Junk in the Trunk: Mammut Zephir Altitude Harness
Rope up with a lightweight harness for your high alpine ski treks
The Zephir Altitude met all my basic criteria for a ski mountaineering harness: lightweight, a belay loop, and the ability to take on and off with skis on. After using this harness over the past year and a half, I am a full convert.
POWDER Is Hiring
Wanted: Fall digital media interns
POWDER magazine has one fall internship opening. To be eligible applicants must be able to receive college credit. Interns will need to report to the magazine’s San Clemente, California, office.
VIDEO: Nick Goepper’s Sunbound
If you needed a reminder why Nick Goepper rocks, look no further.
The Olympic medalist unloads from a competition-heavy season in this park edit at Mammoth. He displays a level of poise and control that makes it all look easy, to a tune of an unlikely soundtrack that really works.
The One Meter Party
Dispatch from Australia's record deep winter
As I write I have a faint tremor. My eyes divert to the blizzard outside and I am reminded that tomorrow there are no excuses. It is time to go big and ski hard. It is time for the one-meter party.
Video: The Best End of the Season Video of All Time
Pat and Tats sing Bohemian Rhapsody, ski Independence Pass, and call it a day
Pat and Tats summed up the end of another great season in an edit released two days ago. As always, these guys do skiing right: singing Bohemian Rhapsody wildly en route to Independence Pass, Colorado, slogging up hill, dressing down to American Flag board shorts, and savoring sweet, sweet turns. Cheers to another great season, Pat and Tats.
Josh Berman on Level 1′s less
Level 1 drops trailer, Berman on trials and triumphs of latest film
Josh Berman, the main man behind Level 1, is a busy guy. This time of year is always hectic, with final edits on soon-to-be-released teasers, a full final stage of editing for the film to go though, and planning a schedule for premieres and tours.
Chilean Freeskiing Championships: Q&A with Max Kuszaj
Kicking off the 2015 Freeride Series
The sixth Chilean Freeskiing Championships will be held at El Colorado, Chile. August 20-25. We caught up with Max Kuszaj, Freeride Series host announcer, to see what the event has in store for the ski world.
Week In Review: Ski Thief Smacks Police Car
South American dreamin', TGR makes bike movies, brown-chicka-pow
All the news fit for skiing the week ending July 25, 2014.
Small Brand Shoutout: Worth Skis
Skis designed with East Coasters in mind
In their fourth season, Vermont’s Worth Skis was almost lost to a fire. Picking up where they left off, the company is reestablishing themselves for the 2014/15 season.
VIDEO: Matt Philippi’s “Just The Tips”
Spinning through the Montana/Wyoming backcountry
The view just above the tips of Matt Philippi’s skis ain’t bad. Philippi is probably one of the more underrated spinners and comes from the halfpipe. But based on this season edit he just dropped with POV footage from last season, it seems like he’s adjusting to the Montana/Wyoming backcountry just fine, skiing hot through a few straight lines and applying that spin off a couple kickers.