Weater Update – New Zealand’s Perfect Storm

Weater Update – New Zealand’s Perfect Storm

September 24, 2010
Fresh pow at SnowPark. Image:: Pablo Azocar New Zeleand Storm | Matt White – Snow Reporter Usually at this time of the season the resorts and the people are winding down from winter, enjoying the extended sun, spring slush and light crowds. This season has been much different! Usually you…
Photo Snow Report – Toyota One Hit Wonder Week in THREDBO

Photo Snow Report – Toyota One Hit Wonder Week in THREDBO

September 24, 2010
Charlie Timmins. Snow Journal 15 – 19 September | Andrew Fawcett You couldn’t have scripted better conditions for the Toyota One Hit Wonder in Thredbo. Despite a forecast week of snow the sun shone every day without fail on the 90ft mega-jump perched on the hill above Thredbo’s Cruiser lift.…
Photo Snow Report – FALLS CREEK Looking Good

Photo Snow Report – FALLS CREEK Looking Good

September 23, 2010
2010 has been a grand spring in Falls Creek Snow Journal 18 – 22 September | Chris Hocking No doubt this is best spring in six years with a hefty base still over 1m, the main trails are in great shape and terrain parks rocking. It’s hard to believe after…
The SoO AirTime Winners Announced

The SoO AirTime Winners Announced

September 22, 2010
Team Victoria’s Johnny Lipzker. Image:: Joey Corcoran SoO AirTime | Watkin Mclennan It’s Official! Victoria is victorious. They got ahead by only 155 votes, but in the end the real winner was Australian skiing. The two films were seen by over 50 countries, even Lebanon, and collectively over 10 000…
Video – NZ Oakley & Transfer Week

Video – NZ Oakley & Transfer Week

September 22, 2010
Come and ride Wanaka, NZ with the Oakley team for an intensely packed 7-days of shooting in August. If you’re a snowboarder you want to be on the Oakley team, they hook it up for their team, and in return their riders get it done. Featuring Ryan Teine (AUS), Jacob…
Editor’s top 10s – Reasons to go to the Snow these School Holidays

Editor’s top 10s – Reasons to go to the Snow these School Holidays

September 22, 2010
Early morning groomers at Falls Creek, ideal in spring. Image:: Courtesy Falls Creek Words | Tess Cook Forget a September beach holiday, why run the risk of drizzling rain, chilly evenings, windy beaches and water too cold to swim in when you could bask in the springtime sun on the…
TRAVEL – Snowboard Japan – Myoko Kogen

TRAVEL – Snowboard Japan – Myoko Kogen

September 22, 2010
Japan powder is a snowboarder’s heaven – deep, light and available in abundance. An Authentic Japanese Destination. Does that still exist in? Hokkaido and Nagano are the obvious choices, but for me it was time to try something different. Niigata, on the island of Honshu, has always looked enticing and…
Thredbo Freeride Series Big Air

Thredbo Freeride Series Big Air

September 21, 2010
Jye Kearney Event | Images:: Ben Hansen Mother Nature turned it on for the final event in the Thredbo Freeride Series for 2010, the Big Air at the top of the Cruiser area Despite launching themselves off the Toyota One Hit Wonder 90ft kicker all week, The guys were keen…
Diaries Downunder – Episode 4

Diaries Downunder – Episode 4

September 21, 2010
This episode the crew get going on the good ‘ol NZ road trip in camper vans. What you’ll see is some rad shredding from Hyner, Comer, Browner, Pooch and Rehrer. What you won’t see is how nasty those vans smell with 5 grown men… its amazing – we highly recommend…
Photo Snow Report – CARDRONA and SNOW PARK Back to Winter!

Photo Snow Report – CARDRONA and SNOW PARK Back to Winter!

September 21, 2010
You probably won’t think about Snowpark when I say powder turns … well, here Liam Peter Ryan proves you wrong Snow Journal 19 – 20 September | Pablo Azocar After a couple of weeks without any new snow and the temperature raising rapidly we all started to think about summer,…
New Zealand’s 2010 Spring Powder Storms Explained

New Zealand’s 2010 Spring Powder Storms Explained

September 21, 2010
Cardrona Valley road looking like mid July … but it’s mid September. Image:: Pablo Azocar Alpine Weather | Aaron Cook – Alpine Meteorologist As the residents of Southland in New Zealand continue to shiver their way through some of the most extreme weather in recent memory, it’s probably worth having…
TRAVEL BLOG – Chile & Argentina Snowboarding – Part 3

TRAVEL BLOG – Chile & Argentina Snowboarding – Part 3

September 20, 2010
Two of our crew take a break from hiking the backcountry of Argentinean resort Catedral Alta Patagonia. The town of Bariloche is on the valley floor in the distance. Photo: Johnny McCormack Sep 8 – Sept 11, 2010 | Words Russell Holt Argentina: Bariloche & Buenos Aires The 3 week…
TRAVEL KASHMIR – Bill’s Trips

