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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

Snowboarding And Skiing At The Remarkables, Queenstown, New Zealand

The first thing you notice about The Remarkables is the incredible vista. The rock faces, jutting mountains and bowls will get you amped before you've even parked the car! With the new day lodge and the new 6-seater Curvey Basin Express chair, it's easy to see why The Remarkables is so popular. 

Snowboarding And Skiing At The Remarkables, Queenstown, New Zealand

Snowboarding And Skiing At Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand

Coronet Peak is one of the most popular ski resorts in New Zealand. It is located on the South Island of New Zealand, in the Otago Region. It is easily accessible from Queenstown via a sealed road and the journey from the Queenstown town centre is only 20 minutes. 

Snowboarding And Skiing At Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand

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

All Girls Snowboarding Camps - Are They Really Worth It?

When I first heard about girls-only snowboard camps, I didn’t get it. There’s a lot of marketing spiel about relaxed environments, encouragement, coffee and champagne. But what makes it specific to women? I did a little research and it turns out that there are some pretty solid reasons for ladies specific training camps.

All Girls Snowboarding Camps - Are They Really Worth It?

Do You Know The Alpine Responsibility Code?

I could have been seriously hurt. There are universal rules when skiing and snowboarding, applicable to everyone, worldwide. Commonly known as the Alpine Responsibility Code, it is endorsed and used by most ski areas around the world with slight variations. Ultimately, it's about using some common sense and personal awareness to reduce elements of risk.

Do You Know The Alpine Responsibility Code?

Unsung Heroes – A Day In The Life Of Ski Patrol

A behind-the-scenes look at our heroes on the mountain, ski patrol. Keeping the mountain safe so you can go about having epic adventures in the knowledge that if something goes wrong, they have your back.

Unsung Heroes – A Day In The Life Of Ski Patrol

Mt Cheeseman – a day at a New Zealand Club Field

Taking the time to get off the beaten track and explore New Zealand’s ski club fields will definitely be rewarding. In this blog we talk about visiting Mt Cheeseman on the South Island to understand the differences skiing and snowboarding at non-commercial ski fields.

Mt Cheeseman – a day at a New Zealand Club Field

How To Make The Most Of Your Day At Cardrona Alpine Resort

If you had just one day to explore Cardrona Alpine Resort, where would you ride? Read on to find out what our ideal day would look like.

How To Make The Most Of Your Day At Cardrona Alpine Resort

Snowboarding and Skiing at Treble Cone, Wanaka, New Zealand

We recently visited Treble Cone Ski Area for the first time in about 4 years. Biased towards the more experienced rider, the steep and challenging terrain made for an awesome day out on the snow. If you want a "bit more", Treble Cone needs to be on your list for any New Zealand snow holiday!

Snowboarding and Skiing at Treble Cone, Wanaka, New Zealand

Fitting Snow Chains And Winter Driving In New Zealand

Maximise your time on the mountain by becoming a proficient winter driver and a snow chain fitting guru with our handy New Zealand winter driving guide!

Fitting Snow Chains And Winter Driving In New Zealand