting buried a few hours later. Photo: Castle Mountan  resort

September Storm Drops A Metre of Snow In Alberta, Canada

October 1, 2019
Castle Mountain resort having a mid-mountain snow base of 100cms this morning
Drew Jolowicz taking in the sunset on September  18. Photo: Chris Hocking

Spring Fling, Two Weeks In Hotham – Photo Spread

September 30, 2019
The snow has had a nice solid freeze overnight and will soften for really good spring snow turns as the day warms.  Should be more of the same tomorrow,
Jackson Hole's iconic red tram is now powered by wind. Photo: Tony Harrington

Jackson Hole Now Powered By Wind – Moves to 100% Renewable Energy

September 27, 2019
The transition to running Jackson Hole’s full mountain operations on wind powered energy is a big step
Kagura – The Longest Ski Season and Gondola in Japan That You’ve Never Heard Of

Kagura – The Longest Ski Season and Gondola in Japan That You’ve Never Heard Of

September 27, 2019
Kagura Ski Resort’s season runs from late November to early May. There you can fit in nearly half a year of skiing if you’re so inclined...
The Gnarly Summit Line of Mt Aurum, First by Helicopter, Then by Foot. – Video

The Gnarly Summit Line of Mt Aurum, First by Helicopter, Then by Foot. – Video

September 26, 2019
“The line off the true summit hadn’t been skied yet and Sam and I had been looking at it for years and wondering when we were going to ski it
Looking towards the top station of the Stoke Chair. Photo: RMR

Mountainwatch Ikon Tour Destination – Revelstoke

September 25, 2019
Revelstoke is known for powder snow. Big mouthfuls of the stuff. It’s
The Lantern has incredible views of the mountain. Photo: Thredbo

Accommodation Spotlight – The Lantern Apartments, Thredbo

September 20, 2019
The contemporary four-star apartments are suitable for couples, families, or groups of friends
Freeride World Tour Athlete Line-up – Michaela Davis-Meehan Representing Australian in Women’s Snowboard.

Freeride World Tour Athlete Line-up – Michaela Davis-Meehan Representing Australian in Women’s Snowboard.

October 21, 2019
Australian snowboarder Michael Davis-Meehan will be competing in her rookie year on the Freeride World Tour in 2020
Kicking Horse,BC stop 2. Photo:@freerideworldtour/©JBERNARD

Freeride World Tour 2020 Calendar Announced

October 2, 2019
Featuring the world's best male and female big mountain skiers and snowboarders, the 2020 FWT
The grimace of anticipation as you fall into freezing water.

Mt Buller Makes A Splash With Its “National” Pond Skim Championships

September 23, 2019
On a crisp spring Sunday the best pond skimmers in the land gathered on the Bourke Street ski run at Mt Buller
Thredbo's Alpine Bar wil be pumping this Saturday for the final First Base

First Base Present This Season’s Final “Vintage Après Soiree” In Thredbo This Weekend

September 11, 2019
This weekend Tom Tilley and Hugo Grusman present the final First Base “Vintage Après Soiree" of the season
The Australian Junior Freeride Championships, saw Australia's best young riders compete last weekend. Photo: Perisher

Australian Junior Freeride Championships Wrap Held at Perisher Last Weekend

September 5, 2019
The three-day event consisted of half-pipe and slopestyle in ski and snowboard and a rider cross for the snowboarders.
ShredAbout – A Surf/Snowboard Event Happening This Weekend, Sept 7-8

ShredAbout – A Surf/Snowboard Event Happening This Weekend, Sept 7-8

September 4, 2019
Decades since the last surf/snow events in Australia, ShredAbout pays homage to the connection of surfing and snowboarding
Film Premiere – Jyosei, an All-female Urban/pow Film, Saturday, August 24, Jindy Bowlo

Film Premiere – Jyosei, an All-female Urban/pow Film, Saturday, August 24, Jindy Bowlo

August 20, 2019
Jindy Bowling Cub this Saturday, August 24 for the premiere of Jyosei, a new ski film
Mt Buller turned on terrific weather for the 6th annual Chillfactor Freebom event on Saturday 17th August 2019

The 6th Annual FreeBom Enjoys Perfect Bluebird Conditions in Mt Buller

August 20, 2019
It was the sixth annual FreeBOM, the event that brings music to Wood Run and asks skiers to find the line between chaos and control
Client Liaison, returning to Thredbo's Alpine Bar this Saturday, August 24.

