It’s looking like the Chamonix-Mont Blanc area has seen a productive start to the season. While the Chamonix side access points may still be experiencing some technical difficulties, skiers have been getting after it on the southern side in Courmayeur, Italy. Mont Blanc legend Tof Henry shows us some of his recent adventures on Pointe Helbronner, which admittedly look mighty sketchy thanks to some less-than-stable snow. Remember, early season snowpack is weak and often more dangerous than it looks.
Teton Gravity Research’s newest film is now available for digital download and rental on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Xbox, Vudu and Vimeo. The film follows professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones and two-time Olympian Elena Hight, as they embark on a nine-day, 40-mile foot-powered expedition across California’s John Muir Wilderness. Related: Jeremy Jones Journal: Day 7 in the High Sierra
Owen Leeper, one of Jackson Hole's most iconic athletes, just dropped his edit from the 2017/2018 season. In classic form, Owen visits spots in and around JHMR as well as over the pass at Grand Targhee. Whether you like big drops, tight couloirs, or chest-deep powder, this edit has something for you. RELATED: Chasing the Soul of Spring Skiing With Owen Leeper and Friends
Halfway through an expedition to summit a 6952-meter Himalayan peak, Cody Townsend had a moment. Suffering through the climb, he questioned his motives, realizing that yes, he did in fact want to be there. The reward of skiing off a virgin peak on the other side of the planet was exactly what he wanted to be doing. While him and fellow Salomon teammate Chris Rubens ultimately failed in their summit objective, they learned a handful of important lessons along the way. RELATED: Candide Drops