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This article and video were produced in partnership with GoPro and the new HERO7 Black, featuring HyperSmooth image stabilization. For a chance to win $1,000 in the #GoProSnow Challenge, submit your own footage here. Coming in at 4,138 vertical feet, the top-to-bottom run at Jackson Hole is a rite o…
8 hours ago · From Powder
WORDS & PHOTOS: Ryan Salm Wake up early, drink tea, eat breakfast, shovel, ski, shovel, eat dinner, shovel, sleep, repeat. In all seriousness, it has been snowing for two straight months in Tahoe and this is our new normal. The land of Sierra Cement has been quickly transformed into a locale wh…
9 hours ago · From Powder
The sun shined high in the blue sky for day two of FREESKIER’s 2019 Backcountry Test presented by POC. Temperatures rose to near 50 degrees in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, making for delectable corn-snow conditions in the morning that transitioned to soft slush in the early afternoon. …
18 hours ago · From Free Skier
By Bob Berwyn I started really listening to snow when I was about 12. On one of my first solo off-piste forays, I detoured through the woods on the last run of the day. When I stopped to adjust my goggles in the deepening blue shadows, I heard a clump of snow rustle off a The post Ski-mounted Radar …
22 hours ago · From Powder
Words by John Clary Davies Photos by Erik Seo ALEX SCHLOPY STOOD ON A CLIFF. The edge was not an unfamiliar place for the professional skier. But this was different. He didn't have skis on. Schlopy, then 24, was above a popular surf spot in Encinitas, California, where he was visiting with his famil…
2 days ago · From Powder
If you've ever lived more than a week in the mountains, you know how deeply skiers revere jam bands. You're aware that Phish hails from Vermont and String Cheese Incident calls Colorado home. Perhaps you've popped a psilocybin cap and divined that jam band music involves repeated crests and troughs&…
2 days ago · From Powder
Cody Townsend is one of the most recognizable names in skiing at the moment. Hes been a regular in Matchstick Productions annual flicks since 2005s The Hit List, has wowed mass audiences with his fast, fluid approach to big-mountain skiing and won over the hearts of ski enthusiasts the world over wi…
2 days ago · From Free Skier
It is not every day that ski legends like Scot Schmidt, the Egan brothers Dan and John, and Greg Stump, re-unite to make a few turns and reminisce about the dawn of big-mountain skiing, the mid-to-late 1980s. These 50-something extreme skiers undoubtedly owe much of their notoriety, success and worl…
3 days ago · From Powder
WORDS & PHOTOS: Jeff Cricco Southern Colorado received so much snow last week that many county roads and passes in the San Juan have been closed intermittently from avalanche debris or from avalanche danger. Highway 550 on Red Mountain pass has been closed for more than two weeks from multiple …
3 days ago · From Powder
Ladies and Gentlemen, Undoubtedly, we're all cognizant of the impending threats to our business model: Backcountry skiing is growing more popular, snowboarding has plateaued, climate change is throwing the weather out of whack…and most importantly, our bread and butter—the Baby Boomers&#…
3 days ago · From Powder