15 Japan snow travel tips, tricks and hacks

Alex Parsons reveals her top 15 hacks to make ski trips in Japan even better. Aussies flock to Japan's famous powder snow. I do. You...

That one time I went sit skiing for the first time

Life can be challenging at the best of times. When it incorporates a high level spinal injury and an inability to feel or move...

There’s frontier skiing still to be found in Japan

In 15 years the ‘aroma’ of Japanese snow has gone from a far-off frontier powder dream to  an accessible, affordable option. Despite this, few...

Backcountry Hakuba with Steve Lee – and two Everest legends

Fresh powder snow. It’s the mystical magic gift of nature that many seasoned skiers and boarders dream of. The reality however is that genuine...

10 Signs You’re an Aussie Skier/Boarder Abroad

It's no secret that us Aussies love our snow sports and will travel far and wide to do it. You'll find us swamping Japan...

Why, how and when to tune your skis and snowboards

I’ve been working as a ski tech for three seasons now, and I’m constantly surprised by how little people know about maintaining their equipment. As...

Is there a gender fear difference in skiing? Danielle Brooke thinks...

Having been a ski instructor for a long time, I have observed many women anxiously approach skiing and experience fear even on the gentlest...

15 Snowboard & Ski Hacks to Make Your Day On the...

You've just arrived at your favourite snow resort for an epic day of skiing or snowboarding and you're super stoked until you get stuck...

Eat pray ski – one woman’s backcountry ski adventure in India

Corrine Nolte went in search of powder in the wilds of India's Himalaya and found ski enlightenment along the way.  Keen to try skiing in...

How to Ski With A Non-Skier

It seemed like a good idea at the time. You'd had a couple of beers with your non-skier buddy, raving about your epic time on...

5 signs you have the between season blues

For those skiers and snowboarders who do back to back winter seasons, coming home can be both the best and worst part of our...

20 questions answered for intermediate snowboarders

Before we get into it, you must be wondering: What's an intermediate snowboarder? In Snow Sports Schools we generally consider intermediates to be a...

6 actions skiers can take to help keep our snow

The effects of climate change have been discussed around me for years, and I have often participated in these discussions acting as though I...

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...