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.
YUCCA Films presents the first episode in a series of night explorations, 'NOCTA Project #1'. Conceptualized by French skier and the inaugural FWT champion Bruno Compagnet, with an assist by Layla Kerley, the goal was to ski a full run down one of the most famous lines in Chamonix all shot in just 3 hours starting at 12:30 am. Watch as the two skiers glide through the dreamy Chamonix powder with just the guidance of their headlamps down the famous Vallée Blanche all at a
Big mountain skiing is serious business. When tackling some of the most technical terrain in the world, the margin for error is slim and the consequence for any mistake can be severe. Given that knowledge, there's great value to being able to remain calm and not succumb to the mental weight of constantly putting yourself at risk of physical harm. Teton Gravity Research's Johnny Collinson–the man Hadley Hammer calls an "animation"–exemplifies that to the fullest. Collinson, who says he
Ski mountaineer Tanner 'Full Throttle' Flanagan shares some of the advantages and disadvantages of approaching your backcountry ski line from the bottom up, and from the top down. Both have their time and place. G3 University is a free online learning area stacked with entertaining and educational videos and blogs across a broad spectrum of winter backcountry topics. Immerse yourself in backcountry tips and tricks from our seasoned G3 ambassadors, guide partners and engineers at