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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.

Valhalla Movie Trailer

Ski season is sneaking up on us . . . the Sweetgrass crew just released the trailer for their new ski film Valhalla: Sweetgrass Productions’ VALHALLA – Trailer 2 from Sweetgrass Productions on Vimeo.

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One to look forward to: Into the Mind

Summer may be trying to kick into gear here in the Northwest but this ski movie preview was too good to pass up. Looks like the Sherpa Cinema crew has been busy filming and creating since they made All I Can. Check out the Into the Mind teaser to relieve the stress of summer . . . full movie due… Read More

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Tuesday Time Waster – Speed Riding

It’s been a while since we posted a Tuesday Time Waster vid clip, so here we go. Call it speed riding, call it para skiing, call it crazy. This skier takes it to a new level with the addition of barrel rolls . . .

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Hans Gmoser Ski and Mountain Film Project

Climbing and skiing pioneer Hans Gmoser is one of the names that helped to push North American mountaineering and adventure skiing to new heights in the 1950’s and 60’s. Raised in Austria during World War II, Gmoser moved to the Canadian Rockies at age 19 and pursued a life in the mountains as a guide and adventurer. His accomplishments includes… Read More

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Sweetgrass Productions – Valhalla film trailer

Sweetgrass Productions steps into the world of digital cinematography with their fourth ski film, Valhalla. Shot entirely with the RED camera system, the film is about the "the weightlessness of youth, a wild tribe and one man’s journey to rediscover the bright eyes of his childdhood and creativity of every moment." Having spent two years travelling to and from South… Read More

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Into The Mind

Sherpas Cinema, the makers of All I Can and The Fine Line, just launched the trailer to their newest film, Into the Mind. The final cut is not due until fall 2013, but the trailer looks mighty tempting. Here’s what Sherpas has to say . . . Blur the lines between dream state and reality, as you perceive the world… Read More

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Artful Powder Skiing in Japan

Japan has been getting some great press the past couple of seasons. The following short film is from photographer Jordan Manley. I had the good fortune to jury a photo comp he entered a few years ago. He’s got a keen eye and is apparently making a name for himself with video. Check out this artful ski film from a… Read More

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Greg Stump Interview

If you are old enough to have been watching ski movies in the 80’s and 90’s, you are sure to recognize the name Greg Stump. If you’re not familiar with Stump’s films, do yourself a favor and add a few to your annual ski party viewing list this year. He produced a number of ski films during the rise of… Read More

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Skiing The Void

It’s a grey Friday here in the Pacific Northwest, and it seemed like a good day for a vid clip. Although Sweetgrass Productions is not scheduled to launch a ski film this winter, they did a run a 12-part web series about their time spent in South America filming for their 2011 film, Solitaire. These guys stand out for their… Read More

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Tempting Fear – Ski Movie

Check out the following film trailer for Temping Fear, a ski film that documents a winter with Swedish ski mountaineer Andreas Fransson. Fransson has a gift for sharing his perspective on the risk, euphoria and philosophy surrounding his approach to high level ski mountaineerning pursuits. The movie appears to more than simple ski porn as it speaks through Fransson’s words… Read More

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