It was the sort of once-in-a-lifetime idea that only comes to you in the backcountry, when you're all hopped up on powder and running desperately low on effervescent malt beverages. Chapman Wilcox, a large-medium artist and the self-described "big thinker" of the group, had envisioned working on such an enormous canvas during a lengthy meditative episode ("I was pretty much high on post-powder endorphins," he says). But it took the combined efforts of the entire party to brainstorm such a succinct yet powerful message. Smoke 'em if you got 'em seemed too long, no one could remember how to spell Hefeweizen, and only Steve wanted to write Amy, take me back. Then the epiphany struck like a truckload of High Life.
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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.
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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
A former Alaskan heli-skiing guide revisits the line that almost killed him.