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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 produc

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 Wor

Thredbo Presents Charities with Merritts Chair Auction Proceeds – Press Release

October 21, 2019
Stuart Diver, General Manager of Thredbo Resort, presented six local Snowy Mountains charities and n

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 Aug

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

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 r

Is Heliskiing Cheaper Than Couples Therapy? – Hilarious Video

October 11, 2019
Mountainatch | Video “Is Heli-Skiing Cheaper Than Couples Therapy?” Featuring everybody&

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 pl

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 t

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

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 i

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 bac

Thredbo Merritts Chair Online Auction Raises In Excess of $200,000 for Charity

October 9, 2019
The auctioning off of 112 historic Merritts chairs has raised in excess of $200,000 for charity.

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”

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 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,

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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 yea

Mountainwatch Ikon Tour Destination – Revelstoke

September 25, 2019
Revelstoke is known for powder snow. Big mouthfuls of the stuff. It’s

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, July 1 – A Windy Couple of Days, Followed By a Couple of Calm, Sunny Ones

July 1, 2019
    Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper Monday, July 1 Synoptic Outlook High pressure to the n

The Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, Friday 28 June – Happy Hour Before a Stormy Weekend

June 28, 2019
After a week of amazing sunshine and snow making, change is in the air.

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 26 – Sunny Days Before A Stormy Weekend

June 26, 2019
Winds will go absolutely nuts on Saturday and rain will come bucketing down. However, that rain will

Grasshopper’s NZ Forecast, June 26 – Crisp, Sunny Winter days

June 26, 2019
Our week of sunshine continues as a juicy, plump high in the Tasman Sea slowly drifts towards us

New Zealand Snow Season Outlook – June Update

June 24, 2019
We may have to wait a bit longer for those storms, but once they come, we should be in for a treat.

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 24 – Sunny Days But Something Brewing Next Weekend

June 24, 2019
Cold westerlies behind the front will see that rain turn to snow and we can expect a light-moderate

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 21 – Last Snowflakes To Fall as Chilly Southerlies Wane This Weekend

June 21, 2019
A high lying to the SW of us continues to push cold S-SW winds our way. As has been the case over th

Grasshopper’s New Zealand Forecast, June 21 – Wet on Ruapaehu today, Snow Sunday. Sun and cloud Elsewhere

June 21, 2019
A partly cloudy day for the Southern Lakes and there’ll be the odd snow flurry creeping over from

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 19 – A chilly, settled week ahead

June 19, 2019
After a wee dusting of snow late yesterday we’re left in a nice, cold southerly flow today,

Grasshopper’s New Zealand Forecast, June 17 – Snow, Sunshine, Snow

June 17, 2019
A strong, cold SW flow is dropping snow onto ski fields in the Southern Lakes and Ruapehu. Queenstow

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 17 – A Dusting on Tuesday then Cold temps

June 17, 2019
A ridge of high pressure will keep things clear and calm today, then a weak cold front will give us

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 14 – Chilly Nights Ahead

June 14, 2019
High pressure will keep this weekend and Monday nice and settled with chilly overnight temps hopeful

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 12 – Wet and Windy Again

June 12, 2019
    Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper   Wednesday 12 June – Another wet and windy day

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 10 – Wet and Windy

June 10, 2019
Our lovely snowpack will take a hit this week as a couple of not-so-cold fronts cross the Aussie Alp

Mountainwatch Guide To The Official Opening Weekend, Australia 2019 – What’s Open?

June 5, 2019
The Australian ski season is set to 'officially' kick off in just a few days… Read on to see what

This Week’s Storm Kicks Off The Season and More Snow Due Next Week

May 31, 2019
The storm of the past few days came through as forecast, dropping significant snow totals across the

Australian Snow Season Outlook – June Update

May 31, 2019
For this outlook I’ll stick with idea that overall snowfalls will be a little below average.

Skiing At Perisher This Friday May 31 – Early Opening

May 29, 2019
With over 60cm of snowfall in the past 3 days and much more in the forecast, Perisher has made the

Ski For Free At Mt Buller This Saturday – Early Opening

May 29, 2019
Mt Buller has announced today that the resort is opening early on Saturday 1 June to mark the first

After A Mild May, Snow Is On Its Way, the Grasshopper calling 30-50cms Next Week

May 24, 2019
“Two big and rather complex low systems, resulting in snowfalls totalling around the 30-50cm mark.

