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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.

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Stoke the Fire Athlete Edits: Colter Hinchliffe
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Stoke the Fire Athlete Edits: Colter Hinchliffe

Stoke the Fire Athlete Edits: Colter Hinchliffe

Colorado boy Colter Hinchliffe’s youthful enthusiasm in the mountains keeps him venturing deeper as each year goes by. Combining an eye for massively stylish freestyle hits with hard-charging big mountain skiing is his strong suit, and Colter left nothing behind on a spine and pillow hunting trip to the PNW alongside Sage Cattabriga-Alosa and KC Deane. The Völkl athlete joined his buddies for an unforgettable few days at North Cascade Heli, getting to know some of the most picturesque

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Some Tender, Saucy Street Skiing from The Bunch
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Some Tender, Saucy Street Skiing from The Bunch

Some Tender, Saucy Street Skiing from The Bunch

The mornings are getting colder, it's getting dark earlier, and winter will be here before we know it. But if you're still dreaming of all the downhill laps you're going to get in before the snow starts flying, take this as a sign. The Bunch is here to welcome us into the change of seasons and there's no better way to do it than with some tender street skiing. If it's not the jazzy tunes, it's sure to be the sweet, sweet flex of their skis on brick to get you in the perfect mood to rip pow.

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​Stoke the Fire Athlete Edits: Dane Tudor
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​Stoke the Fire Athlete Edits: Dane Tudor

​Stoke the Fire Athlete Edits: Dane Tudor

Big mountain master Dane Tudor is bound to teach us a thing or two about how to slither through pillows and bottomless pow. Tudor was born in Sydney, Australia and split time between Palmer, AK and Rossland, BC as a kid, so he's spent his fair share of time getting comfortable in rowdy terrain. These days, he's still pushing it with a signature style of combining freestyle elements with powder skiing deep in the backcountry. This winter, with borders closed and travel canceled, Tudor teamed