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Mount Hood summer cut, Part I
Mount Hood summer cut, Part I

The short and sweet: Mama Hood always provides the goods. In this short edit by Abner Wyman—an American mainstay in The Bunch crew—get a taste....

Spearhead Traverse: Pushing the boundaries of backcountry
Spearhead Traverse: Pushing the boundaries of backcountry

The short and sweet: Nestled between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains in British Columbia, the Spearhead Traverse is a classic winter route renowned for its incredible....

Death over rappelling: Skiing a midnight chute with Nikolai Schirmer
Death over rappelling: Skiing a midnight chute with Nikolai Schirmer

The short and sweet: Here’s a glimpse of a “daytime” adventure in the Arctic—but why the hell is it so dark? Well, the sun doesn’t....

Cody Townsend presents The FIFTY: Mt. Shuksan, WA
Cody Townsend presents The FIFTY: Mt. Shuksan, WA

Cody Townsend is one of the most recognizable names in skiing at the moment. He’s been a regular in Matchstick Productions’ annual flicks since 2005’s The....

Explore Southern Colorado’s San Juan Range with Mike Barney
Explore Southern Colorado’s San Juan Range with Mike Barney

The short and sweet: Black Diamond ambassador Mike Barney knows the San Juans as well as anybody. As an AIARE level 3 certified guide, Barney....

Keep the Line 2.1 — Avoriaz
Keep the Line 2.1 — Avoriaz

The short and sweet: The Line Skis athlete roster is chock full of freestylers with a unique approach to the mountain. The French “equipe” is....

26 vintage ski resort images that will have you thirsting for the good ol’ days
26 vintage ski resort images that will have you thirsting for the good ol’ days

Ah the good ol’ days of skiing. Bright, neon outerwear; creative facial hair; provocative advertising; backscratchers, daffies, spraffies; letting the mane fly free under bright....

The Gear Closet: Bike-to-ski equipment designed to excel on the long haul
The Gear Closet: Bike-to-ski equipment designed to excel on the long haul

The skis, bikes, bags, trailers, and more relied on during a 16-day, self-supported sufferfest in the Pacific Northwest There’s a lot you can’t control on....

Look local: Make the most of your ski season by staying close to home
Look local: Make the most of your ski season by staying close to home

Skiers are compelled to explore the unknown—it’s rooted in our souls. Collectively, we have a craving to witness panoramas from the tops of faraway peaks,....

Trip report: Icelantic Skis tests new pro model twigs in Switzerland and Austria
Trip report: Icelantic Skis tests new pro model twigs in Switzerland and Austria

WORDS • Julian Carr | PHOTOS • Iz La Motte In February 2020, for the second year in a row, Icelantic gathered up ten team members....

Trip Report: Bike to ski volcano tour of Oregon
Trip Report: Bike to ski volcano tour of Oregon

Amidst the pandemic, a human-powered adventure across the Pacific Northwest WORDS & PHOTOS • ANDY COCHRANE The McDonald’s in Sisters, Oregon, sits on the corner of....

‘Nostalgie’ by PARTIMEVERYTHING
‘Nostalgie’ by PARTIMEVERYTHING

The short and sweet: Nostalgie is a full urban ski film from the PARTIMEVERYTHING crew that was filmed between full-time jobs and full-time university over....

THE COLLECTIVE: Antti Ollila Athlete Edit
THE COLLECTIVE: Antti Ollila Athlete Edit

The short and sweet: Finnish athlete Antti Ollila is no stranger to steeze and the athlete edit featured here further proves he’s a mastermind. Compiled....

Joint Efforts: Ski the Grand Staircase with the Provos
Joint Efforts: Ski the Grand Staircase with the Provos

The short and sweet: With a snowpack three times the average last season in Southern Utah, The Provo Brothers, Ian and Neil, ventured South to....

The Best New Paddling Gear of 2020
The Best New Paddling Gear of 2020

Months spent hunkered down at home have us all itching to get back to the great outdoors. And what better way to stay reasonably close....

You’ll be hookin’ trout in no time with these fly fishing essentials
You’ll be hookin’ trout in no time with these fly fishing essentials

Well, it’s officially summer here in Denver, Colorado. We know you’ve already applied a hearty layer of protective storage wax to the bases of your....

Armada introduces brand-new Declivity series of all-mountain skis
Armada introduces brand-new Declivity series of all-mountain skis

What used to be the name for Armada’s 2015 ski-mountaineering specific skis—the choice of the late JP Auclair on his high-alpine missions—as well as the....

Line Skis is making a carving ski (yes, you read that right) and it’s called the Blade
Line Skis is making a carving ski (yes, you read that right) and it’s called the Blade

What do you think of when you think of Line Skis? “Skiing the wrong way since ’95,” right? Line was hatched by Jason Levinthal in....

FRAMED
FRAMED

The best photos of the year Of all the things that inspire us to travel to new destinations, there’s perhaps one single medium that’s the....

The Powder Highway Project
The Powder Highway Project

Back in April, the FREESKIER crew made our way up to the Great White North to explore five of the most iconic ski areas along....

Finding High Tide in Lofoten
Finding High Tide in Lofoten

The picturesque Norwegian archipelago is a haven for foot-powered adventure WORDS • SVEN BRUNSO | PHOTOS • LIAM DORAN After 25 years of traveling the globe in search....

Here’s how ski towns, brands and athletes have responded to America’s social unrest
Here’s how ski towns, brands and athletes have responded to America’s social unrest

Featured Image: Tyler Wilkinson-Ray Racial and social tensions in the United States have peaked over the past two weeks and the outcry has echoed through....

Arapahoe Basin is set to open Wednesday; here’s everything you need to know
Arapahoe Basin is set to open Wednesday; here’s everything you need to know

Arapahoe Basin will reopen for the 2019-20 season with limited skiing operations Featured Image: Courtesy of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area Big new for skiers in....

All the clips that didn’t make it: Karl Fostvedt in “Return to Send’er”
All the clips that didn’t make it: Karl Fostvedt in “Return to Send’er”

Karl Fostvedt was new to the Matchstick Productions athlete roster last season, but that didn’t stop him from clogging their hard drives with outrageous ski....

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