Having a gay old time in Sochi, Russia

Wondering what all the fuss is about the Winter Olympics in Russia and why there's been talk of boycotts, arrests and human rights? Here at...

The good, the bad, the ugly of skiing and snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding may be the most fun you can have with or without your clothes on, however there are some days where it...

Backcountry.com trademarks “backcountry” and then sues everyone

The adventure world is seething after online adventure gear retail giant Backcountry.com trademarked the word "backcountry" for outdoor apparel and more. That specific trademark...

First all female climb and ski descent of New Zealand’s volcanoes

Kiwi Winter Olympian Janina Kuzma is leading an expedition to be the first all-female ski group to ascend and ski all four of New...

The North Face launches women freeride Team Kit outerwear

As female skiers and snowboarders we've all conquered something in our snow journey, whether it's fear, anxiety, awkwardness, the patriarchy, lack of funds or...

Rewriting Lydia Lassila’s headline

Dual-Olympic medallist Lydia Lassila’s career came to an unceremonious end in Pyeongchang after she failed to qualify for the final of the women’s aerials...

Taking a baby to your Aussie ski club lodge for the...

Whether he likes it or not, the snow was always destined to be a part of my son Oliver’s life. He was born in early...

Coalition Snow launch Kickstarter to Fund new YOUth Line

Coalition Snow will launch a Kickstarter campaign on March 8 to fund its first YOUth line of skis and snowboards, building gear to help...

Beating ski anxiety on the slopes of Niseko (or anywhere)

It was supposed to be one of the best days of the season in Niseko. 40cm of fresh powder had hit Hirafu overnight, and...

Knowing when to stop skiing and snowboarding to save yourself

I'm tired. Scratch that. Exhausted. So exhausted my bones are crying. Not just my bones either, I literally sobbed into a drip filter coffee...

Australian grants available for future women leaders in snow sports

Women Leaders in Sport grants are now open for individuals and organizations with Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer saying the sporting industry must maintain a...

Public tears for personal pain at the Winter Olympics

I've seen my share of tears at this Winter Olympics and there are still nine days to go. As a ski journalist I am privileged...

Some Kiwis don’t like the way Aussie tourists drive

A New Zealand petition calls for tourist drivers to wear T-plates when driving. If you've ever driven the roads to ski fields in New Zealand...

After the snow has gone – when the season ends

When I was little I used to act. Some would say I still do. Every year I would audition for the school play or...

10 things you need to know before moving to a ski...

Some ski towns are smaller than others and they say you learn a lot about yourself when living in one. I learnt one important thing...

Toboggangate, how Thredbo’s toboggan ban set the internet alight

You may have noticed that SnowsBest has stayed out of the tobogganing ban debate minus one simple social media post alerting our snow community...

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