Inside a Ski Photographer’s backpack

You’ve read what the powderhound keeps in his backpack and what the Mountain Sherpa (also known as a ski mom) has in hers. My haul looks similar, but I lug a camera around in my pack, making everything a bit more complicated. Here’s a rundown of my gear for a

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A Surfing Revolution on the Mountain; with Soulmotion Snowsurf

Aaron, Dude Dog, and some radical boards. Photo courtesy of Aaron Lebowitz
Aaron Lebowitz is out to change the way we think about snowboarding; he wants to “revitalize stoke on the mountain,” as he says, through surf-inspired designs to get back to the roots of snowboarding. He believes that the common

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Finding Big Drops and Deep Tradition in Crested Butte

Prater Cup competitors with Stephanie Prater standing center.
I was in Crested Butte’s double-black-diamond Extreme Limits with my son and his ski team this February. Accessed off the North Face T-Bar, the area is like a giant rumpled sheet, with steep cirques, ledges, benches, cliffs, and chutes that plunge through the trees.

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A Spring Break Survival Guide for Skiers and Snowboarders

April 18, 2016 at Loveland Ski Area. Photo by Casey Day.
“Spring breeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaak!!!!!
For college students, parents of grade-school kids or just skiers wise enough to set aside time in March to ski a lot, there are no sweeter words in the English language.
And they sound even better when screamed from the

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How to Capture the Perfect Ski Instagram

Cell phone cameras were the best and worst thing to happen to photography, as it is easier than ever to pull out your device and capture a fleeting moment. But with this effortlessness comes mindlessness. Too often people whip out their phones, shoot something without even looking at the result

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