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Authored by Biglines on Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 12:10

"Few things get you away from your daily grind. For pro skiers, the everyday is a vacation from the realities of the rest of the world. But the truth is that contests, filming and traveling can take their toll. To unplug from the normal routine, Drew Tabke, Ingrid Backstrom, Riley Leboe, Reine Barkered and Izzy Lynch head to the north island of Japan to reconnect with what inspires them in...
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Authored by salomon on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 09:14

As an avalanche controller, Kevin Fogolin gets to work and ski in some of the most spectacular mountains on earth.
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Authored by Biglines on Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:29

These Surf the Earth webisodes feature some of the most creative backcountry snowboarding that you'll ever see. And it's got everything to do with the man behind the earthsurfing: Curtis Woodman. Nobody rides like him. Nobody. You may think he looks a little squirrelly at first, but his mid pillow-line Miller Flip at the end of the video is one of the coolest things we've seen in a long time....
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Authored by Blainer on Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 23:29

When we got all that rain last week in Whistler, I thought we were done for eh. It was a full monsoon pretty high up and my brother Dwayne and I thought we were gonna have to move back to Calgary for the season. It just totally dumped there eh.
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Authored by Biglines on Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 13:09

Matt Wainhouse is a high calibre boardist from the PNW. He runs with a crew of like-minded individuals and they've all got a knack for documenting one another's exploits, even if it's only on the fly with their iphones. This is Matt's submission to The Snowboard NW Film Fest and it gives an amazing sense of what it would be like to roll around Stevens Pass and the rest of...
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Authored by Biglines on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:45

You may recognize Elias from such videos as the filthy Gopro edits that have been circulating the interwebs of late. He's smooth, he's stylish and he loves riding pow. And as far as freestyle moves in the backcountry go, there are only a few people out there who can do it as seamlessly as this guy. 
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Authored by Biglines on Monday, November 24, 2014 - 21:50

Wow. This movie takes a second or two to get going. But by the time you finish watching it, you're gonna want to book a trip down to New Zealand's Southern Alps. Will Jackways is an understated freerider that calls Wanaka home. This short video does an amazing job of showcasing both his approach to the mountain and his approach to life. And it really drives home the connection to between...
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Authored by Biglines on Monday, November 24, 2014 - 16:15

Claudia Avon is an explosive little nugget of a snowboarder who shows very little fear in the face of gnarly situations. She's decided to focus on big mountain riding in the last few years and her exploits have earned her a spot on the Jones snowboard team.....no easy feat. This is a teaser for her full part, which is meant to drop a little later this week. Get amongst it!
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Authored by Biglines on Monday, November 24, 2014 - 14:14

This young Italian buck skis smooth like butter and throws technical freestyle moves in the most unlikely places. His MSP Monday remix from Days of my Youth is one of best ones yet. Check it!
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Authored by mikeynix on Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 08:30

Whistler Mountain started spinning their lifts for the 2014-15 season on Saturday and it was a real hoot out there. Sure, the snowpack’s a little thin below treeline. But the alpine’s actually holding about a metre of surprisingly supportive snow. And the mountain picked up a casual 10-25 cms over the weekend, so the skiing above 1800 metres was both supportive and fresh....
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Authored by Biglines on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 13:21

With Sean Pettit devoting his filming time to The Recruitment in the last couple years, Richard Permin's the guy filling those backcountry freestyle shoes for MSP. Not an easy task, but the Frenchman's absolutely crushing it out there. And he busts out some of the smoothest nose butters we've ever seen doen on skis. Powder TV's athlete remixes from Days of my Youth are definitely worth...
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Authored by Biglines on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 14:38

Whoah. Has anyone ever seen a series of storms move in like this? According to Jason Holler & Joseph DeBenedictis, this "video taken with Canon 5D from 31st Floor of One Seneca Tower in Downtown Buffalo, the tallest building in Buffalo."
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Authored by Biglines on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 11:53

"When Leo Ahrens and Zach Halverson traveled to Europe, it was their first time in the Alps and they were not quite sure what to expect. Upon arrival they were greeted with an unsettled weather pattern that alternated between sunny days and heavy snow, the perfect ingredients for a week full of Great Days.
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Authored by Biglines on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 11:12

"Midway through a dry season, with scraggly trees, icy slopes, and hardly any base, Mount Baker suddenly finds itself consumed by the chaos of the year' biggest storm-- unleashing several feet of snow every night for ten straight days. Plows work around the clock to keep order, but still the ditches fill with battered cars fallen victim to the heavy drifts.
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Authored by salomon on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 13:05

Every new ski season starts with the optimism that this will be the best season ever.
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Authored by Biglines on Monday, November 17, 2014 - 19:46

"Inspired by one small, pixelated photo of an unknown peak in Greenland, Lucas Debari made it his mission to plan the perfect expedition to this unidentified glacier. Mica to Greenland follows Lucas and Johnny Collinson as they prepare for the trip of a lifetime shredding powder in the backcountry of Mica, British Columbia, before joining Hilaree O'Neill and Ralph Backstrom in pursuit of...
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Monday, November 17, 2014 - 00:11

As the stalwart pioneer of snowboarding’s backcountry freestyle movement, DCP has spent a lifetime adapting to the capricious rhythm of Mother Nature. When his personal and professional relationships are met with the same cyclical zeal, DCP forges into his own hinterland and discovers that the depth of the Whistler community is as vast as the surrounding ridge lines.Watch the rest of the series...
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Authored by Thomas Goot on Friday, November 14, 2014 - 09:45

Support the Revelstoke Cycling Association and get a great deal on an incredible day of Heli Skiing/Snowboarding with our generous supporter, Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing!This 1 Day Heli package is valid for the 2014-2015 seasonThere are no date restrictions This day is valued at $1068 but the bidding began at only $500! Click here to check out the auction on the sidebar of the RCA's webpage
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Authored by henry on Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 23:16

Some shaky I pad footage of lobsters and powder skiing
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 16:26

Do you ever have those dreams where you’re shredding the peaks of epic coastal mountains on a bluebird day with your buds, avy dogs are playing in the snow and new gondola cabins are glistening in the sun? IT’S NOT A DREAM! Well, the dream came alive for Stan Rey and Mercedes Nicoll yesterday, November 10, with a little help from our friends at Blackcomb Aviation. 
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Authored by Peakz on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 13:21

Recent snowstorms and the promise of good weather inspired Aaron Bernasconi from Mountain MotorSports and I to venture out to Quartz Creek on November 10th, 2014.
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Authored by otherdataadmin on Monday, November 10, 2014 - 10:40

Here's some vintage Sherpas action to start your day off right. This cult classic is basically the follow up to Yes to the No and reintroduces us to the posse of shred-dogs that pioneered the sport of Noboarding. 
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Authored by otherdataadmin on Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 13:33

"There are no ski areas on the peaks above the historic village of Shirakawa-go, but it’s surrounded by great skiing—as long as you’re willing to hike for it. Join Carston Oliver, Eliel Hindert, Pep Fujas and Makoto Takeishi as they take to the hills to discover the meaning of “Deep” in the Shirakawa backcountry. This Sweetgrass Productions short is Episode Two in Patagonia’s Find Away series."
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Authored by otherdataadmin on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:07

"A brief how-to for common snowpack tests to locate and assess instabilities within the snowpack, presented by Mike Conlan. Start times of tests in this video are as follows:
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