Oh nothing, the little divots are just killing people as usual. In five years at British Columbian resorts, tree wells accounted for 75 percent of the "non-avalanche-related snow-immersion deaths, or NARSIDs as they are known in tragic circles, and six of the total 32 inbounds terminations. Trying to understand the M.O. of these homicidal snow ditches, B.C. experimenters recently tossed six skiers and four snowboarders headfirst into their clutches. Those who managed to click out of their bindings only fell deeper into the sugary abyss. None—zip, zero, nada—rescued themselves. But then, none were wearing vintage Luke Skywalker Utility Belts, complete with timber-destroying lightsaber and life-saving grappling hook. Foolish Canadians.
When storms dump on the Green Mountains, Ben Leoni seeks the goods.
Venture into New Hampshire's backcountry in search of chutes.
In episode two, Ben Leoni finds stashes in the Maine backcountry.
Welcome to Portillo, Chile, where gringos trade flip-flops for ski boots, racers and freeriders mingle, and pisco flows like carménère. The vibe is unabashedly old-school, and ...
Represent Skiing Magazine and the best gear brands on the road this winter.
In episode one, Ben Leoni and his crew head to Tuckerman Ravine.
A series of edits from Meathead Films and Ben Leoni features the Northeast’s pow, ice, and backcountry lines.
Bob Mazarei’s skied in 31 countries, on seven continents, and has countless first descents. testing
Tucker Vest Burton takes us through the Subaru Freeride World Qualifier course in Big Sky, Montana.
Friends and family of a Colorado avalanche victim plan to create a fund for avy safety.