Butt skiing.  I used this technique a lot on February's ski trip.  It's encouraged by the rental shops as it reduces the wear and tear on the skis.  This particular example takes place near the top of International:


We'll have more videos of the runs to follow but viewer discretion is advised.  The "videographer" was only on his third ski trip and so many, many skiers will be offended by his technique and complete lack of prowess – particularly when he has a go at his first double black diamond…

Shot using a V.I.O. POV.1.5 – not that they'll be pleased to hear that…



Categories: Video

It may not be Crested Butte but this promo video by Telluride makes you want to hit the slopes fast, particularly when you’re in the grip of a hot, hazy and humid Caribbean summer:

Venture Out [4min cut] from felt soul on Vimeo.

Shot and edited in the winter of 2009 in collaboration with the Telluride Visitors Center, Telluride Mountain Village Owners Association, Telluride Ski Resort and Telluride Mountainfilm in hopes of giving viewers a soulful, non-commercial look at the winter experience in Telluride. Filmed & edited by Ben Knight | Music by Explosions in the Sky



Categories: Skiing, Snowboarding, Video

The Elk Mountain’s Grand Traverse is an annual backcountry ski race from Crested Butte, CO to Aspen, CO which starts at midnight. This is a trailer for the film documentary of the 2009 race. The film will be released in Fall 2009.

Produced by: Friends of Friends Productions

Posted by: E. Conor Hagen -Director/Editor

Music: “Triumphant” by Royksopp

GRAND TRAVERSE TRAILER from Conor Hagen on Vimeo.




Categories: Events, Skiing, Video

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