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 familiar faces, our very own Angel Collinson and Elyse Saugstad. The series just dropped and episode one is available now.
A backcountry skier survived a massive fall in the Tahoe backcountry on Sunday, according to the Tahoe Daily Tribune. The man was skiing with friends the North side of Mount Tallac, just west of Heavenly Mountain Resort, when he reportedly fell 200-300 feet over rocks, sustaining major injuries. RELATED: High Winds Created Gondola Traffic Jam in Austria His friends called 911, and the victim was airlifted by a California Highway Patrol helicopter before being transported by CALSTAR to a
Remember a few seasons ago when Swiss freeskier Jeremie Heitz melted the internet with videos of him arcing GS turns down the biggest and baddest faces of the Alps? Like, faces that even the most skilled big mountain skiers would likely hop turn down? He even made a full film about it that went quietly under the radar called Well, Heitz and Daron Rahlves just managed to one-up even that with something so bold that even legendary freeskier and mountain guide Sam Anthamatten was jealous (he
At his home in Basalt, Colorado, team rider Torin Yater-Wallace takes us a through a tour of his garage. Known for his casual, but mind-bending style, and after this edit, his OCD level of organization.... Torin shares some of his favorite skis through the years, influences, his poster collection, workbench setup, and gives us a glimpse into the sacred man-cave that is his garage. Learn more at dakine.com