After hearing the news that Squaw may stay open all summer, it’s really no surprise to see this kind of shredding in late April. The mountain is currently in the snowiest winter ever recorded, after numerous atmospheric river events dumped 700 inches (and counting) of snow. This video, from last Friday, makes it look like mid-winter.
Every year, the Scandinavian Big Mountain Championship is a sure bet for some rowdy riding, with huge cliffs, sketchy snow, and riders that have had all season to get strong. This year’s event saw some classic textbook sending go down, but Albin Holmgren’s backflip takes the cake. What starts off as an already impressively large cliff drop turns into Holmgren sending a backie to the outer reaches of space. Was that a little bit of a backslap? Probably, but good luck to anyone stomping
Adam Carboni and Tansy Michaud didn’t intend to create a short film about snowmaking when they arrived at Plattekill Mountain last winter. Enamored by all the little details that keep a ski resort running, the duo originally sought to create a behind-the-scenes vignette of the mountain. Then they met Macker and Laszlo—two veteran snowmakers of this quaint family-owned operation—who are the lifeblood keeping the resort running. “It dawned on me that the real story is what’s under your skis,
This winter has been quite the season for Spain’s Aymar Navarro, including stacking results on the Freeride World Tour, skiing huge lines all over the Alps, and skiing as much powder as possible. We all probably know him best from his South Lines web series, climbing and skiing couloirs in the southern hemisphere, all while we spend our days at the beach or on our bikes. This year, he plans on doing the same, but wanted to take advantage of one more powder day in Europe before packing up and