Rusutsu is a powder paradise.

Rusutsu, Japan Joins Epic Australia Pass For The 2019-20 Winter Season.

December 4, 2018
Epic Australia Pass, Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass holders will receive five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at Rusutsu Resort in Hokkaido.
The Faction Collective Presents – La Grave – video

The Faction Collective Presents – La Grave – video

December 3, 2018
With no ropes, no pistes and no one telling you where you can and can’t go, La Grave represents a very special type of freedom rarely found in other alpine ski areas.
Inbounds Avalanche Buries 5 Skiers At Jackson Hole Over The Weekend, No Major Injuries Reported

Inbounds Avalanche Buries 5 Skiers At Jackson Hole Over The Weekend, No Major Injuries Reported

December 3, 2018
The slide occurred in the 'expert chutes' area of the resort that was open to the public at the time.
Alpine Meadows this morning after big overnight snowfalls. Photo: Squaw valley Alpine Meadows

Storm Of The Week – Big Snowfalls In California’s Sierra Mountains

November 30, 2018
The storm is set to intensify tonight with another 50-75cms likely by tomorrow morning.  One to 1.5 metres isn’t a bad three-day total!
Travis Rice after last year's win in Hakuba. Photo: FWT

Snowboard Legend Travis Rice To Compete In Freeride World Tour 2019 First Stop In Hakuba Japan

November 30, 2018
Travis Rice will look to claim his first ever Freeride World Tour (FWT) podium in Hakuba, Japan, January 19-26.
View from the summit of Anitsana. Cotopaxi in the background is active, you can tell by the plume emanating from the summit. Photo: Lucas

Avenida De Volcanes – Summiting and skiing Ecuador’s Avenue of Volcanoes.

November 29, 2018
The first thing that struck me was the sheer height of these mountains. They were all 5000m+ and capped by enormous glaciers.
Rejoice – Sammy Carlson getting Creative in the BC Backcountry – Video

Rejoice – Sammy Carlson getting Creative in the BC Backcountry – Video

November 26, 2018
Sammy taking his incredible skills into natural terrain where his creative approach to pillow lines and powder has almost redefined backcountry skiing.
DPS Cinematic’s Shadow Campaign, Season 5, Episode 1 – ‘The Abbey’ – Video

DPS Cinematic’s Shadow Campaign, Season 5, Episode 1 – ‘The Abbey’ – Video

November 26, 2018
DPS Cinematic's fifth season of 'The Shadow Campaign' is finally here and their first ethereal episode - The Abbey - paints skiing as a religious experience. 
It's looking like winter today in Niseko after 35cms in 24 hours. Photo: Darren Teasdale/Niesko Photography

World Snow Wrap – Seems To Be Snowing Everywhere

November 23, 2018
Good snowfalls for California, the Rockies and Whistler, more snow for Europe, a kick start in japan and winter makes a comeback at home.
The Cost Of Skiing – A Global Round Up Of International Ski Resort Prices

The Cost Of Skiing – A Global Round Up Of International Ski Resort Prices

November 23, 2018
According to freeskiing legend and Mohawk avant-gardist Glen Plake, “skiing is the best way in the world to waste time." It might also be one of the best ways in the world to waste money…
The Sky Piercer – award winning film about skiing NZ’s Mount Cook screening in Sydney and Melbourne next week.

The Sky Piercer – award winning film about skiing NZ’s Mount Cook screening in Sydney and Melbourne next week.

November 21, 2018
For Kiwi Big Mountain skier Sam Smoothy, his desire to climb the Mount Cook came from hearing his parents' stories about their experiences on the mountain.
Winterfox – A Stunning Journey Through Hokkaido’s Winter By Freeskier Lena Stoffel – Video

Winterfox – A Stunning Journey Through Hokkaido’s Winter By Freeskier Lena Stoffel – Video

November 21, 2018
  Mountainwatch | Video “I spent two months in Japan last winter and wanted to show everybody what Hokkaido means to me, through my eyes. I feel so content and calm in that country. It feels like a second home to me. But this was a big challenge as I…
An El Nino could see good snowfalls in the Sierras in February and March, which could mean powder days in  Mammoth like this one last March. Bernie Rosow getting deep. Photo: Christian Pondella.

