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The Fifty Ep. 15+16: Two Fourteeners in Two Days

Climbing and skiing a fourteener is no mean accomplishment, generally requiring a long approach and steep ascent. Doing it twice in two days is just silly. However, Cody Townsend is nothing if not silly, so we shouldn't be surprised that he tried it. 

RELATED: The Fifty Ep. 14 - Cody Shralps the Middle Teton

Almost there, bud. @bjarnesalen photo.

This most recent installment of The Fifty features Cody, Bjarne, and friends Pete Gaston, Anton Sponar and Greg Strokes taking on North Maroon Peak and the Holy Cross Couloir. Both lines are Colorado classics requiring the aforementioned long approaches and steep ascents. Will Cody and company prevail? Take a look and find out.

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Video: Skiing The Great Wall of China with Candide
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Video: Skiing The Great Wall of China with Candide

Video: Skiing The Great Wall of China with Candide

At this point, it seems like Candide has skied on every conceivable surface: Snow, sand, water, air (debatably), and now super old Chinese bricks. It's kind of like urban skiing, except there's no snow. Talk about high-consequence... RELATED: Answered - How Did Candide Ski on that Wave? From a scientific perspective, it's hard to say if one can ski on plasma (the only state of matter we haven't seen Candide rip), but if anyone could do it, it would have to be the Flying Frenchman.

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The Fifty Ep. 18: Wilson Peak. Skiing the Coors Light Mountain
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The Fifty Ep. 18: Wilson Peak. Skiing the Coors Light Mountain

The Fifty Ep. 18: Wilson Peak. Skiing the Coors Light Mountain

It’s the most iconic mountain you probably don’t know. In Episode 18 of “The Fifty,” Cody Townsend and company take on the face of the Coors can: Wilson Peak. In their latest episode, Cody Townsend and Bjarne Salen head to Telluride to check Colorado’s Wilson Peak off their list. Joined by Anton Sponar, photographer Weston Shirey and Telluride local Greg Hope, they gear up to ascend Wilson in hopes to have a stellar spring ski day. RELATED: The Fifty Ep. 17: Mt. Tukuhnikivatz, UT However, we

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Video: Chris Whatford’s South Lake Tahoe Season Edit
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Video: Chris Whatford’s South Lake Tahoe Season Edit

Video: Chris Whatford’s South Lake Tahoe Season Edit

Chris Whatford might be best known for his snowblading antics, but he's also pretty solid on a pair of normal-length skis. A longtime South Lake Tahoe local, Whatford takes full advantage of the region's chutes, spines, and fingers in this season edit. RELATED: Watch Angel and Elyse's Full AK Segment from 'Winterland' After watching this video, we'd like to add 'sending sketchy backflips' to the list of things for which Whatford is most renowned. Seriously though, did you not see those trees