March 8th, 2011
We just arrived in Iceland after a long journey from the states. The crew is made up of Andreas Hatveit, Nick Martini, Rory Bushfield, Byron Wells, TGR production team and the guys from
Getting the cameras ready. Here the RED and the Canon 7D sit prepped and ready to nail some epic Iceland footage.
Our Lodge and home base for the first part of our trip. The Northern Lights never get old.
The Northern Lights foring over a fjord. One of our filming locations is down the fjord and up the mountains at the top of the frame.
Here I am observing the power of Iceland and it's natural wonders.
Griffin Post at the discovery site of Bradford Washburn's abandoned 1937 camera cache. | Leslie Hittmeier photo. Now here’s a real-life treasure hunt story. After a multi-month search spread across three separate expeditions, professional skier and mountain explorer Griffin Post discovered a historic cache of camera and climbing gear abandoned in 1937 by legendary mountaineers Bradford Washburn and Robert Bates. Washburn and Bates, members of the Harvard Mountaineering Club embarked on an
Teamwork makes the dream work! Back in February of this year, a bout of cold and clear weather gave way to incredible conditions for skiing big mountains in British Columbia. Based out of Golden, BC, ACMG/IFMGA Guide Mark Herbison was a stone’s throw from a line him and his friends Christina Lustenberger and Sam Smoothy had been eyeing – the first descent of the East Face of Mt. Ethelbert. The beautifully prominent peak beckoned ski tracks, and with extraordinary conditions, the trio got it
In his very first podcast we welcome Eric Pehota, the freeskiing pioneer and undeniable ski legend, to the LPP. We sat down in his shop in Pemberton, BC alongside one of his sons... and friend of the show, Logan, who just happens to be one of the best skiers on the planet right now. Listen Eric talks about pioneering countless first descents in the Coast Mountains of BC with his ski partner and friend, Trevor Petersen. In the late 1980's and early 90's Eric and his ski partner,