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.
For a diverse skier like Angel Collinson, isolating the perfect pair of skis is no easy task. While she’s most at home on big mountain terrain, Collinson’s winters are filled with more than just spicy Alaskan spines. The bulk of her time is actually spent at ski resorts tearing through groomers and exploring off-piste. It’s one of her main ways of getting prepared for the next heli-skiing adventure. RELATED: The Far Out Ones - Angel Collinson Such diversity in terrain requires an equally
While deep snow and steep pitches are some of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s most valued attributes, they can also cause major problems, like avalanches. Normally, JHMR ski patrol’s extensive experience and a healthy dose of dynamite mitigates any danger. Once in a blue moon, however, there is an in-bounds slide. When that happens, rapidly locating and excavating buried victims is the key to a positive outcome. In those critical moments when an extra few minutes of searching and digging can
In the new Roam Original “AVANI NUNA,” Jimmy Chin and Kit DesLauriers explore Greenland’s ski mountaineering potential. From whales breaching to couloirs leading straight into the frigid North Atlantic, this visual splendor highlights the area’s unique character and natural beauty. As usual, Jimmy provides some philosophical musings in addition to his rad skiing. Taking advantage of lightweight drone technology, Jimmy and Kit manage to capture overhead shots that wouldn’t be possible