Celebrating 30 Seasons

Unique Since ’89 – Presented by Orage Orage has been perpetuating mountain culture since 1989. For 30 seasons they have supported self-expression in the ski industry. Meet the Orage team and learn about their role in creating truly unique gear. WIN – Orage Horizon Shell Jacket This is Elyse Saugstad’s jacket of choice! *5x Extra Entry – Share, […]

The Freaks Strike Again

There is one thing about the Freaks that you can always count on: whatever or wherever they’re skiing, they’ll go big and make it look damn good in the process. Victor Major and Baker Boyd keep the reputation alive during a day in the Colorado backcountry with filmer Ben Moscona. Seulement 2, les problèmes respiratoires ont un […]

Jeremy Pancras: Annecy Bound

Jib-master Jeremy “Pan” Pancras is at it again, wasting no time to throw down in the streets of his home town of Annecy, France. From rails to backflip tree bonks, this dude knows how to do urban.

Skier Fundraising Has A New Bar

To survey a scene of roasting goats, pigs, whisky, bonfires, bands, and over 1000 athletes getting together to celebrate life and raise money for a fellow skier, one thing is for sure: no one will ever say skiers don’t know how to throw a party.

Luke Bredar’s “Unsullied Enormity”

Haines, AK promises big lines and those who seek them often deliver bigger tricks. In “Unsullied Enormity,” you’ll find both. Follow Colby Stevenson, Caite Zeliff, Hedvig Wessel and Sammy Carlson down steep lines in the Chilkat Range through the eyes of Luke Bredar’s drone.  Alaska is a downhill skier’s fantasy. And Bredar’s FPV drone footage, […]

“Buckles, Cowboys and Money” with Madison Rose and Jim Ryan

Sometimes, you gotta know when to pivot. That’s exactly what Madison Rose Ostergren and Jim Ryan did earlier this season when a touchy snowpack forced them out of the high peaks in the Tetons. Ostergren and Ryan, professional freeride skiers and ex ski racers, have been laser focused on steep, technical ski mountaineering for the […]

“Aikyam” by Vasu Sojitra

On the western end of the Himalayas sits the village of Gulmarg. Resting on the peak of Mt. Apharwat, the village is sprawling with military activity, families escaping their urban lives, golfers teeing up on the highest golf course in the world, and skiers looking for turns on the hills of India’s only ski resort. […]

Todd Ligare’s “Prototype”

It’s not often that a short weather window lines up, especially in Alaska. Todd Ligare and Sammy Carlson showed up to ski with Black Ops Valdez on the tail end of a big storm, with a few days to film before high winds ripped through and trashed surface conditions. Stability, soft snow, and clear skies […]

“The Hypocrite” with Amie Engerbretson

We’re all guilty of it: firing up our combustion-engine-driven cars as we head for the hills, idling in parking lots waiting for the car to warm, traveling for hours in one direction for powdery turns, and sitting on diesel-powered ski lifts. Our sport burns a ton of fossil fuel and as we revel in the […]

“Grit & Glory” with Veronica Paulsen

Kings & Queens of Corbet’s may have been canceled this year, but that wasn’t going to stop Veronica Paulsen from accomplishing her goal of landing a double backflip.  In 2020, Paulsen made history as the first woman to land a backflip into Jackson Hole’s Corbet’s Couloir, winning the peer-judged competition and launching her career to […]

Supernatural Solutions on the Snow Ghost Express

While some phenomena remain unexplained, snow ghosts, the eerie figures in the fog that Whitefish Mountain Resort, MT is known for, do indeed have a scientific explanation. It starts with rime. Water droplets on the verge of freezing hover about the mountaintop, insulated by the clouds. They cross the temperature threshold as they pass by […]

“Eagle Pass” Starring Yu Sasaki

After a season-ending injury, Yu Sasaki had to channel his passion for skiing into his recovery. Getting back to where he was before the injury took over a year, but his hard work and patience has been well rewarded.

Dorian Densmore and Mike Barney in the Central Andes

Three … two … one … dropping! This is what it looks like when it all lines up. Bluebird skies, good snow, and massive mountains. Head south with Black Diamond athletes Dorian Densmore and Mike Barney as they explore choice lines in the Central Andes mountains of Chile. Film credit: Cole Taylor & Valle Nevado.

How ‘The Blackcountry Journal’ Finds Music on the Mountain

TODAY THERE’S ALMOST A FORMULA TO SKI FILMS: some b-roll, a catchy song and then anywhere from three to 30 minutes of ski action. Mallory Duncan wanted to break away from that. Inspired by his own poetry, Duncan set out to produce something different—something that spoke to him, and hopefully spoke to others as well. […]

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