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Video: Mastermind Nico Vuignier Drops a Bizarrely Beautiful Ski Edit

When big mountain skiers and snowboarders Jeremie Heitz, Nico Vuignier, Sam Anthamatten, Laurent DeMartin, Florian Bruchez, and Mathieu Schaer get together, you know it’s going to be wild. What we didn’t expect, however, was filmmaker and skier Nico Vuignier’s take on the matter. Imagine this: turn out all the lights, light up the sky with a huge fireball, and then shred hairy big mountain lines like there’s no tomorrow.

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That’s exactly what Vuignier did for his latest edit Heatseeker, which might be one of the strangest ski edits we’ve seen, and that’s taking into account stuff like Sweetgrass Production’s Valhalla or Afterglow night segments, some of Vuignier’s older night segments, or Sage’s segment from TGR’s Almost Ablaze. We're stoked to learn more about how this bizarrely beautiful film was made. 

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Aspen Avalanche Could be a ‘300-year event’
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Aspen Avalanche Could be a ‘300-year event’

Aspen Avalanche Could be a ‘300-year event’

The mile-wide avalanche that happened in Aspen Highlands on March 9th certainly felt out of the norm. It was a nightmare that released naturally, charging over 3000 feet and destroying trees like toothpicks as it piled into the Conundrum Creek Valley. RELATED: Colorado’s Red Mountain Pass to Close Indefinitely Because of Avalanches Turns out local experts speculate it to be a 300-year event. According to the Vail Daily, Art Mears, an engineer from Gunnison, has been taking a closer look into

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Video: Skier Nearly Smokes Jerry at Mach 4
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Video: Skier Nearly Smokes Jerry at Mach 4

Video: Skier Nearly Smokes Jerry at Mach 4

We'll start with a quick refresh on skiing etiquette: Downhill skiers have the right of way. Yes, it's super annoying when you're arcing some turns down a groomer and all of a sudden rental-boots-over-jeans-guy makes an erratic 90+ degree swerve into your fall line. However, it's still your responsibility to avoid crashing into him. Related: Man Survives for Weeks on Saltine Sandwiches Why didn't the cameraman spot his buddy's landing? Nuking into a seemingly-blind air on a busy groomer is

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Skiing the Utah Desert Is a One-of-a-Kind Experience
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Skiing the Utah Desert Is a One-of-a-Kind Experience

Skiing the Utah Desert Is a One-of-a-Kind Experience

Ever since Ian and Neil Provo showed off their backyard in their iconic short film , the prospect of skiing and snowboarding among the red dirt of southern Utah has been high on the list. Of course, the conditions required for such an adventure are about as rare as finding first tracks down Cody Peak these days, but skiers Rob Aseltine, Willie Nelson, and Dan Rihm made it happen during a recent storm cycle. RELATED: Skiing Utah’s 24 Inches in 24 Hours Storm In Aseltine’s words: “The rarity of