At 22 years old Lynsey Dyer found herself at the beginning of a promising career; having recently graduated with a graphic design degree from Montana State, she had won a competitive internship with a design firm in Bozeman. But something didn’t feel right, she wasn’t happy. And so she walked away from it and took decidedly different course - competing on the Freeride World Tour and she won. Ten years later Lynsey has stood atop many more podiums, been featured in movies, been on the cover of magazines, produced a woman’s only ski film and designed her own line of skis.
When the spring conditions are dry in Chamonix, there’s still plenty to do up high – especially if you bring a wing. Of course, for Cham legend Michael ‘Bird’ Shaffer, flying among the spires and glaciers of Mont Blanc almost beats the skiing. This year, with a pretty meager spring snowpack, Bird took to finding some new routes through the peaks above Chamonix with a crew of local friends. Here’s his POV from a “quick lap” down the glaciated face of the Mont Blanc Du Tacul all the back down
Rip around in the Tetons mid-winter, and you’re bound to run into one or more of these characters. Chances are they’re already on lap three, or are on their way down from some rarely-skied objective by the time you’re just getting to the top. Despite what they’d tell you, Beau Fredlund, Adam Fabrikant, Clark Henarie, and Billy Haas are some of the greatest ski and snowboard mountaineers of our time, and watching them run up and down mountains is truly inspiring. In May of 2021, they teamed up
Magic hour is not so much a particular time a day as a culmination of powerful moments in some of the most beautiful, wild places on the planet. For 27 years, Teton Gravity Research has been searching for the right place with the right crew at the perfect time to experience life at its fullest. Between the thrill of the hunt and the peace of floating down a mountain, the sum of our experiences becoming greater than its parts is what we seek. If you ask us, our annual snow film Magic Hour is