Week In Review August 30: Combo Ski Passes and Park City Eviction
Girl hates Lake Tahoe, Epic gets more epic, and Snowbird get its own beer
Week In Review August 29: Combo Ski Passes, Park City Eviction, Girl hates Lake Tahoe, Epic gets more epic, and Snowbird get its own beer.
Meanwhile at Mt. Hood #5: Jeff Curry on the mend
A femur break doesn’t slow down Windell’s head ski coach
Last month Curry, the head ski coach at Windell’s Camp, was skiing through the camp’s terrain park on Palmer Snowfield in search of an injured camper when he rolled over a jump knuckle to find a doghouse-sized rock waiting on the other side. He clipped the rock, snapping his femur upon impact.
With The Beaver Creek Fire 92% Contained, Sun Valley Breathes Again
Over $30,000 raised over the weekend for the Wildland Firefighter Foundation
On August 7, a lightning strike hit the hot and dry forest floor near Beaver Creek in the backcountry surrounding Sun Valley, and brutally unforgiving winds, high temperatures, and single-digit humidity fanned the flames that 10 days later threatened Highway 75, the central means of egress for residents in Ketchum, Hailey, and the surrounding area, while forcing the evacuation of 2,250 homes.
Launch of the International Avalanche Nest-Egg
A new nonprofit will help relieve financial burdens placed on the families of avalanche victims
The mission of Elizabeth Lamphere’s organization, called the International Avalanche Nest-Egg (IAN), is two-fold: To provide immediate and long-term financial support for the children and families of avalanche victims, and to foster a community spirit surrounding this type of tragedy.
VIDEO: Saucerboy – The Story of Shane McConkey’s Alter Ego
The cult phenomenon that is Saucerboy. Who was Saucerboy? Where did he come from? And how did his popularity soar to cult proportions? Today, Saucerboy is known as the alter ego that Shane McConkey and friends created to poke fun at everyone who took themselves too seriously. This is his story.
Week In Review August 23: Kim Jong-Un’s Ski Area and Jeff Curry Surprise
Gay Ski Week civil union, Moonlight & Big Sky merger, and new Aspenwalk owners
Week In Review August 23: Kim Jong-Un’s Ski Area, Jeff Curry surprise, Gay Ski Week civil union, Moonlight & Big Sky merger, and Winter X Games 1990-something
Chasing a Moment in Time
A thrift store find inspires one skier to seek out the origins of an old ski photo
Searching for the story behind an old ski photo from 1975.
VIDEO: FWQ TNF Chilean Freeskiing Championships 2013 Highlights
If you missed the webcast, here's the best of the action from El Colorado, Chile
To see the entire live webcast on demand, go HERE.
Field Productions presents “Supervention”
One of this year's biggest ski films is coming out of Europe
I never thought I’d see Terje Haakonsen and Tim Durtschi in the same movie. Leave it to the Field Productions minds to blow that misconception out of the water. Field has been quietly making loud movies for years now, dominating the European markets, while gently scratching the surface of those in the know in North America. When founder Filip Christensen announced Field would be making a two-year project instead of an annual, it made little to no headlines in the States.
Week In Review August 16: No Complaining in Aspen and Jon Olsson’s New Digs
Wildfires, e-tailors for ski gear, Whaleback in the bank, finding zen at Powder Mountain, Telluride's proposed soda tax, and Montana's merger
Week in Review August 16: Wildfires, e-tailors for ski gear, Whaleback in the bank, TGR’s trailer, finding zen at Powder Mountain, Telluride’s proposed soda tax, and Montana’s merger