There are a lot of great videos being posted by the various Colorado resorts. This one from Vail (from last year) shows what it takes to get the Back Bowls open from the ski patrol perspective. It’s not as simple as waiting for it to snow, and dropping the gates and just going and skiing […]
Great editing and collection of shots from Aspen/Snowmass today (December 19, 2012). This is so reassuring to see. Keep it coming!
Here’s a beautiful video with Lindsay Vonn (and NEU Productions) for Oakley’s “Beyond Reason” campaign. “If you love what you do … you have to be willing to give it everything you have.”
Here’s part 2 of the Snow Science series from Joel Gratz and OnTheSnow. This is something I’ve always been interested in: how much does it cost a resort to make snow? You have to wonder about the cost/benefit (economics) for someone like Arapahoe Basin and Loveland to make snow so early in the season. Or […]
Our pal Joel Gratz (of OpenSnow.com) and the folks at OnTheSnow have put together an excellent video explaining the science behind snowmaking and why resorts across North America need fake snow to keep the lifts turning. Guest appearances by Loveland and Beaver Creek.
Here’s another great video to help get you into the winter mood: Beaver Creek’s 2012 winter preview (all footage shot from 2011/2012 season).
If you’re still trying to get into the winter season mood this video should help a bit.
Back in February, Shaun White was able to land his double alley-oop backside rodeo. ESPN and Oakley have released that footage and an interview. Pretty impressive stuff. We should be able to see Shaun compete at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge next month. Check the events calendar for more details.