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
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
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
I had the opportunity to recently take a Remote Area First Aid course with St John’s Ambulance in Sydney with the view it’d come in very useful for all of our backcountry ski and snowboard adventures. Most trips we do … Continue reading Remote First Aid for Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding