Disclaimer: Cody Townsend does NOT go skiing in this episode. He does, however, have a lot to say about his ongoing project of skiing all 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America. Townsend chats about everything from being scared in the mountains (yes, he does get scared) to answering tech tip questions from fans (yes, he knows a lot about what gear makes sense in the mountains).
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.
Even as June slips away, Colorado's alpine snowpack is still solid. As a case in point, Owen Leeper recently investigated some lines in and around Yankee Boy Basin in southern Colorado. Yankee Boy offers incredible late-season skiing, with noteworthy lines including the Snake Couloir on Mt. Sneffels and the couloirs off Stony Mountain. RELATED: RMNP Outhouse is the Coolest Place to Poo in the Backcountry Stony Mountain as seen from Yankee Boy Basin. Zack Skovron photo. Owen Leeper is known
Noemi Ristau is a German ski racer with Stargardt disease, a disease which has progressively impaired her vision. As Paralympic skier, she normally trains and races with a spotter who skis in front of her and directs her via a headset. That might be changing, though: As a commercial stunt to advertise their new 5G network, Vodafone decided to help Noemi ski without a spotter in close proximity. They strapped a cellphone to her head which livestreams her "view" to her spotter, sitting at the