You don’t have to rip to heliski. In fact, for intermediates and up who struggle with powder, the untracked wilds are the best place to learn.
If you're an intermediate...
1. Weight both feet equally: On hardpack, you stand mostly on your downhill ski, which gives you the power you need to carve a turn. In powder, however, a weighted ski will dive down and knock you off-balance. So distribute your weight on both skis and steer, rather than carve, through the fluff.
World Champion mogul skier Patrick Deneen shows us his routine for getting strong to ski moguls.
Always get stuck when you ski moguls? Training specific muscles could help. World Champion Mogul skier Patrick Deneen shows us six excercises he uses to train his core and legs, plus work on his balance and stability, that will get you in shape for skiing bumps.
This winter, world-renowned ski photographer Scott Markewitz wants to teach you his craft. He’s hosting a series of photography workshops, at Snowbird and in Alaska with EpicQuest and Chugach Powder Guides.