Skiing / Sports

Incredibly Rare White Moose Captured In HD Video | 'Once in a Lifetime Encounter

May 26 6:33pm Unofficial Networks
Images and video from Gerard Gale Photographer Gerald Gale was driving in Newfoundland when he captured what he calls a (...)...
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2 Outdoor Trade Shows Merge In Denver...Big Win For The Mile High City

May 26 6:20pm Unofficial Networks
The SIA Snow Show was bought by Outdoor Retailer and the two are merging for a mega-show in Denver next winter. With 100,000 people in (...)...
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Ski Poles Equipped With Sensors That Gather Snowpack Information For Avalanche Safety

May 26 6:06pm Unofficial Networks
“We can’t replace intuition, but we can supplement it.” -RAD Boise, Idaho (...)...
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WATCH: Three Vets Travel Back To Iraq For Redemption, Honor, And A First Descent

May 26 4:12pm Unofficial Networks
“We all have to ultimately take care of our own healing process and so that’s where I wanted to go back and I (...)...
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WATCH: Snowmobiler Nearly Decapitates Friend

May 26 2:12pm Unofficial Networks
Yikes that was a close one and also very avoidable. Remember to always clear your landings before getting rad. Stay safe out there. (...)...
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Markus Eder captures insane drone and POV footage while skiing in Chamonix

May 26 1:31pm Freeskier Magazine
Starring in many a Matchstick Productions film, pro skier Markus Eder is not only comfortable in front of the lens, but behind it as well. Just check out his latest creation, The Chamonix Experience. Filmed over two days in Chamonix, France, Eder captured some insanely burly lines while skiing with an all-time crew including Sam […] The post Markus Eder captures insane drone and POV footage while skiing in Chamonix appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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K2 And Other Winter Sports Brands Sold To Private Equity Firm Out Of New York

May 26 12:54pm Unofficial Networks
As summer arrives in the United States, Newell Brands has decided to follow the season by ditching their winter sports holdings. Those (...)...
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Gear Were Testing: Speakers, headphones, hiking boots, spring shells and outerwear

May 26 12:05pm Freeskier Magazine
Welcome to another roundup of Editor’s Reviews from FREESKIER. Each week our editorial staff provides in-depth, honest reviews about the gear we’re testing. Our goal? To point you towards the best brands and products on Earth so you can trust your equipment whole-heartedly and have as much fun in the mountains as possible. Read up […] The post Gear We’re Testing: Speakers, headphones, hiking boots, spring shells and outerwear appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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SEND IT INTO THE WEEKEND: Dan Osman Free-Soloing Lover's Leap In Record Time

May 26 11:59am Unofficial Networks
So metal. So 90’s. We sure miss the golden age of climbing when umbros and pony tails were strong on the scene. Cheers Dan and RIP. (...)...
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This Pennsylvania Ski Area Recently Sold For $412K

May 26 11:49am Unofficial Networks
[All photos courtesy of Michael Baxter & Associates Commercial Real Estate & Property Management] A ski hill (...)...
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VIDEO: World's Most Versatile Hammock "The M.C. Hammie" [Shelter + Hammock + Blanket]

May 26 11:24am Unofficial Networks
If you haven’t noticed, hammocks are like the fidget spinners of suspended sleeping. They are all the craze on college campuses, (...)...
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SQUAW VALLEY: Andy Finch & Elena Hight Session Tahoe's Only 22' SuperPipe

May 26 10:57am Unofficial Networks
“It’s going to springtime to July.” –Elena (...)...
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OUCH: What's A Tomahawk Called When You Roll Sideways?

May 26 10:36am Unofficial Networks
Okay so you made it through the crappy thumbnail preview to watch this nasty out of control sideways tumble. Can’t believe his (...)...
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WATCH: Skiing The South Face Of Combin de Valsorey Looks Like A Dream

May 26 10:34am Unofficial Networks
Iconic peaks in the alps are plentiful but one of the most film-worthy is the Grand Combin de Valsorey in Switzerland. Yannick (...)...
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WATCH: Skiing The South Face Of The Gran Combin Looks Like A Dream

May 26 10:34am Unofficial Networks
Iconic peaks in the alps are plentiful but one of the most film-worthy is the Grand Combin de Valsorey in Switzerland. Yannick (...)...
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Has Hillary Step at the top of Everest collapsed or not?

May 26 9:48am Unofficial Networks
Last week we reported that Mt Everest’s famous Hillary Step had been destroyed in the 2015 earthquake that struck Nepal. Now reports (...)...
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Killington Is OPEN For Skiing This Memorial Day Weekend!