Client Liaison Headline Thredbo Apres This Saturday

August 20, 2019
Thredbo’s après scene kicks up a gear this weekend with crowd favourites Client Liaison
A perfect day for the Transfer Banked Slalom

Events – The 6th Annual Transfer Banked Slalom

August 19, 2019
Over 200 snowboarders flocked to Thredbo Resort on Saturday, August 17 for the 6thAnnual Transfer Banked Slalom
Snowtunes is something you don't want to miss.

Snowtunes and KFC Bringing Live Music and Rail Jams To Jindabyne, August 30-31.

August 9, 2019
Snowtunes returns to the snowy mountains of Jindabyne for two days of skis, snowboards and sounds.
The hike was worth it just to see this cool tree. @Lets__split & @phootstepfilms

Let’s Split Tour To Deadhorse Gap

August 8, 2019
Winter 2019 Let’s Split campaign finally got underway on July 28th, with Trip 2 to Dead Horse Gap
The Thredbo Top to Bottom and Mumm Red Sash Apres Parties, this Saturday, August 10

The Thredbo Top to Bottom and Mumm Red Sash Apres Parties, this Saturday, August 10

August 6, 2019
Thredbo’s iconic Top to Bottom ski and snowboard race is on again in Thredbo this Saturday, August 10.
Photo: Mark Ashkanasy

Mt Buller Hosts The Junior National Mogul Championships Under New Stadium Lights

August 4, 2019
In an historic first for mogul skiing at Mt Buller, the finals were held under new stadium lights,
First Base, Thredbo Apres party, This Saturday from 2pm

First Base: Hayden James at Thredbo This Saturday

July 29, 2019
Thredbo’s Alpine Bar is the place to be this Saturday afternoon as the next First Base après party gets under way at 2pm.
Victorian Backcountry Festival Program Update – Hotham, September 7-8

Victorian Backcountry Festival Program Update – Hotham, September 7-8

July 26, 2019
Some more updates on the second Victorian backcountry festival that will be held over the weekend of September 7 and 8...
Amber Araznay, wil be passing on her knowledge at Thredbo this weekend. Photo: Rojo

Chicks With Stix Shred Sessions Return For Winter 2019 With Thredbo Sessions This Weekend

July 23, 2019
The first CWS session for 2019 is this weekend, July 27 and 28 in Thredbo
Thredbo Sunset Sessions Presents Holy Holy – Saturday, July 27

Thredbo Sunset Sessions Presents Holy Holy – Saturday, July 27

July 22, 2019
The Sunset Sessions kick off this Saturday with Tassie Indie band, Holy Holy
The groms were out in force, with over 185 registered kids. Photo: Perisher

Under 17s Tear Apart Perisher Parks at Rip Curl GromSearch

July 22, 2019
 Over 185 kids aged 17-and-under came out to Yabbie Flats Terrain Park in Perisher Valley
Photo Matt Hull

Cattleman’s Rail Jam Thrills The Crowd At Mt Buller

July 21, 2019
 Mt Buller hosted the thrilling Burton Cattleman's Rail Jam for the 14th year
Rip Curl GromSearch Snow Series On At Perisher This Weekend

Rip Curl GromSearch Snow Series On At Perisher This Weekend

July 17, 2019
The Rip Curl GromSearch Snow Series returns for the 2019 winter at Perisher this weekend!
Jye Kearney on his way to winning last year's event.Photo: Matt Hull

The 14th Annual Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam Returns To Mt Buller

July 12, 2019
For the 14thconsecutive year, Australia’s best snowboarders will descend on Mt Buller...
Torah, having a run through the Mini-shred park. Photo: Thredbo

Torah Bright Mini Shred on at Thredbo This Weekend

July 12, 2019
Torah Bright is hosting her annual mini-shred in Thredbo this Sunday, July 14 at Friday Flat.
Mumm Après Sessions Featuring Sweet Mix Kids This Week at Thredbo

Mumm Après Sessions Featuring Sweet Mix Kids This Week at Thredbo

July 9, 2019
The first of the Mumm Après Sessions kicks off this Thursday to Saturday, from 3-6pm.
PHOTO: Eric Berger

New Japan Multi-Resort Lift Pass Joins The Party – The Snow Chasers Pass

November 15, 2019
Introducing the inaugural 'Snow Chasers Pass'... Our answer to a multi-resort day pass for those in search of Japanese powder!
Cody Townsend's visit in August coincided with the best storm of the year. Photo: Matt Wiseman/Le Bent

Cody Townsend and Le Bent Launch New Backcountry Sock – Gear Guide

October 10, 2019
Cody and Le Bent have been working together to produce the world’s first specifically designed backcountry sock.
The Bingandine

Gear Guide: Futurelight – Is The North Face’s Breathable Waterproof Technology a Game Changer

