a portrait of Black Diamond ambassador Dorian Densmore.

Discipline: Ski

Hometown: Driggs, Idaho

Currently Living: Driggs, Idaho

Height: 5'9"

When did you first start skiing?


What do you most enjoy about your sport?

Being in nature, learning how our natural surroundings work firsthand.

How do you define success?

Being happy, healthy. Leaving a positive impact on people and our environment.

What are you most proud of, either in life, your sport or both?

I am most grateful to be alive, healthy and able to walk to remote places with my skis.

Who are your heroes?

My friends, family, parents, Murph, B-Dogg, Corey Jackson, Kyle Dempster.

What inspires you?

Nature, learning new things, big projects. And "Cumbre" Fulvio Mariani Cerro Torre- video on Youtube.

What are your hobbies outside of your sport?

Skateboard, Rock climbing, bbq, chilling

What’s your guilty pleasure?

Beer? and probably snowboarding

What are your hidden talents?

Jazz guitar

Tell us about your most favorite place in the world:

Home-Wyoming, Alaska, and the Andes are all my favorites.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be, and why?

To go to bed earlier consistently.

Tell us about a time in your life when you have been scared:

Most every day. A lot of real world stuff is just as scary as any skiing. I try to have a good relationship with being able to enjoy being scared/uncomfortable, and look for a little of it every day.

Describe your perfect day:

Big steep mountains with perfect stable powder and some friends.

How would your friends describe you?