Skiing / Sports

WATCH: Motorcyclist Crashes Off Cliff, Helicoptered Out To Safety

Mar 30 3:30am Unofficial Networks
Unbelievable this rider walked away with only a broken shoulder after flying over the guard rail and doing an airborne cartwheel down a (...)...
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VIDEO: 90 Year Old Vail Skier Committed To Improving Skills Year After Year

Mar 30 3:15am Unofficial Networks
“The doctors say you gotta keep active. Well, I say you’d better keep moving. Skiing all day is a big part of that.” (...)...
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VIDEO: Aspen Boys Take Their Talents To The Backcountry For Some Big Mountain, Spring Lines

Mar 29 8:07pm Unofficial Networks
Baker Boyd and Victor Major tag teamed a few seriously big lines in the Aspen backcountry and Ben Moscona was there to get some masterful (...)...
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WATCH: Friends That Shred @BridgerBowl Together, Stay Together

Mar 29 7:55pm Unofficial Networks
Some good ole fashioned GoPro footy mixed with the iPhone and we have to say– we’ve been missing edits like this recently. In (...)...
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Watch: Insanely Fast Snowmobile called "Agent Orange"

Mar 29 7:35pm Unofficial Networks
This Arctic Cat snowmobile called “Agent Orange” is owned by Dave Morris/ Red Cup Racing and it was built 100\% by (...)...
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Veterinarians Report That Nearly Half of Steamboat Pets Are Overweight

Mar 29 7:21pm Unofficial Networks
Steamboat Springs may have plenty of healthy humans but many resident pets are horribly out of shape.  According to Veterinarians from (...)...
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Watch: Proof that you dont need to travel to the Southern Hemisphere to ski this summer

Mar 29 6:38pm Freeskier Magazine
Every summer, skiers gather at Windells Camp to shred away their off-season blues on the magical slopes of Mt. Hood, Oregon. And, with all of the talent that comes through the Windells Lane, from the campers and counselors to visiting pros, it only made sense that they made a movie to recap it all. Being […] The post Watch: Proof that you don’t need to travel to the Southern Hemisphere to ski this summer appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Mogul Skiers Compete for Titles in Steamboat

Mar 29 5:44pm U.S. Ski Team News - Freestyle
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (March 29, 2017) – The top moguls skiers in the nation are in Ski Town U.S.A.® this week battling for the title of U.S. Champion on Steamboat Resort’s Voodoo course. Competition opens on Thursday, March 30 and continues through April 1. Over 120 athletes from across the nation will compete in both moguls and dual moguls. 2017 U.S. Freestyle Championships – MogulsMarch 30 – 11:35 a.m. – Women’s moguls qualificationsMarch 31 – 9:15 a.m. – Men’s moguls qualificationMarch 31 – 12:10 p.m. – Men’s and Women’s moguls finalsApril 1 – 9:40 a.m. – Men’s and Women’s dual moguls...
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Watch This Guy Transform = 5 Months, 2660 Miles Hiked, 50 lbs Lost

Mar 29 4:26pm Unofficial Networks
In 2013, Andy Davidhazy completed a 2660 mile long solo hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, going from the Mexican border to Canada through (...)...
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TEASER: The GNARBOX Crew Tags 'Bloody Mountain'

Mar 29 2:00pm Unofficial Networks
GNARBOX is accepting its first preorders after successfully funding their device using Kickstarter! Simply put, keep (...)...
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Wild Women of the Wasatch | ep08 | Boarder Babes

Mar 29 1:00pm Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
These babes on boards will drop your jaw with their rowdy riding while simultaneously lifting your spirits with insights on their jovial lifestyles. While there are a slew of savvy babes on boards in the Wasatch, get to know Olympic boardercross athlete Faye Gulini, backcountry snowboarder and writer MacKenzie Ryan, and downhill skateboarder Julia Barklow.
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Armada Skis Sells To Finnish Company for $4.1 Million

Mar 29 12:51pm Unofficial Networks
The Finnish sporting goods company, Amer Sports, has announced the purchase of the American ski maker Armada for $4.1 million USD. (...)...
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Family owned family friendly Beaver Mountain becomes a family favorite!

