Snow

Skiiing in Russia

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Editor's Note: Last year's  Best Bet November / December article got a lot of attention and we are forever grateful to all the ones who...

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Ever since I was a schoolboy, ski trips during the Xmas break have always been a highlight for me. The vibe on the slopes...
backcountry skiing in Norway

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Backcountry skiing and ski touring in Norway has really gained in popularity over the past few years. It’s hardly surprising. Norway is home to...
Photo by Ski Arpa / Adam Clark

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A trip to the Southern Hemisphere is nothing short of a special experience, especially for Northern Hemisphere based skiers. Leave summer behind for a...
Heliski in Canada

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The mountains of Canada and Alaska have always held a particular fascination for me. Of course, other skiing destinations around the world can offer a...
Heliskiing, and snowboarding in New Zealand

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Have you heard of the saying "It’s always snowing somewhere?" Well, it’s true. As the earth tilts on its axis and spring turns to...
Iceland heliskiing

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For most places in the northern hemisphere, the months of May and June mark the transition from spring to summer. Even in the mountains...

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It’s definitely my favourite time of year to be in the mountains. Long daylight hours and a generally more stable snowpack means it’s the...
Skiing Hokkaido's backcountry in Japan

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Snow conditions vary hugely depending on where you are, but generally January and February bring around the coldest and snowiest months in a season....

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The past few years have seen an exponential growth in equipment to get snowboarders out into the backcountry, so much so that nowadays the...

NEWS

crowded lineup

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You probably already know that there are important rules in the lineup.  But, in case you are fuzzy on surf etiquette because your surf...