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FIVE THINGS is your source for quick-hitting contenteasy-to-digest tidbits meant to keep your mind focused, you skiing obsession sated and your stoke high. It’s without surprise that the outdoor industry has been hit hard by the omnipresent coronavirus. The illness has cut ski season sh…
2 hours ago · From Free Skier
The short and sweet: Set at Fernie Alpine Resort and shot throughout the 2018-19 winter season, this video showcases Dylan Siggers and his favorite place to ski, his hometown resort, Fernie Alpine Resort. Find out more about Fernie Alpine Resort and Dylan Siggers in this exclusive article fea…
20 hours ago · From Free Skier
The short and sweet: Get to know Nikolai Schirmer like never before in this short biopic about the Norwegian athlete. In the words of the Black Crows: “He is tall, handsome, smart, sensitive and on fire while on skis. Nikolai Schirmer, skier, bohemian-movie-maker, reveals himself in this black…
20 hours ago · From Free Skier
Greg Hill is a name synonymous with adventure; the veteran skier and adventurer has traveled around the globe chasing fresh snow and high altitude. Now, he’s changing his approach to the mountains: Can he climb 100 peaks without burning fossil fuels? In this short film shot by Switchback Enter…
20 hours ago · From Free Skier
Christina Lustenberger has been scoping the south face of Mount MacDonald in Rogers Pass for eight years. On Monday, she and partner Andrew McNab made the first descent. The line was a serious ski mountaineering feat, requiring three rappels between couloirs and benches. We caught up with Lustenberg…
2 days ago · From Powder
The article was produced in partnership with Nokian Tyres. Come springtime, some of the countrys most scenic roads also access some of backcountry skiings most beloved descents. These peaks, ridges, and couloirs are at their best when the 24-hour melt/freeze cycle turns the snow to corn and a few ex…
3 days ago · From Powder
No one is immune from the coronavirusnot young people, not countries, not ideologies, and certainly not skiers. If youre a skier, your lifestyle, and perhaps your livelihood, has been upended in recent weeks. In parts of North America, backcountry skiing is still happening, while all the resorts are…
3 days ago · From Powder
WinterWonderGrass, a music festival dedicated to bringing bluegrass performances to mountain towns across the United States, planned three, multi-day concert series in 2020; one in Steamboat, Colorado, a second in Lake Tahoe, California, and a third at Stratton Mountain in Vermont. In lieu of th…
3 days ago · From Free Skier
When philosopher Aristotle coined the infamous quote: The whole is greater than the sum of its parts, he certainly wasnt thinking about how that applied to skiing. Often categorized as an individual sport, skiing is, plain and simple, just better when youre doing it with your friends. Shared mem…
3 days ago · From Free Skier
Pro skier and filmmaker Sandra Lahnsteiners intense dreams begin to overtake her waking life and she becomes increasingly caught up in flights of deep powder, pillows and tree lines. Her lucid dreams become herand ourreality. Lahnsteiner is the brain behind Shades of Winter, and all-women ski film s…
3 days ago · From Powder