Mountainwatch | Matt Wiseman “There’s no gorgeous “ski centre” type of facilities, and no entertainment district etc. There are no fancy restaurants or facilities for kids, and the access is far from ideal. However, satisfaction for the advanced skier is guaranteed.” – Prince Hotels This is how the leading accommodation provider described Hakkaisan ski resort…
Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper Wednesday 12 June – Another wet and windy day & not too shabby this weekend Synoptic Outlook Our snowpack will take another hit as a not-so-cold front crosses the Aussie Alps later today. Heavy rain will be accompanied by gale-severe gale N-NW winds.…
After an epic start to the 2019 winter in Hakuba, Japan, the world’s best are making their way to North America for the second competition of FWT19 in the legendary resort of the Canadian Rockies, Kicking Horse, Golden BC.
They’ve nailed the program with a sweet balance of time on the slopes, mindfulness coaching, morning meditation and a line up of experienced specialists to help flex and grow those mindful muscles along the way.
Winter 2019 is ready to launch with the upcoming Verbier Freeride Week starting on January 4th. A newly added 1-star event will attract further rookie riders, while the new generation of under-14s will surely continue to impress.
Riley Leboe, Mike Henitiuk, and Matt Margetts use their snowmobiles to access some stellar backcountry skiing outside Stewart, BC, but they take nothing for granted and keep their eye on the recent storm snow and a buried surface hoar layer.
We’ve compiled a little list of things that have plagued the Mountainwatch team’s Christmas wish lists year in year out... Assuming they're on the nice list, here's some winter stocking stuffers & more.