TRAVEL KASHMIR – Bill’s Trips

September 20, 2010
Aussie Legend Steve Lee tasting Gulmarg. Image:: Courtesy Bill Barker Riding Gulmarg | Tess Cook If I’m venturing into the heart of Kashmir, India, I want Bill Barker at my side. The intrepid mountain man has been exploring the snow roads less travelled for over 20 years, in the last…
An Australian Avalanche Wakeup Call

An Australian Avalanche Wakeup Call

September 17, 2010
The slab slide. Image:: Tracey Creedon Words | Tracey Creedon This winter brought me a lucky break, or a wakeup call to the fact that I can be really stupid; my friend was caught in an avalanche, because of the line I chose. With solid avalanche knowledge behind me, I…
Mountainwatch Interschools Snowsport Scholarship Winners

Mountainwatch Interschools Snowsport Scholarship Winners

September 15, 2010
Maddy Alexis. Image:; Lorrae Alexis Words | Don St Pierre With the conclusion of the Suburu National Interschools Snowsports Championships at Perisher last week, Mountainwatch.com is pleased to announce the winners of the Mountainwatch Interschool Snowsports Scholarships. Skier Charlie Comben of Merrijig Primary School, VIC and Snowboarder Maddy Alexis of…
Photo Snow Report – Sunshine in the HOTHAM Park

Photo Snow Report – Sunshine in the HOTHAM Park

September 15, 2010
Not into rails? Slash it… it’s just as much fun! Snow Journal 14 September | Jyothi Jaffray Spring is here and you couldn’t have asked for a more perfect spring day. Time to hit the park with a few mates. Start early with some nice firm corduroy as a warm…
TRAVEL BLOG – Chile & Argentina Snowboarding – Part 2

TRAVEL BLOG – Chile & Argentina Snowboarding – Part 2

September 15, 2010
Punta De Lobo is a mechanical left hand point break that’s 10 minutes south of Chile’s famous beach town Pichelemu. The point is covered in cacti. Sep 8 – Sept 11, 2010 | Words Russell Holt Photos Johnny McCormack Chile and Argentina have always been on the ‘hit-list’, the size…
SoO AirTime Insider – The Wrap

SoO AirTime Insider – The Wrap

September 14, 2010
Max Timmins. Image:: Joey Corcoran Words | Joey Corcoran SoO AirTime 2010 is over but it leave behind two incredible ski films. Such high quality Australian skiing is rarely captured. These two films showcase the skiers and the mountains; the world now knows that we’re more than just desert and…
Photo Snow Report – NSW Terrain Parks

Photo Snow Report – NSW Terrain Parks

September 13, 2010
Russ testing the One Hit Wonder Down Under Jump at Thredbo Snow Journal 10 – 12 September | Ben Hansen As the season comes to an end, park skiing is the dominant passtime for the locals and diehards still strapping on the plank(s) in the warmer final month of the…
TRAVEL USA Fresh Tracks with the Interconnect Backcountry Tour

TRAVEL USA Fresh Tracks with the Interconnect Backcountry Tour

September 13, 2010
Utah is famous for its super dry powder. Image:: Ski Utah Skiing Utah | Rachael Oakes-Ash Utah’s uber cool Park City resort town may be the training ground for snowboarding legends Torah Bright and Shaun White but try telling that to the skier-only zones of Deer Valley Resort, five minutes…
TRAVEL VICTORIA The Spring Fling Road Trip

TRAVEL VICTORIA The Spring Fling Road Trip

September 13, 2010
Road Trip! Image:: Elle Cook< Words | Tess Cook What better way to squeeze very last bit of snow from the season than a spring snow road trip? Us Aussie skiers tend to be a habitual bunch, we snow slide where we’ve always snow slid. So this season I packed…
Video – 2010 Billabong Bro Down

Video – 2010 Billabong Bro Down

September 12, 2010
As luck would have it amidst changeable Spring conditions the Billabong Bro Down and Von Zipper Rail Shred went off at Snow Park NZ this weekend. A field of around 50 riders showed up to compete in the events on Friday and Saturday. After Big Air practise on Friday everyone…
August, a Month to Remember at Falls Creek

August, a Month to Remember at Falls Creek

September 11, 2010
Mitch Smith sampling some of the powder from a 50+cm storm to kick off the month Words | Steve Lee August 2010 has gone down in the record books as the biggest in 18 years, with a stunning 248cm of snow in its 31 days. With all snow you would…
Reggae’s Video Report – Wednesday, September 3rd

Reggae’s Video Report – Wednesday, September 3rd

September 10, 2010
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