March 15, 2010
It was as good as it gets skiing with North Cascade Heli—plenty of deep, cold snow, boatloads of sun and not a lick of wind. Check out some shots here from the day.
March 14, 2010
Mission Ridge is a sweet local hill that knocks the socks off of most major mountains out there. It's got a family feel, but has all the rowdy, technical lines that any serious skier could want. When the rest of Washington is sopping wet, Mission Ridge skis clear and cold. We had the pleasure of catching it on a beautiful spring day today. Here are a few photos from the day.
March 13, 2010
We got a chance to tag along with Seattle-based photographer Ian Coble and K2 athlete Tyler Ceccanti shooting at Stevens Pass, Washington yesterday. The snow was deep and they killed it. Here’s what Ian had to say about shooting in the Northwest this season.
January 27, 2010
Storms in the Pacific Northwest hamper visibility. So get some depth perception in the rocky chutes and protected tree runs accessed by Crystal Mountain’s Northway lift. Before the resort installed the 1,870-vertical-foot fixed-grip lift in 2007, this zone was a backcountry stash for locals. Now the chair helps disperse skier traffic and has increased Crystal’s lift-served terrain by 62 percent.
December 14, 2009
Colorado, Utah, Montana, and Washington ski areas saw cold temperatures last week followed by new snow, currently creating snowpack instabilities. Avalanche warnings remain at high for mountain locations in these states.
December 3, 2009
While most of us were preparing to stuff our faces on America's favorite holiday, skiers at Mt. Baker Ski Resort in Washington enjoyed faceshots the week before Thanksgiving. Black Diamond athlete, Zack Giffin, gives thanks by sharing his helmet camera documentation of the early season snow.
September 16, 2009
Best meat-infused cocktail, shortest lift lines, cheapest digs, and more. The rest of the awards from our 2010 Resort Awards.
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