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Ski lifts in Finland are different. Very different.

Editor's Note: The Sauna Gondola at Ylläs in Finland is the only sauna gondola in the world. Starting at the top, the eight person gondola allows four people at a time in the car for 20 minutes at a time. But if sharing a hot, tight space with other half-naked people isn't for you, don't worry, there's also a normal sauna at the top of the gondola. 

Ski lifts in Finland are different. Very different. Follow this one round through the lift and ski run at Ylläs. Hot? Not enough. Throw some more water to the heater! More! Once you have watched this, imagine doing this for 24 hours, non-stop, to collect 150,000 feet of vertical in one session. The winner of the competition did 122 gruelling rounds. Read more about the competition results here.

That’s gotta steam your goggles up a bit…

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Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day
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Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day

Jeremy Jones, Sage and Tommy Moe on the Importance of Family Skiing for Father’s Day

There might be no greater joy in life than skiing/snowboarding with your family and passing on the love of riding to a new generation. And, chances are pretty high if you enjoy sliding down frozen water, your old man is the one who taught you how to do that. So call your dad today and tell him thanks: Without him, none of this would be possible.

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12-Year-Old Kai Jones Doesn’t Need Snow To Rip
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12-Year-Old Kai Jones Doesn’t Need Snow To Rip

12-Year-Old Kai Jones Doesn’t Need Snow To Rip

After an absolutely epic winter season, skiing big lines all over the Tetons and winning the U12 North American IFSA Junior Freeride Tour, 12-year-old Kai Jones was nowhere near done. Peeking out the car window on a roadtrip with his family, Kai noticed some sand dunes in the distance, and decided to go explore them, skis in tow. Kai Jones would also like to remind all groms to enter the 2018 TGR Grom Contest The St. Anthony Sand Dunes, situated in Idaho just west of the Tetons, offered

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​Tim Durtschi, Owen Leeper, and Co. Send Beartooth’s Road Gap
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​Tim Durtschi, Owen Leeper, and Co. Send Beartooth’s Road Gap

​Tim Durtschi, Owen Leeper, and Co. Send Beartooth’s Road Gap

Tim Durtschi and friends Owen Leeper, Sasha Motivala, and Amon Barker went up to Beartooth Basin this weekend and celebrated summer skiing with a good ol’ road gap, right over the Beartooth Highway. Some bystanders were so amused they stopped to take out their cameras and film the guys, including a news reporter. If you don't know this crew and their skiing abilities, the surprise and shock of turning a corner of the pass to see them flying over the highway and landing in the snow on