The Aspen boys that call themselves The Freaks have been milking the conditions of the Colorado backcountry, climbing and skiing massive lines in deep snow. Skiers Victor Major and Baker Boyd put this together with the help of camera wizard Ben Moscona in one day in the backcountry. Moscona says that one run was accidentally skied with ski boots set in walk mode; can you guess which one?
ACMG guide Ross Berg shares some tips on how to safely rappel into a ski line to avoid hazards such as a mandatory cornice jump or steep/icy/narrow entry. NOTE: The videos in this series do not replace proper mountain safety training. These videos are meant only as a refresher for experienced backcountry mountain travelers or as a teaser to get skier and riders excited to take a course and learn more. Ross Berg runs Altus Mountain Guides out of Squamish and Whistler, BC, offering a variety of
After a two minute montage filled various Tokyo and Japanese city-culture shots, and a sick VO intro by Sam Smoothy, this edit from Sherpa really gets good. Watch Sam Smoothy Jérémie Heitz and Dane Tudor set out to explore Hokkaido with a goal to find something different.
A "toe in" is what athletes call the process of exiting a helicopter on the top of a big mountain line. A perfect toe in requires immense skill and nerves from both the athlete and pilot. Often pilots hover in mid-air with zero room for error. Johnny Collinson shows us what it takes to perfect an Alaskan toe in.