[Video] Alex Bellemare's pandemic season offers a different kind of season edit

[Video] Alex Bellemare’s pandemic season offers a different kind of season edit

Part vlog, part clip stack, Alex Bellemare’s season edit feels like a breath of fresh air. It’s got stoke, honesty, comp and urban footage, and it feels...
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Squaw Valley is asking skiers’ help to rename a chairlift

Photo: Emily Tidwell/Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows As part of its commitment to changing the name of the resort, Squaw Valley is also renaming the Squaw Creek chair before...
[VIDEO] "Vaccine" is the ski movie we needed this summer

[VIDEO] “Vaccine” is the ski movie we needed this summer

Do you ever feel like you need a booster shot of winter? Whether it’s fatigue drawn from smoke, heat, or just a lack of fresh snow, we...
The Dynafit Free line rises from the ashes of a factory fire

The Dynafit Free line rises from the ashes of a factory fire

Photos: Fred Marmsater Flames engulfed much of Fischer’s legendary Mukachevo ski factory in Ukraine last year. Europe’s largest ski factory produced planks for Dynafit, Fischer, and Scott and...
Squaw creek

Squaw Valley is asking skiers’ help to rename a chairlift

Photo: Emily Tidwell/Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows As part of its commitment to changing the name of the resort, Squaw Valley is also renaming the Squaw Creek chair before...
Depth Of Field - Tal Roberts

Depth Of Field – Tal Roberts

Photographer Tal Roberts got his start in the world of still image creation by hitting the pause button on his VHS player at the crux moment of tricks in skate videos of the 1990’s. Though he didn’t use a...
Beat the heat with 2020's best ski films

Beat the heat with 2020’s best ski films

We’re deep in the summer doldrums. For us, that means scouring ski movies to build inspiration and stoke for the coming season. Luckily, we live in the...
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Canada opens its border to Americans on August 9

Good news, everyone! Americans who have been fully vaccinated for two weeks will be able to enter the Great White North on August 9 when Canada opens...
db duplex duffel

The Db Duplex Duffel is made for your next ski trip

When you think of Jon Olsson, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Ripping up a glacier in his Lamborghini Murciélago? Kangaroo flips at the 2008...
canada opens border

Canada opens its border to Americans on August 9

Good news, everyone! Americans who have been fully vaccinated for two weeks will be able to enter the Great White North on August 9 when Canada opens...
Cody Townsend gives The FIFTY viewers his van tour

Cody Townsend gives The FIFTY viewers his van tour

How many of you knew that Cody Townsend wasn’t wed to the truck rig? Once we saw that filmmaker Bjarne Salén started building vans it was only...
Three Australian resorts close again due to COVID-19 lockdown

Three Australian resorts close again due to COVID-19 lockdown

Australia’s Victoria state government announced a 5-day lockdown beginning midnight July 15 until July 20 after a spike in positive COVID-19 test results. Three Australian resorts, Mount...
Depth Of Field - Jay Dash

Depth Of Field – Jay Dash

In 2009 I left a corporate finance career in New York City to move west in search of a lifestyle that would be centered around the outdoors. I landed in Salt Lake City, Utah with no idea what I...
Finding Narnia in Cerro Catedral Alta Patagonia

Finding Narnia in Cerro Catedral Alta Patagonia

Words and Images: Ben Girardi Snow-covered moss hangs down from old growth trees, giving off a magical feeling. The trees before me are perfectly spaced with open hallways...
FullSend Ski Co

FullSend Ski Co is South Dakota’s First Ski Manufacturer

Growing up in the plains of Pierre, South Dakota, Doug Bachand wasn’t exactly a natural-born skier. But why should that stop him? Bachand’s FullSend Ski Co, influenced...
Cheating on summer in Chile’s Valle Nevado never felt so good

Cheating on summer in Chile’s Valle Nevado never felt so good

It may seem like cheating summer to head to Chile’s Valle Nevado. While your friends are sweltering back home during August’s dog days, you’re chasing powder on more...
Depth of Field - Ming Poon

Depth of Field – Ming Poon

Ming Poon is an award-winning photographer, based in North Lake Tahoe, California. In 2018, Ming received Powder Magazine’s Photo of the Year award, and in 2019, he won the renowned Whistler Blackcomb Deep Winter Photo Challenge. He travels to...
Ski the South

In Las Leñas, you can “heli ski” from a chairlift

WORDS: Matías Ricci The clock strikes 7:52 a.m. The night winds subside and the last stars fade into the emerging blue sky. The first beams of the rising sun...
Vasu Sojitra makes First Disabled Descent of Denali

Vasu Sojitra makes First Disabled Descent of Denali

INTERVIEW • Jake Stern | PHOTOS • Ted Hesser Unpacking a grimy duffel bag grimy from three weeks up on Denali, Vasu Sojitra wonders jokingly if his mentor,...
Ski the south

Portillo Chile holds the Spirit of the Andes

Covid is ravaging South America right now, and we at FREESKIER are hoping for the best for the people of the Southern Hemisphere. Our thoughts are especially...

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