Old Man Winter Returned to Schweitzer Mountain Resort

After some warm temps were impacting conditions last week in the Pacific Northwest, Old Man winter stopped into Schweitzer Mountain Resort last Friday and dumped some of his goodness on the mountain. With an accumulation of 5″ on Friday and conditions rapidly improved throughout the day. As we put down a few cold PBR’s in …

VIDEO: Freeride Chronicles Season 3 – Canadian Adventure

The Canadian Pacific Railway has a deep history in the town of Golden, British Columbia. After all, this was the hub for Canadian Pacific workers as they constructed the railroad through the treacherous Rogers Pass pressing forward to the west coast. The difficulty of construction through the pass required Canadian Pacific to hire and import …

December 16 – Game On at Big Red Cats

It was an early roll call on December 16th, 2015 as the Freeride Chronicles crew woke to temps in the low teens under crystal clear skies. At that moment, we knew we were in for a day of pure awesomeness. After our top ski day on the 15th, which was going to be hard to …

Freeride Chronicles: Banff to Spokane

The third episode of The Freeride Chronicles tracks the gang’s adventure from Canada’s picturesque Lake Louise-Banff area to Mt. Spokane, Washington. Ranked as one of the most scenic ski resorts in North America, the Freeride Crew takes full advantage of the 4,200 acres of terrain at Lake Louise. The team then heads over to Big …

Freeride Chronicles: Big Sky Backcountry

In the second episode of season two, the Freeride Chronicles team explores the deep backcountry of the Big Sky State. With over 300 inches of annual snowfall, Whitefish Mountain Resort offers the gang unbeatable lines and a laid back, world class experience. Along the way we meet Missoula, Montana native, Landon Gardner, and trace his journey …

Freeride Chronicles hits up Grand Targhee

The Pacific Northwest is having an uncharacteristic slow start with warm weather and snow accumulation this year. Well, thats not the case at Grand Targhee where the Freeride Chronicles team spent the past weekend. With over a 100” of snow at Targhee, the crew loaded up the rig and headed south to get a little taste of that sweetness. The Freeride team consisted …

Freeride Chronicles: Heli Skiing Monashee

The first episode of season two of the Freeride Chronicles reunites a team of former US Freestyle Ski Teamers deep in the Mountains of British Columbia for a 10 day road trip excursion. The 25 year hiatus doesn’t seem to effect skiers Kris Feddersen, Lynne Weiland, Trace Worthington, John Witt, Tommy Frey, Desiree Leipham and Devin Dufenhorst, …

VIDEO: Freeride Chronicles, Season 2 Preview

Returning for its sophomore season, the 2014-15 Freeride Chronicles is gearing up for what looks like another stellar season. Viewers can expect thrilling segments from Monashee Powder Snowcats, RK Heli Skiing, Selkirk Tangiers Heli, Lake Louise, Big Red Cats, Whitefish Mountain Resort, Mt. Spokane, and Great Northern Powder Guides. The Bob Legasa produced series will be featured …

VIDEO: 24 Hours of Schweitzer

24 Hours of Schweitzer  is a fundraising challenge event in hopes to find a cure for Hank Sturgis and all people living with Cystinosis. I personally have several friends that are passionate about this event and have participated since it’s inception 6 years ago. The participants, sponsors and support crews are what make this event …

Skiing the Empty Mountains of Montana – Freeride Chronicles Ep. 4

They call Montana the Big Sky State for a reason. With abundant snow, and plenty of big mountains, it’s no wonder the Freeride Chronicles crew made a road trip through the Big Sky state with stops at Moonlight Basin, Snowbowl and the legendary Big Sky Resort. If Montana’s skiing doesn’t put a smile on your …

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