In this educational video from Teton Gravity Research, Colter Hinchliffe and Tim Durtschi instruct us in a variety of ski carrying techniques native to the Austrian Alps. While North Americans will be familiar with the classic over-the-shoulder carry technique known as The Local, they'll be less familiar with Austrian techniques such as The Offering, The Decapitator, The Oklahoma Suitcase, and The Reverse Local, which Colter and Tim demonstrate in person while documenting variances on the techniques performed by native practitioners. For more demonstrations of ski-related techniques, please refer to TGR's latest ski film, Almost Ablaze.
Sam Lee has never taken the easy road down, and this latest POV video only confirms that notion. In the Freeride World Tour’s latest post, the Kiwi shredder drops off Motatapu Chutes at Treble Cone into a deep backcountry line that blows all our minds. Shimmying down vertical rock trying to reach a line that would be described as insane at best, this is no doubt one of the gnarliest videos we've seen in a while. Technical doesn't even begin to describe the amount of skill it takes to send
For a diverse skier like Angel Collinson, isolating the perfect pair of skis is no easy task. While she’s most at home on big mountain terrain, Collinson’s winters are filled with more than just spicy Alaskan spines. The bulk of her time is actually spent at ski resorts tearing through groomers and exploring off-piste. It’s one of her main ways of getting prepared for the next heli-skiing adventure. RELATED: The Far Out Ones - Angel Collinson Such diversity in terrain requires an equally
While deep snow and steep pitches are some of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s most valued attributes, they can also cause major problems, like avalanches. Normally, JHMR ski patrol’s extensive experience and a healthy dose of dynamite mitigates any danger. Once in a blue moon, however, there is an in-bounds slide. When that happens, rapidly locating and excavating buried victims is the key to a positive outcome. In those critical moments when an extra few minutes of searching and digging can