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Japanese Onsen Etiquette: A First Timers Guide

The Japanese Onsen is a beautiful tradition but if you haven't been in one before, the whole idea of it can be a little scary. We run through everything you need to know for your first time.

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Japanese Onsen Etiquette: A First Timers Guide

Yoga For Recovery After Snowboarding & Skiing

Developing a heightened mind-body connection and cultivating more self-awareness through yoga will help prevent injury on the mountain, as you are overall more mindful of your movements and of the environment around you.

Yoga For Recovery After Snowboarding & Skiing

Girls Only Days at The Remarkables

I've always snowboarded in mixed groups (almost always skewed towards males) so the thought of just riding with girls has never really crossed my mind. I wasn't even sure it was an appealing prospect, but I believe in the 'don't knock it till you try it' philosophy so I looked into it all a little bit further.

Girls Only Days at The Remarkables

Snowboarding And Skiing Guide To Cardrona, New Zealand

Cardrona is one of our favourite ski resorts in New Zealand. Any snow holiday to the South Island of New Zealand is not complete without a visit to Cardrona.

Snowboarding And Skiing Guide To Cardrona, New Zealand

A 2017 Guide To All South Island New Zealand Ski Resorts

If you haven't already planned your winter getaway and are thinking of skiing or snowboarding in New Zealand's south island, here's a great infographic which gives a snapshot of all of the ski resorts in the south island including lift pass prices and the number of lifts. 

A 2017 Guide To All South Island New Zealand Ski Resorts

Over $15m in Developments for Winter 2017 at Cardrona

Developments for the 2017 winter season at Cardrona have totalled over $15million, with continued investment in the resort’s facilities and infrastructure. The investment includes a new high speed cabin lift, Base facility development, and improvements in terrain, car parking and snowmaking.

Over $15m in Developments for Winter 2017 at Cardrona

The Importance Of Avalanche Awareness & Backcountry Training

Skiing and snowboarding in the backcountry takes an entirely different approach to riding at a ski resort. We knew this in theory, but getting out there and putting what we learnt into practice really put things into perspective for us.  I wanted to share with you some of the things that we learnt so that you can understand the type of things you need to know and just how easy it is to trigger of an avalanche.

The Importance Of Avalanche Awareness & Backcountry Training

Top Ski In, Ski Out Vacation Rentals in USA & Canada

Check out our list of the most popular ski in, ski out vacation rentals in the USA and Canada. Most of them have hot tubs which is awesome after a day on the mountain. Some of these places are absolutely pimping but there are some seriously affordable ones too, coming in at around $30 per person, per night

Top Ski In, Ski Out Vacation Rentals in USA & Canada

How CrossFit Makes Me A Better Snowboarder

CrossFit has been a big part of my exercise routine for a couple of years now and without a doubt, it has had a huge and positive impact upon my snowboarding, both leading up to the season and on the slopes. The best training for snowboarding is always going to be snowboarding, but if that isn’t possible then CrossFit is probably the next best thing.

How CrossFit Makes Me A Better Snowboarder

22 Different Types Of Snow On The Mountain

Here’s a guide for you on the different types of snow that you’ll find on a mountain. I promise once you read this, you’ll start to notice the differences when you next go skiing or snowboarding.

22 Different Types Of Snow On The Mountain