Tag: backcountry

MICHAELA DAVIS-MEEHAN

Meet Michaela Davis-Meehan, the 1st Aussie snowboarder on the Freeride World...

10 questions with Michaela Davis-Meehan, the Aussie snowboarder who just qualified for the Freeride World Tour! The struggle is real on both the surf and...

Patagonia Provisions Review – Delicious organic camp food for adventures

Patagonia Provisions are making healthy, organic camp food! Yup, you read that right. Patagonia, the awesome company leading the charge for sustainable production, fair trade,...
Alexa Hohenberg talks about the progression of snowboarding from park to the backcountry

Alexa Hohenberg – Graduating from park-rat to the backcountry snowboarding (film)

From park rat to the backcountry   Growing up is weird. I've definitely been struggling with it recently. I turn 34 next month. Apart from the...
What is in my backcountry pack for skiing or snowboarding

What’s in my backcountry pack? Essential gear for ski or snowboard...

What's in my backcountry pack?   We all love gear right? Some people more than others. Get a few backcountry ski or snowboard heads together and sooner...
Skier Matilda Rapaport died in avalanche. This is her final video edit.

Matilda Rapaport inspires from beyond the grave in stunning final video

https://vimeo.com/189948798   In July of 2016, the Swedish freeskier Matilda Rapaport was tragically killed in an avalanche near the Farrellones ski area in Chile, some 36 kilometers from Santiago....
Arapahoe Basin

The mecca of spring skiing- Arapahoe Basin, Colorado

  Rather tired from hiking and broke from my addiction to heliskiing, I traveled back through Colorado in search of some late season resort, spring-time skiing....
Tailgate Alaska

Tailgate Alaska – 10 must have survival items

Tailgate Alaska Survival It's my first year at Tailgate Alaska, a 10-day winter festival in the parking lot at the top of Thompson Pass. Thompson...
Snowboarding powder in Revelstoke tres

Revelstoke, Canada – It’s as good as everyone says!

  It started in 2004. Tales told by my Whistler snowmobile friends: stories of endless terrain, bottomless pow, a lack of people and a small...
Best winter sports travel insurance for heli skiing backcountry

Winter sports travel insurance – The best for heli skiing or...

Best travel insurance for backcountry skiing?   I have just gone through the rather painful process of looking at numerous travel insurance companies to find the best winter...
Craig Brokensha snowboarding

Exploring Australia’s surprisingly good backcountry terrain

    And you thought Australia had no snow!   This past winter, one of the promises I made to myself was to check out the Australian backcountry....
Avalanche beacon training on the beach in Sydney

Backcountry Safety: Gear, courses and essential avalanche skills (video)

Backcountry Safety Gear, courses and the skills you will need   Backcountry skiing and snowboarding is hot topic right now. Escaping the ski resort crowds, getting amongst the...
Backcountry safety avalanche backpack

What to pack in your backcountry snowmobile backpack?

What to pack for snowmobiling Professional snowmobiler Julie-Anne Chapman knows a thing or two about packing a backcountry bag. She takes us through what items she wouldn't...

Living off the grid – One girl’s solo snowmobile adventure to...

  Aged 18, I met Inga on my first season in Whistler Blackcomb in 2002. She was this cool Norwegian chick living up the road, that I'd always...
The best protein balls recipe

Ultimate protein balls recipe: Almonds, cashews, chia, cacao, dates and more

  By far, my FAVOURITE protein balls recipe! These little babies are an AWESOME, healthy snack and an excellent nutrient-dense food to take with you backcountry skiing, or on...
Kaitlyn Farrington

How a spine condition inspired Olympic snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington to go...

  Kaitlyn Farrington. I've cried a few times this year hearing about what she has been through. I dedicated my own post about injury and...
Snowboarder Alexa Hohenberg spent a day in the Australian backcountry learning to spliboard.

Learning to Splitboard: 8 things I wish I had in my...

  Learning to splitboard has been high on my to do list for quite sometime now. I have become increasingly adverse to crowds and lift lines...
Meet Stephanie Sweezey this girl shreds on her sled

Snowmobile Girls Breaking Trail – Meet Stephanie Sweezey

  Deep powder, untracked terrain and a rally truck called "The Pussy Wagon", it's all good times for Whistler sledder Stephanie Sweezey.   The backcountry is a...
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