Why can’t Hollywood make a decent ski film?

The world of ski and snowboard movies has long been divided into ski and snowboard porn with no plot but plenty of powder, mainstream...

Lost in ski instruction translation

When English isn't English and left means right - oh, The joy of teaching humans how to slide on snow. Rhi Evans is back...

In an avalanche, if it’s not on, it’s not on

Think you don't need an avalanche beacon when skiing the side or backcountry? Then you're an idiot. I've seen a lot of stupid moves in...

14 year old Melbourne girl youngest to ski to North Pole

14 year old Jade Hameister from Melbourne became the youngest person to ski to the North Pole last Sunday. The Melbourne teenager completed the first...

When powderhounds become boozehounds

In Verbier it's espresso martinis, in Thredbo Jaigie bombs, in Park City the lemon drop, in Portillo the pisco sour, in Chatter Creek the...

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...

Why you’re not going to find your soulmate in a ski...

Snow addict Jen Houltham gives SnowsBest readers her ski bum unqualified life advice. You’ve just booked your working holiday in Canada. You’re psyched - you’ll be...

When She Skis Better Than You Do

Mike Douglas, Jen Hudak and Pip Hunt talk badasses, sexism, snow media & the exciting progression of women's skiing. Women and men ski differently but...

I didn’t mean to fall in love but I did

I didn't expect to fall in love while in Vail, Colorado but I did. My deceased mother sent me to Vail and while I now...

Why are so many skiers getting lost in the mountains?

What's with all the skiers and boarders 'getting lost' and needing rescue this season?  Sam pullos reveals tips to save your snow life should...

When the snow heals

When troubled teenagers meet the snow. The rain has been falling for a good few hours. It is cold, even colder when the wind hits...

Beating ski anxiety on the slopes of Niseko

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

10 ways to tell if you’re too old for après…

There was a time where I was the Queen of Après, when the night before was blown from my weary dancing bones by a...

Please, please, stop telling everyone how to ski or snowboard!

I wanted to start this blog with kindness and care but, sod it. Stop telling me and your friends and your family and strangers...

Life or death sentence for lift pass cheaters?

  Twelve skiers and snowboarders banned for life in twelve days in New Zealand So you bought a five day lift pass and you leave the...

Relive the SnowsBest year that was 2017

On the eve of 2018 we look back at the blog posts that gave you all the feels. Here's our Top 20 of 2017...

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