Free Today: Watch "The Unrideables: Alaska Range"

Free Today: Watch "The Unrideables: Alaska Range"

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 01.29.2015 / Comments (0)

From now until January 29th, Red Bull Media House and Freeride Entertainment are streaming their newest film, "The Unrideables: Alaska Range," for free on RedBull.tv. Featuring some of the most impressive speedflying ever accomplished, the documentary showcases both the action and narrative of the decade-old sport. 

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In Memoriam: "American Dave" Rosenbarger

In Memoriam: "American Dave" Rosenbarger

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 01.25.2015 / Comments (0)

We are pained to hear of the passing of Dave Rosenbarger, celebrated mountaineer, in an avalanche on France and Italy's Mont Blanc massif on January 23, 2015. Better known to friends and colleagues as "American Dave," Dave was a forever inspirational figure in his winter home of Chamonix, France, where he had ticked off numerous descents and brightened the mountain community in general.

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Whistler Blackcomb The Beyond Series: Episode One - Binding Obsessions

Whistler Blackcomb The Beyond Series: Episode One - Binding Obsessions

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 12.30.2014 / Comments (0)

Whistler, BC locals Eric "Hoji" Hjorleifson and Jen Ashton are both undeniable badasses--Hoji is an inventor and one of the most impressive freeskiers alive, and Jen is both a World Cup level downhiller mountain biker and professional extreme skier herself. The two have been drawn together by these shared passions, and for the first episode of Whistler Blackcomb’s Beyond Series, Hoji and Jen give a glimpse into the past, present and futures that have forged one of the most dynamic duos in Whistler. 

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Red Bull's "The Faces of Dav" Episode 6: The Mountaineer

Red Bull's "The Faces of Dav" Episode 6: The Mountaineer

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 12.19.2014 / Comments (0)

In the past four years, Chris Davenport has climbed every 14,000-foot peak in his home state of Colorado, setting records that will most likely stand for years to come. Now Davenport is shooting for another local milestone: climb the 100 highest peaks in the state, starting in southwest Colorado with partners Ted and Christy Mahon. For the seventh episode of Red Bull's "The Faces of Dav" web series, the trio check off three more of the 100. Every summit is another peak closer. 

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Patagonia's #Find_Away: Episode 4 -- The Chamonix Experience

Patagonia's #Find_Away: Episode 4 -- The Chamonix Experience

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 12.16.2014 / Comments (0)

Chamonix, France offers arguably the most technical, high-consequence inbounds skiing in the world, all accessible via the infamous Aiguille du Midi cable car. To pick lines and objectives through the window on the way up is one thing--standing on top of them and preparing to drop is an entirely different beast. For the fourth installment of Patagonia's #Find_Away series by Bjarne Salén, “American Dave” Rosenbarger and Kye Petersen take full advantage of the Aiguille du Midi's plethora of terrain--and full-value danger--for the full Chamonix experience.

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DPS's The Shadow Campaign: Sun Dog

DPS's The Shadow Campaign: Sun Dog

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 12.16.2014 / Comments (0)

For the third installment of DPS Ski's "The Shadow Campaign," we visit Refugio Frey, nestled deep within the peaks surrounding Bariloche, Argentina and the only shelter within the brutal, wind-scoured range. It's a setting that draws adventurers of all sorts--and all species. When DPS athlete Santiago Guzman arrives at Refugio Frey to find a black dog named Conga, the two journey into the windswept landscape and find that the passion for the world's wild places is as universal as the mountains themselves. 

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TSKJ Week: Subscribe and Win a Trip to Island Lake Catskiing

TSKJ Week: Subscribe and Win a Trip to Island Lake Catskiing

Posted by: Sakeus Bankson / added: 12.02.2014 / Comments (0)

While winter may just be making its first appearance at mountains across North America, here at The Ski Journal we're already dreaming about the snowy months ahead. At the forefront of our minds is TSKJ Week, where we pick one lucky subscriber to join us March 21-24th, 2015 at Island Lake Catskiing, just outside of Fernie, BC for the trip of a lifetime. All you have to do for your chance to win is be a current subscriber on January 12th, 2015.

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Sakeus Bankson

Sakeus Bankson

Sakeus grew up on Washington’s beautiful Lake Chelan, surrounded by apple
orchards and tourists. He has spent the years since bumping around the PNW,
from Mt. Baker to Revelstoke, eventually finding himself in the Funny Feelings
offices in 2012 where he now serves as Editor of The Ski Journal.

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