Week in Review: American Skier Turns Mexican
Euro skiers love Pharrell! Grass Skiing Galore! Where is Sammy Carlson?! Why am I yelling?!
All the news fit for skiing the week ending June 6, 2014.
Sasha Johnstone, 15, Youngest to Climb, Ski the Grand Teton
Just another family outing with Jackson's record-setting family, the Johnstones
On Sunday, May 25, five skiers—one slightly smaller than the others—climbed and skied the Grand Teton. It would have been any other ordinary summit, except in the group was 15-year-old Sasha Johnstone, who may have set the record for the youngest person to climb and ski the Grand.
Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan
Why skiers should be cheering the new legislation
“This is what we’ve been waiting for… this announcement is groundbreaking,” says Chris Steinkamp of Protect Our Winters, who emphasized how pivotal it is now for people to reach out to their state governments and demonstrate how important the plan is to them. “This is the boldest step ever taken by a US president on climate change.”
Junk in the Trunk: Yakima Skybox 18 Carbonite
Room for all your gear, and then some
To try and organize the chaos and make sure I can see out the rearview mirror, I’ve been using Yakima’s Skybox 18 Carbonite cargo box.
Video: Backcountry Skiing in Australia
Six Aussie skiers make the long slog to find snow in the Australian Alps
The Australian Alps stretch 400 miles between Melbourne and Canberra. They comprise of 11 national parks with a total area of over 6000 square miles. The mountains hover around 6000ft, yet they barely poke high enough to get snow, but for three to six months of the year the mountains are capped in white.
Week in Review : Ski the Middle East
Telluride backcountry freed! Big Air wants Olympics! 12-year-olds go huge!
All the news fit for skiing this week.
Endangered: The Town Hill
Nostalgia for where we all learned to ski, and beer leagues
While the calendar fixed its icy grip on mountain towns, denizens had two options: Find something to do outside, or wither away next to the fireplace. Being thoughtful and generally averse to bed sores, the townsfolk opted for the former and took up skiing.
Skiing As Craft: How to ski the Ice Coast
One glass of rosé at a time
It was the man who’d been drinking wine on the lift, arms raised high, cackling with joy and headed back to the lift for another run.
Junk in the Trunk: Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoody
The do anything, take anywhere jacket
“If you could only have one jacket for the rest of your life,” I’d immediately know my answer: the Atom LT Hoody from Acr’teryx.
Video: Sander Hadley’s Sunny Bird
Spring skiing at Snowbird
Sander Hadley and co showing us once again how to get creative in the resort. The latest from Hadley—spring skiing at Snowbird.