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DEEP: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow

As our governments at state and federal level continue to ignore the reality of climate change, and dismantle the limited actions we currently have in place to reduce emissions, this book seems rather timely for those of us who like … Continue reading

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low impact board and ski wax

Green Ice Wax was founded about a year ago. The company’s mission is to promote sustainability awareness through the sale of environmentally friendly ski and snowboard waxes. All of the performance waxes produced by the company do not contain harmful … Continue reading

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Catalyst snowboards

While this site seeks to promote companies that are using the most sustainable production standards and applying ethical working conditions, we are also keen to highlight gear that is still made in Australia. Catalyst snowboards is based at Smeaton in … Continue reading

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Australia’s first split board festival

The inaugural OZ Splitfest DownUnder will be held in late August and September in the NSW Main Range. There will be all the usual trimmings, T-Shirts, give a ways, raffles and loads of fun. Possibly some riding too. You have the option … Continue reading

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Venture snowboards environmental initiatives

This is a recent update from Venture Snowboards, a small company making snow boards in the USA. The following comes from their website and shows their holistic approach to reducing their overall impact: “It seems only natural that we should … Continue reading

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Backcountry film festival

Showing in Melbourne, April 2011 The Winter Wildlands Alliance created the Backcountry Film Festival in 2005 to help grassroots and professional filmmakers to show audiences their love of the winter outdoors. Since then, the annual festival has been shown in … Continue reading

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Protect where you Play

Some news from the USA. Relevant for any outdoor types interested in protecting their playgrounds. The Surfrider Foundation, the leading name in beach and coastal protection, has teamed up with Protect Our Winters, the top non-profit from the world of … Continue reading

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