May 26 8:06am Unofficial Networks
Cover Image From Ski The East | Video From Tim Kevin The Beast of the East is still cooking with skiing and (...)...
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Sarah Hendrickson and Andreas Stjernen attend FIS meetings

May 26 8:04am FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
Athletes of all the FIS disciplines are elected to the FIS Athlete's Commission in order to represent their interests. For Ski Jumping, the representatives are Sarah Hendrickson (USA) for the ladies and Andreas Stjernen (NOR) for the men.
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Jay Peaks tram renovation videos will get you stoked for the 2017-18 season

May 26 3:00am Freeskier Magazine
Following an incredibly successful season that saw 491(!) inches of snow—more than most resorts in Colorado received this year—and close to a 500-percent increase in profit, the folks at Jay Peak are already gearing up for winter 2017-18. Over the past few weeks, the resort’s been releasing videos about renovations to its tram—one of the […] The post Jay Peak’s tram renovation videos will get you stoked for the 2017-18 season appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Combine Bong Water, Classic Snowboard Porn, And 1 Quart Of Fire Wood And You Get 'Nightmare Snowboards'

May 25 8:09pm Unofficial Networks
What happens when you combine bong water, a quart of firewood, VHS tapes of Craig Kelly, and a glass core? You get a kickass, (...)...
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WATCH: Introducing Reggie, The Last Great American Monoskier

May 25 4:12pm Unofficial Networks
After returning from a plane assisted mission to ski twisted spine walls in Alaska’s Wrangell St Elias, Reggie is back at home in (...)...
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WATCH: A-Hole Parkour Athletes Film Themselves Breaking Rules At Joshua Tree National Park

May 25 3:52pm Unofficial Networks
“Apparently the drone is forbidden to fly in this national park and you get a fine if you do so. Toby are you going to (...)...
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Fly Away Home The Great Heli Journey

May 25 2:43pm Great Canadian Heli-Skiing
We know the season has ended when we look out from Heather Mountain Lodge onto the heli-pad and see that the heli’s have flown home to Smithers, BC.  As bittersweet as that can be, we’ve always been a bit curious about what that flight looks like from our base of operations to the northern part... Read more » The post Fly Away Home – The Great Heli Journey appeared first on Great Canadian Heli-Skiing.
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The sixth Spirit of Sarah Scholarship recipient has been chosen

May 25 2:30pm Freeskier Magazine
This year, the “Spirit of Sarah Scholarship” has been awarded to Bella Bacon, a 13-year-old skier from Ellicottville, New York. Now in its sixth year, the scholarship honors the late Sarah Burke who was both a camper and longtime coach at Momentum Camps. The scholarship provides one promising young girl a full package to Momentum […] The post The sixth “Spirit of Sarah Scholarship” recipient has been chosen appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Kevin Edwards A People and Powder Person

May 25 1:37pm Great Canadian Heli-Skiing
A message from Great Canadian Heli-Skiing President Greg Porter: I really like people who have a passion, dream up a goal for themselves and then get work to live it out. Kevin Edwards was one of those guys. He loved powder skiing and on departure from Great Canadian Heli-Skiing he used to say “only 51... Read more » The post Kevin Edwards – A People and Powder Person appeared first on Great Canadian Heli-Skiing.
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Bode Miller Left Off US Ski Team | Full U.S. Ski Team Roster

May 25 1:19pm Unofficial Networks
Something tells us Bode Miller is not happy to see his name left off the US Ski Team roster for the second consecutive (...)...
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Breaking News: Valle Nevado is opening early

May 25 12:38pm Ski Vacation Blog Ski Vacation Blog
Yesterday, the Chilean ski resort of Valle Nevado announced they’ll be opening one month early due to “abundant pre-season snow.” Over the past two weeks, the Andes received several bountiful snow storms. The resort’s lifts, restaurants, rentals and retail shops will open the resort to skiers and riders this Saturday, May 27, and the formal […] The post Breaking News: Valle Nevado is opening early appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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25 stylish clothing pieces thatll help you look and feel like a million bucks

May 25 12:28pm Freeskier Magazine
If you look good, you feel good—that’s the saying, right? Your clothing style says as much about you as, say, your skiing style, and putting your best fashion foot forward will help you feel and look like a million smackaroos. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up a collection of 25 pieces of clothing—from shorts […] The post 25 stylish clothing pieces that’ll help you look and feel like a million bucks appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Bernie Rosows 5 favorite lines from a historic year in California

May 25 12:21pm Freeskier Magazine
When I called Bernard “Bernie” Rosow this week to talk about skiing, he was ironically in the middle of a trip to scolding-hot Venice Beach, California—visiting his girlfriend, basking in the sun and thawing out from an absolutely historic winter in The Golden State. And I was glad to hear this because, if anyone deserves […] The post Bernie Rosow’s 5 favorite lines from a historic year in California appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: Laird Hamilton Says Women On Their Periods Attract Shark Attacks

