"Fieberbrunn is a place with gauranteed snow," said the elder Fieberbrunn local Sepp Pletzenauer when interviewed for the Austria segment of Way Of Life. "It has the open terrain, nobody around, beautiful powder snow, and I just go and make my path."
Sepp's sagacious outlook on his home terrain proved to be more than accurate. The powder that Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Dylan Hood, and Colter Hinchcliffe found there after a seven-hour detour due to "overgadgeting" proved to be not only deep enough to blind them (literally), but enough to win the nod for the year's Best Powder segment from both the Powder Magazine Video Awards and, this past weekend, the Cold Smoke Awards. Tim Durtschi also nailed Best Male Performance for his Way Of Life segment.
After that bit of praise, we couldn't help but to share the full segment with you this morning so you could have as much time as possible to stockpile water cooler jokes about faceshots, needing windshield whipers, and getting barrelled with your fellow office shredders as possible. With the high pressure system we're currently sitting in here in the Tetons, we'll be doing the same thing...
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For the second time in as many days, Teton County Search and Rescue responded to a call from an injured skier Saturday afternoon, reports the Jackson Hole News & Guide. The 36-year-old managed to get his “ski tips [stuck] in the snow, and hit his head and crashed pretty hard,” said Teton County Undersheriff Matt Carr who also mentioned that the man was “complaining of a head injury and some pain in his spinal area.” The patient was retrieved via helicopter, transferred to an ambulance and
Story by Matt Coté If this were Instagram, the scene before me might seem cliché. My ski tips dangle over a cornice while a steep, blue spine screams back up in the key of ecstatic tension. ER3 is one of Lake Louise Ski Resort’s marquee big-mountain lines in what feels like an endless amphitheater of cascading geology. The Canadian Rockies are some of the youngest mountains on the planet, and the Earth’s strata are on display like it’s been dissected. If I turn 180 degrees though,
Yup, you read that headline right. Faction Skis and Andorran bike brand Commencal Bicycles have teamed up for a special run of planks aimed at the all-mountain shredder who wants it all. At this point, we all know that Faction makes ripping skis, and that Commencal makes some of the fastest bikes on the market, so we see this partnership going places. In Commencal’s words: “Before we start, let’s make one thing clear... We are a bike brand through and through! But we also live in the