Mammoth and Squaw Valley Enjoying Powder Days In May

May 22, 2019
There have been plenty of fresh tracks on offer in California after two storms in the past week, the

2019 New Zealand Snow Season Outlook

May 8, 2019
Late next week is worth keeping an eye on for the first real snowfall of the year,

2019 Australian Snow Season Outlook – May Update.

May 6, 2019
Since we last looked at it a month ago, the tropical Pacific has warmed in the east while the west h

World Snow Wrap, April 5 – Spring in the US, A Powder Week in Hakuba and Snowing in Whistler and Europe

April 5, 2019
While it is officially spring, winter hasn’t let go in many parts of the world with snow forecast

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 s

Sunrise Session on Buller’s Summit Jumps – Photo Spread

September 17, 2019
While the landings were firm, it was crystal clear morning with no wind, and a pretty good way to st

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 prob

Mountainwatch Ikon Tour Destination – Jackson Hole

September 13, 2019
Jackson Hole is, without doubt, a special place and a “must visit” for any skier or snowboarder.

Manza Onsen – One Of Japans Finest Onsen Ski Resorts

September 13, 2019
Steaming sulphuric hot pools and plenty of snow, Manza Onsen is home to two Japanese icons.

Perisher Extends Its Season – Open Until October 13

September 13, 2019
Perisher has announced it is extending its season until Sunday 13 October, with a natural snow 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 t

Buller’s Boggy Creek T-bar Rolls For The Final Time In Swirling Snow Storm 

September 9, 2019
Hans Grimus built the lift 52 years ago and the old T is now set to be decommissioned in its cur

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

Sightseeing in Kanazawa, Japan – Top 5 Lesser-Known Locations

September 5, 2019
There’s an abundance of visual delights, so limiting the list to five was no easy task...

Press Release: Ikon Pass Expands Into Europe With The Addition of Zermatt, Switzerland for Winter 19/20

August 28, 2019
Zermatt in Switzerland becomes the first European destination partner on the Ikon Pass.

Mountainwatch Ikon Tour Destination – Mammoth Mountain

August 27, 2019
Mammoth Mountain, enjoys well-deserved status as a true international resort and one of the best in

Falls Creek Turns On For Nitro Good Times Week – Video

August 21, 2019
Nitro snowboard’s Good Times Week was held at Falls Creek last week

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

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

Press Release -Thredbo Season Pass Sale Now On

August 16, 2019
Thredbo is launching the annual Season Pass Sale with a line-up of fresh options and benefits.

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.

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

August 6, 2019
Thredbo’s iconic Top to Bottom ski and snowboard race is on again in Thredbo this Saturday, August

Mountainwatch Ikon Tour Destinations – Squaw Valley

August 2, 2019
Squaw Valley has long been regarded as one of the best ski resorts in North America

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 part

Mammoth Mountain Finally Closes for the 2018/19 Season. Only 100 Days Until the Start Of the 2019/20 Season

July 29, 2019
The season was 260 days long with 18.2 metres of snow and had everything

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

Art & Culture in Kanazawa, Japan – Top 5 (Non-Snow) Activities

July 26, 2019
We revisit this underappreciated prefecture and provide some must-do cultural activities for those l

First Base Apres Series In Thredbo – A Vintage Après Soiree Featuring Owl Eyes

July 1, 2019
Thredbo’s après scene will be pumping this Saturday as the First Base Après series kicks off at

Mountainwatch Guide To The Official Opening Weekend, Australia 2019 – What’s Open?

