Nothing like a little project leak to get your Thursday going! Writer Mike Rogge just dropped an exclusive feature on ESPN's X Games website about the new project we're embarking on with Sammy Carlson (above, shown in a mash-up of his footage from Way Of Life), which is a two-year endeavor focused on paring Sammy's wizard-like abilities in the air and on snow with some next-level cinematography for a film whose working title is The Sammy C Project.
Read the full scoop over at ESPN: Sammy Carlson's Next Step
According to , a 65-year-old local skier at Vermont's Killington Resort is attempting to set the official world record for the most vertical feet clocked in one ski season by ticking off an astonishing 6.4 feet of vertical before the season ends at the end of the month. RELATED: What does it take to ski 61,000 vertical feet in a day Scott Howard of nearby Bridgeton, Vermont, told the that he has been skiing seven days a week and logging eight-to-nine-hour days on the hill all season while
Ortovox has announced a recall on ORTOVOX 3+ avalanche transceivers running their software version 2.1 after discovering temporary disruptions of the transmission function. According to Ortovox, there have been no known accidents attributed to the software error, but thanks to further testing from their Safety Academy partners, users found the defect. A recall form will be available starting May 25 on the Ortovox website to return 3+ beacons and have the software updated free of charge by
Earlier this week, we reported that two American ski mountaineers and researchers were in deep trouble with the Nepalese government after skiing down part of Everest. The two climbers, Matt Moniz and Willie Benegas, are on Everest to recreate a NASA study exploring how high altitude and stressful environments can impact genetics by taking gene samples on the mountain and comparing them to their twins at sea level. Moniz is a 20-year old Dartmouth college student climbing with experienced