summer skiing

Las Leñas is Lookin’ Good | El Marte Open | August 1st ,2011

August 2nd, 2011 by
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I found this video on the web this morning. It’s supposedly from yesterday, August 1st, 2011 and it looks like Las Leñas was pretty damn good yesterday. The video is all helmet cam, but it gives you a solid understanding of the conditions off the Marte.  Deep, dry powder and lots of it.


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10 Feet of Snow in 4 Days | Día épico en Chillan | ChileNieve.com

August 1st, 2011 by

Nevados de Chillan has been getting pounded this summer.  The most recent storm footage reminds of Tahoe in March, 2011.  Life is good in Chillan, Chile right now.  If you don’t speak spanish, this post is essentially saying that it was EPIC on July 17th, 2011 after 10 feet of snow in 4 days.
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Drinking it Blue in Argentina | White Out Conditions Today | July 29th

July 29th, 2011 by

Today was supposed to be clear.  Weather forecasts are extremely unreliable down here because, well hell, because we’re in Patagonia and there isn’t much land between two enormous cold wintery oceans. Instead of blue we had a full on white out.  It wasn’t snowing much but the cloud deck was low and the temperatures were damn cold.


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Summer Skiing on KT-22 | Chute 75 | Squaw Valley

July 28th, 2011 by
Dead Tree Squaw Valley

Well before I checked out Salm’s Dream Post, I woke up Wednesday morning and had a precarious, anonymous email in my inbox. Attached was a bunch of photos from what appeared to … Read More

A Golf and Ski Competition | The First Annual Pow Gloves Parsky and Slush Invitational

July 26th, 2011 by
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Last week Mount Hood held perhaps the most provocative golf invitational known to skiers and snowboarders. Why does it matter to the snow slider? Because it was a golf and … Read More

Nuclear Snow Storm Skiing in Patagonia | July 25th, 2011

July 26th, 2011 by

After partying in Buenos Aires and surviving the 22 hour bus ride to Bariloche we got our first taste of Southern Hemisphere winter.  It was a more like a slap in the face.  A snow storm set in last night and raged the Southern Andes today.


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Summer Skiing on Lassen Peak | Northeast Face, 7/22/2011

July 25th, 2011 by
Skiing Lassen Peak North Face

If you’re looking for some minimal effort, maximum return summer skiing, head up to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Booting up about 2k vertical feet on the south side, with over … Read More

Crystal Mountain Just Closed For The Season | Squaw isn’t Allowing Skiers and Riders Because…

July 20th, 2011 by
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After a season with record-breaking snowfall, Crystal Mountain in Washington just stopped turning its lifts nearly nine months after they started turning in November. It’s the longest season in the … Read More

Dumping Snow in Bariloche, Argentina | Here’s a Ski Vid of Bariloche

July 15th, 2011 by
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Skip to :30 to avoid seeing what getting to the mountain on a powder day in Argentina is like.

Skiing in Argentina is a trip.  Being in Argentina is a trip. Things are getting off to a slow start, but it’s snowing all the way down to town today in Bariloche (2,500 ft) so the top of the Catedral ski resort (7,400 ft) must be getting nuked on.


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What The HELL To Do In Telluride This Week!

July 15th, 2011 by
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NOAA Forecast for Telluride. Great weekend to get out the 4×4 and head up into the high country with more of the passes being cleared and opening. Some really fun … Read More