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The Chase Begins for First Turns of the 2018/19 Season

There’s something ever so satisfying about nabbing the first turns of the season. Claiming that title is always a game of he said, she said, but thanks to social media it appears some actually took advantage of the early winter storms we’ve been getting here in the west.

Scrubbing Instagram this morning, here's what caught our eye.

Jackson:


RELATED: Winter visits Colorado, with more snow on the way

Utah:

The Gunsight crew is playing Russian roulette with their knees and ankles. Great run when it fills in though!

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Stay STOKED: Your Guide to TGR’s Best Content
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Stay STOKED: Your Guide to TGR’s Best Content

Stay STOKED: Your Guide to TGR’s Best Content

We might be living in unprecedented times, but that doesn't mean you can't stay stoked while practicing social distancing in the comfort of your own home. We recommend staying inside, curling up with a nice cup of hot chocolate (or your favorite Sierra Nevada beer), and digging deep in TGR's library of films from the past years. Don't worry, the mountains will still be there when this is all over. Stay healthy, stay safe, and most of all stay stoked.Full TGR Films: - Check out the

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Fabian Lentsch Checks in From Iran During COVID-19
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Fabian Lentsch Checks in From Iran During COVID-19

Fabian Lentsch Checks in From Iran During COVID-19

If you think your current situation surrounding the global COVID-19 outbreak is crazy, consider that of skier Fabian Lentsch. Late last year, Fabi packed up the Snowmads van with the goal of the ultimate adventure – spending a ski season in the mountains of Iran, exploring what it meant to be a big mountain skier in a country that’s not really known for its skiing. RELATED: Stay STOKED - Your Guide to TGR's Best Content Fabi has always been one keen for a good adventure, spending the

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Podcast: Recounting Sam Smoothy’s Near-Death Crash in Winterland
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Podcast: Recounting Sam Smoothy’s Near-Death Crash in Winterland

Podcast: Recounting Sam Smoothy’s Near-Death Crash in Winterland

Accidents in the mountains don’t just take a toll on the athletes involved, they weigh especially heavy on the friends and bystanders who witness and respond to them. When Sam Smoothy took a particularly heavy tumble while filming in Austria for TGR’s Winterland last year, the experience shook his film crew (who were the first responders and saved Sam's life) to the core. Learning from events like these is unfortunately part of the game we play, but provide valuable moments to look back on