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Surviving Rogers Pass, the coveted (and deadly) backcountry in Canada

In the center of Glacier National Park, lies Rogers Pass, a high mountain highway that is becoming one of the most celebrated backcountry skiing...

What really happens on a heli ski week in Canada

What's it really like to ski like a boss in one of the world's most exclusive heli ski domains? This, this is what it's...

New human powered ski area opens in Colorado this February

There's a new ski area opening in the USA on February 15 - a 1500 acre human-powered ski area without a single chairlift in...

Splitboarding powder video that will make you want to hike

You know those videos that make you itch to get into the snow? This is one of them. I love the dialogue in this five...

5 all-inclusive ski lodges – fork out once then go crazy

It’s no secret that ski holidays can be rough on the wallet. All those elements – accommodation, lift tickets, ski rentals, lessons, ski hire,...

A beginners guide to split boarding in the backcountry

I’m a dead set beginner splitboarder. Having only toured a handful of times, mainly on a recent trip to Japan, I’m in no way...

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

Keen to try skiing in India, I thought Manali could be a little less overrun by overseas visitors than Gulmarg so after reaching out...

11 must do cat skiing adventures

From day trips to remote multi day cat skiing lodges, Rachael Oakes-Ash lists 11 of the best cat ski operators in North America. Half...

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...

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 heli ski experience perfect for Australians

We all know heli skiing is more than a bucket list snow experience, it's the penultimate dream for many skiers and snowboarders. Ticking it...

These are the best ski days of our lives, heli or...

My mother used to say "some days are diamonds, some days are stones." Actually, John Denver used to say it, or rather sing it,...

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...

This catski operation in Colorado could be yours for $159 000

Yes, you read that right. Ok, it's US dollars but still. For around AU$200 000 you could be the proud owner of a powder...

Where to get your cat skiing on this winter

Cat skiing is the some of the most fun you can have in the snow without getting in a helicopter. For those who are uninitiated...

Chamonix, French for out of your comfort zone

You think you can ski until you hit Chamonix. That one time Winter Olympian Anna Segal got happily schooled in the French alps. Three years ago,...

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