Mar 29 12:35pm Read About the Latest Happenings on the Slopes
When you have a family, it's about price, easy access and the Mom and Pop style of skiing. For 20 years, Beaver Mountain has been on my bucket list and we finally made it. My only reget, I didn't make it sooner!...
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IN HIGH DEMAND: GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT AT GREAT CANADIAN HELI-SKIING, WITH THIS INSIDER KNOW-HOW

Mar 29 12:18pm Great Canadian Heli-Skiing
For devoted powder-seekers, heli-skiing is the only answer, and Canada’s interior B.C. region is one of the most in-demand destinations for accessing deep, dry, champagne snow.  It’s no surprise then, with skiers flocking to this region every season to get their ski fix, and with the strong US Dollar drawing skiers to venture north of... Read more » The post IN HIGH DEMAND: GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT AT GREAT CANADIAN HELI-SKIING, WITH THIS INSIDER KNOW-HOW appeared first on Great Canadian Heli-Skiing.
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Passing Through: Crested Butte - Why Crested Butte, Colorado, should be on every skier's bucket list

Mar 29 12:00pm Videos – POWDER Magazine
From the Latitudes travel department, Powder Productions introduces the Passing Through video series. Passing Through offers a quick perspective on stashes to ski, chairs to lap, bars to après, food, and accommodations. In the fourth episode of the series, we profile Colorado’s Crested Butte. This end-of-the-road outpost at 9,000 feet features, arguably, the steepest inbounds The post Passing Through: Crested Butte appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
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Armada Skis acquired by Amer Sports, owners of Salomon and Atomic

Mar 29 11:26am Freeskier Magazine
Today, Armada Skis was acquired by Finland-based Amer Sports Corporation, joining Salomon and Atomic under the company’s winter sports equipment umbrella. The transaction is valued at an approximate $4.1 million, with Armada’s annual net sales totaling approximately $10 million. “The acquisition enables us to further accelerate, especially in the U.S. market where Armada has a […] The post Armada Skis acquired by Amer Sports, owners of Salomon and Atomic appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Why you should spend your tax refund on a ski trip

Mar 29 6:45am Ski Vacation Blog Ski Vacation Blog
According to the IRS, the average tax refund for 2016 is $2,860*, which is a nice chunk of change to put towards an unforgettable ski trip in 2017-18 or even this summer in South America. We know you have many choices when it comes to deciding what you’ll do with your tax return, but as […] The post Why you should spend your tax refund on a ski trip appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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New Paper Ski Resort Map of the Alps Produced

Mar 29 5:58am InTheSnow
In this era of ever more apps with geo-location and digital route planning, Alpine travel specialists, 2theAlps have decided there’s still a market for people who like to see their maps on a large piece of paper that doesn’t need charging up or a wifi signal. The company have therefore produced a new Ski Resort… The post New Paper Ski Resort Map of the Alps Produced appeared first on InTheSnow.
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WATCH: Shredding 13" Fresh Spring Powder @ ALTA

Mar 29 5:11am Unofficial Networks
Nothing quite like lots of daylight hours and a fresh batch of snow. Absolutely primo spring conditions at Alta with 13 inches of (...)...
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WATCH: Boreal Hosts Retro Snowboard Fest with Neon Everything and Tweaked Out Grabs

Mar 29 4:13am Unofficial Networks
“Tom Sims was king again this weekend at the 34th annual Tom Sims Retro World Championships at Boreal Mountain Resort, (...)...
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HIGHLIGHTS: Open Faces Freeride Tour FWTQ | Obergurgl, AUSTRIA

Mar 29 3:54am Unofficial Networks
Check out all the best action from this Freeride World Tour qualifying event in Obergurgl, Austria. Great to see all these up and (...)...
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VIDEO: A-Basin Man Attempting To Ski 60mph In A StraightJacket

Mar 29 3:33am Unofficial Networks
“My balance is pretty good. I have been skiing without poles for about 10 years. Been coming here every Monday, put on the (...)...
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WORLD'S FIRST: Andri Ragettli Lands Foward Quad Cork 1800 | 5 Rotations Simultaneously Dipping Head Under Body 4 Times