2018-2019 North American Snow Season November Outlook – The Grasshopper

November 20, 2018
We can expect plenty of storms to track over the southern half of the US, and less over the top half and Canada
Madarao Kogen – A Powder Mecca In Its Own Right And A Perfect Base To Access The Best Of Nagano – Travel

Madarao Kogen – A Powder Mecca In Its Own Right And A Perfect Base To Access The Best Of Nagano – Travel

November 20, 2018
Madarao, or rather ‘Madapow’, as the nickname suggests, has plenty of pow to go round... but it's also the perfect base to explore some of Honshu's best resorts.
Chicks With Stix – 2018 Season review

Chicks With Stix – 2018 Season review

November 19, 2018
Chicks with Stix returned in 2018 with one session in Mt Buller and the other at Mt Hotham.
Iced Tor
Rams Head Range

I thought of this shot all season, just waiting for the snow to melt enough for there to be plenty of water in the pools in front of the Tor but still with some snow and ice along the sides.
I had headed up on a scouting mission two weeks earlier to check up on it and see how the thaw was going, but the foreground was still totally covered in snow. Two other mates and I gave it two weeks and I think we timed it perfectly.

Photographer’s Choice – Luke Hasaart’s Alpine Landscapes

November 16, 2018
Luke is still a passionate skier, but since picking up a camera a few years ago he sees the mountains in a different light.
Mt Hutt, now an Ikon Pass partner.

Ikon Pass Announces Partnership With Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt

November 16, 2018
Ikon Pass has announced a partnership with Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt on New Zealand’s South Island.
Gear Guide – Yes “Greats” Snowboard Video review

Gear Guide – Yes “Greats” Snowboard Video review

November 15, 2018
In this review Joey check out  the Greats, a true twin from Yes snowboards, and he loves it.
Photo: Thredbo

Thredbo Mountain Bike Season Starts this Weekend – Press Release

November 15, 2018
After an amazing winter, Thredbo is now ready to welcome the huge influx of mountain bikers for a massive summer of adrenaline fueled fun.
Kai Jones:  You Don’t See Many 11-Year-Olds Ski Like This – Video

Kai Jones: You Don’t See Many 11-Year-Olds Ski Like This – Video

November 14, 2018
    Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss Jackson Hole-based production company Teton Gravity Research (TGR) has just released its latest film, Far Out, and it is another good one, not surprising as they have been making ski/snowboard films for 22 years. The film features incredible skiing and snowboarding from some of…
Models are indicating there could be a few more sunny days this year. Sophia Rouches, Suginohara. Photo: Grant Gunderson

2018-2019 Japan November Snow Outlook – The Grasshopper

November 13, 2018
The overall vibe I’m getting is that we can expect average snowfalls on Hokkaido and 5-10% less on Honshu
The Faction Crew Ripping A Backcountry Powder Paradise in British Columbia – Video

The Faction Crew Ripping A Backcountry Powder Paradise in British Columbia – Video

November 12, 2018
The first of a three-part series for the 2018/19 winter from the Faction Collective this video takes Faction skiers, Todd McChesney, Duncan Adams and Antti Ollila deep into the BC backcountry.
Josh Daiek skiing at Shiga Kogen

Guide To Shiga Kogen – Japan’s Highest and 2nd Largest Ski Resort*

November 9, 2018
Shiga Kogen is perhaps more European than Japanese when it comes to the scale of its interconnected resort, however, the amount of snow that it receives proves it is unequivocally Japanese. All 18 of the interconnected Shiga Kogen resorts on the one trail map. It’s big.
EpicPromise Day Sees Perisher Give Back To Local Community- Press Release

EpicPromise Day Sees Perisher Give Back To Local Community- Press Release

November 8, 2018
On Tuesday 6 November Perisher employees gave back to the Snowy Mountains community as a part of its EpicPromise Day
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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…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – The Countdown has Begun

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – The Countdown has Begun

September 26, 2011
Mt Ruapehu late September snow-spray. Image:: Mt Ruapehu Snow Journal | Matt White Kia Ora everyone, well another week has flown by and it’s getting ever so close to the end of the season, for a few this time has already come… Ohau, Mt Dobson, Fox Peak and Roundhill have…
WEATHER ANALYSIS – The Unstoppable Advance of Spring

WEATHER ANALYSIS – The Unstoppable Advance of Spring

September 19, 2011
Spring conditions at Mt Buller dictated the direction of the SoO AirTime video edit event. Here, competitors make the most of what they have to produce some creative imagery. Image:: Joey Corcoran Weather Analysis | The Grasshopper Ahh spring… For most people it signifies a period of renewal and new…
NZ Weekly Weather Blog – The End May be Near but the Snow is Still Good!

