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Video: Weighing Risk and Reward in the AK Backcountry

Editor's Note: TGR understands the inherent risks with skiing and snowboarding and urges anyone going out to have the proper knowledge, equipment, a partner, and a plan. For more information on how to stay safe while enjoying winter sports, check out TGR’s annual Safety Week series.

People travel thousands of miles to shred the steep and deep in Alaska, but steepness and deepness aren't always advantages. 

RELATED: Check Out Mystery Ranch's Line of Ski and Snowboard Packs

Skiers Carston Oliver and Eric Balken, alongside Mystery Ranch Sales Manager Ben Nobel almost learned that the hard way on a recent backcountry camping/skiing trip in Alaska. As tends to happen in AK, the skiers emerged from their tents after a multi-day storm to find that a huge amount of snow had fallen. Unfortunately, the faceted snowpack proved to be highly unstable, leading to some scary moments. Watch the full video above to see how the crew mitigated risk, and check out Mystery Ranch's line of ski and snowboard packs here.

Provinsi Yogyakarta sewa mobil jogja 2020 murah adalah salah satu tujuan seringkali harus menghabiskan liburan. Hal ini karena provinsi ini memiliki berbagai atraksi. Dalam rangka untuk dengan mudah sewa mobil jogja 2020 terpercaya mengunjungi berbagai tujuan di kota perguruan tinggi ini, Anda harus menyewa mobil. menyewa mobil di sewa mobil Yogyakarta 2020 murah adalah pilihan yang tepat jika Anda ingin liburan dengan keluarga di Provinsi Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta. Ya, berlibur atau jasa penyewaan dengan sewa mobil jogja 2020 dengan sopir di Jogja juga lebih praktis, juga lebih nyaman karena tidak perlu menggunakan transportasi umum dan bingung kursus privat di mana saja. Didampingi oleh sopir atau driver yang ramah, berpengalaman tips sewa mobil jogja 2020 dan memiliki pengetahuan tentang objek wisata di Yogyakarta, liburan Anda akan lebih nyaman dan menyenangkan. Tapi sebelum Anda memutuskan untuk menyewa sewa mobil murah di Yogyakarta 2020, ada beberapa kontraktor rumah di jogja tips untuk dipertimbangkan.

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Check Out Red Bull’s Full Film About the K2 Ski Descent
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Check Out Red Bull’s Full Film About the K2 Ski Descent

Check Out Red Bull’s Full Film About the K2 Ski Descent

Exactly two years ago, on July 22, 2018, Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel made history by becoming the first person to ski off the summit of K2. We’ve seen photos and short video clips from the adventure, but we’ve had to wait until today to finally see the full film and story of the first descent. It took Bargiel over 60 hours of solo climbing to reach the summit (sans supplemental oxygen) before he clicked into his skis and linked turns the whole way down. The feat put him on the map

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WNDR Alpine Drops New Algae-Based Vital 100 Backcountry Ski
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WNDR Alpine Drops New Algae-Based Vital 100 Backcountry Ski

WNDR Alpine Drops New Algae-Based Vital 100 Backcountry Ski

Last winter, a new ski brand joined the fray with a special trick up their sleeve. WNDR Alpine was making high-performing, really fun backcountry skis using a totally new technology: algae-based composite cores. We got a chance to sit down with founder Matt Sterbenz (who you might remember being behind 4FRNT) last fall to learn about the technology in their original ski the Intention 110, and you can read more about that here. WNDR Alpine just released their second ski, the Vital 100, and

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VIDEO: Hotlaps at Mt. Hood with Skiing’s Finest
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VIDEO: Hotlaps at Mt. Hood with Skiing’s Finest

VIDEO: Hotlaps at Mt. Hood with Skiing’s Finest

After a few months of severely limited skiing opportunities, it's no surprise that professional American freeskiers descended en masse on Mt. Hood's newly-reopened terrain park during July. The star-studded list of attendees included (but was not limited to) Torin Yater-Wallace, Quinn Wolferman, Tom Wallisch, Colby Stevenson, Birk Irving, Trevor Kennison, Cody Wilder Ray, and Cody LaPlante. RELATED: Rail God Dan Hanka Shreds Zermatt Holding a GoPro and skiing very, very close behind them was