Powder Picks: Snowbird FWT
The Freeride World Tour makes it first appearance at classic venue
Despite the unfortunate snowpack situation in the Sierras and Kirkwood and reasons for originally omitting Snowbird from the six stops of the unified FWT that debuted last year, it’s good for the sport to see the traditional venue back in play.
Get a Taste of Taco Bell Couloir
What’s the deal with Jackson’s strangest backcountry line?
Well, it isn’t the most legendary line in Jackson, Wyoming, not by a long shot, but it definitely lingers in the memory bank. Maybe it’s the proximity to town or the general anomaly of its existence, but Taco Bell Couloir isn’t something that you just forget.
Junk In The Trunk: The North Face Fuse Uno Jacket
The North Face recently released the Fuse Uno jacket, which is cut from one piece of material. Designers spent years building an origami-like pattern which folds together, only weighs 350 grams and requires 40-percent less stitching than a comparable jacket.
Salomon Freeski TV: Moment’s Notice
Drop everything and go
Your phone rings and the person on the other end invites you to go skiing in Japan… Tomorrow. Yes? Duh.
Video: Nimbus’ Raw 1.3
Pep Fujas and a wishbone tree
A snippet from Nimbus Independent’s two year project, After The Sky Falls.
Week In Review Feb. 21: Inside Edition Discovers ‘Safety Meetings’
Court rules inbound avalanches as 'inherent risk', the last Olympic post, and the case of the laughing filmer
All the news that’s fit for skiing from the week of February 21, 2014.
Weekend Warrior: Ben, Jerry, and Skiing
Michael Hayes has no shortage of ice cream or face shots
During the week, Michael Hayes is the digital marketing manager for Ben & Jerry’s, the eclectic, hippie ice cream makers with such flavors as Chunky Monkey, Phish Food, and the latest Ron Burgandy-inspired Scotchy, Scotch, Scotch. On the weekends, Hayes is a skier, trekking to Stowe, Jay Peak, and Killington to get another kind of frozen treat.
New POC helmet knows when its life is over
Green is go. Red is dead.
At the moment, it’s hard to tell when to replace your ski helmet. There are rules of thumb, but nothing definitive. That’s where POC’s new Skull Orbic Comp H.I. MIPS helmet comes in.
Video: Boulder Hut Adventure
The Bomb Snow crew's annual pilgrimage north to British Columbia
The guys at Bomb Snow took a helicopter into the Boulder Hut, located west of Cranbrook, British Columbia, in the Purcell Mountains. Despite high pressure and questionable avalanche conditions, all went well, especially that double BN run (watch it ’till the end).
State of the Snow
The winter that started in February, unless you live in Colorado
While Colorado enjoys one of its snowiest winters in recent history, the rest of the country is just starting to catch up.