Mar 29 2:43am Unofficial Networks
18 year old Andri Ragettli from Switzerland nailed the world’s first quad cork 1800 safety grab at the Nine Knights competition held (...)...
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WATCH: Tuckerman Ravine Cliff Drop Tomahawk Carnage

Mar 29 2:27am Unofficial Networks
“Are You Not Entertained?” -Maximus Love these kids hucking their meat for the ravenous New England onlookers up at Tucks. (...)...
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Europa Cup 2016/17 recap

Mar 28 9:18pm FIS-Ski.com - Freestyle Skiing - Moguls & Aerials - News RSS
A look back at the big stories on the 2016/17 FIS Freestyle Europa Cup circuit...
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New daydream-inducing video features epic CO backcountry lines and stellar drone footy

Mar 28 6:30pm Freeskier Magazine
Local Aspen crew, The Freaks, have been crushing it both in and out of the resort this season. Adding to their collection of footage, this latest edit—shot by Ben Moscona and featuring Freaks Victor Major and Baker Boyd—was filmed during two days of skiing in the Coloradan backcountry and provides what we’ve come to expect […] The post New daydream-inducing video features epic CO backcountry lines and stellar drone footy appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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GEAR: Forget Traditional Tents, The 'SkyCamp' Is The Perfect Car Camping Setup

Mar 28 4:56pm Unofficial Networks
We thought we were impressed until we heard about the integrated memory foam mattress– then we fell in love. Related: 10 (...)...
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Mammoth Mountain's Historic Ski Season By The Numbers

Mar 28 3:50pm Unofficial Networks
With a snowpack at 205\% of its average for this time of year, Mammoth Mountain‘s spectacular season is being (...)...
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Former Jumbo Developer Gets Approval For North America's First 4-Season Resort

Mar 28 3:33pm Unofficial Networks
[Cover Photo: Valemount Glacier Destinations] This morning local politicans, Simpcw First Nation leaders, and (...)...
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WATCH: Winter Aint Over in Whistler - From March 1-10, 50 inches fell and allowed for powder conditions

Mar 28 3:00pm Videos – POWDER Magazine
Whistler has had a strong season made stronger after 50 inches fell in the first 10 days of March. From March 5-7, filmer Peter Wojnar and skiers Essex Prescott and Jeremy Acland cruised out to the Whistler backcountry to indulge in Ullr’s continuous bounty this season. And with more snow forecasted, April is setting up The post WATCH: Winter Ain’t Over in Whistler appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
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The Freeride World Tour goes off at the Dream Stop in Haines, Alaska

Mar 28 2:57pm Freeskier Magazine
The “dream stop” of the Freeride World Tour just went off, with skiers going full-throttle down the massive terrain in Haines, Alaska. The second to last stop of the tour, the competition in Haines was of high importance to those hoping to win the title of Freeride World Tour Champion. In the end, Loïc Collomb-Patton […] The post The Freeride World Tour goes off at the “Dream Stop” in Haines, Alaska appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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The 5 Top Posts of the 16/17 Season

Mar 28 2:19pm Great Canadian Heli-Skiing
1. The Happy Dance We loved hosting this group who helped us kick off the season in December.  Take this as a hint for why December is a great time to book some heli skiing! take a listen to what pure joy soy sounds like from the first group from Germany. They even got guide... Read more » The post The 5 Top Posts of the 16/17 Season appeared first on Great Canadian Heli-Skiing.
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Czech skier Sarka Strachova announces retirement

Mar 28 1:41pm FIS-Ski.com - Alpine Skiing - News RSS
Still at the top of her game, the slalom World Champion from Are 2007 Sarka Strachova announced in a video posted on her Facebook page that she is putting an end to her career as an active ski racer.
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Andreas Mitter: "It's an honor to work for the Finnish team"

Mar 28 1:10pm FIS-Ski.com - Ski Jumping - News RSS
Andreas Mitter is now coaching the Finnish Ski Jumping team for a year. The Austrian, for whom this is the first job as head coach after working with young athletes in his home country, shall lead the once big Ski Jumping nation back to the top.
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WATCH: These Guys Take A Single Log And Craft A Sick Dugout Canoe

