Dear Rider review – A History of Burton and Snowboarding

I have next to no snowboarding experience, but having watch ‘Dear Rider’, I get why my partner says it’s his ‘favourite activity in the world’ (and he really loves mountain...

Whistler Snow Season Ends With 12hrs Notice Due To Covid Surge

With just 12 hours notice Whistler resort was instructed to close its lifts and clear the mountain last week, bringing the season to a close. Although the instruction from the...

Crystal Ski cancels all bookings for the rest of the season

In a move that will shock precisely no one, Crystal Ski, the UK’s largest provider of winter snow holidays, today announced they are cancelling all bookings for the rest of...

Beginners Guides with Chris & Andreas – Snowboard Noses

While us Brits sit in our November drizzle, dreaming of the days when the world reopens and we can head for the mountains once more, Chris and Andreas find themselves...

10 ways covid is changing snowboarding and skiing this season

So most of us don't live in a resort and pretty much all international travel has ground to a halt. That may change as we get into the new year…

Burton One World Snowboard Movie Released

My big snowboard trip was postponed literally at the 11th hour in early March 2020 as Italy began to shut down all the resorts in the north due to the...

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Campaign launched to save the Ski Train to the Alps

The twice weekly Eurostar Ski Train service that runs from St Pancras and serves 16 French Ski Resorts including Courchevel, Les Arcs, Tignes, Sainte Foy and Val d’Isère, has been...

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Commencal working on new snowboard range

Sure we might be enjoying the start of Spring, but over in Andorra the Commencal team is working on a new snowboard. Commencal, best known for World Cup Downhill mountain...

A Video That's Making Us All Want To Go Ski Biking

We’ve run articles on ski biking before but here in the office we’ve been a little like ‘OK… looks alright I suppose’. This video however is really making us want...

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Jake Burton Carpenter, Burton Snowboard founder dies at 65

Announced on the official Burton Snowboards social accounts comes the news that the founder of iconic snowboard company, Burton died this week after complications relating to recurring testicular cancer. Founded...

Vans launches new 2020 MTE snowboot range

If you are an avid reader of the Express ‘news’paper here in the UK then you’ll already be stockpiling tinned goods, candles, snow salt and shovels for the snowpocalypse that’s...

Snowboard Holiday Starter Pack

The clocks have gone back and, for some mountain bikers, thoughts are turning to more wintry pursuits, like snowboarding and skiing. Handily, here at the Singletrack Snow channel, we are...

Snowshoeing | An introduction from the slopes of Morzine

Have you ever wondered about the mountains beyond the pistes and busy resorts? Snowshoeing is your ticket to seeing more of the mountain.

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Resort Guide | Wengen, in the shadow of the Eiger

Nestled high in the Swiss Alps, in the shadow of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau peaks, sits the picturesque small village of Wengen. A worthy holiday destination in any season,...

Chasing The Snow | Best Lastminute Deals Of The Week

The brief heat wave (No really! 5 above normal temps for 5 days = heat wave) has passed on and snow and cold is returning to the Alps. This means...

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Chasing The Snow: This weeks’ pick of the last minute holiday options

With half term happening it’s been a hard task to match up deals with where the good snow is right now. However, we’ve managed to come up with three options...

Ride Pack Review: Dakine Heli Pack 12L – A womens’ specific pack

When I realised I preferred to ride with a pack, I picked a good, general purpose outdoors pack I already owned, and while this has been ok for a few...

Carving up a Conundrum: Our when to rent and when to buy guide

Like most of us you only get to hit the slopes once or twice a year for a week or two, which throws up the dilemma of do you go...

Video Review: A First Ride Look At The Lib Tech T.Rice Pro HP Snowboard

Board: Lib Tech T.Rice Pro HP Time on Board: 3 Weeks From: Lib Tech Price: £529.99 – $599.95 (US) – $699.95 (CAD)  The T.Rice Pro HP is designed to do it all –...

Ski Bike Demo At Brighton Resort Utah: MTB Tech Goes White Room

A stable of ski bikes? Brighton’s recent ski bike demo, promoted by the American Ski Bike Association was a showcase of MTB influenced ski bikes. With 4 manufacturers and a...

Women’s Dakine Brentwood Jacket – A snowboarder review

Gear: Dakine Brentwood Women’s Jacket From: Dakine Price: £230 I tend to go snowboarding in spring, usually around mid March. Some years it’s been so warm I’ve ridden in no...

10 Butter Tips For Snowboard Beginners

For beginners, buttering is a great entry level trick to master and has the advantage of looking exceptionally cool.

Snow Getaway Round-Up – Our pick of the deals this week

Being so weather dependent, the savvy snow enthusiast will often wait until the weather is just right before making that booking for a trip to the slopes. Of course, that...

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Snowboarding Helvellyn: A Spontaneous UK Mountain Photo Essay

Let me ask you - is there anything better than slicing your way through fresh snow, less than an hour away from your home, when everyone else is working?

Fresh Frost Friday 002 – The win a beanie episode

Welcome to episode two of our snow based FGF.  We've got two boards and a set of angelic looking bindings for you this week, the back drop to each being…

Fresh Frost Friday 001: All this Dakine looks mighty fine

It’s like Fresh Goods Friday but with snow. So Fresh Frost… See? No? Well, it’s the first episode and we’ve not thought too hard about what to call this yet,...

Ski Bike 101: Bike or Board? Try a bit of both

Are you a cyclist looking to quickly pick up a winter sport or have another one that builds on your cycling technical abilities? The Ultimate Crossover Sport? I had the...

Whistler Blackcomb New Gondola Plus Upgraded Chairs For 2018/19 Season

If Disney did snow resorts then Whistler would be the first one they opened. Disney don't yet do mountains do they? OK, good.

10 Beginner Snowboard Skills With SnowboardProCamp

Beginner snowboard skills and tips with Kevin Pearce of Snowboard Pro Camp