Best GoPro for Skiing

best gopro for skiing

This is a review of the 4 best GoPro for Skiing. My name is Aspen, I am an NSZIA certified ski instructor and APSI certified snowboard instructor, and I have been teaching skiing for over 10 seasons. GoPro is my most vital partner for teaching and tour guiding. Other than recording great memories, it’s particularly … Read more

Ski Trip Packing List

ski trip packing list

Are you planning a ski trip but wondering what to pack? I am Aspen, an NZSIA level 2 ski instructor with around ten seasons of experience. I have been helping many friends and students pack their luggage for a ski trip throughout the years. I have interviewed many of my friends in the ski industry … Read more

How to Backcountry Ski

How to Backcountry Ski

Backcountry skiing is a lot of fun. You get to be out in the beautiful nature, draw a beautiful ski line on the untracked snow, have some great time with your best friends. What is very important is that you need the correct equipment, knowledge, experience, and training to make sure you are safe out … Read more

Best Backcountry Avalanche Shovels

Best Backcountry Avalanche Shovels

This is a review of the best backcountry avalanche shovels. Planning for a backcountry ski or snowboarding trip and busy checking out all those beautiful ski skins, backpacks, or cool accessories? Well, don’t forget about your shovel! Avalanche shovels are an irreplaceable part of the essential backcountry avalanche safety gear (beacon, probe, and shovel). Whether … Read more

How to Choose Ski Goggles

how to choose ski goggles

So let’s talk about how to choose ski goggles! Hi there, I am Aspen, an NZSIA level 2 ski instructor, APSI snowboard instructor, ski school manager of SSWBoardHouse’s Japan and China division. Together with Hans, a ski goggles designer, we will share some valuable tips and information about choosing ski goggles. When we go skiing … Read more

How to Become a Snowboard Instructor

how to become a snowboard instructor

Who doesn’t want to become a snowboard instructor? Spend your winter on the mountain, ride a lot, drink a lot, laugh a lot, and meet a lot of amazing people. We totally understand all these, and that’s why we became snowboard and ski instructors, too. I am Aspen, an APSI certified snowboarding instructor, NZSIA ski … Read more

Best Ski Boots for Beginners

Best ski boots for beginners

This is a review of the best ski boots for beginners. Hi, I’m Nick, a longtime downhill skier, and all-around skiing enthusiast. Together with Aspen, an NZSIA and APSI certified ski instructor, and our ski school manager of the Japan and China division, we’re going to take a look at the best ski boots for … Read more

Best Cross Country Ski Gear

best cross country ski gear

So you decided to spend this winter on skis. Are you ready to skip the ski lift lines in a resort and enjoy cross country skiing instead? Before you can start your adventure, you will need to buy some gear. If you have trouble choosing from the overwhelming amount of equipment, don’t worry! My name … Read more

Best Ski Goggles for All Conditions

best ski goggles for all conditions

Tell me if you have experienced this scenario. You are on the slope, the weather is great, and you are enjoying yourself. Suddenly it starts snowing, and you can barely see through your dark ski goggles, so you must take them off. But you are getting more and more frustrated as the snow is getting … Read more

China Ski Tips – Chongli Wanlong Ski Resorts Detailed Guide

China Ski Tips - Chongli Wanlong Ski Resort

This is a detailed travel guide to one of my favorite ski resorts in China: Chongli Wanlong Ski Resorts, located in Beijing’s surrounding area. I am Aspen, an NZSIA certified ski instructor, APSI and CASI certified snowboard instructor. I’ve been teaching snowsports in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Japan, and China for over 15 seasons now, … Read more