Flylow athlete and skier extraordinaire Michele Manning was in Chamonix, France, for a couple of weeks this spring. "Skiing the Chamonix valley is amazing," she writes on her blog. "It's hard to describe the majesty of the mountains here. Chamonix and the surrounding areas are the birthplace of skiing and it's always been my dream [...]
May 19, 2013
April 3, 2013
Join Flylow athlete Jake Sakson and coach Kayo Ogilby for the ultimate telemark adventure this summer: A week of intensive big-mountain telemark instruction deep in the Chilean Andes.
Professional telemark skier Nick Devore, who co-founded Portillo Big Mountain Telemark Camp with Kayo, broke both of his shins earlier this season and will be helping run the camp [...]
March 27, 2013
Nearly 30 inches of snow had fallen by early Wednesday evening and the National Weather Service was calling for an additional 6 to 10 inches overnight. The forecast called for clearing skies on Thursday morning, which would make for the first time northern Vermont had seen anything but snow and wind in nearly three days.
January 30, 2013
Flylow took a group of editors and writers up to Powder Addiction Snowcats on Jones Pass, Colorado, this week to test out some of next year's gear. It was perfect testing conditions: sleeting snow, pounding wind, little to no visibility, and 10 inches of fresh snow. What better way to test waterproofing and breathability of [...]
January 21, 2013
Splitboarder Anthony Cupaiuolo, AT skier Jeff Glass, and telemark skier Nils Miller ("See, we really can all just get along," jokes Anthony) recently set out for a backcountry tour up Mount Tallac, on Lake Tahoe's West Shore. Anthony, who's a Flylow ambassador, writes in a blog post on Firsttracksproductions.com: "It was a cold (-3 degree) [...]
October 16, 2011
Event Director Rodrigo Vera diagrams the route...
FlyLow Athlete Claire Smallwood recently won for the women atAVALANCHA EN EL VOLCAN in Pucón, Chile, a race down an active volcano.
The general idea of the competition came from years of Pucón locals hiking and skiing the 9,341 foot volcano Villarrica. It's often on the tick list of ski [...]
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August 5, 2011
With all the hype circling around the upcoming movie releases, the "Eye of The Condor" video and photo contest just went off in La Parva, Chile and judging by the videos, the snow was in pretty good condition. Flylow was a sponsor of the event, so enjoy the flicks!
The winning video:
2011 Eye of the Condor [...]
July 5, 2011
Backcountry skiing on the 4th of July offered all-time conditions this year, thanks to a plentiful La Niña snowpack that's lingering well into the summer. Flylow's grassroots team member Geoff Maly skied Oregon's South Sister, part of Three Sisters, near Bend, over the weekend. "We skied from the top to the car, amazingly," Maly reported [...]
March 28, 2011
Alpine Bowl Chair. Buried.
Greetings from the front lines of the Snowpocalypse. Keep Tahoe Blue? More like Keep Tahoe White. Reported snow totals for the past week are in excess of 15 feet. On Friday alone, Squaw Valley was reporting 45” new. Yesterday Alpine Meadows topped 800” for the year, and with four days to spare [...]
November 5, 2010
Late spring last season, the Flylow crew took a trip to the San Juans to get in some last minute corn. Based at Durango Mountain Resort, San Juan Ski Company operates on 35,000 acres of glades, steeps, and chutes. Check out the edit below featuring Dan Abrams, Eben Mond, Luke Lubchenco, and Chip McKeever. They [...]