Skiing Stoke from Lake Tahoe

Month: September 2012

Glen Plake and Greg Hill Survive Fatal Avalanche on Manaslu

An avalanche struck Camp 3 on Manaslu in Nepal this morning, killing nine people. A crew of Dynafit athletes were making their way up the 8,156 meter peak when a serac fall caused the slide. Glen Plake and Greg Hill survived.

Widely known for ski film appearances in the 80's and 90's, Glen Plake is an accomplished ski mountaineer. He is reportedly in good condition after surviving an avalanche on Manaslu in Nepal.

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Planet Ski Report on Manaslu Avalanche

Further Premiere Lights Up Squaw Valley

Big mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones’ latest film “Further” premiered in front of thousands at Squaw Valley last Friday. Further was shot over the last two years and focuses on accessing and riding remote parts of the planet. The movie also features time-lapse footage from local photographer Grant Kaye. Seth Lightcap gives us the scoop on this special night in Squaw.

Seth Lightcap report on Further Premiere at Squaw Valley

How the other half lives…

The authors of SBDC are kickin’ it with family in the Hamptons (NY) this weekend. Straight up East Coast style. What’s it like out here? It’s kind of like this…

Since we reside on the Left Coast, look for the West Coast retaliation video upon our return to California on Monday.