I never thought I would say this but the East Coast might be the best place to ski in the lower 48. With major storms hammering the area, the skiing is all time. This video from Adam Wheeler shows a classic pow day at Mad River Glen. Hardwood glades, plenty of snow, some Heady Topper, and the single chair seems like a pretty good way to spend the weekend. Ski it while you can East Coasters.
Nick Coulter grabbed his drone and some of Lake Tahoe's finest skiers and built this epic jump on Donner Pass, an old highway near Truckee. Watch the skiers, Connery Lundin, Zach Steele, Brandon Beck, and, "a few other sendy badasses" launch themselves over the highway, stomping some big tricks with big air. Coulter writes, "Snow conditions, speed and timing all had to be perfect for this calculated jump. This was made possible thanks to one incredible snow year in the Sierra
In the edit, adventure athlete and skier Kalen Thorien completes a 270 mile, 18 day, solo high travers in the Sierra Nevada. Thorien filmed herself via GoPro the entire time and was able to capture some pretty incredible human moments that make for a moving little edit. Thorien says, “We spend a lot of time seeking answers, hoping for outside forces to propel us into an elevated realm of thinking, the simplicity of a walk in the woods can provide the impermanence that we so often overlook.
Nick McNutt joined the TGR team after his standout submission in the Co-Lab contest. His massive switch landings in deep powder and unique style peaked the interest of TGR co-founders Todd and Steve Jones. He cemented his ability in and now three years later McNutt has more than earned a permanent roster spot with TGR. This winter we sent McNutt to Alaska, the ultimate proving ground for any skier. An early slide humbled Nick about the raw power of these mountains, but he came back more