Mar 28 1:02pm Unofficial Networks
Seeing the final product is nothing short of amazing and shows how crafty native Americans and others using this single log method truly (...)...
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Vail Resorts purchase means Stowe pass will drop by 54%

Mar 28 12:51pm Ski Vacation Blog Ski Vacation Blog
Last month, on February 21, Vail Resorts announced its acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort, which is widely considered to be one of the best ski resorts in the East. The acquisition of Stowe marks the company’s first ski resort on the East Coast. For northeastern skiers, this move will make skiing at Stowe and out […] The post Vail Resorts purchase means Stowe pass will drop by 54\% appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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Spring snow storm takes aim at Utah and Colorado

Mar 28 12:20pm Ski Vacation Blog Ski Vacation Blog
According to Opensnow.com, Utah resorts, specifically the Cottonwood resorts of Alta, Snowbird, Solitude and Brighton, are in the midst of a big spring snowfall. Snowbird has already received 13 inches in the past 48 hours and could receive a bit more as the snow tapers off and heads to east to Colorado. The Colorado snow […] The post Spring snow storm takes aim at Utah and Colorado appeared first on Ski Vacation Blog.
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Spring Style: Mens 2017

Mar 28 11:10am Skis.com Blog
With the snow melting and the summer coming, spring is officially here. It’s time to pack up those bulky winter jackets and break out your favorite spring layers to freshen up your look and get ready for the heat. Here’s a quick list of our favorite picks for men this coming season. Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket […] Read more... The post Spring Style: Men’s 2017 appeared first on Skis.com Blog.
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Loveland Skier Found Dead After Colliding With Tree

Mar 28 11:09am Unofficial Networks
We’re sad to report that a skier died this past Friday after crashing into a tree at Loveland Ski Area. According to the Denver (...)...
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5 Insider Tips To Pick An Awesome Ski Resort For Your Family

Mar 28 11:03am Ski-buzz
With so many amazing and unique ski resorts on offer, deciding where to take your loved ones can be tricky. But that gets a whole lot easier when you know what to look for. And because we’re lovely people, we’re going to help you do just that. So, here are 5 things we think make a […] The post 5 Insider Tips To Pick An Awesome Ski Resort For Your Family appeared first on Ski-buzz.
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NOAA: Upslope Storm To Dump 9" Of Snow On The Front Range Of Colorado | 14" For Telluride!

Mar 28 10:15am Unofficial Networks
The quest to keep winter rolling continues for Ullr, who recently decided to deliver another upslope storm to the front range and (...)...
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Chasing the Good

Mar 28 6:33am Freeskier Magazine
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Most Successful Season Yet For British Telemark Champion

Mar 28 6:17am InTheSnow
British Telemark Champion, Jasmin Taylor is concluding her most successful season ever with World Championship bronze medal The rising British star has finished the 2016/17 FIS Telemark season with one World Championship bronze medal and six World Cup podiums, making her one of Great Britain’s most successful wintersport athletes to date. Taylor started international telemark… The post Most Successful Season Yet For British Telemark Champion appeared first on InTheSnow.
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WATCH: Hero Colorado Plow Driver Shepherds Ambulance To Hospital By Clearing Path

Mar 28 4:40am Unofficial Networks
“We were not expecting him to plow us past the hill. When he kept going we decided to stay right behind him to make sure we (...)...
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Vail Resorts To Add Stowe in Epic Pass (Stowe Season Pass Now Cheaper From $1,860 To $859)

Mar 28 4:15am Unofficial Networks
If you are a Stowe local you probably have a strong opinion one way or another about Vail Resorts first east coast acquisition but there is (...)...
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Mark McMorris Severely Injured In Backcountry Accident (Fractured Jaw, Fractured Arm, Ruptured Spleen, Pelvic Fracture, Rib Fractures and Collapsed Lung)

Mar 28 3:39am Unofficial Networks
Our thoughts and prayers are with Mark McMorris as he is recovering in a Vancouver hospital after injuring himself on a jump in the Whistler, (...)...
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WATCH: Tuckermans Skier Goes Mach Speed Hero To Tomahawking Zero Real Quick....

