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The Most Inspirational Ski Bum Story

They’re are a lot of ski and snowboard bum stories out there floating around, but most have a similar message, skiing/snowboarding is the best and being broke isn’t that bad for a few years.  But this story about a snowboard bum’s life out west brings a bit more to the table and might even inspire […] Read more…

The Avalanche Safety Video Everyone Needs to See

Know Before You Go from Trent Meisenheimer on Vimeo. The collective avalanche safety programs throughout the US and Canada have put together one of the most comprehensive safety videos to date. The Know Before You Go series features pro athletes from across the snowsports industries and their breakdown on how to most effectively plan and […] Read more…

Skis.com Merges with Austin Canoe and Kayak Through Parent Company Summit Sports

Leading Outdoor Adventure Retailers Join Forces Summit Sports and Austin Canoe and Kayak announce merger enabling all-season offers, immediate expansion and future growth Bloomfield Hills, MI (January 26, 2016) – Specialty outdoor gear retailers, Summit Sports and Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce the merger of the two companies under Summit Sports LLC. The merger, […] Read more…

Hack Your Gear: Ski Pole Flask

Check out this awesome tutorial from our friends over at Powder Magazine about how to make your ski pole a flask, aka the ultimate hack. Feel the quench, on the hill or off. PHOTO: Jim Guenther. Ski season is around the corner, and while everyone is going “gear crazy,” we’ve decided to make our gear […] Read more…

ICYMI: Helicopter Rescues Riders from Gondola

On January 3rd, YouTube user Itz Frenzy posted an astounding video after being stranded in a gondola at Kicking Horse Resort. All in all, 75 people were trapped after an unexpected electrical malfunction occurred on the Golden Eagle Express Gondola sometime around 3pm Sunday. All guests were evacuated successfully, and fortunately for us, Itz Frenzy […] Read more…

Happy New Year! Check Out the Best Videos of 2015

Happy new year everyone!  To celebrate, let’s take a look back on some of our favorite and coolest skiing videos of 2015. Candide Thovex – Quattro Sure, we posted this video before, but we’re posting it again here because it’s just so cool.  Skiing on grass, dirt and pretty much anything but snow. Epic. Eclipse […] Read more…

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