Ok, so the action at guy’s snowboard events may be jaw-dropping, but the testosterone levels can be stifling. If you’d prefer to soak up the atmosphere in a more chilled, less competitive place, watch the world’s best women snowboarders ramp it up at one of the burgeoning number of girls-only comps taking place this season.
The Pyrenees will rock to the sound of Intergirlactik (pictured) from March 31 to April 3. Check out www.intergirlactik.com. If you fancy a long-haul trip, head for Park City, Utah in December and drop in on the action at the Chicken Jam (www.chickenjam.com).