What We'd Do With A $7900 Outdoor Prize Pack - Hit The Road Giveaway
  It’s about that time we’re all shedding the iso chains, hopefully swapping them for snow chains or bike chains. To help in this endeavour to hit the road and reclaim the outdoors, we’ve teamed up with We Are Explorers and a bunch of like-minded brands to bring you the prize pack of the pandemic age. Valued at a whopping $7900, here’s how we’d utilise the gear if we were allowed to win it… (sa...
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AN ODE TO BASELAYERS - NOT A BASIC PIECE OF THE LAYERING PIE
  Picture this: you've scored first chair of the day and there's 45cm of blower pow on the ground. Your chair crests the ridge-line and you feel an icy cold blast of deep Antarctic wind. You tuck your chin a little deeper into your face mask; you know what storm skiing is all about and your layering game is as refined as they come, the product of years of hard earned lessons and cotton filled m...
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Backcountry Tips - How to pack
  Australian backcountry aficionado, and Le Bent ambassador Doug Chatten and the skilled team at  Snowy Mountains Backcountry know a thing or two about snow. They also know a couple of things about weather, gear and how not to kook your way into a full-scale search and rescue operation high on the Australian Main Range. We asked Doug if we could share some of his awareness tips and he was happy...
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From Isolation to Inundation… Half a metre of May Snow at Mt Buller
  In late March, ambassador Teddy Laycock was in the unenviable position of having to self-quarantine at Mt Buller for two weeks after returning from Japan. Teddy tells us, the decision to leave the cool temps and endless spring skiing opportunities of Hokkaido at that time of year was not made lightly.  Teddy also told us that both his and Crystal’s families weren’t too keen to host their qua...
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ONE WORD: PANCAKES
  Ok, time to try something different. We usually find ourselves in conversation with our community about feats in the outdoors or high in the hills, but when pro team member Lucy Bartholomew told us we could give mum something more than just socks for Mother’s Day we jumped at the idea!  Although it comes without question that socks always become the staple gift, don’t you think it’s nice to a...
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LE BENT WELCOMES DARCY KELLER TO THE FAMILY
Darcy’s our first snowboard addition to the Le Bent CA Team, and about as core as they come, so we sat down with Darcy from Donald to pick his brains and see what he has cooking.
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RIDER PROFILE – EMMA PATTERSON – GOING FULL SEND ON THE FREERIDE WORLD TOUR
  EMMA PATTERSON - INTERVIEW Emma Patterson emerged onto our radar when she won the 2019 ISFA FWQ North American Championship in Kirkwood, after dominating events in Revelstoke, Crested Butte, Taos Ski Valley and Kirkwood. Her next stop was of course the Freeride World Tour, the pinnacle of competitive freeride skiing and a dream of hers since she began jumping of rocks with skis strapped to he...
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LE BENT SKIER ISAAC FREELAND IS 2020 FREERIDE WORLD TOUR MEN’S CHAMPION!
  Freeride World Tour rookie and Le Bent athlete Isaac Freeland took the tour by storm this season with consistent runs, strong line selection and a bag of tricks that saw him end up on top of the men’s ski field with one final event remaining in Verbier, Switzerland. While a decision was made to conclude the tour early and the Bec des Rosse face would not be skied on account of Covid-19 and bu...
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WILL BERMAN TAKES TO THE STREETS FOR 18/19 SEASON EDIT
  Will Berman is Le Bent’s resident street skiing wizard. A dislocated shoulder mid-way through the 18/19 season didn’t stop Will from putting together full parts in both Level 1's 'Romance' and Faction Skis 'The Collective' from which this footage comes. The filming took Will from Minnesota to the streets of Finland. Check out Le Berman’s work below!  
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