Tag: snowboarding

  • Avalanche Risk and Safety Awareness

    Located at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) promotes research in the Earth's cryosphere – the portions of our planet where water exists in ...

  • Avalanche Risk Identification and Safety Tips

    Taking note of snow condition reports and recognizing warning signs can go a long way to avoiding being caught in an avalanche. Significant amounts of rain or snowfall can cause the snowpack to ...

  • The Snow Sport Industry and Climate Change

    The snow sport industry has been identified by the United Nations Environment Program as being one of the most vulnerable industries when it comes to being affected by climate change. With ...

  • Heli-Skiing in New Zealand

    Heli-skiing is an exciting snow sport adventure that is not only reserved for the ultra-wealthy or super-experienced...

  • Experience the Thrill of Snowscooting

    Described as a cross between snowboarding and BMX, snowscoots are an exciting and novel addition to the ever-growing array of snow-sport equipment. Consisting of two boards with handlebars and ...

  • DemoFest 2014

    Test out new equipment from some of the top skiing and snowboarding manufacturers at Demofest...

  • Vermont Invests in $15 Million Snow Gun Upgrade

    Ski Vermont resorts will not be waiting around for Mother Nature to be gracious enough to deliver snow timeously during the 2014-2015 snow sport season. It was recently announced that resorts ...

  • Subaru Australian Interschools Championships

    Starting with XC Freestyle and XC Relay on Wednesday 10 September, the Subaru Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships include Snowboard GS, Snowboard X, Moguls, Skier X, and Alpine...

  • Australia’s Snow Skiing Season Begins

    After a very slow start to the 2014 season in June, Australian ski resorts are celebrating massive snowfalls which have left some areas covered in more than a meter of snow – just in time for ...

  • Head to Chile for a Mid-Year Ski Vacation

    North American snow sport enthusiasts who are planning a mid-year ski break are likely to find just what they are looking for at one of the ski resorts in the South American Andes. Visitors to ...

  • Four-Season Skiing Planned for Castle Rock

    While it’s still in the feasibility study stage, there are reportedly plans to build an all year around snow sport center at the Philip S. Miller Park in the Colorado town of Castle Rock. With ...

  • Skiing in South Africa

    Often referred to as "Sunny South Africa", this diverse multicultural country on the southern tip of the African continent is generally not readily associated with snow skiing. However, there ...