Backcountry Skiing

  • #sendandreturn: Dash Longe Film Revival

    Dash Longe may be know for his big airs, but behind the scenes he has a larger personality. Dash Longe takes avalanche safety seriously when he films with Teton Gravity Research, always sending it big, and always returning. Watch him in action.

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  • Summer Fun and Winter Stoke with BCA Pro-Skier Corey Seemann

    Born and raised in Vail, BCA pro athlete Corey Seemann is gaining a name for himself through his skiing exploits and contagious stoke. Corey checked in with BCA to talk about this past winter, and his summer jet boating, and waterskiing.

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  • Summer Skiing the Best New Zealand “Ski Fields”

    South America gets all the glory when it comes to summer skiing. And I don’t deny that the terrain in the southern part of the Americas is epic. But another destination you should consider is New Zealand. With abundant backcountry terrain, here are the best New Zealand ski fields to visit.

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  • The Sociology of Skiing: BCA Student Athlete Martin Lentz learns the “Softer Side” of Freeskiing

    By Martin Lentz It could be perceived as a sly way to sneak skiing into an accredited curriculum, but the Sociology of Skiing course I took at Quest University last semester was a profoundly educational experience that had a lasting impact on me as a skier. Quest University is a private, liberal arts school in […]

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  • Freeride World Tour Athlete Spotlight: Berkeley Patterson (Part 3 of 3)

    Crystal Mountain native Berkeley Patterson started ferried competitions in eighth grade. A graduate of California’s Sugarbowl Academy, Berkeley is now a student at Quest University in Squamish B.C., where is enrolled in its LEAP program, which allows him to take time off to compete on the Freeride World Tour while he earns his degree.

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  • Freeride World Tour Athlete Spotlight: Grifen Moller (Part 2 of 3)

    With second place finishes at Revelstoke and Crested Butte, Grifin Moller is ready to ascend from the Freeride World Qualifiers in 2017 to the Freeride World Tour in 2018. Grif reports on his training, his philosophy and his extracurriculars keep him delivering top ten results in every competition he enters.

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  • #unepicadventures: Backcountry Brotherhood Born in Summit County

    Drew Petersen and his brother, Grant, grew up outside Silverthorne, Colorado, whose town logo is a rendering of Buffalo Mountain. In this #unepicadventure, the two bros climb Buffalo and ski the classic Silver Couloir on Buffalo’s north side, considered one of North America’s 50 classic ski descents.

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  • Freeride World Tour Athlete Spotlight: Trace Cooke (Part 1 of 3)

    With first place finishes at both the Crested Butte and Kicking Horse Freeride World Qualifiers along with a fourth place finish at Revelstoke, Trace Cooke was able to land the top spot in the overall rankings for North America. Trace reports in on the training and experiences that contributed to his meteoric rise during the 16/17 FWT season.

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  • To Heck With Ski Mags & their Resort Guides… Here Are Our Favorite Backcountry Ski Areas on Earth

    Here are our favourite places to shred the backcountry. Yes, some of them are pretty close, if not right off resorts, others are off the beaten path; all of them require some effort, some mountain knowledge and a little know-how to get to them. BCA ambassador Miles Clark reports.

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