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Skiers Complete First Ski Descent of Half Dome to Valley Floor

Yosemite’s Half Dome is not a ski line. Of course, it’s better known as a rock-climbing destination high above the floor of Yosemite Valley. That didn’t stop two locals (Jason Torlano and Zack Milligan) from chasing their dream of becoming the first to link turns from the summit all the way to the valley floor. Torlano and Milligan did just that earlier this week when they took advantage of ephemeral conditions to ski off the summit of Half Dome. Conditions consisted of half an inch of névé poorly bonded to blue ice. Snowboarding pioneer Jim Zellers is credited with making the the first unroped turns off the summit via the Cables Route in 2000, but did not continue to the valley floor. After skiing the Cables Route, which according to an interview with Outside Magazine, included a 60-degree section of blank ice that Milligan fell on, Milligan and Torlano continued down to Mirror Lake by linking patches of snow on a climbers trail.

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VIDEO: Jay Rawe Stomps A Cork 7 on A Sit Ski
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VIDEO: Jay Rawe Stomps A Cork 7 on A Sit Ski

VIDEO: Jay Rawe Stomps A Cork 7 on A Sit Ski

In the words of none other than Tanner Hall, this one is too good not to post. Adaptive skier Jay Rawe just blew out collective minds stomping a crazy-clean cork 7 in the Boreal, California park. Check out his Instagram for a second angle of the hit! In his words: 

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Big Sky Will Limit Tram Access for Next Winter
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Big Sky Will Limit Tram Access for Next Winter

Big Sky Will Limit Tram Access for Next Winter

Starting in 2021/2022, Big Sky Resort will limit Lone Peak Tram access to select passholders. Big Sky photo. Big changes are coming for Big Sky’s iconic Lone Peak Tram next winter. Starting in the 2021-2022 season, single-day tickets, Ikon and Mountain Collective passes, and certain Big Sky Resort season passes will no longer be able to access the resort’s tram. Now only the Gold Pass will have unlimited access to the Tram, and the Double Black Pass is the next best option with 10 tram

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Q+A: McRae Williams on Lockdown
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Q+A: McRae Williams on Lockdown

Q+A: McRae Williams on Lockdown

McRae Williams speaks about his career motivation, his latest project , and his thoughts on the whole Covid-19 thing. If you haven't watched the edit, give it (and much more) a gander on TGRtv today.  This has always been the plan. Compete so I can make a name for myself and build my personal brand. Get a few sponsors that will hopefully support me through my transition to filming full-time, something I can do for years to come and keep my career and passion alive. Competing was like a solid