Skiing / Sports

Video: skiing Portillos Super C

Apr 28 3:50pm Ski Vacation Blog » Ski Vacation Blog
Accessed from the top of Roca Jack slingshot lift, Super C rewards those willing to make the challenging hike with 5,600 vertical feet of skiing and incredible snow conditions. Aspen-based, pro-skier Chris Davenport has skied at Portillo for the last 15 seasons and has conquered Super C 31 times, according to a Powder.com interview. Watch Davenport […] The post Video: skiing Portillo’s Super C appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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Cancel Fourth of July plans; youre going skiing in California

Apr 28 2:47pm Freeskier Magazine
It’s no secret that California has been enjoying truly monstrous snowfall totals this season. For two ski areas in particular, this blessing from Mother Nature means skiing will extend through the Fourth of July. And who on Earth doesn’t want to celebrate America’s birthday by slipping into a star-spangled T-shirt and a snug-fitting pair of […] The post Cancel Fourth of July plans; you’re going skiing in California appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Gear Were Testing: Skis, outerwear, midlayers, goggles and intercom systems we used this week

Apr 28 2:31pm Freeskier Magazine
Welcome back to Gear We’re Testing, the series from FREESKIER in which our editorial staff provides in-depth, honest reviews about the gear we’re testing on a weekly basis. Our goal? To point you towards the best brands and products on Earth so you can have as much fun in the mountains as possible and trust […] The post Gear We’re Testing: Skis, outerwear, midlayers, goggles and intercom systems we used this week appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: Portuguese Dude Invents Special Skateboard To Shred The Tram System

Apr 28 2:30pm Unofficial Networks
This is what happens when you are a skateboarding engineer and live in a place surround by cobblestone streets. Well done.
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Official Stoke: Big Sky's Season Edit Will Make You Yearn For Winter's Return

Apr 28 2:25pm Unofficial Networks
We miss winter already and this video isn’t helping. Thanks to the folks @BigSkyResort for putting such a rad video (...)...
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Must-Watch: This top-to-bottom run in France is straight-up incredible

Apr 28 2:22pm Freeskier Magazine
Ladies and gentlemen, give it up for Mr. Tom Granier. The French skier just released this beautiful and badass top-to-bottom video from Les 7 Laux resort, featuring a mix of balls-to-the-walls speed and massive freestyle features. (That hit at 00:19, though…) See more skiing. Head to our Facebook page right now and update your settings […] The post Must-Watch: This top-to-bottom run in France is straight-up incredible appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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6 Quotes By Famous Skiers That Capture The Magic Of Portillo

Apr 28 2:14pm Unofficial Networks
Portillo, like any other great ski area, leaves its guests feeling changed after each visit. For skier’s (...)...
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WATCH: Springtime Dirt Run Goes Horribly Wrong...

Apr 28 1:58pm Unofficial Networks
Tough day on the hill for Fergus Kirkland after eating dirt on this patchy dirt run attempt at Tignes, France.  Doesn’t take much (...)...
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Editors Review: The North Face Desolation Thermoball Jacket

Apr 28 12:38pm Freeskier Magazine
The North Face Desolation Thermoball Jacket was designed to be your go-to, ultralight midlayer—perfect for long tours in the backcountry where weight and warmth matter, on cold resort days when you simply want an reliable layer or as a standalone jacket around town. All season I’ve been rocking this jacket in “Stellar Blue” and I […] The post Editor’s Review: The North Face Desolation Thermoball Jacket appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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A magical skiing and surfing adventure in British Columbiafeaturing Lexi duPont and Sierra Quititquit

Apr 28 11:53am Freeskier Magazine
In British Columbia, most outdoor recreation revolves around the presence of water. Whether it’s coming from the sky in the form of snow, or swirling around in the form of waves, sports like skiing and surfing wouldn’t be possible without some good ol’ H20. To prove this point, and make a grander one about the […] The post A magical skiing and surfing adventure in British Columbia—featuring Lexi duPont and Sierra Quititquit appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: Olle & Carl Regnr Deserve Beers After This Crazy Comp Season

Apr 28 11:03am Unofficial Networks
You probably saw Olle RegnĂ©r’s viral video from earlier this season. This video features Olle and his brother Carl (*equally sendy) (...)...
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WATCH: Olle & Carl Regnr Need A Beer After This Crazy Comp Season

Apr 28 11:03am Unofficial Networks
You probably saw Olle RegnĂ©r’s viral video from earlier this season. This video features Olle and his brother Carl (*equally sendy) (...)...
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Hiker Found In Himalayas with Girlfriends Body After Being Missing For 47 Days

Apr 28 10:46am Unofficial Networks
Liang Sheng-yue, 20, has been found alive after him and his girlfriend, 18-year-old Liu Chen-chun, went missing in the Himalayas. (...)...
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VIDEO: Danny Amendola And Julian Edelman Skateboard Around Boston, Put Out The Vibe

Apr 28 10:41am Unofficial Networks
While you were watching the Bruins, @DannyAmendola & Julian @Edelman11 were skating around Boston asking you to come find (...)...
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Shaun White Selling His New York City Penthouse Condo ($2.79 Million)

Apr 28 10:16am Unofficial Networks
Shaun White recently put his third piece of real estate on the market after making his ocean side home Encinitas, California (...)...
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NOAA: Another Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Colorado | Another FOOT Forecasted!

Apr 28 10:07am Unofficial Networks
Winter is making up for its March sabbatical in Colorado by returning full force in late April. Better late then never we guess. (...)...
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Mikaela Shiffrin Rocks Wonder Woman Ski Suit For Winter Olympics Promo Photo Shoot

Apr 28 9:53am Unofficial Networks
Game. Face. ON. @MikaelaShiffrin is working it at the #WinterOlympics promo shoot. pic.twitter.com/YsSlGGfmx2 — NBC (...)...
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Where To Ski or Snowboard in France During May 2017

Apr 28 9:41am InTheSnow
France is unique among the big four Alpine ski nations in Europe in having no lift-served snowboards available for most of May and the first half of June, before the summer ski season starts at Les 2 Alps, Val d’Isere and Tignes. That’s assuming you don’t include the indoor skiing at Amneville in the North… The post Where To Ski or Snowboard in France During May 2017 appeared first on InTheSnow.
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WATCH: Mid-Season Condition Yesterday @ SNOWBIRD

Apr 28 9:31am Unofficial Networks
“We had do to a double take on our calendar to make sure we had the date right. It’s mid-winter conditions up here (...)...
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VIDEO: Handstand Skills Tested At Resort In The Alps

Apr 28 9:18am Unofficial Networks
Can’t decide which is more impressive, going through the turn-style walking on his hands or hands in boots upside down skiing. (...)...
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VIDEO: Terje Slays Dream Line In British Columbia

Apr 28 9:12am Unofficial Networks
Terje HĂ„konsen might not be on your radar in 2017 but he is still roaming the high places around world getting lines and poking out (...)...
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WATCH: Who Hit This MASSIVE Resort Step-Down Better?

Apr 28 9:05am Unofficial Networks
Who hit this massive on resort step-down in Finland better?  A: Finnish Snowboarder Tim Vanari B: Skier Lauri (...)...
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WATCH: Jeremy Jones Wears A Suit and Talks To Congress

Apr 28 8:44am Unofficial Networks
Protect Our Winters founder and active legend snowboarder, Jeremy Jones, put on a monkey so he could get in front of congress and try to (...)...
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OSLO SPRING PIPE SESSION

Apr 28 5:00am InTheSnow
Slushy pipe session with Terje Haakonsen, Torgeir Bergrem and Stale Sandbech in The Oslo Pipe The post OSLO SPRING PIPE SESSION appeared first on InTheSnow.
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The Unofficial Pow: FEET Of Snow Headed For The Northern Rockies Before Hitting Colorado, New Mexico, And The Wasatch

