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Authored by Biglines on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 14:38

Whoah. Has anyone ever seen a series of storms move in like this? According to Jason Holler & Joseph DeBenedictis, this "video taken with Canon 5D from 31st Floor of One Seneca Tower in Downtown Buffalo, the tallest building in Buffalo."
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Authored by mikeynix on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 11:31

The bike I’m riding is sliding sideways on an ice-glazed road in backwoods Washington. I get a glimpse of Mount Rainier in the distance but it looks impossibly far away, especially after I hit the asphalt and get pinned under my ride. This is no isolated incident…moments earlier, my buddy just “Brian Boitano’ed” his bike into a 345 degree spin across the ice before putting it down in the ditch....
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Authored by Biglines on Monday, November 17, 2014 - 19:46

"Inspired by one small, pixelated photo of an unknown peak in Greenland, Lucas Debari made it his mission to plan the perfect expedition to this unidentified glacier. Mica to Greenland follows Lucas and Johnny Collinson as they prepare for the trip of a lifetime shredding powder in the backcountry of Mica, British Columbia, before joining Hilaree O'Neill and Ralph Backstrom in pursuit of...
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Authored by swissiphic on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 14:07

Good stability but tricky snow...careful skiing. Got after some gnar lately while the stability allowed.
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Authored by Biglines on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 11:12

"Midway through a dry season, with scraggly trees, icy slopes, and hardly any base, Mount Baker suddenly finds itself consumed by the chaos of the year' biggest storm-- unleashing several feet of snow every night for ten straight days. Plows work around the clock to keep order, but still the ditches fill with battered cars fallen victim to the heavy drifts.
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Authored by Biglines on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:00

GNAR is a non-profit freestyle ski club dedicated to training big mountain skills and preparing athletes to compete in big mountain competitions. Our athletes are a group of passionate young skiers (typically 12-18) who want to advance their big mountain skiing abilities.
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Authored by mikeynix on Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 08:30

Whistler Mountain started spinning their lifts for the 2014-15 season on Saturday and it was a real hoot out there. Sure, the snowpack’s a little thin below treeline. But the alpine’s actually holding about a metre of surprisingly supportive snow. And the mountain picked up a casual 10-25 cms over the weekend, so the skiing above 1800 metres was both supportive and fresh....
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Authored by Biglines on Friday, November 21, 2014 - 13:21

With Sean Pettit devoting his filming time to The Recruitment in the last couple years, Richard Permin's the guy filling those backcountry freestyle shoes for MSP. Not an easy task, but the Frenchman's absolutely crushing it out there. And he busts out some of the smoothest nose butters we've ever seen doen on skis. Powder TV's athlete remixes from Days of my Youth are definitely worth...
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Authored by salomon on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 13:05

Every new ski season starts with the optimism that this will be the best season ever.
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Authored by Biglines on Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 20:42

A few of you may have seen this zone before and thought "Hey, wouldn't it be rad if we shredded that some day?" But you kinda know it's never gonna happen unless the conditions are absolutely perfect. Well, here's what Neil Provo had to say about the process behind tackling this beastly pillow stack:
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Authored by Biglines on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 11:53

"When Leo Ahrens and Zach Halverson traveled to Europe, it was their first time in the Alps and they were not quite sure what to expect. Upon arrival they were greeted with an unsettled weather pattern that alternated between sunny days and heavy snow, the perfect ingredients for a week full of Great Days.
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Authored by WhistlerBlackcomb on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 14:48

Whistler Blackcomb is opening ahead of schedule on Saturday, November 22. The decision to kick off the winter season early was made possible after natural snowfall at higher elevations was followed by a streak of below average temperatures, providing prime conditions for snowmaking. Whistler Mountain will open with five lifts running.
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