1. A Tuckerman Tradition


    from Zach Ornitz Added 16.9K 79 8

    Tuckerman Ravine, located on the eastern slope of New Hampshireʼs Mt. Washington, is considered by many to be the epicenter of the New England skiing tradition. For nearly 100 years, people have made their annual pilgrimage to this backcountry skiing destination. Jeff Leich, Executive Director of the New England Ski Museum offers some historical insight: “The first party on skis that thereʼs any record of in Tuckerman Ravine was a Dartmouth Outing Club group in 1913. In the 1930s, ski racing found a home on the mountain and in 1937 the first Giant Slalom in the United States was held in the ravine." What makes Tuckermanʼs Ravine and skiing in the area so special? Why has it remained a rite of passage for so many generations of skiers and backcountry enthusiasts? My premise is that beyond spectacle of the weekend party scene, it is the tradition and link to skiing history that adds to the allure of “Tuckʼs.”

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    • Teaser Trailer II - Sportgastein, GoPro HD Hero, Tiefschnee


      from C. Oberschneider Photography Added 621 1 7

      ein Local beim Powder-Treeskiing am Homespot. oder: Schifoan im Woid in Sportgastein.

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      • Episode 2: The Strike


        from The Life Unbound Added 4,768 18 7

        With the snow nearly nonexistent in Utah we took matters into our own hands and rolled the dice. While Silverton had more snow we had no idea what we were actually going to be in for. With zero support except our sleds and each other we headed to 12,000ft and set up operations. We got lucky when a storm rolled in blanketing the mountains and leaving us unsure as to whether we would be able to make it out due to slides. Here is our story.

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        • My first on-snow test of the Tech toe-telemark heel (TTS) system! Evolutionary leap or dead end - we shall see...


          from Phil Hammer Added 1,427 1 7

          A couple of laps on Mt. Seymour (Vancouver) giving the Dyna-teles their shakedown ski. In general, they skied fabulously. They are very active as currently set up. Perhaps too active for my tastes... We'll see how they ski in powder. A fun day out though! As tested: Dynafit Speed toe, Mark Lengel TTS riser/pivot, G3 springs/heels, F1 boots (will also test with TX-Pros) and Head Monster im95 skis.

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          • Skiing The Last Best Lookout


            from Casey Greene Added 1,212 14 7

            This was shot on an overnight trip to one of my favorite lookouts. Was fun to get out and use the new camera equipment on such a nice spring weekend. For more lookout info, hot spring info, trip reports, maps, videos; check out my site: http://greenecasey.blogspot.com/ Short by Casey Greene Featuring Mickey Smith and Nicole Hupp Music by The Low Anthem

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            • Chris Benchetler I FRAME OF MIND I Attention Deficit


              from DRAGON ALLIANCE Added 10.9K 89 7

              A revealing four-part webisode series, Frame of Mind candidly captures the seldom seen moments that inspire the athletes antics and interests both on and off the mountain. Featuring Gigi Ruf, Luke Mitrani, Danny Davis and Chris Benchetler, Frame of Mind is a backstage look into the lives of Dragon's top athletes. Shining a spotlight on the multi-talented skier, follow Chris through powder fields and steep rock climbing ascents as he describes what drives him to achieve his goals.

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              • Never Ending


                from Steve Tam Added 1,468 40 7

                This is a video made for the Know the Snow Contest Submission. The Northern California 2013-2014 snow season was less than optimal and our local ski park did not receive enough snow to open for the winter. Luckily Mt. Shasta provides many skiing options at higher elevations. The majority of our skiing is done in the backcountry and being a Daddy, Husband, Friend, and so forth, I have a great respect for the dangers snow can pose. For me, the process of learning about the snow is never ending. It stays on my mind year round and I try to keep skills and knowledge fresh by constantly reading and practicing. This video is a story of that unending process. All footage was shot between December 2013 and March 2014. It shows how bad the severe drought conditions are in California. Thank you to my great friend, Jason Allen, for helping with the video footage. The footage was shot using a GoPro Hero +, Go Pro Hero 2, a Canon Elph 300S, and a Olympus Stylus TG-830.

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                • Cascade Volcano Ski Tour 2009


                  from Jordan Manley Photography Added 11.7K 57 7

                  Eight friends climb and ski notable peaks along the Cascade Volcanic Arc. Over a week, they complete Mt Shasta (CA), Mt Hood (OR), Mt Adams (WA), and Mt Rainier (WA), ranging from 11,000-14,400ft. Many good turns, lots of slogging, and lots of foot pain. Team: Tobin Seagel, Andre Charland, Jamie Bond, Chad Manley, Chad Sayers, Cheddar Watson, Kellie Okonek, and Jordan Manley Music: Cycling Trivialities - jose-gonzalez.com/ jordanmanley.com

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                  • Timestretch - Super Slow Motion Freeriding using Twixtor


                    from C. Oberschneider Photography Added 1,093 24 6

                    Song: Bassnectar - Timestretch (West Coast Lo Fi Remix) Cam: GpOro HD Hero Location: Sportgastein, Austria Software: Twixtor / Final Cut Express

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                    • Sony Action Cam footage from last weekend (2-3.2.2013)


                      from Jaakko Posti Added 525 6 6

                      Tested the Sony Action Cam last weekend and smashed the footage together to a single edit. It´s really the first helmet/Action cam that I have used but it felt great and + for the 1/4 camera mount screw. Really liked the 720p/120fps video mode. Settings I used on this edit are 720p/120fps and 720p/60fps Music: Thriftworks - Riding Alone at Dawn (SAB collab)

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