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Here is Webisode #3 of Black Diamond Equipment's Ski Here Now, a three-part web series that takes a Zen look at skiing in the big mountains of Europe, featuring Black Diamond skiers in France and Switzerland. The Ski Here Now webisodes will be released in November, December and January exclusively in the Black Diamond Journal.
The series kicked off with Webisode #1 in La Grave, where the Telepherique and Black Diamond are official partners. Martin Webrant, Ptor Spricenieks, and David Pitschmann were the featured BD riders in Episode #1 and arrived at the perfect time for sweet conditions. Webisode #2 featured a ski adventure in Zermatt with alpinist, shredder of steeps and Zermatt-local, Samuel Anthamatten.
Webisode #3 features BD riders Tor Eggeboe and Nicolas Aubert as...
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BD athlete Drew Stoecklein enjoyed a deluxe heli-drop stay up in Canada’s Selkirk Mountains. The goal was simple and obvious: ski as much of the sweet terrain outside the hut door as possible in a week’s time. Based upon Drew’s report and photos, the mission was fully accomplished. We knew we were traveling to a different... [READ MORE]
The winter in Scandinavia is still fully going on. Black Diamond athlete Antte Lauhamaa went last week to earn his turns in Kebnekaise, Sweden and found solid winter conditions around the highest peaks in Sweden. Here is the report he sent us along with some great photos by photographer Jaakko Posti. Kebnekaise is situated in 67th... [READ MORE]
This past winter, Angel Collinson, along with fellow Black Diamond athletes Callum Pettit and Thomas Gaisbacher, made the trek up to Terrace, British Columbia to shoot photos and videos for Black Diamond's upcoming 2013/2014 ski line. Below is a report Angel sent us after she returned from the shoot that gives a great look into the challenges... [READ MORE]
Black Diamond athlete Will Cardamone lives in a yurt tucked back in the mountains of Colorado. It's an idyllic location and the perfect launch point for endless backcountry missions. Will has shot and edited together a series of video shorts that beautifully detail both his life in the mountains and some incredible skiing. Here is... [READ MORE]
Black Diamond athlete Noah Howell had to scramble a bit when his Canadian ski trip was scuttled at the border. Howell and the Powderwhore film crew quickly regrouped, however, and landed in an idyllic spot tucked away in the Washington Cascades. Here is a short report from his trip and the video he edited together. Winter in... [READ MORE]