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WORDS & PHOTOS ROCKO MENZYK (@rockomenzyk) A few days ago on, June 9th, I went and shot a jump that goes over a snow retaining fence at Alta, which has turned into a spring classic here at the ski area. This season, the iconic fence was buried under 626 inches of snowand thats not even in…
3 days ago · From Free Skier
WORDS & PHOTOS MARTIN AXLL (@martinaxell) Imagine a week with all the homies, super tasty food, the best vibes and the craziest tricks. A place where time and worries do not exist. Thats Kimbo Sessions, ladies and gentlemen. The best week of the year. From my view as a photographer, Kimbo…
3 days ago · From Free Skier
Thirty-five years ago, the most seminal Hollywood ski movie was, um, released on the public, exposing them to the stunt skiing of Tahoe legend Tom Day, the boozy antics of Squaw Valley misfits, a number of questionable scenes, including a 17-year-old runaway being roofied in a sauna by the entire Au…
3 days ago · From Powder
Words byMegan Michelson Photos byZach Doleac MARTIN BOBILLIER’SALARM GOES OFF at 7:50 a.m. Which gives him just enough time to peel an orange over the trash can, throw on ski pants, and rush out the door to catch the 8 oclock bus. Its a clear Wednesday morning in February and Bobilliers on his…
3 days ago · From Powder
THE 40-FOOT SAILBOAT rocked gently back and forth on the ink-black waters off Vancouver Island, British Columbia. It was the last night of a 10-day trip up the remote Bute Inlet, where a crew of skiers and I had been using the boat as a basecamp to access some very steep and inhospitable mountains. …
3 days ago · From Powder
Photos by David Reddick THIS STORY BEGINS with Rosie because it cant begin anywhere else. Rosie is the kind of person you cant miss. She comes at you like a fisher cat, quick and low with a toothy smile. She asks who you are with, why you are with them, where youre going, and what Read More The post…
3 days ago · From Powder
Mikaela Shiffrin first skier to win $1 million in prize money Turns out total domination can indeed translate to a nice payout, even in skiing. Mikaela Shiffrin shattered records this year, but one of the most impressive may be the financial haul she was able to amass, becoming the first competitive…
3 days ago · From Powder
Words by Griffin Post From the chairlift, I see it out of the corner of my eye. In a sea of skied-out powder that’s now filled with moguls, an island of pristine snow sits untouched, somehow going unnoticed by the hordes of skiers. A parallelogram-shaped chunk of leftover perfection, the two-t…
3 days ago · From Powder
Words by Kade Krichko JUST INSIDE THE APARTMENT DOOR, the smell hits. Passing the bathroom lined with dozens of battered park skis, it gets stronger, as if pouring directly from the reggae-laced speakers in Henrik Harlauts living room. Wu-Tang and Mobb Deep CDs litter the shelves, interspersed betwe…
3 days ago · From Powder
Words byLeslie Hittmeier Lynne Wolfe, 57, began teaching people about avalanches when Ronald Reagan was president and most backcountry users were on skinny skis. Originally from Nashville, she moved to Jackson Hole in 1981 but didnt know how to ski. Captivated by the mountains, she bought some used …
3 days ago · From Powder