October 8, 2019
The North Face which boldly declared it as “The world’s most breathable waterproof technology”.
Gear Guide – Six Snowboards From Burton – Video Review

Gear Guide – Six Snowboards From Burton – Video Review

September 24, 2019
Featuring six Burton snowboards - the Custom, the Process, the Name Dropper, the Custom X, the Deep Thinker and the Flight Attendant
International team rider Sam Favret, testing the Pro Gum jacket and pants in theNew Zeraldn backcountry. Photo: Tony Harrington

Gear Guide – Mountainwear, Rip Curl Ultimate Range

September 23, 2019
So, 37.5 technology is not only more waterproof and more breathable than Gore-Tex, but it has a wider use
Gear Guide – Burton Process Snowboard Video Review

Gear Guide – Burton Process Snowboard Video Review

September 18, 2019
The Process is, “Playful when you want it to be, but stable when you need it to be.”
10 Essential & Odd Bits Of Gear For An Overseas Snow Trip – 2019

10 Essential & Odd Bits Of Gear For An Overseas Snow Trip – 2019

September 16, 2019
Travel comes with the territory of being a skier or snowboarder... Here are some gear picks you probably have and have not come across before...
The Terra helmet is light, comfortable and keeps your noggin warm on those snowy days.

Giro Jackson and Terra Helmets With MIPS Technology – Gear Guide

September 16, 2019
The men's Jackson and women's Terra helmets are the newest models  in the  Giro range, both with a  sleek, modern profile that
Grooming, snowmaking and sunsets in perfect symbiosis at Mt Buller. Photo:: Andrew Railton/Mt Buller

Groomers Satellite Map Mt Buller’s Slopes For A Precision Piste – Introducing SnowSat Technology

September 12, 2019
Snow depth data is delivered in real-time to drivers via a touch-screen topographical map in the cockpit and depths are accurate within just 3 centimetres...
The Backcountry is calling - it is a different world out there. Photo: Teddy Haycock

How to Gear Up for the Backcountry – Gear Guide

September 9, 2019
The arrival of the first day of spring means only one thing to some Aussie shredders, it’s time to tour. 
Gear Guide – Christie Prior Talks About the Nitro Fate – Video Review

Gear Guide – Christie Prior Talks About the Nitro Fate – Video Review

September 3, 2019
In this review, Joey catches up with New Zealand pro snowboarder Christie Prior to talk about her favourite board, the Nitro Fate.
The North Face 2019 ‘Free Thinker’ Outerwear – Gear Review

The North Face 2019 ‘Free Thinker’ Outerwear – Gear Review

August 29, 2019
"I put this new gear from The North Face through literally everything…" We gave a Hakuba seasonaire some gear from TNF and here's what he thought.
Going Green in Sustainable Mountainwear – Gear Guide

Going Green in Sustainable Mountainwear – Gear Guide

August 27, 2019
When we talk about ski gear going green nowadays it’s not because ‘green’ is the most fashionable colourway...
You Can Build An Igloo In Australia – Here’s How

You Can Build An Igloo In Australia – Here’s How

August 23, 2019
Expecting thick snow and deep turns, Tim did not expect a lesson in how to build an igloo... But he's sure happy he got one!
Anna Marcinek, above, in the Ella goggle and Phillipe Lahey, below in the Axis.Both have a clean, frames design and are compatible with Giro's fun helmet range.

Giro Axis and Ella Goggles With Vivid Lens – Gear Guide

August 22, 2019
The first time I used Giro’s Vivid lens was during a snow-storm in Asahidake, Hokkaido a couple of years ago.
Dan Heckenburg, banking off a wind-roo inThredbo. Photo: Aedan O'Donnel

Choosing The Right Ski – Take The Ski Selector Quiz

August 14, 2019
Buying skis is a big decision so we've gone to the experts at Chillfactor ski magazine to give you some direction
What Goes On Inside A Snow Glove – A Handy Guide

What Goes On Inside A Snow Glove – A Handy Guide

August 9, 2019
There's a lot that goes into a pair of snow gloves. We've put together this handy guide to help you decide what pair to buy.
Nate Johnstone, ripping in the Search Series Pow Pow jacket and bib pants. Photo: Dan Warbrick

Gear Guide – Mountainwear, Rip Curl Search Series

July 31, 2019
Rip Curl's Search Series have been designed and produced using only recycled materials,
Oakley Mod 3 and Mod 5 Helmet – Gear Review

Oakley Mod 3 and Mod 5 Helmet – Gear Review

July 26, 2019
An in-depth look at some top of the line lids from Oakley... The MOD3 and MOD5 Helmet.
Gear Guide – We Test Three of XTM’s Finest Gore-Tex Gloves

