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​Griffin Post Puts on An Alaskan Clinic in Magic Hour

Year after year, Jackson local Griffin Post makes a sort of pilgrimage to one of his favorite spots on earth: Alaska's Chugach Range. After warming up with some big mountain missions during a high-pressure period in the Tetons, Griffin packed his bags and headed north. The North Face, TGR Optics, Sierra Nevada, Jackson Hole and Kästle athlete joined up with longtime friend Michelle Parker for a heli mission at Points North and sampled some of the finest terrain in the Last Frontier, scoring big spine lines and deep powder. Catch Posts’s full segment in Magic Hour, available for streaming and download now at tetongravity.com/films/magic-hour.

Dropping into something big. | TGR photo.

That "thwap thwap thwap" sound never gets old. | TGR photo.

Sharing some early-morning high alpine moments with Nat Murphy. | Max Ritter photo.

Classic Alaskan gnar is what Griffin Post lives for. | TGR photo.

From The Series: The Athlete Edits

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Behind the Line: Tim Durtschi’s Chugach Masterpiece
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Behind the Line: Tim Durtschi’s Chugach Masterpiece

Behind the Line: Tim Durtschi’s Chugach Masterpiece

Born and raised in Anchorage, professional skier Tim Durtschi is no stranger to Alaska’s towering mountain ranges. The Chugach Mountains, the picturesque peaks that loom over Anchorage’s horizon, are only one of the fourteen mountain ranges within the state’s borders. The Chugach range alone is larger than Switzerland, and much of the eastern section of the range is incredibly isolated and inhospitable; devoid of infrastructure and public accessibility. But for Durtschi, the Chugach is home.

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Inside Magic Hour: Kai’s Jackson Hole Ticklist
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Inside Magic Hour: Kai’s Jackson Hole Ticklist

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Kai Jones is an anomaly. At only 16 years old, he is simultaneously one of the youngest and best freeride skiers in North America. In the production of TGR’s latest film the TGR crew was faced with a harsh reality: an unseasonably poor snowpack in Jackson and injuries among TGR athletes including Tim Durtschi's crash at Kings and Queens that took him out for a few weeks. Despite the lack of snow and his usual riding partners, Kai performed one of his best seasons to date and was nominated

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Arianna Tricomi’s First Turns After Her Longest Ever Skiing Hiatus
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Arianna Tricomi’s First Turns After Her Longest Ever Skiing Hiatus

Arianna Tricomi’s First Turns After Her Longest Ever Skiing Hiatus

After missing two full seasons due to a grueling injury, Arianna Tricomi is so stoked to be back on the slopes. After winning back-to-back-to-back Freeride World Tour championships, Ari broke her tibial plateau and tore her ACL in the 2020 off season. It was a long and hard road to recovery, but she was determined from the start to get herself back to skiing shape as quickly as possible. As many of us know, two years away from the sport we love the most is a very, very long time, and the