The North Face: Los Gringos
This past season, skiers Sam Smoothy, Johnny Collinson and Fraser McDougall headed to the Cordillera Real mountains in the Condoriri area of Bolivia. But beyond their search for lines, Sam had a bigger mission: to follow the footsteps of his father Ron Smoothy, who years before had climbed in the region, and further understand this man of few words and many adventures.
Strafe Adventures: Revelstoke Super Sampler
The Strafe Outerwear crew, based out of Aspen, CO, is constantly headed out for new adventures and escapades. Now they're documenting these journeys via special online features on their website. For the first episode, they head to Revelstoke, BC, where they search for pow via chairlifts, snowmobiles, skins and snowcats. Spoiler alert--they find it.
Intersection: 6th Annual Film Contest is Now Accepting Submissions for Whistler's WSSF
The World Ski & Snowboard Festival will be taking place at Whistler Blackcomb this year, and with it comes the 6th annual film contest: Intersection. Eight film crew spots are up for grabs to produce a 5-7 minute video, the winner of which will take home $10,000 and a year's worth of bragging rights.
The Hungry Crew: Keep It Rolling // Saga Outerwear
The Saga team is always sendin', and this year's park and competition season is no exception. From start gates to hot laps, these dudes keep on crushing.
Salomon Freeski TV S9 E7: The Skier's Haute Route
For the newest episode of Salomon’s Freeski TV, Alexis Godbout and Mike Douglas head to one of the sport's most iconic traverses, the Haute Route. It's a trip both through ski history and some of Europe's biggest mountains, sprinkled with incredible terrain, sunny pow and some of the coolest huts you'll ever see.
Real Skifi: Episode 14
Once again, the crew at Real Skifi have put together an insanely creative and weirdly talented episode documenting their antics in the frigid European streets. It may strange, and it may be (very) unconvential, but it's still as impressive as hell.
The Ski Journal Welcomes Garrett Grove as Photo Editor
The Ski Journal is pleased to announce the addition of photographer Garrett Grove as Photo Editor. After a circuitous path from Alaska to Utah to BC to Bellingham, Garrett now calls the tiny mountain town of Leavenworth, WA home. Since he first picked up a camera a decade ago, Garrett's work has been featured in the outdoor world’s most recognizable publications, including Powder, Bike, Rock & Ice, Backcountry, Freehub, The Ski Journal and many others. His quest for unique imagery has taken him around the world, from Japan to South Korea to New Zealand and all over North America.