May 25 11:52am Unofficial Networks
Gotta love the woman in the background completely shocked who can only muster a flabbergasted, (...)...
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By Merging With SIA, Outdoor Retailer Is One Step Closer To Becoming Denver's Trade Show

May 25 11:13am Unofficial Networks
This morning, the production company behind Outdoor Retailer announced that it would be acquiring the SnowSports Industries America other (...)...
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Bodies of 4 Climbers Found Dead in Tents On Mount Everest

May 25 10:57am Unofficial Networks
  Four climbers were found dead inside their tents near base camp IV on Mount Everest according to the Himalayan Times. This tragic news (...)...
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Aspen To Re-Open for Final Weekend of May

May 25 8:37am InTheSnow
Aspen Mountain has announced it will be re-opening its ski slopes this weekend for the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the US. It re-joins half-a-dozen US ski areas which are still operating their 2016-17 ski seasons. Two ski areas now part-owned by Aspen, Mammoth Mountain and Squaw Valley in California have already announced plans to… The post Aspen To Re-Open for Final Weekend of May appeared first on InTheSnow.
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6 American Mountains to Ski This Summer

May 25 8:00am Skis.com Blog
You read that right. Summer. Every year when the warm weather arrives, we skiers start longing for snow. We lament the weekends we didn’t hit the slopes or those powder days we just couldn’t get off work. How could we have taken all that snow for granted? In a normal year, most people just do […] Read more... The post 6 American Mountains to Ski This Summer appeared first on Skis.com Blog.
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WEATHER: Have You Ever Seen A Wet Micro-Burst....AKA "Rain Bomb"

May 25 7:06am Unofficial Networks
You may have heard of a weather phenomena called micro-bursts, but have you ever seen a wet micro-burst? This video comes from a (...)...
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Watch: Skiing May powder in the Austrian Alps

May 25 6:00am Freeskier Magazine
The Austrian Alps are just one of the many regions getting some late-season snow this year, making spring feel more like mid-winter. Bernhard Braun has been taking advantage of the May powder big time, making fresh turns on the Tyrol glaciers and collecting insane footage along the way. Watch his latest edit, above, then start […] The post Watch: Skiing May powder in the Austrian Alps appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Severin Freund wants to start jumping again in June

May 25 3:31am FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
Four months after he suffered an ACL tear during training in Oberstdorf late January, everything is going according to plan for Severin Freund in the rehabilitation and so a comeback on the hill is getting closer.
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VIDEO: 10 Minute Mini-Documentary About Jeremy Jones by World of X Games

May 24 11:01pm Unofficial Networks
X Games just published this really well done mini documentary about Snowboarder Magazine’s 10 time “Big Mountain Rider of the (...)...
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What Happens When A Bear Smells Donuts In The Trunk

May 24 4:00pm Unofficial Networks
Turns out policemen aren’t the only ones who crave day old donuts. A bear in Steamboat Springs recently tore apart a (...)...
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WATCH: Stan Rey Will Do Whatever It Takes To Make It Home In Time For Dinner

May 24 3:27pm Unofficial Networks
Stan Rey here giving it his all to make it home to share dinner with his beloved family. Still, like all good sons, his takes orders from (...)...
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Aerial Skiers Chris and Jon Lillis are #BrotherGoals

May 24 3:25pm U.S. Ski Team News - Freestyle
Jon and Chris Lillis have made aerial skiing a family affair. In honor of National Brother's Day, Team USA talks with the brothers about their similarities and differences and how they're pushing each other towards the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. READ MORE: 7 REASONS AERIAL SKIERS CHRIS AND JON LILLIS ARE #BROTHERGOALS (AND OLYMPIC MEDAL THREATS) Chris Lillis Jonathon Lillis...
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WATCH: James Heim Sends Three Big Lines In The Whistler Backcountry

May 24 2:44pm Unofficial Networks
If you’re not into slow-mo hucking, you might want to skip this one. Otherwise, tune in and watch James Heim throw (...)...
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Things You Can't Do Anymore Now That You've Become A Ski Bum

May 24 2:38pm Unofficial Networks
Things You Can’t Do Anymore Now That You’ve Become A Ski Bum – Enjoy a Christmas at home (...)...
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Editors Review: Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Bluetooth speaker and QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones

