Category Archive: Video

Dec 08

Film: Shared Lines – The VT Backcountry Alliance

Shared Lines: The Vermont Backcountry Alliance from T-Bar Films on Vimeo. Check out this recent release of T-Bar Films’ latest short film, which won the Best of Grassroots award from the Winter Wildlands’ Alliance Backcountry Film Festival, in Fall 2015. The film touches highlights the emergence of the Vermont Backcountry Alliance (VTBC), a new program …

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Aug 21

Friday Film Fix: Celebrating Human-Powered Skiing

If in need of a little skiing stoke, check out these relatively recent releases in the land of backcountry skiing media… First up is a sweet little ten minute film by Washington-based Jason Hummel, featuring a six day, descent-oriented spring ski traverse through the northern Cascades. Makin’ Bacon – Ski Traverse from Blum to Bacon …

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Aug 26

Photo/Video of the Week: First Turns of the Season…on Grass Clippings

It seems Marquette Season is off to a particularly early start this time around. Sure, we’ve had some cool nights lately across the north country, but it’s hard telling what is inspiring folks to ski weeks before the first heavy frosts of the season. Then again, Marquette Backcountry Skis defy winter. They make skiing on …

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Jun 21

Photo/Video of the Week: Days Off = Sweet Glisse

When Vermonter Quinn Keating has a day off from his work as the head of ski patrol at VT’s Bolton Valley, he doesn’t mess around. He’s especially motivated by certain long, powder-catching and schwack-free tree lines that stripe the northeastern mountainscape, and this nice string of footage he shares helps to illustrate why. So grab …

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Feb 03

Video: Pasture Ripping in Vermont – Vol. 1

After a mid-winter thaw leaves us with a crusty snowpack close to home, pasture skiing (aka field skiing or crust cruising) reminds us how simple, beautiful and fun skiing can be. It’s also a cool way to connect with the local landscape and a great excuse to enjoy a fine sunset session after a long …

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