Is this the return of mono skiing?

SnowsBest guest blogger, Tori Beattie, gets her mono back on and reveals why you should embrace the campness and Vive la Mono too.  I’m a...

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...

Adrenaline, depression & death in the snow world

Hilaree O'Neill and Mike Douglas know first hand the impact of adrenal highs and lows, death and grief in the world of the extreme athlete....

That time Freeskier asked a world champion to pose in a...

Jen Hudak opens up about her body image issues in elite competition and the moment she knew her #1 competitor Sarah Burke had died...

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...

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...

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...

Making Green Snow

Ski resorts around the world are relying increasingly on renewable energy but is it a more practical option and does it save resort owners money? Sam...

The photographer behind one of Instagram’s most coveted adventure handles

SnowsBest chats with photographer Sarah Hatton, the name behind @ISO100_PHOTOGRAPHY the outdoor loving Instagram account with over 172 000 followers.  Sarah Hatton grew up in...

Lady shred Cardrona for breast cancer with Olympic medalists

Calling all female skiers and boarders of every age and ability ready to rock the slopes of Cardrona in New Zealand in support of...

First world instructor problems

Aaaah, ski and snowboard instructing. One minute you’re taking #myoffice selfies to post on Instagram on a stunning day and feeling smugger than a cat...

Every woman’s nightmare turns to joy at the snow

Natasha Warlond went into labour early during a blizzard on the road to Omeo from Hotham ski resort in Australia. Time was tight and...

How to get your lover into skiing or boarding (without breaking...

Skiers and snowboarders are a rare breed of people. We like to spend all our money on holidays in cold, cold places, all for...

Testosterone free zones make women better skiers and boarders

Rachael Oakes-Ash hasn't always put women first on the mountain. She reveals the error of her Ski ways. I have a confession to make. I...

Five ways skiing helps keep my head screwed on

Ten years ago, I’d never set foot in ski boots. Nine years ago, I spent Christmas in the French Alps and was baffled by...

Snowboard guides for chicks in Japan and New Zealand

Fiona Duncan is a snowboard adventure guide with MINT TOURS in Japan and New Zealand. She's also a pilates instructor and surf coach. This...

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