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CHILL ADVENTURE GEAR IN LICENCE TO SHOP


Backcountry skiing and riding gear, helmets, goggles, merch and all the gear to ride the rope tows in style .

CHILL BACKCOUNTRY AND ROPE TOW RENTAL GEAR


Hire the gear you need to hit the rope tows and explore the backcountry this winter.

ABOUT: TELEMARKING: FREEHEELING FREEDOM


By Becky Holden, Images by Claire Newell & Jim Henderson

Standing in the queue for the t-bar at Porters, I overhear a skier saying: “There are so many telemarketers!” The oracle, Google, gets confused too; asking if I mean ‘telemarketing’ when I type ‘telemarking’ in.

ABOUT: AIR BAGS


By Andrew Hobman,

Andrew Hobman is a snow safety professional who has worked, played and survived in the mountains for over 40 years. After spending more than ten years skiing and climbing around the world he has worked as a Search and Rescue team leader at Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park, Alpine and Avalanche Programme manager for the Mountain Safety Council and is now a Director of Avalanche NZ, a non-for-profit organisation focused on avalanche safety.