A week in review on Instagram: What Skiers Do During The Summer

We checked up on some of our favorite skiers, snowboarders, and snow bunnies to see what they have been up to this summer on Instagram. Chris Benchetler hops over to the Hawaiian Island of Kauai to swap the ski’s for a SUP. / Photo @chrisbenchetler Michelle Parker continues to get vertical while climbing up to …

Roadtrip LA to Mammoth Mountain: A Mathematical Zen Drive

Written by Zeke Piestrup Cities must have strong gravity fields.  I still meet Angelinos who have never been to Mammoth Mountain!  They’ve hit the local mountains, but have yet to make the five-hour drive north. Lakers coach Phil Jackson advises, “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey.”  Well, with Mammoth, Phil would be only half …

HELISKI.com Top 10 Criteria for the Best Heli-Skiing Trip

Heli-Skiing – Top 10 Criteria, or How to Pick the Best Heliskiing HELISKI.com Top 10 Things to Consider in a Heli-Skiing Trip 1.  Location British Columbia Canada offers the best heliskiing, and is the center of the heliskiing world.  BC Canada has the perfect combination of terrain, climate and precipitation for helicopter skiing.  BC is …

Top 10 Action Sport Snow Images of Red Bull Illume Photo Contest

As the largest action sport and adventure photography contest in the world, Red Bull Illume has illuminated the best artists behind the lens to share the masterpieces they have created through photographic images. In the capital hub of creativity, Hong Kong hosted the Award Ceremony for the top 50 finalists of Red Bull Illume 2013. …

Top 10 Universities for Skiing & Snowboarding

View Top Universities for Skiers & Snowboarders in a larger map While this was a tough decision with a lot of quality candidates, these universities emerged as the elite worthy of cracking our Top 10 universities for skiers and riders. Their students have a passion for powder and a competitive drive that makes their college …

7 Reasons to Try a New Heli-Skiing Location Next Year

in love with my ex bf what should i do In heliskiing, momentum is a good, but inertia is not.  Are you going to the same heliskiing operator year after year?   Take a look around.  It may be time to think about a change for 2014. You and your buddies owe it to yourselves.  Don't …

Top 10 Celebrity Ski Towns

We are the PaparaSki, stalking celebrities at ski resorts.  Hiding behind lift towers and oversized moguls, we wait for your favorite celebrities to make an unannounced appearance.  As wealth affords limitless travel, so it’s only natural that celebrities are frequent visitors to the great ski resorts of the world.  If I had the fame and …

Top 10 Jams: For a Bluebird Day

Tonight I find myself dreaming of next season.  After channeling one of my alter egos, DJ Hip to be Square, I made a playlist dedicated to a bluebird day in my future…in our futures.  Sigh. Below, one will find a seemingly random collection of songs that are ever so tied to what I want in …

TOP 10 MOST AVALANCHE PRONE U.S. AREAS

For TV news outlets, the Avalanche is the winter version of the summer shark attack! Tales of fortunate survivors are broadcast on Good Morning America, accompanied by sensationalistic, monster images of crashing tidal waves of snow. Tragically, this winter there have been far too many stories about fellow mountain enthusiasts who did not survive their …

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