Mar 28 3:07am Unofficial Networks
If you listen closely you can hear the same girl say “That is so legit” to shrieking in horror as she watches this brave skier (...)...
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VIDEO: X-Games Real Snow Competition Results Are In...

Mar 28 2:56am Unofficial Networks
The results are in for the X Games Real Snow 2017 competition and its French Canadian Frank Bourgeois who took the top spot. Massive (...)...
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WATCH: Top 5 Pond Skimming Video Picks

Mar 27 5:03pm Liftopia Blog Ski & Snowboard
Spring is here! And skiers, riders and mountain dwellers all know what that means: corn snow, lighter layers, bluebird days and POND SKIMMING CONTESTS! Yes, the midwinter powder days and storm skiing might be behind us, but that doesn’t mean... Read More → The post WATCH: Top 5 Pond Skimming Video Picks appeared first on Liftopia Blog.
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Caldwell Will Win or Lose With Triples

Mar 27 3:56pm U.S. Ski Team News - Freestyle
Ashley Caldwell will make or miss her third U.S. Olympic team, then potentially win or lose the gold medal in South Korea, by doing triple flips off the kicker while most of the women are doing doubles. It's an all-or-nothing proposition that sets the bar high, and sends a certain message, regardless of whether she finishes first or last. Read more from AP Sports - Only Way to Fly: Caldwell Will Win or Lose With Triples   Ashley Caldwell...
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Closing Dates For Colorado Ski Areas

Mar 27 3:04pm Unofficial Networks
For most Coloradans, this winter was abnormally short with a late start and early end to the 2016/2017 ski season– and it’s (...)...
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10 Things You'll Find #OnlyInPortillo

Mar 27 2:24pm Unofficial Networks
In many ways, Ski Portillo is like the ‘field of dreams’ for skiers and riders. What started with (...)...
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Reasons To Ignore The 'End Of Season Ski Sale' And Keep The Boards You Have...

Mar 27 2:05pm Unofficial Networks
Following close behind the dreaded phrase, “highs in the upper 50’s today,” comes the (...)...
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Must watch: Cody LaPlante skis a custom park through a real Western ghost town

Mar 27 1:42pm Freeskier Magazine
In California, right between Lake Tahoe and Mammoth, lies a true remnant of the American Wild West: the Bodie ghost town. The old mining town rarely sees significant snowfall, but with the insane season that California has so far, this year it lies under a thick blanket of white. And that was all California-born skier, […] The post Must watch: Cody LaPlante skis a custom park through a real Western ghost town appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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Mini Pond Skim at Sunlight Mountain with Belt Buckle Bobby

Mar 27 11:47am Colorado Ski Country USA Blog
Do to factors beyond human control, Sunlight Mountain Resort will not be hosting a pond skimming event this spring. But that did not stop them from having some fun with it anyway The post Mini Pond Skim at Sunlight Mountain with Belt Buckle Bobby appeared first on Colorado Ski Country USA Blog.
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Heres what gear were rockin on the hill for springtime shredding

Mar 27 11:42am Freeskier Magazine
It’s a joyous time of year; a time when the temperatures are higher, the sun shines bright, spring corn snow blankets the mountains and bell-to-bell laps with your friends are more fun than ever. In other words, it’s spring. And with it comes the oh-so-epic activity of spring skiing. So, to help you crush the […] The post Here’s what gear were rockin’ on the hill for springtime shredding appeared first on Freeskier Magazine.
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WATCH: Reine Barkered Skis Away From Massive Avalanche During FWT Run

Mar 27 11:40am Unofficial Networks
While watching the comp on Friday, we couldn’t help but ask why nobody was heading to the looker’s left section of the (...)...
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The Unofficial POW: Northwest Flow To Deliver Snow To The Wasatch And Colorado

Mar 27 11:21am Unofficial Networks
[Forecast courtesy of Powderchasers] -March 27, 2017 0800 MST As I mentioned yesterday, a significant storm should set up over the (...)...
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VIDEO: Not Gonna Lie, 'Snowscooting' Big Lines In Japan Looks Pretty Rad

Mar 27 10:49am Unofficial Networks
Not sure what to make of this newly minted winter sport but whatever get’s you out in the snow… *Video courtesy (...)...
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