As Promised, here’s Episode 1: The Space Within – the first installment of four DPS Cinematic Short Films. And here’s the official word from the DPS team: Exploring the tidepools of a deserted tropical beach, a young boy finds a mysterious treasure washed upon the rocks. ‘The Space Within’ whispers of another world, holding magic unlike anything he has seen… Read More
Ski Movie Trailers and more
Welcome to Off-Piste Magazine’s home of backcountry ski movies, ski movie trailers and related mountain films for your viewing pleasure. This where you will find ski movie trailers, webisodes and all the various mountain and adventure film clips that we believe are worth viewing.
DPS Skis has just announced Volume IV of their ‘”Shadow Campaign” Film Series. As usual we can look forward to four new films. This year, the DPS Cinematic crew traveled to Kyrgyzstan, Japan and Alaska in search of adventure on snow. Individual episodes are scheduled for release on the third Thursday of September, October, November and December of 2017 –… Read More
It’s that time of year again. September is knocking at the door and the ski movie trailers are here to distract us from our precious workday schedules . . . Here’s what TGR has to say about their latest ski movie, Rogue Elements: Since the dawn of time, everything that has lived and breathed on this planet has been subject to… Read More
The 20th annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival kicks off on Feb 10 in Vancouver, BC. Check out the trailer . . . get all the details from VIMFF
Backcountry Ski Humor: Shit Skier Girls Say: Backcountry Edition Shit Skier Girls Say: Backcountry Edition from Unicorn Picnic Productions on Vimeo.
When the snow conditions are firm, nothing offers uphill security like ski crampons or, as they say in German, ”harscheisen”. Check out the video from the American Mountain Guide Association about when to use ski crampons. Ski crampons attach to your bindings (or ski as in some aftermarket telemark solutions) and pivot under foot as you skin up the hill,… Read More
Xavier De Le Rue was tired of big production ski videos and embarked on a little DIY project with the hopes of more skiing and less computer time. Here’s a short clip skiing a couloir on the Mont Blanc Massif. The line and skiing are cool for sure, but check out the FatMap tool that they use to plan and… Read More
DPS Cinematic – Gone Big Zack Giffin has led many lives. The quintessential powder bum that went big on skis became a professional athlete, then went even bigger to become a co-host of the television show Tiny House Nation and a national leader in the tiny house movement. But once you’ve gone big, how do you stay true to the… Read More
Tantalus Range Ski Stoke Pure ski stoke from the Tantalus Range in British Columbia’s Coast Mountains. An all-star cast of big mountain riders including Kye Petersen, Athan Merrick and Pep Fujas shred like only pros can shred.
DPS Cinematic – Genesis Check out the latest in the DPS Cinematic project of short ski films – Genesis. The crew heads for Alaska’s famed Chugach Range, rising above the rain-soaked primordial forest of lower elevations and rising into the peaks that inspired big mountain skiing. The all-star cast of skiers features Zack Griffin, Santiago Guzman and Piers Solomon. Five minutes of big mountain bliss and… Read More
Guilt Trip – Skiing Greenland Mountains, snow, skiing, travel; it’s a seductive combination. Anyone who has travelled afar for adventure or sat in a helicopter or on snowmobile to access a hut or ski terrain has likely heard the voices questioning the value and the bigger picture contribution to climate change. It’s difficult not to think about it at some level. Modern… Read More
A Skier’s Journey – Crossing Home The final episode of A Skier’s Journey – Crossing Home – follows Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots to British Columbia’s Coast Mountains for a reflective look at the idea of home. Life on the road ultimately points towards where one started and, for Coots, Sayers and Manley, the start is British Columbia. Embarking on a three-week expedition,… Read More
Dry Skiing And now for something completely different . . . dry skiing at its most extreme. While we digest the recent election and look forward to deep winter days, here’s a dose of creative mountain culture energy. Leave it to the Euros to take rock skiing to new levels. I can’t believe they are not wearing elbow pads and… Read More
DPS Skis Cinematic – REFLECTIONS Few places deliver epic early season powder ski conditions as reliably as British Columbia’s Monashee Range. We were lucky enough to be up at Sol Mountain Lodge in the Monashee while the DPS Skis crew was filming this edition of the DPS Cinematic series last December. It was a great week of classic, deep Monashee pow, but… Read More
A Skier’s Journey China The skier’s journey continues in Season 4, Episode 2 with a trip to China. Skiing as sport is in it’s infancy in China, a phenomenon of the country’s exploding middle class. As a means of survival, however, it is thousands of years old, a stone age hunter-gatherer technology born in the Altai mountains where China, Mongolia,… Read More