Profile – Boen Ferguson

Profile – Boen Ferguson

October 7, 2010
Boen in 2009 Interview & Images | Ben Hansen Boen Ferguson, The now 21 year old Jindabyne local has been a fixture in the Australian freeski world since he was a very small grom. This year an early season knee injury forced him off skis for two months but with…
VIDEO – Charlie Timmins in The Whole Nine Yards

VIDEO – Charlie Timmins in The Whole Nine Yards

October 6, 2010
Charlie Timmins. Image:: Ben Hansen The North Face Backcountry Ski Trip In August The North Face dropped nine skiers, including team rider Charlie Timmins into the Mt Cook backcountry and left them there to get creative with the wilderness. This video by Tim Pierce was the result. Tim Pierce Zeros&Ones…
Best of 2010 – The NSW Season Wrap Up

Best of 2010 – The NSW Season Wrap Up

October 6, 2010
Jordan Houghton on August 26 in Perisher. Image:: Harro Words | Reggae Elliss It is 4 October and I’ve just had another great morning, skiing perfect top to bottom groomers on the Supertrail and some fun spring snow in the Bluff. All the locals here are calling the past month…
Photo Snow Report – OHAU Backcountry Spring Fresh

Photo Snow Report – OHAU Backcountry Spring Fresh

October 1, 2010
Nick Brown and Robett Hollis enjoy a couple of late Spring pow turns in the afternoon. Snow Journal 28 – 30 September | Pablo Azocar Ahh Mother Nature, what are you up to? Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining about the latest storms at all, it gave us plenty…
The Best of Winter 2010 – Top 5 Australian Snowfalls

The Best of Winter 2010 – Top 5 Australian Snowfalls

September 29, 2010
Johnny Lipzker creating his own snowstorm in Perisher on 22 August. Image:: Harro Words | Tess Cook In a season of contradictions we muddled through an almost dry July with record setting snowmaking and plunged nose first into the face shots of August. Every Australian skier and snowboarder will remember…
The Best of Winter 2010 – Top 10 New Zealand Snow Photos

The Best of Winter 2010 – Top 10 New Zealand Snow Photos

September 27, 2010
Image:: Vaughan Brookfield. Roundhill clubfield opened a new ropetow this winter that had all the hardcore skiers and snowboarders in NZ racing for their cars after fresh storms. The lift is said to be a treacherous and painful ride, but gives access to some spectacular backcountry bowls and of course…
TRAVEL USA – Park City Powder Cats

TRAVEL USA – Park City Powder Cats

September 27, 2010
Utah is famous for its champagne powder. Skiing Utah | Rachael Oakes-Ash Images | Rebekah Stevens – rebekahstevensphotography.com I blame the powder. Dry, Utah powder under an intense blue sky will do it to you every time. The conditions were sublime and clearly messed with my head. Why else would…
Countdown to Winter – Top 10 Aussie Snow Photos of 2010

Countdown to Winter – Top 10 Aussie Snow Photos of 2010

September 24, 2010
  We loved getting face shots in Australia this year, Awesome August was one for the annals. Jordan Houghton in Perisher. Image:: Harro Countdown to Winter With winter on the way, here’s a reminder of the best of last season… Image:: Dominic Kieler. 2010 This image just captures the stoke…
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…
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