One of the classic ski routes in Australia is following the Main Range from Thredbo to Guthega via most of the highest peaks on the mainland. … Continue reading Australian Main Range Ski Traverse from Thredbo to Guthega
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?
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
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
Building appreciation and knowledge of the backcountry with your kids is one of the most rewarding things you can do as a parent. While the risks involved may seem a bit daunting, this post will hopefully show that it can … Continue reading Ski Touring & Snow Camping with Kids
Disclaimer: We are not insurance brokers or lawyers and have no affiliation with any companies mentioned here. Seek your own professional advice before settling on your preferred insurance policy. Information in this post is current at December 2018 and may … Continue reading Ski & Snowboard Travel Insurance for Australians in Japan
The backcountry skiing around the major Honshu resorts is world class with acres of untracked powder to explore. Many of these areas can be accessed off the lifts with varying degrees of official permission, so always check the signs or … Continue reading Japan Topographic Maps for Backcountry Skiing