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This is a special advertising section. Big Sky Resort, proud home to the Biggest Skiing in America. On average, 400 inches of powder fall on 5,850 skiable acres. More than 2,300 acres are dedicated to beginner and intermediate terrain, which is most exciting for guests learning to ski. Advanced and expert skiers will discover 300
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This is a special advertising section. Ski the Cold Smoke! Bridger Bowl, a nonprofit, community area is a skier’s paradise. Ridge terrain offers an impressive variety of steeps and natural features. On the north side, enjoy easy access to 500 acres of low angle powder and groomers. Located 16 miles from Bozeman, check out micro-breweries,
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This is a special advertising section. Grand Targhee Resort is the powder skier’s mountain where consistent storms drop over 500″ of snow per year. Located on the western slope of the Tetons, our base elevation of 7,850′ keeps us covered top-to-bottom from opening day to closing weekend. Whether you’re looking for the perfectly gladed slopes
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This is a special advertising section. Alaska’s premier ski destination resort, Alyeska Resort is truly a playground for all levels of skiers and riders. Offering 1,610 skiable acres, 76 named trails and over 669″ of snow annually, Alyeska lives up to its reputation as steep and deep. Whether you are just starting out in the
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This is a special advertising section. Located 75 miles west of Denver, Colo. in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Copper Mountain Resort is an ideal vacation destination with a laid-back and inclusive vibe that represents the best of Colorado. Three pedestrian-friendly village areas provide a vibrant atmosphere with lodging, retail outlets, restaurants, bars and
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This is a special advertising section. Located in Northwest Montana with Glacier National Park in their backyard, Whitefish has the views, the snow, and a lack of crowds all at an affordable price. In the ’30s local skiers discovered good skiing on the “big mountain” north of town. Since then they’ve been committed to a
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Welcome to The North Shore. The Pipeline. A break that rips, a break that roars. One of the most respected waves in the world.
Watch this wave from all angles as photographer/videographer Chris Kincade captures the intensity of this break and the daring individuals that battle its element.
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After suffering an injury to her left knee during a super-G training run at Colorado's Copper Mountain on November 19, Lindsey Vonn's last season of skiing before retirement was looking grim. But, like she's done many times before, Vonn worked tirelessly for six weeks to get back on skis, and will officially rejoin World Cup
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The Korea Forest Service recently made a request to the Gangwon Provincial Government that the Jeongseon Alpine Center, which was built for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic alpine events, be restored back to its original condition. Before the Games, a deal was struck between the Korea Forest Service and the Gangwon Provincial Government which stated
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IT WAS SNOWING in Whitefish. Again. For eight days straight, a relentless February storm had been blanketing Montana in white, adding 45 inches to the snowbanks of what would be Whitefish Mountain Resort's second best winter in the last two decades. Just as the lifts started to spin, the cloak of gray fog gave way
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Cal Poly student Nick Wapner was attacked by a 15-foot great white shark while surfing at Sand Spit in Montana de Oro State Park, just south of Morro Bay.
“Wapner received 50 stitches on both his legs after the shark clamped down from his right ankle to his left thigh. Luckily, Wapner was able to kick the shark off and didn’t sustain serious injuries to his limbs — and was able to get himself to the hospital by car. Montaña de Oro State Park Ranger Supervisor Robert Colligan said that Wapner was shaken up.” – San Luis Obispo News
State Park Supervisor Robert Colligan said it could have been an exploratory bite then let go.
Wapner did suffer a couple of deep wounds from the attack, but nothing life-threatening. The surfer has already expressed his interested in paddling back out after her recovers.
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The snow gods have been extra kind to Utah, Tahoe, and Jackson Hole over the last few days, with multiple ski areas and resorts recording over 20 inches. Alta recorded an impressive 25 inches on Monday and Park City saw 22 inches over the last seven days. Powder Mountain was also living up to its
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Jay Peak will be for sale within weeks The Northeast Kingdom's embattled powder playground will officially be on the open market within a couple of weeks according to The Burlington Free Press. The news comes in the wake of Jay Peak's involvement in one of the biggest EB-5 visa frauds in U.S. history, and, in
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On Saturday, January 5, a skier taking a Level 2 avalanche course in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains died after getting caught in an avalanche. Peter Marshall, a 40-year-old skier from Longmont, Colorado, was one of six skiers in the class who triggered the slide on Upper Senator Breck Basin, located northwest of Red Mountain Pass.
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This article, and distribution, was paid for by Patagonia and produced in conjunction with POWDER. Patagonia’s acclaimed Worn Wear program and tour return in 2019 for another journey on the road. The Worn Wear program was created in 2013 "with the idea of encouraging people to change their relationship with stuff. The program provides significant
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Packing for a ski trip is always a bit daunting. How much is enough? What is too much? Even more difficult is knowing what to bring on a multi-day backcountry hut trip, since you are often either hauling it in yourself or using a machine (heli, snowcat, or snowmobile) with limited gear space to access
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If you're a backcountry skier, you spend a lot of time thinking about the snowpack. You pay attention to the impacts of weather and time on the layers hidden below surface. You anticipate where there may be strengths and weaknesses, and then you dig big holes in the snow, seeking evidence. You investigate, rigorously, because
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World Cup downhill racers are, without question, the most badass men and women on skis. Badass-er than Chugach straightliners, badass-er than I-skinned-for-three-months-and-slept-in-my-puffy-the-whole-time-to-reach-this-peak alpinists; badass-er than those kids who throw spins and flips off giant booters. The guys and gals who charge 80-plus mph down free-falling, off-camber pitches on glare ice don't just suppress the urge
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Shiffrin caps banner year with new record New Year, same old Shiff, as the 23-year-old slalom savant etched her name into eternity this week, finishing off 2018 with a slalom win to give her a record 36 World Cup slalom victories for the year (with 51 across all disciplines0. The tally bests Shiffrin's idol, Marlies
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In 1980’s Hawaii, teen surfers formed a community changing the face of competitive surfing forever. Escaping their challenging home lives and both competing and commiserating with each other’s quests for international recognition, they became champions of the world.
The film follows the intense trials, painful sacrifices and incredible achievements of the influential surfing group who started out as teenagers from Hawaii in a small house in O’ahu.
The film features Kelly Slater, Rob Machado, Rob Kalani, Taylor Knox, Shane Dorian, Pat O’Connell, Ross Williams, and Benji Weatherly.
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