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
ACMG guide Ross Berg shares some tips on how to safely rappel into a ski line to avoid hazards such as a mandatory cornice jump or steep/icy/narrow entry. NOTE: The videos in this series do not replace proper mountain safety training. These videos are meant only as a refresher for experienced backcountry mountain travelers or as a teaser to get skier and riders excited to take a course and learn more. Ross Berg runs Altus Mountain Guides out of Squamish and Whistler, BC, offering a variety of
After a two minute montage filled various Tokyo and Japanese city-culture shots, and a sick VO intro by Sam Smoothy, this edit from Sherpa really gets good. Watch Sam Smoothy Jérémie Heitz and Dane Tudor set out to explore Hokkaido with a goal to find something different.
A "toe in" is what athletes call the process of exiting a helicopter on the top of a big mountain line. A perfect toe in requires immense skill and nerves from both the athlete and pilot. Often pilots hover in mid-air with zero room for error. Johnny Collinson shows us what it takes to perfect an Alaskan toe in.