Gear Guide – We Test Three of XTM’s Finest Gore-Tex Gloves

July 19, 2019
We took a handful of XTM gloves (pun intended) up the chairlift with us at Thredbo resort for a day of hard riding... Here's what we found.
Gear Guide – Burton Custom X Snowboard Video review

Gear Guide – Burton Custom X Snowboard Video review

July 18, 2019
In this review Joey checking out the Burton Custom X, one of the brand's most popular models for experienced riders.
Oakley Prizm Line Miner Goggle – Gear Review

Oakley Prizm Line Miner Goggle – Gear Review

July 18, 2019
Last week we reviewed Oakley’s Prizm Fall Line Snow Goggle. This week we’re turning our attention to the similarly priced and equally attractive PRIZM Line Miner goggle.
Mountainwatch’s Aussie Snow Business Spotlight – ROJO Outerwear

Mountainwatch’s Aussie Snow Business Spotlight – ROJO Outerwear

July 17, 2019
Australian company ROJO Outerwear is unique for two reasons...
Oakley Prizm Fall Line Goggle – Gear Review

Oakley Prizm Fall Line Goggle – Gear Review

July 11, 2019
We put Oakley's latest goggles under the microscope (or rather the PRIZM lens) down at Thredbo last week and here's what we thought...
Hors Piste – A Very Funny Animated Short Film of a Ski Rescue Mission That Does Not Go To Plan

Hors Piste – A Very Funny Animated Short Film of a Ski Rescue Mission That Does Not Go To Plan

November 15, 2019
The rescue doesn't go to plan with a series of different and very funny scenarios playing out over six-minutes of creative animation.
Record Breaking November Snow For Norway – “Better Than Japan” – Video

Record Breaking November Snow For Norway – “Better Than Japan” – Video

November 14, 2019
Move over 'Japanuary' it's 'Snowvember' in Tromso Norway at the moment, with professional skier Nikolai Schirmer considering it to be the snowiest November in History.
The Fifty – Wilson Peak, Colorado. Episode 18 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

The Fifty – Wilson Peak, Colorado. Episode 18 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

November 14, 2019
Mt Wilson is also “the most famous mountain in the world that nobody knows” as it is the iconic image on Coors Light beer cans
Candide Thovex’s Ski The World – Behind The Scenes, Episode Four, The Great Wall Of China.

Candide Thovex’s Ski The World – Behind The Scenes, Episode Four, The Great Wall Of China.

November 13, 2019
Ski The World  documents Candide skiing at different locations all around the world, none of which have snow.
10 Days in Niseko with Torah Bright, Robin Van Gyn & Aimee Fuller – Video

10 Days in Niseko with Torah Bright, Robin Van Gyn & Aimee Fuller – Video

November 13, 2019
Here's how 10 days in Niseko looks... If you're a professional snowboarder.
DC TRANSITORS – A South American Snowboarding Tour – Video

DC TRANSITORS – A South American Snowboarding Tour – Video

November 11, 2019
It’s no secret South America was left a little wanting this season, but a low-tide year didn’t stop the DC crew...
Night Riding Deep Powder in Niseko – Video

Night Riding Deep Powder in Niseko – Video

November 11, 2019
In our opinion, Niseko United offers the best night skiing in the world. This video is now exhibit A...
SUNŌKERU – A Monochrome Masterclass in Snowboarding Japanese Pow – Video

SUNŌKERU – A Monochrome Masterclass in Snowboarding Japanese Pow – Video

November 8, 2019
SUNŌKERU’ is a “short, curved, hard rubber tube through which a snowboarder can breathe during deep powder turns.” It's also an epic snowboarding short film...
The North Face Presents: Defiance, A Must-Watch Snowboard Film Featuring Victor De Le Rue, Leanne Pelosi and Jake Blauvelt

The North Face Presents: Defiance, A Must-Watch Snowboard Film Featuring Victor De Le Rue, Leanne Pelosi and Jake Blauvelt

November 7, 2019
The mountains are big and steep, and the film doesn’t hold back in showing just how dangerous big mountain riding can be.
The Fifty – Mt Tukuhnikivatz, Utah, Episode 17 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

The Fifty – Mt Tukuhnikivatz, Utah, Episode 17 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

October 31, 2019
"What about learning from the people who’ve had their culture, ancestry and traditions sculpted by mountains for thousands of years."
In The Meantime – Tanner Hall At The Top Of His Game in His New Film

