Hokkaido's highest mountains tower behind Asahikawa

Discover Asahikawa the heart of Hokkaido

Why not start your next Japowder mission in Asahikawa, the heart of Hokkaido? It’s the island's second largest city, big enough to have department...
Kamui Ski Links owner Maeda Mitsu skiing groomed runs

Kamui Ski Links is one of Hokkaido’s best smaller ski resorts

We love Kamui Ski Links, one of Hokkaido's best smaller ski resorts and one of Snow Action's favourites. Kamui's founder Maeda Mitsu is one...
Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler ready for the road

Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler duffels are light and tough

The Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler duffel is a testament to innovation in carryology. Being both durable and ultra-light (weighing just 700g), Eagle Creek has...
Starling beanies

Beautiful European Starling beanies and hats available downunder

European brand Starling beanies and hats are getting very popular in Australia, not surprising given the blend of chic style, quality and smarts -...
Geto Kogen life - buried road sign

Geto Kogen life Japan’s best on snow backpacker

Geto Kogen life is pretty simple staying at this Japanese powder paradise resort's funky ski in/ski out Camp88 backpacker for the whole season. Young...
freeride terrain at Lotte Arai Resort

Lotte Arai Resort offers deluxe access to amazing snow

The new Lotte Arai Resort lifts the bar for deluxe ski in/ski out powder access in Japan. It's a superb place to stay, with...
snwoboarding Ohau with a view to Mt Cook

Throwback Thursday at Ohau

Ohau Ski Field & Ohau Lodge are Kiwi classics - both the field and the lodge enjoy a spectacular wild setting only a short...
riding deep powder at Hanazono

Niseko Hanazono set for great season so grab great deals

It started early and just kept on coming at powder central, aka Niseko, last season, and Niseko Hanazono social media head honcho Evan Wilcox...
penguins are a common sight when you ski Antarctica

Ultimate A-list snow holiday destinations: Ski Antarctica

To ski Antarctica is right up there as one of the all-time A-list snow holiday options. Once reserved for explorers, scientists or base personnel...
skiing powder at Livigno

Livigno is Italy’s ‘Little Tibet’

The magnificent Italian high alpine valley resort of Livigno had a fantastic snow season last year, and offers one of the best all round...