June 5, 2019
The Australian ski season is set to 'officially' kick off in just a few days… Read on to see what

Skiing At Perisher This Friday May 31 – Early Opening

May 29, 2019
With over 60cm of snowfall in the past 3 days and much more in the forecast, Perisher has made the

Ski For Free At Mt Buller This Saturday – Early Opening

May 29, 2019
Mt Buller has announced today that the resort is opening early on Saturday 1 June to mark the first

World’s Best Freeriders Crowned As World Champions At Freeride World Tour Final Event – XTreme Verbier

March 24, 2019
Three world titles were up for grabs today in Verbier with the familiar combination of nerves and ex

Backcountry Film Festival- Melbourne, April 30 – Press Release

March 22, 2019
The Backcountry Film Festival is produced each year by Winter Wildlands Alliance as a celebration of

Freeride World Titles To Be Decided in Verbier, Switzerland, March 23-31

March 19, 2019
Three world title races and the most prestigious winners' circle in competitive freeride is on the m

Freeride Stars of the Future Throw Down Big at Junior World Championships in Kappl, Austria

March 13, 2019
Known well for their mind-blowing level of big mountain riding by any standard, more than 60 of the

FWT19 goes off in The Andorran Pyrenees and Marion Haerty Wins World Title

March 9, 2019
With world title races and critical points in every category hanging in the balance, the world’s

World’s Premiere Junior Freeride Competition Just One Week Away – Press Release

March 6, 2019
The world will once again get a glimpse into the future of freeride at the FJWC in Kappl, which wil

Big Lines and Huge Performances by World’s Best in Fieberbrunn for Third Stop of FWT 2019

February 24, 2019
It was a mega day in the high peaks of the Austrian Tyrol as the world’s best continued their camp

Take Your Mind On A Ski Trip – Mindful Camp In Jackson Hole

February 22, 2019
  It blends mindfulness practices, a little morning meditation, delicious nutritious meals and a fr

Victorian Backcountry Festival Moves To Hotham For 2019

February 16, 2019
The 2nd Victorian backcountry festival will be held at Mt Hotham over the weekend of September 7 and

Scotty James Wins Third Consecutive World Championship – Watch His Winning Run

February 9, 2019
Scotty James is on a roll, the Australian snowboarder winning his third consecutive  halfpipe World

Kiwi Skier Craig Murray’s Winning Freeride World Tour Run – Video

February 7, 2019
Check out Craig Murray's run that earned him 93.00 points and the top spot on the Kicking Horse podi

Epic Conditions and Big Performances Make for an Unforgettable Day At FWT 19 Stop Two in Kicking Horse, Golden, BC.

February 6, 2019
The world’s best took advantage of perfect freeride conditions in the Purcell Mountains for an exc

FWT Heads To Kicking Horse For Event Two of 2019 World Tour, Feb 2-8

January 29, 2019
After an epic start to the 2019 winter in Hakuba, Japan, the world’s best are making their way to

Keep Calm and Ski Like A Boss – Jackson Hole’s Mindful Ski and Snowboard Camp

January 23, 2019
They’ve nailed the program with a sweet balance of time on the slopes, mindfulness coaching, morni

The Parkitects – A Glimpse into the World of Three of the World’s Best Park Builders- Video

January 22, 2019
Filmed at Sass Fee in Switzerland during the Stomping Grounds session last October, Parkitects is a

The 2019 Freeride World Tour Starts in Four Days in Hakuba with the First Event Of The Year

January 15, 2019
The 2019 Freeride World Tour (FWT) begins in just four days in Hakuba, Japan with the competition we

Verbier Freeride Week Kicks Off Freeride World Qualifying and Junior Tours

January 4, 2019
 Winter 2019 is ready to launch with the upcoming Verbier Freeride Week starting on January 4th. A

Thredbo’s Cannonball MTB Festival, Australia’s Biggest Mountain Biking Event, Dec 5-9, $100k Prize Purse

December 5, 2018
The Thredbo Cannonball MTB Festival kicks is set to again be Australia's biggest and richest mountai

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, Jan

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 pa

Gear Guide, Outerwear – XTM Granite Jacket

July 10, 2019
This three-in-one jacket from Australian snow brand XTM, features a high-tech shell and a merino ins

Lessons in Lenses – Mountainwatch Review A Rainbow Of Goggle Lenses – Oakley PRIZM Tech

July 5, 2019
"Hey mate, weird question but what’s the best coloured lenses for Aussie snow?” Here's our answe

Gear Guide – Burton Deep Thinker Snowboard Video review

July 3, 2019
"This board is really carvable, good transition in and out of turns and held a great edge at speed."

