Archive | September, 2015

backcountry skiing

In The Pocket – the cycle of the seasons

In the national forest around the volcano near my home, there is a pocket formed by the near-perpendicular intersection of two ridges. There’s a steep, old logging road that winds its way up to the ridgetop above this cleft in the earth, past a small spring that seeps downhill and is gathered by a creek and continues onward. I am… Read More

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Wave Skiing

Wave Skiing by Salomon FreeSki TV Fall is not quite in the air, so here’s a not quite snow related ski film. A few years ago, Voile did some water skiing on their skis. I suppose it was only time before someone decided to try surfing . . . and now for something completely different. Wave Skiing by Salomon FreeSki TV

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alpine single tarck sol mountain lodge

Alpine Singletrack – Sol Mountain

Alpine Singletrack on the Rise Story and Photos by Steve Shannon A hundred kilometers south of Revelstoke, British Columbia, tucked away in an alpine meadow in the Monashee Mountains, sits a growing alpine singletrack hotspot: Sol Mountain Lodge. Sol has operated as a ski touring lodge since 2005 but with the lodge accessible by car after the snow melts, owner, Aaron… Read More

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