Order The Dream Factory Now For the past 16 years, Teton Gravity Research has made the pilgrimage to America’s last frontier, Alaska: The Dream Factory. Throughout history, Alaska has been a place of dreams. From the early gold rush days, to the rise of commercial fishing, to the explosion of the ski and snowboard freeride movement, people have left everything to follow their dreams and journey to this foreign, mystical land. Like the frontiersmen before them, the pioneers of the freeride movement like Doug Coombs, Eric Pehota, and Trevor Petersen made the dream of skiing in Alaska a reality.Follow TGR's modern day athletes on this cinematic voyage through Alaska's awe-inspiring expanse, rich history, and colorful characters. Watch as the TGR crew ventures from AK training grounds Jackson Hole, WY, and Pemberton, BC, and delves deep into the Alaskan way of life during a record snowfall year in AK, skiing terrain most of us only dream about.Starring: Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Dash Longe, Dana Flahr, Tim Durtschi, Seth Morrison, Erik Roner, Chris Benchetler, Todd Ligare, Griffin Post, Ralph Backstrom, Daron Rahlves, Angel Collinson, Matt Philippi, Clayton Vila, Cam Riley, Dylan Hood, John Spriggs, Rory Bushfield, Max Hammer, Nick Martini, Dave Treadway, Maxim Arsenault, Forrest Shearer, Daniel TisiOn Location: Jackson Hole, WY / Valdez, AK / Haines, AK / Anchorage, AK / Whittier, AK / Northern Chugach, AK / Valdez Heli Ski Guides / Alyeska Resort / SEABA Heli / Alaska Heli Skiing / Girdwood, AK / Pemberton, BCMusic: Dane Short & Kris Dirksen, "Gears of Death" | Mannequin Men, "Flying Blind" | c65, "Let's Go"Go To The Dream Factory PageGet Film Tour Info
We are the Jerry of the Day and Jackass generation, we can't help but look when we see a gnarly crash or the latest post from kook slams. We are not unlike Pavlov's Dog, trained to laugh and giggle at someone else's misfortune. Today, that person is sliding down the entire length of Corbet's Couloir.
Johnny Collinson has always gone his own way. From his unusual upbringing in Snowbird employee housing to becoming one of the youngest people to complete the seven summits, this long-haired free spirit finds his own path. This always holds true with his ride to the mountain. Late in the season, Johnny uses his Harley to cruise up Little Cottonwood Canyon, making his commute extra special.
"Bluebird. Powder. That's pretty much what we're all chasing," TJ David says in this beautiful short by Kastle Ski of his time sessioning Northern BC with Griffin Post and Skeena Heli. "It's that combination of light, slope, and location — and the people I'm with," David continues. "When that all comes together, it's really pretty rare. That's when you have that moment that keeps you hooked, that keeps you pursuing the ski thing."