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Category: Backcountry

| Backcountry, Courses, News

  May 2021 has so far bought huge amounts of fresh snow to the Alps. Not wanting to let the powder go to waste, MINT Snowboarding founder Tammy and a friend, Fiona, made the most of it with an overnight splitboard hut trip to the Col du Grand Saint Bernard…

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| Backcountry, News, Technical

  Do you want to go on an exciting backcountry adventure, experiencing snowboarding in a totally new way? As well as ride some incredible untracked powder descents that will keep you daydreaming for many weeks to come. Splitboarding is all about strapping in, trekking out and riding untracked terrain that…

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| Backcountry, News, Technical

  On our Powder Safari snowboard trip to Japan last winter we were lucky enough to have an opportunity to hike and ride Mount Asahidake, an active but dormant volcano and the highest mountain on Hokkaido. The volcano last erupted in 1739 and the local government is pretty confident it…

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| Backcountry, Courses, News

  A resort for the serious rider, with kilometers of  lift accessed challenging backcountry terrain, where else for MINT Snowboarding’s Advanced Backcountry Course in 2020! At 1475m with a summit height of 3568m, the isolated village of La Grave is a place of many wonders, a serious big mountain environment…

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| Backcountry, Courses, News, Technical

  One things for sure, if you love snowsports you’ve probably heard about the island of Hokkaido, Japan; If you haven’t, then get on google now and seek it out. With an average winter snowfall of 17m (compare that to an average European resort snowfall of 4-7m) of the driest,…

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  Riding through open powder fields, cruising in between trees weighed down with snow and fresh powder as far as you can see. There is something immensely special about escaping the crowds and heading off the pistes for the best snow and even better descents. Whether you are a snowboarder…

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