The Rise (and Fall) of Mustachactivsim
The Odds Are Good: If you’re gonna grow a mustache, grow a mustache.
First, I want to be clear about a couple of things. I like mustaches. A lot. And I don’t like cancer. But I am le tired of Movember.
Salomon Freeski TV: Ghost Town
The crew finds their own fortune in the mining towns up in BC
This week’s Salomon Freeski TV takes Josh Daiek, Mike Henitiuk, and Kieran Nikula up to the haunts of old mining towns in British Columbia. “As the crew explored deeper into mining country, it seemed to get better and better,” says Daiek. “We found natural step downs over frozen mining chutes, old tram towers to blast through, and run down trains to boost over. The further we traveled, the cooler the features were.”
Junk in the Trunk: Marker Ampire Otis Helmet
It'll keep your dome safe
The Marker Ampire Otis, the flagship model for Marker’s helmet program, sets the bar for helmets. It’s best feature is the custom fitting Ortema protective foam which pads the back part of your head, forehead, and temples, the most common areas of impact during a fall.
Video: Radical Into the Mind Street Segment
J.P. Auclair and Tom Wallisch from Sherpas' Into the Mind
J.P. Auclair and Tom Wallisch take to the streets in this segment from the Sherpas Cinema film, Into the Mind. National Geographic recently named Auclair one of their Adventurer of the Year nominees, while Wallisch is up for several Powder Awards..
Week In Review Nov. 15: Village Cafe Finds New Home & Doctors Find A New Knee Ligament
Corey Vanular is back, Jack Peak pow edit, Meathead Films Mini-Series & Logan Imlach boo-hoo's Olympics
Week In Review Nov. 15: Village Cafe Finds New Home, Doctors Find A New Knee Ligament, Corey Vanular is back, Jay Peak pow edit, Logan Imlach boo-hoo’s Olympics, and rain forest deforestation diminishes snowfall
Rising Tide Ep.2: Scot Schmidt
Exclusive POWDER interviews tease "The Rise," a 13-episode story about the history of freeskiing by TNF
In this exclusive interview series, POWDER Editor John Stifter sits down with the stars of “The Rise,” The North Face’s new 13-episode story about the history of freeskiing, told through the lenses of Teton Gravity Research, Sherpas Cinema, Stept Productions, and Mountain Sports International. In this second installment of “Rising Tide,” Stifter talks with Scot Schmidt about how he broke away from racing through “free skiing.” Check back in the coming weeks to see interviews with Tom Wallisch, Maddie Bowman, and Nick Martini.
To watch The North Face’s “The Rise” series go to thenorthface.com/freeskiing.
Nimbus Launches Trailer For “Compass” Series
Pianos, pillows, pow
This trailer teases a three-part series to Russia, Italy, and Japan. According to Nimbus, the series is a further departure from a mass appeal approach to ski movie making.
Junk In The Trunk: Ski Jackets
Five ski jackets reviewed—four for the guys, one for the ladies
Five ski jackets—four for the guys, one for the ladies—reviewed by POWDER staffers and contributors.
Ski Town Throwdown: Sweet 16 Analysis Video
POWDER editors preview the next round of match-ups
The votes are in and 64 ski resorts have been whittled down to 16. There’s been no shortage of madness with upsets like 16-seed Mount Baldy in Los Angeles advancing and Eaglecrest in Juneau, AK showing up for huge voter turnout. Match-ups last two days now and you can vote once every 24 hours. Here’s the schedule for round three of the Ski Town Throwdown, presented by Liftopia. For a complete bracket and schedule, go here.
The Sweet 16
• Mount Baldy, CA (16) vs Stevens Pass, WA (12)
• Schweitzer, ID (6) vs Kirkwood, CA (2)
• Mad River Glen, VT (6) vs Stowe, VT (7)
• Mount Bohemia, MI (1) vs Sugarbush, VT (5)
• Red Mountain, B.C. (3) vs Eaglecrest, AK (10)
Week In Review Nov. 8: Scot Schmidt Elected to Ski Hall of Fame & Goggle Tans En Vogue
Giray Dadali gets a helping high five, new Yoke Collection edit, & ski bodyguards
Week In Review Nov. 8: Scot Schmidt Elected to Ski Hall of Fame, Goggle Tans En Vogue, Giray Dadali Gets A Helping High 5, new Yoke Collection edit, and bodyguards for skiers.