Gear Guide – Burton Flight Attendant Snowboard Video review

June 21, 2019
In this review Joey checks out the Flight Attendant from Burton.

Gear Guide – Torgeir Bergrem Talks About the Nitro Beast. Video review

June 11, 2019
In this review Joey is in Falls Creek where he chats with Norwegian pro rider Torgeir Bergrem about

The Five Best Bits of Backcountry Gear for 2019 – Mountain Gear

June 4, 2019
Planning to head out beyond the boundaries this season? Make sure you’re up on the five best bits

Gear Guide –  Burton Name Dropper Snowboard Video Review

May 27, 2019
In his latest review Joey takes the Burton Namedropper for a spring session in Thredbo’s Anton’s

Gear Guide – Burton Custom Snowboard, Video Review

May 16, 2019
In this review Joey checks out one of Burton’s flagship boards, the Custom, which Joey describes a

Gear Guide – Mark McMorris on Why the Burton Process is His Favourite Board.

April 26, 2019
This latest review from Joe Stanco, features leading international snowboarder Mark McMorris who giv

Five Reasons You Need a Proper Ski Bootfit – Mountain Gear

April 18, 2019
It’s essential that you go and see a credible bootfitter to make sure that you’re getting your f

Le Bent Wins Awards at Outdoor Retailer/ SSA Trade Show in Denver – Press Release

February 5, 2019
Le Bent, the Australian sock and base layer company, is making in-roads into North America and the 

Send And Return – BCA’s Safe Backcountry Shredding Series, Episode 2 – Video

January 30, 2019
Riley Leboe, Mike Henitiuk, and Matt Margetts use their snowmobiles to access some stellar backcount

Gear Guide – Nitro Pow 2019 Video Review

January 8, 2019
In this review Joey check out the Nitro Pow a board that, as the name suggests,  rips in deep snow

Send And Return – BCA’s Safe Backcountry Shredding Series – Video

January 2, 2019
Given a lot of people are heading overseas with plans to head into the back country, this series fro

Aussie Engineers Come Up With A Beanie That Offers The Same Protection As Helmets

December 14, 2018
A biomedical engineer and product engineer at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane are se

10 Gift Ideas For The Skier Or Boarder In Your Family! – White Christmas Wish list

December 13, 2018
We’ve compiled a little list of things that have plagued the Mountainwatch team’s Christmas wish

Float Your Boat – If You Are Chasing The Steep And Deep This Northern Hemisphere Winter, These Freeride Powder Skis Are What You Need.

December 12, 2018
If you are chasing northern hemisphere powder this season you want to have the right ski for when th

Gear Guide – 2019 Nitro Beast Video Review

December 4, 2018
Joey had the opportunity to ride with a few of the Nitro crew and also try out the full range of nex

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

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.

Gear Guide – Salomon Sick Stick Video Review

November 2, 2018
In this review Joey checks out the Salomon Sick Stick, a one board quiver that is an excellent "trav

Black Crows – The French Ski Brand with an Australian Connection

October 25, 2018
Chris Booth on moving to Chamonix, Black Crows’ growing success as an international ski brand and

GEAR GUIDE – Nitro Snowboards Video Review

October 18, 2018
In his latest review, Joey checks out three boards from Nitro – the T1, the Team and the Beast.

#Mountainwatchthis Clip Of The Week Instagram Comp – Vote For The Season Winner Here!

October 10, 2018
The time has come to vote for your favourite #mountainwatchthis clip of the week! Check them all out

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 14 – Chilly Nights Ahead

June 14, 2019
High pressure will keep this weekend and Monday nice and settled with chilly overnight temps hopeful

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 12 – Wet and Windy Again

June 12, 2019
    Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper   Wednesday 12 June – Another wet and windy day

Grasshopper’s Australian Forecast, June 10 – Wet and Windy

June 10, 2019
Our lovely snowpack will take a hit this week as a couple of not-so-cold fronts cross the Aussie Alp

Australian Snow Season Outlook – June Update

May 31, 2019
For this outlook I’ll stick with idea that overall snowfalls will be a little below average.

