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  • Guide to Revelstoke – One of Canada’s Best Ski Destinations

    Revelstoke, a bucket-list destination for core skiers and snowboarders. Mountainwatch | Nat Segal The good news for those heading to Revelstoke this winter is that the current La Nina and other climate drivers are pointing to a [...]

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  • 2022-2023 North American Snow Season Outlook – More Snow up North, Less Down South and Everything in-between

    Deep early season turns in Mammoth last Friday after the storm dropped 170cms. Photo: Andrew Miller Mountainwatch  | The Grasshopper  After a couple of stormy weeks, North America has exploded into the northern snow season with [...]

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  • 2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – November Update

    The signs are looking favourable for good early season snow in Honshu resorts like Shiga Kogan. Photo: Classic Resorts Japan Mountainwatch | Grasshopper Japan, a giant in the world of snow, currently lies sleeping under just a li [...]

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  • 2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook

    Third Time’s A Charm! Evelina Nilsson deep in some Hakuba powder and another La Nina this season is likely to produce days like these. Photo: Zoya Lynch Mountainwatch |  The Grasshopper As the Australian snow season draws to a [...]

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  • Mountainwatch Guide to Myoko – Japan’s Powder Capital

    Myoko is called the powder capital of Japan for good reason – 15 metres average annual snowfall means there are a lot days like this. Photo: Grant Gunderson Mountainwatch | Joe Stanco After the positive news that Japan will r [...]

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  • You’ve Booked a Trip to Big White, Canada – Now What

    What You Need to Know Before You Visit Canada’s Favourite Family Resort Big White Ski Resort, located in the heart of super, natural British Columbia, Canada, is every powder lover’s favourite destination – the fact it was v [...]

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  • Tohoku in Spring: The Quintessential Experience of Classic Japan

    Nadine hooking into some perfect spring corn  in Hakkoda Mountainwatch |Nadine Robb As a first-time visitor to Japan’s Tohoku region, I was keen to unearth the points of difference that would set it apart from other, perhaps b [...]

  • Winter in Tohoku: Uncovering the Secrets of Japan’s Snowiest Region

    Floating through Geibeiki Gorge on the Satetsu River is a timeless experience Mountainwatch | Nadine Robb The Tohoku region is home to the snowiest city in the world, making it a perfect holiday destination for those looking for [...]

  • Tohoku – Honshu’s Northern Region, Deep Snow and Small Crowds

    The Tohoku is one of the snowiest regions in Japan. Drew Jolowicz slicing through the trees at Ani resort. Photo: Dylan Robinson Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss Japan has been the number one destination for Australian skiers and s [...]

  • Guide to ride: Queenstown Mountain Bike Edition

    Mountainwatch | Annabel Herbison Okay, so by now we’re all pretty well acquainted with the fact that Queenstown is an epic winter destination. From its stunning mountain vistas, to its shred-ready alpine terrain, and onslaught [...]

  • North America 2021-22 Snow Season Outlook

    Dash Longe getting deep in some classic dry Utah powder last December in Alta. Photo: Rocko Menzyk Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper The season started off with a bang in October with unseasonably large totals over western North A [...]

  • 2021-2022 Japan Snow Season Outlook – Things Are Looking Good

    Sophia Rouche getting deep in Furano where can average season equates to 8 metres of snow. Photo: Grant Gunderson Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper There may be some recent snow on the ground around the Australian and New Zealand [...]

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