Monthly Archives: February 2010

Avalanche Cancels Day One of Freeride Tour Tram Face Contest

A large avalanche occurred on Tram Face at Squaw Valley this morning, just minutes before competitors were to start their runs. The contest is part of the Nissan Freeride World Tour. Witnesses in the vicinity of tram Tower One said … Continue reading

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CR Johnson Passes

CR Johnson was killed in a skiing accident at Squaw Valley on Wednesday.  For complete story see this article.

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Tram Face Contest…Will It Happen?

This weekend (February 27 and 28) the World Freeride Tour is making a second attempt at putting the best skiers in the world on the legendary Tram Face at Squaw Valley.  The permanently closed terrain on Tram Face ranges from steep … Continue reading

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Saddle Peak Goes Big

On February 16 a massive avalanche occured on Saddle Peak, just outside the southern boundary of Bridger Bowl, Montana. This peak gets skied frequently as Bridger provides legal backcountry access via the new Schlasman’s chairlift.  The fracture line was approximately … Continue reading

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Greybird-remastered

As the producers at Nut Hut Studios are still experimenting with editing tools, we discovered that some clips from Greybird were zoomed in during the stabilization process.  This resulted in skiers being removed or clipped from portions of scenes that were … Continue reading

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Show Me Your Tram Face Party at Squaw

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Book Review: A Wall of White

New book by Jennifer Woodlief documents 1982 avalanche disaster at Alpine Meadows Review by Rob McCormick I like it when it snows. I like it when it snows really hard for days on end. I get depressed when the sun … Continue reading

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