February 24, 2011
Sweetgrass Productions isn't your average film company. Instead of shooting urban jibs and heli-fueled big mountain lines, they've made a name for themselves by filming in-depth portraits of human-powered ski culture, with a side of pow shots (see their last film "Signatures"). They've spent the past two seasons in South America shooting their 2011 production, "Solitare." Here's a behind the scenes look.
September 22, 2009
What could possibly go wrong on a free heli skiing trip in Patagonia? Well, the mountains could be caked in ice, for one. Griffin Post channels Thoreau and makes due with bad conditions.
September 17, 2009
A South American cell phone company wants to film a commercial with big-mountain skiers. They'll pay for heli and sled skiing in Caviahue, on the border of Chile and Argentina. So who do they call? Our blogger, Griffin Post.
September 11, 2009
So what if you're alone and the big lines aren't good this late in the season? Brigid Mander has been warned, but she still heads to La Hoya, Argentina, to ski blower pow with a couple of ski patrollers.