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The million dollar plus heli ski trip that you must invite...

If money is no object, if you're a gazillionaire, if you've embezzled your tax dollars to an off shore account, if you won Powerball...

Where to go cat skiing in Japan for first tracks every...

Everyone knows Japan dumps shipping container loads of powder per hour in peak season but not everyone knows that when the chairlift is buried,...

When powder skiing turns deadly

There's nothing pretty about this video. You think there is, to start. It's filled with beautiful powder skiing and boarding, the kind you find...

VIDEO: Be inspired by the Aussie quadriplegic who heli skis in...

Australian sit skier Sarah-Jane 'SJ' Staszak knows adversity. The adventure loving legend became a quadriplegic after a simple surgery went wrong five years ago....

Squaw launches lift accessed backcountry tours

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has partnered with Alpenglow Expeditions to provide lift-accessed guided backcountry skiing and snowboarding in terrain immediately surrounding the ski resort....

British Columbia heli and cat ski experiences that Aussies will love

For many, the pinnacle of skiing and snowboarding is cat skiing and heli skiing where skiers and snowboarders take a cat (snow groomer with...

The perfect introduction to backcountry ski touring in Australia

If someone told me I could go to Perisher and ski fresh tracks for an entire Saturday in July, without waiting in a single...

Two skiers, a hydro station and a rabbit

It's not often that Mt McKay hydro electric station pipeline is skiable. Thanks to a mammoth snow fall at Falls Creek so far this...

Avalanche training courses in Australia this winter

If you ski off piste and in the backcountry then mark these dates down in your diary for avalanche accredited courses in Australia this...

Aurora launch skiing in Antarctica

Aurora Expeditions, the leaders in polar adventures, is expanding its portfolio of Antarctic activities for the 2017/18 season with the introduction of Ski Touring...

Aussieskier launches small group ski tours in Chamonix

New to the ski touring market is an exceptional small group product introduced by ‘aussieskier adventures’. The first tours will run in February 2017...

Missing Australian skiers in Nozawa found alive and well

The four Australian skiers missing at Nozawa Onsen overnight have reportedly been found according to a Facebook post from Nozawa Onsen moments ago. The mother...

Heli ski with an Olympian in Italy this winter

Four time British Winter Olympian, Chemmy Alcott is hosting a one-off trip to the free ride Mecca of Alagna in Italy for James Orr...

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...

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....

Cat ski, heli ski or touring in Canada – which is...

Like many Australians, my first taste of British Columbian (BC) was a trip to Whistler in the 1990s, standing on the peak thinking "that's...

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