It is pitch dark. Raining heavily. The whole place is closed. But I'm on a mission, so I grab my skis and walk to the bottom of the hill in my boots, as there's a rumour that there's some snow in the hill. And when I get to the bottom, what I find is a group of teenagers with just a couple of flashlights -- skiing, jumping the jumps, riding the pipes and rails. Wonderful!
One of my local ski hills, Hyvinkää's Sveitsi, acquired some new snow guns for this season. Obviously they tested them. They worked remarkably well, with all that snow generated. And I'm not sure we had more than a couple of nights with temperatures around 0 or -1...
And obviously, I just had to go there to ski. This completes my October skiing, then :-)
Some adventures are a long time coming. Big mountain riders Jeremy Jones and Griffin Post have been adventuring deep into the mountains of Alaska for most of their careers, but in recent years have turned to embracing a foot-powered approach to exploring these peaks. While it might be much easier to reach these legendary ski and snowboard objectives with a helicopter, both riders have learned to appreciate slowing down the process and doing it the hard way. A few years ago, after an
spreading the SLAG. | Shannon Corsi photo. Ski Like a Girl founder Kimmie Geer arrived in Bozeman, MT with only a raincoat to survive the winter, not knowing the first thing about skiing. As a graphic design major at Montana State University, she secured a job at a store in downtown Bozeman called Heyday in 2011. After a few seasons of learning to ski, and discovering her passion for social media marketing she began printing private label items for the store. ‘Ski Like a Girl’ ended up
If you need the perfect thing to start your winter off right, look no further than the TGR Magic Hour tour! We’re stopping all around North America and beyond this Fall to show our latest ski film, so we thought we’d make a little “Where to Go and What to Do” guide for you in our top 5 favorite spots we’ll be showing Magic Hour! When? Saturday, September 17th, World Premiere Where? Jackson Hole, WY Where to find some ski + snowboard gear? If you’re in town before the premiere at the