NZ Weekly Weather Blog – The End May be Near but the Snow is Still Good!

September 19, 2011
Mt Hutt on 19 September enjoying a winter resurgence. Image:: Mt Hutt Snow Journal | Matt White Kia Ora everyone, it may be mid September but this past week we were lucky to get some fresh snow, while it might not have been bottomless pow pow that dreams are made…
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TRAVEL USA – Chris Booth Reveals Jackson Hole – Wyoming

TRAVEL USA – Chris Booth Reveals Jackson Hole – Wyoming

March 12, 2013
< Chris finds some float among the Wyoming trees Image:: Jock Gunn Mountainwatch | Chris Booth A great mountain is best revealed by its people. When you think of a mountain’s people you think of its locals. But they aren’t who I’m talking about. I’m not talking about mountain staff…
TRAVEL CANADA – Deep in the Cariboo Lies Troll Mountain

TRAVEL CANADA – Deep in the Cariboo Lies Troll Mountain

February 24, 2013
Troll local Emily Childs finds some float in the Troll Backcountry Image:: Sam Leitch Mountainwatch | Sam Leitch Ben Tregillus the head snow groomer at Mt Hotham Australia has spent the last two Canadian winters grooming at Troll Ski Resort in the isolated Cariboo region of Northern British Columbia. “It’s…
EDITOR’S BLOG – Choosing Your Travel Luggage Set Up

EDITOR’S BLOG – Choosing Your Travel Luggage Set Up

February 13, 2013
If you can’t tell from the photo, this is the gear of 4 snowboarders, one of whom is a photographer – with full kit, including flashes all jammed into a tiny little Ford Escape. This pack was no easy feat! Image:: Alex Horvath Mountainwatch | Alex Horvath If you have…
TRAVEL INDIA – A Ski Bums Guide To Gulmarg

TRAVEL INDIA – A Ski Bums Guide To Gulmarg

January 23, 2013
A couple of Bill’s clients posing with the local security forces Mountainwatch | Sam Leitch If your thinking of going to Gulmarg then Bill Barker’s tour operation “Bills Trips” is the best option. Guides Bill and Sam Dunlop will take you safely through the best aspects of the vast terrain…
CHILLFACTOR – Canada – A Skiing Utopia

CHILLFACTOR – Canada – A Skiing Utopia

January 20, 2013
Chris Booth sends it deep into a field of BC mushrooms… Chillfactor | From The Pages In 2012 Chris Booth discovered what every skier yearns for, the perfect utopia. This story first appeared on the pages of 2012 Chillfactor and is reproduced just to satisfy the cravings that eat at…
EDITOR’S BLOG – Claiming G.S.T Back At The Airport

EDITOR’S BLOG – Claiming G.S.T Back At The Airport

January 4, 2013
Mountainwatch | Alex Horvath How To Get Your GST Back At The Airport: Who agrees with me? Often the best part of booking an overseas shred trip is the shopping you get to do before you leave, what’s a trip to ride some epic pow without that new board? Of…
TRAVEL FRANCE – Chamonix – Where Humility Is Your Kindest Companion

TRAVEL FRANCE – Chamonix – Where Humility Is Your Kindest Companion

November 26, 2012
Mountainwatch | Alex Horvath As an adventure loving snow enthusiast who has never been game enough to grace the beast that is Chamonix, I have always perceived it to be one of those towns that carries an air of mystique and an almost surreal reputation. As Boothy puts it below,…
TRAVEL JAPAN – Niseko – Imaginary Flying Machines

TRAVEL JAPAN – Niseko – Imaginary Flying Machines

November 1, 2012
Chris Booth popping off a classic Niseko pillow Image:: Joey Corcoron Mountainwatch | Alex Horvath The island nation of Japan has undergone some tumultuous times in recent years, the environmental catastrophe brought on by the 2011 tsunami disaster led to a feeling of great unease in the international snow industry……
Dirt Track to Powder – The Barry Way to Mt Hotham

Dirt Track to Powder – The Barry Way to Mt Hotham

July 31, 2012
The impressive bowls below the Hotham Peak are officially out of bounds, but tempt many with some of the best powder turns you can grab in Australia. Words & Photos by Russell Holt The Barry way is a shortcut 4WD track from Jindabyne to Mt Hotham. Appealing? Hell yes, who…
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……
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