After A Mild May, Snow Is On Its Way, the Grasshopper calling 30-50cms Next Week

May 24, 2019
“Two big and rather complex low systems, resulting in snowfalls totalling around the 30-50cm mark.

2019 New Zealand Snow Season Outlook

May 8, 2019
Late next week is worth keeping an eye on for the first real snowfall of the year,

2019 Australian Snow Season Outlook – May Update.

May 6, 2019
Since we last looked at it a month ago, the tropical Pacific has warmed in the east while the west h

2019 Australian Snow Season Outlook – Another bumper down under less likely as climate turns a little sour

April 4, 2019
Winter is coming, and tales from the snowy north raise our hopes for another “bumper down under”

The Grasshopper’s Weekly North American Forecast – More Big Snowfalls In-line For For America

February 28, 2019
Two more lows will swing by this week on Saturday and Tuesday/Wednesday, giving most American resort

Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast – Pack Your Bags kids, We’re Heading to Hokkaido

February 28, 2019
Spring is a more challenging time of year for forecasting compared to Winter, where NW winds and sno

2018-2019 North American Snow Season Outlook – February Update

February 27, 2019
As we line dance our way into spring, so too are the storms lining up to bury a big chunk of the Nor

The Grasshopper’s Japan Weekly Forecast – Switch into spring mode and cut some shapes in the sun

February 21, 2019
It looks as though spring has come a little early in Japan this year as the prevailing NW winds we s

The Grasshopper’s North American Forecast – A Good ol’ fashioned Snowdown in The American Northwest

February 21, 2019
There’s going to be a good ol’ fashioned snowdown in the American northwest over the next week o

The Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast – Good Snowfalls Saturday, Warm Temps and Rain Tuesday and Wednesday

February 14, 2019
 Ten day totals this week should lie in the range of 25-45cm for most resorts, with up to 60cm on m

The Grasshopper’s Weekly North American Forecast – Sierras About to Pop and Southern Rockies Burgeoning, While Canada Goes Hungry

February 14, 2019
In a similar story to last week, the Sierras will continue to pig-out on massive snowfalls with ten-

The Grasshopper’s Weekly North American Forecast – Cascades and Sierras to Cop Big Snowfalls as “Little Foot” follows in the steps of big brother

February 7, 2019
As Big Foot stomps off to the east, the trail of powder he left measures between 2-3m in the Sierras

The Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast – Consistent Top-ups and Cold Temps For a Great Week

February 7, 2019
We saw a mid-season blip last week, whereby heinously warm temperatures dropped a whole swag of rain

Grasshopper’s Weekly North American Forecast – Snow Aplenty During West-wide “Big Foot” Storm

January 31, 2019
The Sierras will strike back with a vengeance this week after last week left resorts there snowless.

Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast – Snow Falling Into Saturday, Then Rain On Honshu Late Sunday/Monday

January 31, 2019
After Japanuary goes out with a bang, the first week of February is looking a little slower. That’

Grasshopper’s Weekly North American Forecast – Rockies Will Do Well Amidst a Subdued Wild West

January 24, 2019
The Rockies look set to make the most of a bad situation with ten-day accumulations between 25-45cm

Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast, Jan 24 – Honshu Going Through The Roof

January 24, 2019
Japanuary will go out with a bang with snowfalls going through the roof on Honshu. Yet again, snowfa

2018-2019 North American Snow Season Outlook – Mid-January Update

January 21, 2019
After reports of 1.5m or more of snow falling during the recent storm that rolled off the Pacific, r

The Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast – Goodness gracious me, snow for the next nine days

January 17, 2019
After a settled sunny week, we are now back in business. It’s going to be a week of big snowfalls,

The Grasshopper’s Weekly North American Forecast – Plenty going on with plenty of Snow for everyone

January 17, 2019
It’s a fairly stormy week ahead with lots going on; some days almost turned into an essay. Again,

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.”

Trailer Time: This Season’s Must See Ski and Snowboard Film Trailers

August 29, 2019
We’re compiling every ski and snowboard movie trailer you'll want to watch to keep stoking that wi

Video – Mid-sized Park Perfection At Perisher

August 28, 2019
The crew from Boardworld recently spent three days filming at Leichhardt. This is what went down.

