I recently went through the process of needing to replace my trusty old Dynafit Zzero 4C ski touring boots, a model that’s now over a decade old. There’s been a lot of advances in both boot and binding technology since … Continue reading What Type of Ski Touring Boots Should I Buy?
Thanks to Matt Timmins for the pro quality photos mixed in with my iPhone shots above. After a week of hiking peaks at Icefall Lodge we … Continue reading Chatter Creek Cat Skiing Trip Review
One of the challenges of being a skier stuck in Australia is having to plan Northern Hemisphere trips so far in advance. I’d grabbed a ticket … Continue reading Icefall Lodge BC
In early March 2019 we had the chance to visit Tasmania for a long weekend to do the Three Capes Track. The track itself took five … Continue reading Three Capes Track
I had the chance to revisit Tanigawadake Tenjindaira (Tenjin) again after more than a decade and wrote up a trip report for Snowsbest.com. This set off the inevitable response from a few commenters about blowing up a secret spot, respecting … Continue reading Share the Trip or Keep it Secret?
We hear a lot about people dying in big avalanches after venturing out of bounds and taking unnecessary risks, so I’ve always tried to be hyper vigilant in that type of terrain and have luckily never had to deal with … Continue reading Dumb Ways to Die
Backcountry skiing at many well known Japanese resorts is essentially off limits. If there’s no official backcountry gate, you’ll need to duck a rope and exit the resort boundary which will often raise the ire of the local ski patrol … Continue reading Backcountry Skiing & Touring in Kagura