• Gear Review – Osprey Kode 32 Backcountry Pack

    Intro: There’s a reason 9 out of 10 Swedish backcountry skiers choose Osprey for their backpacks – OK, I made that statistic up, but it’s safe to say I’m probably pretty close to the mark as the majority of backcountry skiers and snowboarders we meet on the slopes do carry an Osprey pack. Osprey’s latest […]

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  • Gear Review – Suunto GPS Watch, AMBIT 3 VERTICAL

    Intro: If you’re a skier or snowboarder with a craving for data and a penchant for backcountry skiing/snowboarding, then the Suunto Ambit 3 Vertical is probably the watch for you. The brand new addition to the Suunto Ambit 3 family measures everything from altitude and GPS location (which can also be marked) to the amount […]

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  • Snow Travel Magazine – SkiJapan.com Gear Giveaway – $200 Value

    It’s that time of year again where we give away free stuff because you guys are awesome and you guys are what keeps us going and publishing awesome content. This quarter we’ve teamed up with the team over at SkiJapan.com to organise a winter warmers package of essentials you need before your trip to the […]

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  • Gear Review – Craghoppers Pack It In: CompressLite Jackets

    I like to pack light, I’m that kind of guy. So even when I travel to Japan, U.S or New Zealand for a whole snow season, I’ll typically only take with me a backpack – filled mostly by my laptop and a few books on the destination – and a board bag. I’ve never understood why […]

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  • Gear Review – Very Comfy Undies, ExOfficio’s Performance Trunks for Your Junk

    ‘Australia’s comfiest undies’ or something to that effect use to be a slogan used by a large Australian underwear brand. It was a bold claim and probably one which they didn’t really deserve to own…particularly given their undies weren’t actually and still aren’t that comfy. ExOfficio undies or trunks are though, they are bonafide comfy and […]

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  • Tsukiji Fish Market – The Worlds Biggest

    Last week I visited Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market for probably the third time in about 6 years and I can say that even after three visits it’s still fascinating. Located about a 5-10 minute walk from Shimbashi train station on the Yamanote Line, Tsukiji Fish Market or “Tokyo Fish Market” turns over about $5 billion […]

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  • Kanazawa – The Most Beautiful City In Japan?

    Kanazawa is without a doubt a very very beautiful city – even the train station is right up there with the best in Japan with millions spent to make it as impressive as possible. Kanazawa is immaculately designed, it has Venice like waterways, a rich Samurai and Ninja history, one of the most well resorted […]

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  • Snow Update – CALI4NIA PASS v EPIC PASS

    U.S. Ski Resorts appear to be on a mergers and acquisitions frenzy with the latest acquisition activity coming out of Mammoth Lakes, California. Mammoth Mountain, one of the largest resorts near the famed Lake Tahoe ski region already owns June Mountain, south east of Yosemite National Park and have now announced they intend to acquire […]

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  • Zeal Optics/Snow Travel Giveaway

    Snow Travel Magazine have teamed up with the awesome crew over at Zeal Optics to bring you a giveaway that’s so sick we just had to share it with you in advance of the official launch in October. HOW DO YOU KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR IT? – We suggest following us on Facebook for all […]

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  • The Himalaya Issue Published!

    Issue 12 – The Himalaya Issue published! Thanks to all our contributors, sponsors and advertisers. Big thanks to Bills Trips and Kashmir Heliski DOWNLOAD IT HERE: https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/snow-travel-magazine-free/id551544113?mt=8 #himalaya #kashmir #gulmarg #india #powder #subcontinent #manali

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