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These Three Skiers Climbed and Skied The Longest Line in the World

Ever wonder where the longest ski line in the world is? You might be surprised to find out it's actually in North America. The border between Alaska and the Yukon is defined by several massive glaciated peaks, including Mt. St. Elias, home to an 18,000-foot ski descent from the summit all the way to the Pacific Ocean.

This spring, Janelle and Mark Smiley, along with friend Jed Porter, set off the climb and ski the peak. After getting dropped off on the beach at the foot of the mountain, it took them several days to reach 16,400 feet. Here, they made the decision to leave their skis behind due to icy conditions that would have made skiing the upper mountain suicidal. Without the weight of skis on their back, they were able to quickly summit and descend back to their gear, and skied back down as far as they snow would let them.

Ok folks.  You need to pay homage to the Sanders party as far as I’m concerned.  Two are still up there, having attempted to ski from the summit.  So why not make your brief a real one?  Cheers.

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Sammy Carlson and Friends get Unbelievably Barreled in Hakuba
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Sammy Carlson and Friends get Unbelievably Barreled in Hakuba

Sammy Carlson and Friends get Unbelievably Barreled in Hakuba

Even though skiing in Japan may be one of the best-documented phenomena in the skiing world, it never gets old to watch. This past Japanuary, Sammy Carlson, Karl Fostvedt, and Lucas Wachs made their annual pilgrimage to land of the rising sun to squeeze in all the culture and face shots they could into a week of some of the deepest skiing of their lives. Hakuba is a place not to be missed.

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If You Weren’t Already Pumped for Winter this Will Fire You UP
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If You Weren’t Already Pumped for Winter this Will Fire You UP

If You Weren’t Already Pumped for Winter this Will Fire You UP

October is almost complete and with every passing day, the excitement around the upcoming winter is building to an uncontrollable frenzy. It's only heightened when you watch this A+ edit from our friends at SMITH. Featuring rippers like Cody Townsend, Griffin Post, and many others this video is for the release of their new helmet "The Code." Unlike many other product videos, this is something to get your heart pumping and soul stoked for the first snowfall of the season.  From SMITH: Finally,

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Bobby Brown Lights Up Alyeska in his New Short Film
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Bobby Brown Lights Up Alyeska in his New Short Film

Bobby Brown Lights Up Alyeska in his New Short Film

It’s been a while since we’ve seen anything big from freeskier Bobby Brown, but his new short film is for sure a wake-up call. He ventured north to Girdwood, AK to explore what was possible on the slopes of Alyeska and laid down an absolutely savage session on nothing more than a few inbounds kickers with the help of the crew at Stept Productions. Bobby may have been off the radar for awhile, but he definitely back in full force.