Nat Segal goes in search of active relaxation in the backcountry

Big mountain skier, Nat Segal, shares a backcountry hut with the former New Zealand Prime Minister, Helen Clarke, while ski touring the wilderness of...

10 coffee dens when skiing in Japan

Coffee snobs skiing in Japan will be rewarded with the country's new third wave coffee obsession. Andy Solo goes in search of ten of...

Mt Dobson, the ski resort you’ve never heard of but should

Briar Peters road trips to New Zealand’s Mackenzie region to hit up Mt Dobson after a snow storm.After a northern winter season in Val...

Hot tips for the weekend warrior powder stash and dash

Oh the Weekend Warrior.  Just the very thought of it fills my heart with apathy. Or is it empathy? Because now it’s Southern Hemisphere...

The Aussie giving women a voice in the action sports world

Alexa Hohenberg is the Aussie behind 'Still Stoked' a website giving a voice to women in action sports. This is her success story. From...

Dear beginner, that chairlift is not for you

Renata Hercok contemplates the curse of the beginner on runs they cannot handle and when to move on from the magic carpet.Picture this scene....

Why I still choose to ski in Australia

Ben Carter could ski anywhere but he chooses to ski in Australia. Here's why.Just got off the phone with Kosciuszko Tourist Park, my parents...

Founder of Backcountry.com reveals his snowpreneur secrets

Sam Pullos chats with backcountry.com founder, John Bresee, for our Snowpreneur series.If you’ve ever bought any of your ski or snowboard gear online, chances...

Why snow sports are integral to combating climate change

Renata Hercok contemplates climate change and the ski resorts we call home. Snow sports, like all sports, are more than the sum of their parts....

What does it take to be a snowpreneur?

Fancy a career in the ski industry? SnowsBest contributor Sam Pullos interviews resort managers, photographers, tour guides, app developers and snowpreneurs to give you the...

5 BOSU Exercises for Skiing and Snowboarding

SnowsBest resident Fit2Ski guru, Guillaume Tual, talks us through the most powerful tool for training for the slopes, the Bosu.You can't do proper ski...

5 Bodyweight Exercises for Skiing

Our resident Fit2Ski guru, personal trainer Guillaume Tual, gives you the lowdown on the best bodyweight exercises you can do at home or the...

When ski bums find a career

Snow sports instructors are widely considered to be ski bums; snow nuts that chase winter around the world for seasons on end in search...

The highs and lows of heli skiing in Alaska

The ups and downs of Alaska might leave you feeling like you've been on a mountain sized roller coaster ride. But, if you revel...

Ski glamping. It’s a thing.

Chalet life or tent life? Nat Segal reveals the benefits of snow glamping in the Chugach of Alaska.Camping in the snow isn’t for everyone....

An ode to ski instructors

Ben Rourke wanted to be a ski instructor, then he did the course and now he knows better. When I first saw Thredbo’s famous Austrian boys...