May 24 2:34pm Freeskier Magazine
Welcome to another installment of Editor’s Review from FREESKIER. Each week our editorial staff provides in-depth, honest reviews about the gear they’re testing on a weekly basis. Our goal? To point you towards the best brands and products on Earth so you can trust your equipment whole-heartedly and have as much fun in the mountains […] The post Editor’s Review: Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Bluetooth speaker and QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Opening Dates For Southern Hemisphere Ski Areas [2017]

May 24 12:40pm Unofficial Networks
Apparently El Colorado kicked off ski season in the southern hempisphere yesterday and they’re being followed closely by La (...)...
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Digging out Jackson Hole: Behind the scenes of a record-breaking winter

May 24 12:36pm Freeskier Magazine
A total of 593 inches of snow was deposited at the summit of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) this winter. That’s the most ever in the 51-year recorded history of snowfall at the Rendezvous Bowl plot (the Raymer plot was deeper in 2007-08). The season was like one giant, never-ending powder day; the relentless snowfall […] The post Digging out Jackson Hole: Behind the scenes of a record-breaking winter appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Editors Review: The North Face Womens Storm II Mid Waterproof Boots

May 24 11:06am Freeskier Magazine
It’s been a wet spring here in Boulder, Colorado, with almost daily rain falling across the Front Range. But, despite the soggy weather, the longer days have inspired me to go on hikes as often as possible. This has provided me with plenty of opportunities to test out the Women’s Storm II Mid Waterproof boot […] The post Editor’s Review: The North Face Women’s Storm II Mid Waterproof Boots appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Celebrate The New Snow This Memorial Day Weekend At These American Ski Resorts [+Closing Dates]

May 24 10:33am Unofficial Networks
Following a northwestern storm that delivered snow to nearly all the mountain ranges of the west, Memorial Day Weekend is set to be a doozy (...)...
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WATCH: Park City Mountain Chairlift Assembly Sent Crashing To The Ground During Maintenance

May 24 10:18am Unofficial Networks
It might not be pretty but it sure got the job done. Check out this video posted by Matt Zeltinger of a chairlift assembly crashing to (...)...
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SQUAW VALLEY: KT-22 Operations Extension Update

May 24 9:55am Unofficial Networks
Temperature inversions are cooling down the lower mountain giving Squaw the opportunity to extend operations on The Mothership. The (...)...
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The South American Ski Season Is Officially Underway This Friday!

May 24 9:50am Unofficial Networks
Following heavy early season snowfall, Chile’s La Parva ski resort officially opens this friday! They are expecting 20 plus inches (...)...
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WATCH: Post-Season DIY Slalom Skiing @ Stowe, VT (Diehard Racers Hike Up with 30 Gates & Camping Gear)

May 24 9:36am Unofficial Networks
Vermont slalom skiers, Robby Kelley and Andrew McNealus, are keeping the scene alive up at Mt. Mansfield: “Stowe closed a (...)...
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WATCH: Killian Jornet Talks Everest Strategy Before His Record Breaking Climb

May 24 8:58am Unofficial Networks
Cool to see an interview with longtime Salomon athlete Kilian Jornet before the Catalan set out to summit Mount Everest in a mere 26 hours (...)...
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WATCH: Whipping Cyclocross Bike Down Whistler's Dirt Merchant MTB Trail

May 24 8:36am Unofficial Networks
Wish Red Bull had included this rider’s name when they posted this to their facebook page so we could give him some credit. Did not (...)...
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Direct Exeter Chambery Flights Next Winter

May 24 7:01am InTheSnow
The UK’s largest ski holiday tour operator Crystal is launching a direct Exeter Airport to Chambery service next winter, cutting travel times for skiers and boarders based in the South West of England to some of the leading resorts in the French Alps. The first departures from Exeter Airport will start on 23 December 2017… The post Direct Exeter – Chambery Flights Next Winter appeared first on InTheSnow.
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Club5 workshop organised in Portoroz

May 24 5:33am FIS-Ski.com - Alpine Skiing - News RSS
Ahead of the traditional FIS spring meetings, the Club5 held its biennial workshop gathering his 16 members in Portoroz, with the goal to exchange and discuss important topics related to the organisation of a World Cup event.
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Watch: Skiing the peak seen on every Coors Light, Colorados Mt. Wilson

May 24 3:00am Freeskier Magazine
Fun fact: the mountainous design on every Coors Light bottle and can is based off of real, skiable peaks in Colorado’s San Juans. And Mt. Wilson, the most prominent mountain seen right in the middle of Coors’ design, was recently skied by two very ambitious dudes, Adam Moszynski (co-founder of Aspen-based Corbeaux Clothing) and Noah […] The post Watch: Skiing the peak seen on every Coors Light, Colorado’s Mt. Wilson appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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