Welcome to Backcountry TV! The Backcountry Magazine backcountry video repository. We invite you to watch for the stoke, to see other members tearing it up off-piste, or to educate yourself how to recreate safely in snow country. And Backcountry TV will keep bringing you the goods, so make sure to check back often!
The howl of the wind, the sun on your face, the sound of snowflakes as they pile to head-high depths… The feel of a turn, the shadow of a powder spray, the humm of the air as it flies by you off a 60-footer... These are the magical moments we speak of...
"The Freeheel Life" creates a visual montage of shots ranging from the first descents of Austrian couloirs by World Tele Champion, Dylan Crossman, to the two-lane roads of New England. The movie features athletes, skiing styles, and music sure to strike a familiar chord with freeheel skiers from around the world. It visually represents the full spectrum of everything from jumping to steep descents, and plenty of overhead powder!
Niseko, Japan - Signatures, the new ski and snowboard film from Colorado's Sweetgrass Productions, comes from deep in the coastal mountains of Niseko on the Japanese island of Hokkaido on the heels of their break-out film, Hand Cut, a rugged, hand-hewn homage to frontier life released to great acclaim in 2008. The new Signatures backcountry documentary is full of remote freeride lines, deep powder, and mountain culture set amongst Japan's northern hardwoods along a misty coastline.Signatures tells a story of seasonal shifts and the snowy brushstrokes of renowned alpine athletes.
Jackson Hole, WY - Teton Gravity Research is proud to announce the release of its new ski and snowboard film, Re: Session, which premiers at the Walk Festival Hall in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on September 19th, 2009. The Re: Session trailer is live on TetonGravity.com. Pre-order a copy of the film and view the trailer at tetongravity.com/re_session.
Mark Lesh and I thought a 3:30am wake up would get us in the alpine before wet slides started rolling down, but with barely freezing temps overnight, we had to make do with a much shorter, safer route than we had hoped for in Rocky Mountain National Park.