Jimmy Chin has arguably one of the coolest jobs in the world. One week he is climbing in the Tetons, the next he may be hanging out of the side of a helicopter in New York City. This video showcases a more "mundane" side of Jimmy's life, meaning a powder day at Jackson Hole. Nothing is typical, from scoping lines from his house to his massive amount of gear, it seems like a good life for Jimmy Chin.
Teton Gravity Research and HBO have teamed up to bring you the all-new documentary film series Directed by Steve and Todd Jones, EDGE OF THE EARTH brings you an immersive blend of action-adventure sport, travel journal, and nature documentary, following four different groups of elite action-adventure athletes on four unique, never-before accomplished missions within undiscovered realms of nature. Starting with an Alaskan winter ski and snowboard expedition, reaching the heights of a first
When the spring conditions are dry in Chamonix, there’s still plenty to do up high – especially if you bring a wing. Of course, for Cham legend Michael ‘Bird’ Shaffer, flying among the spires and glaciers of Mont Blanc almost beats the skiing. This year, with a pretty meager spring snowpack, Bird took to finding some new routes through the peaks above Chamonix with a crew of local friends. Here’s his POV from a “quick lap” down the glaciated face of the Mont Blanc Du Tacul all the back down
Rip around in the Tetons mid-winter, and you’re bound to run into one or more of these characters. Chances are they’re already on lap three, or are on their way down from some rarely-skied objective by the time you’re just getting to the top. Despite what they’d tell you, Beau Fredlund, Adam Fabrikant, Clark Henarie, and Billy Haas are some of the greatest ski and snowboard mountaineers of our time, and watching them run up and down mountains is truly inspiring. In May of 2021, they teamed up