A Flyin Ryan IPA, Please
Long Trail Brewing Company, Vermont skiers raise glasses of craft beer to the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation
From December 1st until March 31st, ten cents from each beer sold will go towards the Flyin Ryan scholarship fund, meaning there is now have another reason to keep the tab running. The beer will be available at a number of après bars including Mad River Glen’s General Stark’s Pub, and will likely make its way throughout the rest of the Green Mountain State’s ski areas and bars.
VIDEO: Scott Gaffney’s Back
And he's still got it
Just a few days before MSP premieres its highly anticipated two-year movie, MSP Director Scott Gaffney put out his own POV edit from last season. A former professional skier, Gaffney now spends more time on the other side of the camera filming all the up-and-comers. As he says, that number we call age is only getting higher. And on top of all that, Tahoe’s winter was sh*!. But Gaffney pretty much says screw it, and goes skiing anyway. Which is a good reminder that we all need—stop complaining. Go skiing. It’s still fun. Even when you’re old and you have a full time job and there’s more dirt than snow out there. Thanks for this one, Gaffney.
2014 Ski Movie Premiere Schedule
Save these dates for the biggest premieres of the season
Here we go again, it’s ski movie premiere time. Mark the following dates on the calendar for this season’s biggest and rowdiest ski movie premieres. The first are just around the corner, debuting at theaters in Jackson Hole and Boulder and Salt Lake City this weekend.
YETI Hopper 30 Cooler — Junk in the Trunk
Keeping things cold for days
Using a regular cooler and then upgrading to a YETI is like skiing powder on skinny, fully cambered skis from the 1990s and then clicking in to something like the DPS Spoon or the Black Diamond Carbon Megawatt, both of which are huge underfoot and have tons of rocker. In other words, it’s night and day.
Week In Review: Hermann Maier Coaching Austrian National Soccer Team
Wallisch needs new skis, Bud Light invades Crested Butte, and Donkey Kong skiing
All the news fit for skiing the week ending September 5, 2014.
VIDEO: Unicorn Picnic Releases New Pretty Faces Trailer
Lynsey Dyer features a solid crew of ladies in her all chick ski flick
Last January, Lynsey Dyer launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for an all-female ski film. “Why would I want to play sports if it’s not reflected in mainstream media?” Dyer says in the Kickstarter video. “We’d like to change all that, and show girls that they have a place not only in the mountains, but in sports in general.” Her campaign aimed to raise $60,000. By the time it closed on January 16, more than 1,000 backers helped Dyer smash that goal by raising $113,534 . Since then, Dyer and the film’s stacked lady posse—including Elyse Saugstad, Angel Collinson, and Rachael Burks—have been rallying to ski hard and collect footage. Five months ago, Dyer posted a call for submissions on Vimeo to gather more footage from girl skiers. And today, she finally released the highly anticipated trailer for Pretty Faces. It’s about time we see a film that features more than a token female ripper and does female skiers justice, showcasing their talent and inspiring other ladies to charge hard. Stay tuned for the full showing of Pretty Faces, coming this fall.
Week In Review: Africa Goes Ski Racing
Argentinian mountain babes! Tanner Hall for the people! Tornado Selfies!
All the news fit for skiers the week ending August, 29, 2014.
Real Emails About Real Ski Backcountry
Two POWDER correspondents share their thoughts on ESPN’s Real Ski Backcountry competition
Have you watched these Real Ski Edits? Seven skiers (Sean Pettit presumably was number 8, but dropped out due to an injury). Seven edits. One winner.
It’s time to break them down, one by one, for Powder.com in a back-and-forth email chain reminiscent of Simmons v. Gladwell over on Grantland. Hope you’re wearing your Columbian soccer jersey, amigo. It’s about to get loco, son.
GoPro All Day Battery by Brunton — Junk in the Trunk
It keeps going, and going, and going, and going
It’s a juice pack that clips onto the case of your GoPro HERO3+ and gives your camera up to four times the battery life.
VIDEO: Colter Brehmer’s Fugue State
The new kid to the Bridger Brigade has his priorities straight
Things came together for Colter Brehmer last season. Originally a park kid from Sun Valley, Idaho, Brehmer spent last season hitting the road and chasing pow from Montana to Wyoming to Canada and back.