Found west of Denver along the iconic Interstate 70, Vail is one of Colorado’s premium alpine resorts for winter and summer adventures. The area is blessed with perfect Rocky Mountain summers filled with sunshine and famously snowy winters. In the summer mountain bikers descend and backpackers descend upon the town but what really sets this resort aside from the rest is its widely diverse terrain for winter sports in this part of the Rockies.
The antics of freeskiers in the world’s furthest backcountry, hurtling off drops and down cornices, doesn’t always look like the most sensible line of work. Several years ago, American skier … Read more
For those who imagine the Swiss Alps to be speckled with idyllic chalets standing proud over deep valleys, there is some hope. Perched on the foot of the 23km Aletsch … Read more
Living in Santa Cruz, I have always viewed Jack O’Neill as a legend. The entire city seems to be built around him. Walking past his home on East Cliff Avenue, … Read more
If you’re looking to take a refined approach to skiing in Switzerland by visiting two of its premier resorts, you’re in luck. It’s totally possible if you look into budget hostel … Read more
DPS Cinematic have already done a good job serving up Hokkaido scenes in the The Shadow Campaign series, but they’re now Europe with more sound material. Also from Sturgefilm, The Snowflake interviews … Read more
When a group of friends and I started looking for things to inspire a Japan 2017 ski tour, it didn’t take long to stumble across DPS Cinematic, a growing collection of … Read more
In the latest episode of BDTV, Black Diamond have documented the status of the iconic Le Telepherique at La Grave, France in a neat short interviewing its various engineers. Completed … Read more
Will Ross, October 31, 2015
Peak Performance athletes Henrik Windstedt and Matilda Rapaport feature in an almighty short, released this week to strike the beginning of the winter. The two skiers talk about time out in Alaska, … Read more
Zermatt’s car-free village is a delightful place to stay in this famous Valais resort in Switzerland. Here are three other places to stay which offer immediate access to skiing and … Read more
Located high up in a celestial space above London’s Silicon Roundabout, right in the thick of the burgeoning tech epicentre, can be found the UK office of performance ski manufacturer The Faction Collective. A … Read more
Val Thorens, France: the pinnacle of Alpine ski resorts, sitting at a healthy 2300m as the highest in Europe. VT is part of the Les Trois Vallées and as le plus grande domain skiable du monde (the largest linked ski area in the world), the resort accompanies Courcheval and Meribel as one of the mighty titans of Europe.
With a name that translates to “snow” and a lineup of stylish garments that refuse to compromise on utility, technicality, and durability, Eira Outerwear is poised to swiftly take hold … Read more
Copper Mountain is one of Colorado’s best ski resorts and the home to some of the best athletes on snow.
Though there is still an imbalance between male and female participation in outdoors sports, the gap is closing and deservedly so. Here are 11 reasons why.
The small French ski resort of Sainte Foy in the Savoie department of the Rhône-Alpes is known by a select few for the quality and quantity of its off-piste areas, … Read more
The efforts of the initial USA Colab include promoting U.S.-made products and announcing the USA Colab group through a targeted ad campaign, which can be seen in SKIING, Powder, Freeskier, Snowboard, and Backcountry magazines. Additionally, the project has retained Terra PR and Terra Spectrum Social to help expand visibility through earned and social media channels to help spread the gospel of buying American made.
As the winter starts to fade away in the northern hemisphere, there’s already something to look forward to the 2013/14 season. Patagonia will be releasing 1000 1000-fill Encapsil Down Belay Parka in a limited edition stock, presenting a pretty impressive addition to the down jacket scene with the warmest of its kind. Here’s a preview.
Being based in Vancouver for the season has forced me to spend copious days on the mountain, usually up at Whistler which serves as the local playground for this adventure … Read more
Earlier this month, an unusual event took place in the Koh-e-Baba Mountain Range in the central Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan. For just the second time, the Afghan Ski Challenge (ASC) found its form, … Read more