This Week on Instagram: Skiers flock to the Southern Hemisphere

Comments by Henrik Lampert/

This week, the Instagram stream was chock full of imagery from the Southern Hemisphere. We saw loads of photos from Chile, Australia and New Zealand. While winter may be a few months off for those of us in the Lower 48, we sure can taste it.

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@Chrisbenchetler sends a sweet air into some #newzealand pow.” Posted by @sageca.

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@Danaflahr in a #cool spot #nz.” Posted by @toddligare.

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@Jacqui_edgerly carving through some powder yesterday for the phantom camera that @shortyphotos is using.” Posted by @worldhelichallenge.

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August 14, World Premiere of The Education of Style. “#NewportBeach @tannerhall420 @edollardo @casablunt.” Posted by @armadaskis.

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“8.11.12. Grand Teton National Park.” Posted by @brodyleven.

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“Crazy sun dog as we flew through the clouds over Colorado last night. @united 406.” Posted by @nateabbott.

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“From #Vancouver the other day with @robin_macdonald.” Posted by @guskenworthy.

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“Fuego. #Sunset in #Chile at Valle Nevado.” Posted by @kcdeane.

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“Fun skate sesh tonight. #tuckknee photo cred to @padamcrook.” Posted by @torinwallace.

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“Hiking through the NZ mist with the crew. @atomicski @daronrahlves @toddligare @sageca.” Posted by @chrisbenchetler.

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“I love powder. @ Perisher Valley Ski Resort.” Posted by @russhenshaw.

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“I spy something that starts with the letter b.” Posted by @mammothmountain.

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“Scoutin for Duality. I love Switzerland.” Posted by @fabianweber.

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“Seth Morrison racing his sluff in Alaska, while filming for #tgrdreamfactory.” Posted by @tetongravity.

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“The mountains will always be there, the trick is to make sure you are too. — Harvey Voge. @ Wedgemount Lake.” Posted by @austinross88.

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“Today’s venue. #newzealand. #whc12.” Posted by @jacqui_edgerly.

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“V$ sunset hiking. #Chile.” Posted by @agodbout.

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*These images are compiled from shots taken by professional skiers, industry folk, skiing-related brands and—of course—our loyal readers.

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