In The Meantime – Tanner Hall At The Top Of His Game in His New Film

October 30, 2019
Tanner is still at the top of his game and features it all – park, urban, big mountain lines, deep powder in the Hakuba backcountry
Lhotse – The Inspirational Story of Hilaree Nelson’s and Jim Morrison’s First Ski Descent Of The World’s Fourth Highest Mountain – Video

Lhotse – The Inspirational Story of Hilaree Nelson’s and Jim Morrison’s First Ski Descent Of The World’s Fourth Highest Mountain – Video

October 25, 2019
A little over a year ago Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison completed the first ski descent of the 27,940-foot Lhotse, the world's fourth-highest mountain,
‘Shelter’ – New Snowboarding Film From Picture Organic Tackles Climate Change – Video Trailer

‘Shelter’ – New Snowboarding Film From Picture Organic Tackles Climate Change – Video Trailer

October 24, 2019
The latest film project 'Shelter' by the folk from Picture Organic highlights the beauty of the Swiss and French Alps and the perils they face.
Beautiful Film By Arc’teryx Explores British Columbia’s Spearhead Traverse – Video

Beautiful Film By Arc’teryx Explores British Columbia’s Spearhead Traverse – Video

October 24, 2019
A classic documentary style ski film that celebrates the history of the iconic route, first skied in 1964.
Over Time – Sammy Carlson’s Latest Film Confirms His Position As One of the World’s Best Skiers

Over Time – Sammy Carlson’s Latest Film Confirms His Position As One of the World’s Best Skiers

October 23, 2019
 Once again Carlson's skiing in Over Time is incredible, and he stakes a claim as being one of the best skiers in the world.
The Fifty – North Maroon and Holy Cross Couloir. Episodes 15 & 16 In Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

The Fifty – North Maroon and Holy Cross Couloir. Episodes 15 & 16 In Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

October 17, 2019
With a storm on the way and a stable snowpack, they decided to go for it and take on both mountains – two days, back-to-back,
Is Heliskiing Cheaper Than Couples Therapy? – Hilarious Video

Is Heliskiing Cheaper Than Couples Therapy? – Hilarious Video

October 11, 2019
Mountainatch | Video “Is Heli-Skiing Cheaper Than Couples Therapy?” Featuring everybody’s favourite ski pow(d)er couple, Elyse Saugstad and Cody Townsend have a hilarious take on heliskiing. Definitely show this one to your significant other… Skiing and satire are a brilliant match!         Cody Townsend and Le Bent…
Cast & Carve – Summer Fishing and Snowboarding in the High Sierra – Video

Cast & Carve – Summer Fishing and Snowboarding in the High Sierra – Video

October 11, 2019
The following comes by way of Jones Snowboards. It's a beautiful ode to some of the most pristine places in California's High Sierra.
Charge – Four Freeskiers And A Champion Drone Racer Go Cat Skiing – Salomon TV, Episode 1, 2019

Charge – Four Freeskiers And A Champion Drone Racer Go Cat Skiing – Salomon TV, Episode 1, 2019

October 10, 2019
Four world-class freeskiers and a World Champion drone pilot are dropped at Chatter Creek Cat Skiing in British Columbia for one week.
The Fifty – Middle Teton, Wyoming. Episode 14 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski the 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

The Fifty – Middle Teton, Wyoming. Episode 14 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski the 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

October 3, 2019
After a summer hiatus, Cody Townsend has released the latest episode in his web series The Fifty,
The Gnarly Summit Line of Mt Aurum, First by Helicopter, Then by Foot. – Video

The Gnarly Summit Line of Mt Aurum, First by Helicopter, Then by Foot. – Video

September 26, 2019
“The line off the true summit hadn’t been skied yet and Sam and I had been looking at it for years and wondering when we were going to ski it
Gear Guide – Six Snowboards From Burton – Video Review

Gear Guide – Six Snowboards From Burton – Video Review

September 24, 2019
Featuring six Burton snowboards - the Custom, the Process, the Name Dropper, the Custom X, the Deep Thinker and the Flight Attendant
Veteran Relearns How To Ski After Losing A Limb In Afghanistan – Video

Veteran Relearns How To Ski After Losing A Limb In Afghanistan – Video

September 20, 2019
A mission in Afghanistan in 2005 left former US Marine Phil Quintana without his lower leg. As a lifelong skier of Squaw Valley, Quintana was determined to keep riding the mountain.
Alpine Streets, A Snowboard Film That Brings A New Perspective to Falls Creek – Video

Alpine Streets, A Snowboard Film That Brings A New Perspective to Falls Creek – Video

September 18, 2019
Alpine Streets is a street-style snowboard film shot in to Falls Creek over 10 days in August and was just released this week.