The Gathering Presented By Salomon

Fourth annual luminary gathering was a success

The Clambin Kids (from left to right): Ace Kvale, John Falkiner, Mark Shapiro. Photo: RED Mountain Resort

The Gathering v.4 presented by Salomon went off this past weekend at Red Mountain Resort in Rossland, B.C., living up to everyone’s expectations as a one-of-a-kind ski celebration. From professional photo workshops, wild après and parties, to skiing and riding fantastic powder conditions, everyone that attended had an incredible time savoring ski culture and networking, sharing and socializing.

Powder Senior Correspondent Mitchell Scott introduces legendary photographer Mark Shapiro. Photo: RED Mountain Resort

Evening events were highlighted with an international lineup of guest presenters that entertained audiences during the All Star Film and Photo nights. Hosted by Mitchell Scott, stunning shows and stories were delivered by the following presenters:

Ace Kvale
Blake Jorgensen
Bruno Long
Christian Begin
Dave Heath
Francois Marseille
Garrett Grove
John Eaves
John Falkiner
Kris Jamieson aka Jaymo
Leah Evans
Mark Gallup
Mark Shapiro
Peter Velisek
Re Wikstrom
Scotty Carlson
Steve Ogle
Travis Robb

Inside Miners Hall with The Gatherers. Photo: RED Mountain Resort

The week of the Gathering kicked off with two photo workshops presented by Mark Shapiro, the godfather of ski photography. Participants learned everything from camera and shooting basics to the finer points of action photography. GoPro also presented a contest for the best photos taken during the Gathering with a GoPro camera. Salomon was on hand all weekend with a huge selection of demo skis featuring Salomon’s new Guardian touring binding.

Powder Senior Photographer Blake Jorgenson. Photo: RED Mountain Resort

The Gathering brings together sport “insiders” and personalities that speak to the culture and history of skiing by featuring the images, stories and the people behind them. This high-energy event presents a unique reflection on skiing and mountain culture…where it has been…. and where it is going. While the collective passion for skiing is the core of the event, The Gathering’s main focus is to ski and to showcase unique photo and film presentations by select artists, athletes and storytellers.

The Gathering is all about the lore of skiing, about generational sharing and about passing things down.

The Gathering v.5 returns to Red in March 2013!

For more info about The Gathering and Red Mountain Resort, go here

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  • mark huru

    this may be old but , was looking for some old photo”s of skiing…

    i too lived in verbier one winter and it was mostly due to ace, i had skiied a year in telluride, by chance i met him in the streets of verbier and decided this was the place to live for the winter. i met the clambine kids and hung out there. we had a great winter unforgettable… mark took a few photo’s of me skiing and they were memorable. john faulkner visted me once in sun valley. it was refreshing to see them all together again.

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