Apr 27 8:32pm Unofficial Networks
[Forecast courtesy of Powderchasers] Summary -April 27, 4PM MST Significant snow fell in many areas over the past few days. Grand (...)...
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2nd Ski Season In Full Force @A-Basin [Conditions Report]

Apr 27 5:50pm Unofficial Networks
With most other ski areas in Colorado closed, Arapahoe Basin‘s second ski season is just getting started with (...)...
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Editors Review: Custom outerwear kit by Northwest Tech

Apr 27 3:51pm Freeskier Magazine
In this day and age, skiers are downright picky about their gear purchases. And they should be, because brands both old and new are creating products that are better than ever, and the bar is continually being raised throughout the industry. So, what do you do to stand out and really give people what they […] The post Editor’s Review: Custom outerwear kit by Northwest Tech appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: Colorado Company Makes Cleaning Your Bong On The Hill A Snap

Apr 27 1:52pm Unofficial Networks
Resolution Company out of Colorado just dropped a ski-centric bong cleaning commercial featuring their spokesman “RES (...)...
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Kenny Powers Is Going To Love Kai Lenny's "Boogie Foil"

Apr 27 1:39pm Unofficial Networks
I wonder what @dickdraggers and Kenny Powers think about this new invention courtesy of surf legend, Kai Lenny? *Video courtesy of Kai (...)...
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Candide Thovex Just Dropped A New Video And It's AWESOME!

Apr 27 1:03pm Unofficial Networks
Candide Does It Again. ...
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Cody Cirillo tears up Colorado and Switzerland like a boss in new Faction edit

Apr 27 11:35am Freeskier Magazine
You’ve likely seen Cody Cirillo shredding in the esteemed Faction Collective edits—absolutely destroying any park in his path and also taking those skills to massive backcountry booters. Now, you get to watch his footage from the 2015-16 episodes in one badass edit. Enjoy, and keep your eyes peeled for Cirillo in Faction’s next project: a […] The post Cody Cirillo tears up Colorado and Switzerland like a boss in new Faction edit appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: This Dude's Dog Leads The Charge On Powder Days...

Apr 27 11:08am Unofficial Networks
*Riding with your dog can be dangerous for both canine and rider. Use common sense and best judgement.  I (...)...
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WATCH: Bride and Groom Ski Between Ceremony and Wedding Reception

Apr 27 10:51am Unofficial Networks
Newlyweds, Andrew and Chela, decided to rip some formal attire turns between their wedding ceremony and reception and somehow Inside (...)...
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Andorra Is It Still Under Rated?

Apr 27 10:44am InTheSnow
Andorra still labours under an image as Western Europe’s ‘cheap and cheerful’ ski destination.  You don’t have to spend so much on your ski holiday here, but you shouldn’t expect a great deal either in terms of the skiing or the accommodation. It’s a reputation that is really now 30 years out of date. Simply… The post Andorra – Is It Still Under Rated? appeared first on InTheSnow.
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SNOW-CAST: Second Winter On Approach with 2 Storms & Heavy Snow for West

Apr 27 10:28am Unofficial Networks
Winter keeps dodging the fork out west as the second ski season marches on with duel storm systems lining up with heavy accumulations (...)...
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WATCH: 500 Actor Downhill Play Performed @ Slden, AUSTRIA

Apr 27 10:18am Unofficial Networks
It’s something difficult to grasp through explanation, so you are better off just watching the footage. Vital facts: 500 actors, (...)...
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Dramatic Footage of Large Rockslide Covering Highway

Apr 27 9:40am Unofficial Networks
This video just hit the web and we are still not 100\% clear on where this slide went down. Will update the post with more info when (...)...
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Colorado's Newest Ski Area Raises $1.1 Million In Funding

