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How to Build an Anchor with Skis or a Splitboard - Julia’s Ski Mountaineering Tips EP 1

IFMGA guide Julia Niles demonstrates how to build an effective and safe snow anchor using a splitboard.

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 skiers and riders excited to take a course and learn more.

STEP OUTSIDE. Ask Questions. Try Something New. Exceed Expectations.

Guide: www.juliakniles.com

Videography: Grant Baldwin Videography

Edit: Jamie Bond / Doglotion Media Inc. www.doglotion.com

Very informative video, thank you

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Andri Ragettli’s Preseason Workout is Nuts
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Andri Ragettli’s Preseason Workout is Nuts

Andri Ragettli’s Preseason Workout is Nuts

If for whatever reason skiing doesn't work out for him (though it sure looks like it will!), Andri Ragettli might want to pursue a career in Parkour. His pre-season workout involves a whole lot of creativity and athletic prowess, and most of those moves look like they translate to snow in one way or another. Who else wants to set up a course like this at their gym?

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​Henrik Harlaut Drops Trailer For New Film: Regiment
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​Henrik Harlaut Drops Trailer For New Film: Regiment

​Henrik Harlaut Drops Trailer For New Film: Regiment

Henrik Harlaut needs no introduction. The Swedish skier, famous for his outspoken and unique style and take on the sport, just dropped a trailer for a two-year film project with STEPT Studios: . A look inside what it takes to be both on top of the competition world and the filming world, this one will definitely not disappoint. In his words: “I just want to make sure that 12-year-old little Henrik is happy with 26-year-old Henrik.” The film premiered at High Fives Festival last weekend, and

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Michelle Parker’s New Web Series Goes Deep Into the Backcountry
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Michelle Parker’s New Web Series Goes Deep Into the Backcountry

Michelle Parker’s New Web Series Goes Deep Into the Backcountry

In the past 20 years, backcountry skiing has evolved dramatically. For skier Michelle Parker who’s been dedicated to freeskiing since the age of 15, she’s witnessed that evolution throughout the course of her career. Now at the age of 31, she still feels like the only limit is her imagination. Her new web series, Originate, will follow her development as a skier as well as many constantly changing backcountry zones: Japan, British Columbia, and Alaska. Meanwhile, she’s joined by a few