Why you need to hire a powder guide

You are on a powder holiday at a resort famed for the fluffy white stuff. But every powder pocket you end up at is tracked out and that excitement quickly turns to frustration. The problem with the best powder resorts, is that they are also the most popular places to go. It is almost a […]

The way to ride powder is a powder board

Snowboarder with powder board in the Niseko Backcountry

‘A good craftsperson never blames their tools, but it sure helps when you don’t buy terrible ones.’ I remember when I first rode a proper powder board. It was in my 3rd season at Niseko. My mate Timmy had busted his ribs doing something silly and he suggested I take his board for a ride. […]