Apr 27 5:00am Unofficial Networks
Located just south of Steamboat, Stagecoach Ski Area is still a fledgling concept looking to transform from a dream into a (...)...
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Crystal Add Swedish Resort Options For Next Winter

Apr 27 4:38am InTheSnow
The UK’s largest ski tour operator Crystal have announced they’ll be offering holidays to two Swedish ski areas next winter. The company already operates to resorts in Sweden’s neighbouring countries, Norway and Finland, and has been expanding its choice of destinations in those two countries over the past few seasons. “Swedish mountains may not be… The post Crystal Add Swedish Resort Options For Next Winter appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Candide Thovex repeatedly sends gnarly lines in latest jaw-dropping video

Apr 27 3:00am Freeskier Magazine
Mini Golf in @montgenevre A post shared by Candide Thovex (@candidethovex) on Apr 27, 2017 at 9:30am PDT Candide is back yet again with another ridiculously impressive video. It features him pointing it down huge lines at MontgenĂšvre, France in front of a blown-away crowd that was surely happy to be in the presence of […] The post Candide Thovex repeatedly sends gnarly lines in latest jaw-dropping video appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Where To Ski or Snowboard in Switzerland During May 2017

Apr 27 2:47am InTheSnow
In Switzerland there are four glacier areas open for the first week of May, three of which make it through to the final weekend and one that stays open year round for snowsports anyway. There has also been fresh snow to end April meaning May skiing is looking good – Zermatt, the year-round ski resort… The post Where To Ski or Snowboard in Switzerland During May 2017 appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Ski for FREE during Purgatory Resorts Closing Weekend, Apr. 29 & 30

Apr 26 6:15pm Colorado Ski Country USA Blog
It’s the latest Purgatory has been open in resort history! With the incredible snowfall this season, nearly 22 feet of snow already and more in the forecast this week,  Purgatory Resort was able to extend its season to April 30, the latest the resort has been open in its history.  As a way to say [&hellip The post Ski for FREE during Purgatory Resort’s Closing Weekend, Apr. 29 & 30 appeared first on Colorado Ski Country USA Blog.
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Stop what youre doing and watch this mind-blowing edit from Daniel Hanka

Apr 26 6:08pm Freeskier Magazine
Czech skier Daniel Hanka has made quite a name for himself over the past few years, primarily through super-entertaining edits, and this new one titled SMELLY SOCKS 3.1 might be the best yet. Watch Hanka tear up Flachauwinkl resort in Austria with a guest appearance by fellow Faction teammate Antti Ollila, and enjoy his skiing […] The post Stop what you’re doing and watch this mind-blowing edit from Daniel Hanka appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Editors Review: Oakley Flight Deck goggle with PRIZM lens technology

Apr 26 6:01pm Freeskier Magazine
In 2014, Oakley introduced the Flight Deck goggle with PRIZM lens technology. I absolutely loved it and wrote rave reviews. Three years later, in 2017, I continue to turn to this goggle time, and time and time again. The Flight Deck goggle draws inspiration from the helmet visors worn by fighter pilots; the end goal […] The post Editor’s Review: Oakley Flight Deck goggle with PRIZM lens technology appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Colorado is getting hammered with a spring stormmultiple feet possible

Apr 26 4:27pm Freeskier Magazine
This weekend, Coloradans at lower elevations will be partaking in all sorts of spring activities such as hiking, biking and climbing. At higher elevations, however, they’ll be skiing. A storm system is currently rolling through the Centennial State that could drop a couple of feet by Sunday night, depending on location, according to OpenSnow. The […] The post Colorado is getting hammered with a spring storm—multiple feet possible appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Patagonia's CEO Just Laid Into Donald Trump Over His Latest Executive Order

Apr 26 3:34pm Unofficial Networks
Patagonia‘s president and CEO, Rose Marcario responded to president Donald Trump’s executive order to review (...)...
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Patagonia's CEO Just Laid Into President Donald Trump Over His Latest Executive Order

