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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.

A Skier's Journey Final Episode

A Skier’s Journey – Home

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

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Dry Skiing

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

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DPS Skis Cinematic

DPS Skis Cinematic – Reflections

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

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A skier's journey China

A Skier’s Journey – China

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

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A Skier’s Journey Japan

Powder Skiing Japan There’s nothing quite like snow in the hills to fuel the stoke for winter. It’s been a record wet October here in the Pacific Northwest and the mountains are looking more winter like with every storm. In the name of winter stoke and some Tuesday time wasting, here’s a great short film that sets the tone for… Read More

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motocycle ski races

Giving New Meaning to Mechanized Skiing

Motorcycle Ski Races Here’s a classic to satisfy your need for a Tuesday Time Waster: Vintage Motorcycle Ski Races Who knew they were having so much fun back in the 1950’s – motorcycle ski races! Given the gear of the day and the apparent speeds, these skiers are putting on quite a show. Just think, next time you use a… Read More

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A skier's Journey - ski film

A Skier’s Journey – Iran

A Skier’s Journey – The Iran Episode As promised, Jordan Manley and crew present the first of three ski films in the final episode of A Skier’s Journey. The Iran episode. “Should we go?” Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide, indeed, they should. Upon arriving in Iran, they are welcomed with profound warmth, stunned by the immense beauty of the… Read More

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A Skier’s Journey – ski film launch

A Skier’s Journey – the final episodes Anyone who has travelled to remote locales to ski appreciates that the resulting experience is much broader than just the skiing. It’s about the adventure – the people, the travel, the tent time, the culture and the all the small pieces that make the skiing possible. In 2010, artful adventure photog, Jordan Manley, and intrepid skiers… Read More

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candide thovex edit

Who Needs Snow – Candide Thovex Edit – Tuesday Time Waster

Tuesday Time Waster – Candide Thovex Edit The weather seems to have turned toward fall as the calendar turned to September this year. The Northwest mountains have only seen a trace of snow but the cool temps and grey skies help fuel thoughts of the winter ahead. But who needs snow to ski. Apparently, Candide Thovex doesn’t. This clip is… Read More

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monumental ski film trailer

Monumental – Skiing our National Parks – ski film trailer

Monumental – ski film trailer Skiing our National Parks KGB Productions – a film production crew from Jackson Hole who have produced a few ski films in recent years have a cool new project to launch this fall, Monumental: Skiing Our National Parks. A ski film unlike any other, it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service by paying homage to these… Read More

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Ski Movie Trailers – TGR, MSP, 4FRNT

Ski Movie Trailers It’s that time of year again; time for the ski movie trailers to start priming the winter stoke. Though I have always felt it’s crazy to start the stoke three or four months before we’ll actually be skiing, here are the first trailers of the season. Of course it’s still early, but the climate scientists keep talking… Read More

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slackline fun

Slackline Fun – Tuesday Time Waster

Slackline Fun Summer is in full swing in North America. It’s time to ride our bikes, scramble peaks, paddle, sail and swim in wild water. Or you could work on your slackline skills. Here’s a little vid of some creative slackline moves to work into your repertoire. Check out our review of the Gibbon Slackline Kit

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Tuesday Time Waster – Cycling Humor

With ski season a distant memory, we turn to a little cycling humor to start your Tuesday.  Road biking is surrounded by attitude and mystique at the elite level. Little captures the essence of cycling snobbery like a good handmade boutique bike brand. And we are the first to dream about owning such fine examples of bike snobbery (and fine craftsmanship) and,… Read More

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The Pucker Factor – steep skiing on Mont Blanc

Here’s a ski vid with a high pucker factor; steep skiing on the Mont Blanc massif. Of course, it’s French. It’s actually a variation of a line first skied (are rarely repeated) in 1987 by Jean Marc Boivin. French skiers Yannick Boissenot, Nicolas Brunel, Titi Gentet and Stéphane Roguet first noticed the line while skiing in the Vallée Blanche. Read… Read More

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More Chamonix Couloir Skiing

Here’s some more Chamonix couloir skiing footage and an opportunity to practice your French! If the access and scenery in this clip don’t make you yearn to head across the Atlantic to explore the Alps, I’m not sure what will. It’s off the tram and into the big mountains.

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