Mike Duffy shares some backcountry tricks he’s learned to help you in getting started in linking snowmobile power turns. Illustrated with action shots of his fellow BCA sled athletes Jeremy Mercier and Dave Norona.
January 15, 2019
So you feel confident enough throwing a 360° in the park, but you want to experience those flowy, pow-filled landings. If you are still working on dialing in your Backcountry 360°’s, there are a few things you need to know to start out.
January 13, 2019
BCA pro athlete Grifen Moller shares the behind the scenes of what happens during and in-between the Freeride World Tour stops.
January 2, 2019
BCA sled athlete Tony Ryan’s passion for snowmobiling has led him to the competition of the RMSHA hillclimb series.
The results from a Shovel Tilt Test – the standard compression test could have missed the upper layer due to compressing or squishing it. By BCA ambassador Josh Kling Planning a ski tour can be complicated enough. From putting together a run list to selecting a backcountry hut, to dealing with human factors, there is […]
December 9, 2018
How often do you head out on a ski tour with a really good idea of how long it’s going to take you? If you are like us, your know how long your go-to backcountry tours take, but when headed somewhere new, it’s more of a challenge. Here’s a good method for how to calculate ski tour time based on distance and elevation gain, from BCA ambassador Sarah Carpenter.
November 28, 2018
What is BCA’s #sendandreturn all about? It’s about good decision-making based on the avalanche forecast, terrain and conditions, and the willingness to forgo sending it down a planned route for the sake of returning at the end of the day! #sendandreturn is high-stakes business for Freeride World Tour athletes, as Grif Moller reminds us here. […]
November 20, 2018
Climbing above the clouds on Villarrica for spring skiing Southern Chile’s Araucania Region – a beautiful 5500’ ski run from the smoking crater to the parking lot. This was a day that started off with three hours of skinning in a whiteout and GPS navigation. BCA ambassador Tyler Reid reports.
November 15, 2018
BCA pro athlete Amie Engerbretson writes of her #sendandreturn approach to skiing the infamous, coveted, aesthetically beautiful Super C couloir nestled in the Andes Mountains that tower above the idyllic mountain oasis, Ski Portillo.