Apr 26 3:34pm Unofficial Networks
Patagonia’s president and CEO, Rose Marcario responded to president Donald Trump’s executive order to review 30 national (...)...
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WATCH: Rare Lynx Sighting On The Slopes Of Lake Louise

Apr 26 3:05pm Unofficial Networks
Canadian Lynx make a living out by staying out of sight and rarely if ever do skiers get a glimpse of these beautiful (...)...
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WATCH: Late Spring Snow Brings Avalanche Danger To UTAH

Apr 26 2:36pm Unofficial Networks
“When you’re coming up Little Cottonwood Canyon Road, you are more often in an avalanche zone than (...)...
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WATCH: Shredding New Hampshire's Presidential Range with Ski The East

Apr 26 2:11pm Unofficial Networks
Follow along with Ski The East’s Ben, Louise Lintilhac and Brooks Motley as they shred the high alpine zones of the Presidential (...)...
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WATCH: This Is How Travis Pastrana Drives In The Snow...

Apr 26 2:04pm Unofficial Networks
“I can make up time by taking risks and that is kinda my biggest talent in everything I’ve done.” (...)...
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ENDLESS WINTER: Snowbird Just Got 19 Inches In 24 Hours

Apr 26 1:53pm Unofficial Networks
“Looks like you can still get pitted up at Snowbird. 19″ in 24 hours, we think it’s April 25th. Yes, (...)...
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VIDEO: 10 Tricks You Must Learn On Your Mountain Bike

Apr 26 1:25pm Unofficial Networks
It’s that time of year when you start to see summer activity posts peppered into the website along with the tail end of the winter (...)...
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Cat driver and skier Bernie Rosow is the king of Instagram POV videos

Apr 26 1:15pm Freeskier Magazine
Nearly every single day, we find a new video in our Instagram feed from Bernie Rosow—part-time cat driver at Mammoth, part time die-hard skier. And these aren’t half-assed posts that are uploaded just for the sake of uploading something. Instead, they’re amazing POV lines, typically filmed at Mammoth or in the California backcountry. This daily […] The post Cat driver and skier Bernie Rosow is the king of Instagram POV videos appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Meier Skis Is Offering A Seriously Awesome End Of Season Giveaway

Apr 26 1:00pm Unofficial Networks
[Sponsored giveaway Courtesy of Reddyyeti] The ski season might be coming to a close but that doesn’t mean we don’t need a (...)...
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Training Your Dog to Hike with a Backpack

Apr 26 1:00pm Skis.com Blog
Last Valentine’s Day my little monster of a puppy finally turned two. Now that winter is over, we’re headed out on our first rock climbing trip of the season which means he’s headed out for his first backpacking trip
 ever. To give a quick synopsis, my little monster is a, now 2 year old Bernese […] Read more... The post Training Your Dog to Hike with a Backpack appeared first on Skis.com Blog.
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WATCH: Nick McNutt Gets Slapped Hard By Avy | Gets Back Up And Sends It!

Apr 26 12:06pm Unofficial Networks
Nick McNutt has been rising through the pro skiers ranks for the past 5 years and over the past two, the BC resident has (...)...
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The Unofficial POW: The Rockies Are Getting DEEP | Winter Makes Late April/Early May Return

Apr 26 11:17am Unofficial Networks
[Forecast Courtesy Of Powderchasers] Summary- APRIL 26 0600 MST Significant snowfall has landed in the West, especially (...)...
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Jackson Hole's Corbet's Cabin Is BURIED | 17" Forecasted By Friday!

Apr 26 10:49am Unofficial Networks
The winter just won’t go away in Jackson Hole and locals are still getting faceshots off Teton Pass and in the high elevations of (...)...
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What To Do With Your Sled Now That It's Spring

Apr 26 10:30am Unofficial Networks
In stead of putting your sled in mothballs for the summer why not keep her running. Stuntfreaksteam put some wheels on their (...)...
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