Rider Profile – Jesse Parkinson, One of Australian Snowboarding’s Rising Talents

August 23, 2019
Jesse Parkinson first rode a snowboard five years ago when he was nine-years old during a family hol

Falls Creek Turns On For Nitro Good Times Week – Video

August 21, 2019
Nitro snowboard’s Good Times Week was held at Falls Creek last week

Rider Profile – Valentino Guseli, a 14-year-old With A Big Future

August 20, 2019
His tricks getting bigger and more technical each season, complemented by his smooth, flowing style

Snowboarder Matt Cox Cruising Through Perisher Parks – Video

August 16, 2019
Snowboarder Matt Cox takes us for a cruise around Perisher Resort's smaller Piper and Leichardt Terr

Film Trailer: Roadless – A Snowboard Journey With Jeremy Jones, Brian Iguchi and Travis Rice

August 16, 2019
Filmed over ten days in the Teton Wilderness of Wyoming during the winter of 2019, ROADLESS brings t

G.N.A.R. – The Squaw Valley Skiing Game – Full Movie

August 1, 2019
Take a look back at this esteemed film by Scott & Robb Gaffney and the legendary Shane McConkey.

Winterland – Trailer of The New Film From Teton Gravity Research

July 31, 2019
TGR just released the trailer for its new film Winterland, and if the trailer is anything to go by,

Candide Thovex’s Ski The World – Behind the Scenes, The Wave

July 10, 2019
This is the third episode of Candide Thovex’s web series, Ski the World BTS

Gear Guide – Burton Deep Thinker Snowboard Video review

July 3, 2019
"This board is really carvable, good transition in and out of turns and held a great edge at speed."

Distant Relatives – Sam Smoothy Shows His Friends Around NZ’s Spectacular Southern Alps. Video

June 26, 2019
In this first episode, Kiwi skier Sam Smoothy shows Callum Pettit and Drew Tabke around his backyard

Gear Guide – Burton Flight Attendant Snowboard Video review

June 21, 2019
In this review Joey checks out the Flight Attendant from Burton.

GoPro: TOP 10 MOMENTS OF WINTER

June 20, 2019
From Travis Rice ripping pillow lines to Tom Wallisch’s urban skiing and a BC powder party line, i

The Fifty – Bonus Episode Wrapping Up the First Season In Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

June 14, 2019
In this episode, Cody answers a number of questions emailed by the audience.

Rising Star – Jesse Parkinson, a 13-year-old Snowboarder With a Big Future

June 13, 2019
Jesse Parkinson is a 13-year-old grommet from Yaroomba on the Sunshine Coast and is one of the best

Top 5 Crashes From The Freeride World Tour 2019 – Video

June 12, 2019
It's a crash reel. Simple. Just click.

‘Kekkon Shite Kudasai’ – Jackson Wells Skiing And Boarding Hokkaido, Japan 2019 – Video

June 12, 2019
If you're like us you can't go longer than a few weeks without watching some footage of a skier or b

The Fifty – The Landry Line, Pyramid Peak, Colorado. Episode 13 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski the 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America.

June 3, 2019
In this episode Cody takes on the 14000 foot Pyramid Peak in Colorado's Elk Mountains

Gear Guide –  Burton Name Dropper Snowboard Video Review

May 27, 2019
In his latest review Joey takes the Burton Namedropper for a spring session in Thredbo’s Anton’s

The Fifty – The Grand Teton, Jackson, Wyoming. Episode 12 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America

May 20, 2019
In this episode Cody hooks up with the legendary filmmaker and climber Jimmy Chin for a full day tha

Gear Guide – Burton Custom Snowboard, Video Review

May 16, 2019
In this review Joey checks out one of Burton’s flagship boards, the Custom, which Joey describes a

The Fifty – Giant Steps Couloir, Eastern Sierras, California. Episode 11 in Cody Townsend’s Quest to Ski The 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America.

May 9, 2019
Giant Steps Couloir is a line on Mt Williamson, which at 14300’ is the second highest mountain in