After two weeks, the results are in from the X-Games Real Mountain contest, and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort was voted “best inbounds big-mountain terrain.” The contest was based on fan votes around videos shot exclusively inbounds at seven of North America’s best ski destinations. The steeps, legendary snow of the Tetons, and the antics of athletes like Griffin Post, Hadley Hammer, and Travis Rice beat out the rest in a stacked field of competition. Here’s to the new season!
It's 2017, and most skiers and snowboarders realize the importance of staying safe when riding out-of-bounds and in keeping their backcountry skills fine tuned. But classroom instruction can grow a bit stale, so Arc'teryx is looking to break the mold by offering you the chance to spend time in the field riding with and learning from some of the top skiers and snowboarders in the world at the newly-announced Arc'teryx Backcountry Academy. Scheduled from February 9-11, 2018 in Jackson Hole,
Wednesday morning, Travis Rice took to his Facebook page to share the above video from the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education and Know Before You Go. In the caption for the video, Rice wrote, "Safety first, second and third. It's that time of year to figure out what your avalanche awareness plan is! Take a course, go through your gear, practice with your friends and be responsible!" With the holiday season officially upon us, and the attention of scores of people around
As skiing has evolved, so too have the styles of the riders we admire. The frenetic skiing favored by guys like Glen Plake decades ago has evolved into a smoother, almost hypnotic style that features in the films of present day, and perhaps no skier makes it all look as easy or as smooth Nick McNutt. Check out his segment from TGR's new ski and snowboard film Rogue Elements, and marvel at how effortlessly McNutt rips through BC pillow lines and hucks laid out corks off backcountry hits. The