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What does it take to capture a one-one thousandth-of- a-second, once-in-a-lifetime shot? MEC Ambassador Reuben Krabbe reveals how he teamed with Salomon, trekked to the Arctic Circle, and captured a skier in a solar eclipse. – Photos by Reuben KrabbeRead more…
How do you capture the brightness of snow, keep your ski photos from falling flat on an overcast day, or frame a motion shot? MEC Ambassador Reuben Krabbe gives us his top ten tips for shooting on the slopes. – Story and photos by Reuben Krabbe
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First light. First tracks. It’s a manta for those hungry enough to break trail to reachuntouched backcountry snow. But with this very specialized love comes the need for a specialized clothing system,one thattakes into account the terrain, the uphill push ofsetting the skin track in snow up to your knees and therewardsofskiing long runs in pure, alpine powder.
You prep your skis before the new ski season, but what about your body? Even though it’s still fall, now’s the time to start getting ready for skiing. Here’s how I prepare. – Post by MEC Envoy Tobin Seagel
By the time April rolls around a lot of folks are done with winter. For us, April was the time for our inaugural backcountry ski trip with kids. It involved a portable yurt called the Honey Dome, gummy bears hidden in trees, and some boys catching the backcountry powder bug. – Story by Leanne Allison
Back for its third year, Hot Lapse – Revelstoke’s 72-hour photographer showdown – is a platform for photographers to showcase the best of skiing through conceptually creative slideshows. Each team is led by a pro photographer and given equal environmental opportunity in the same 3-day window.
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So you’re out backcountry skiing and spot recent avalanche debris. What do you do? Well, now you can snap a photo from a safe location and send it in to the Canadian Avalanche Centre, along with the location and a quick description. We asked the CAC to fill us in on their new Mobile Observer Network, and what this means for you.Read more…
Comments Off on Snow Pentathlon: Race Management, Transitions and Strategy
The Snow Pentathlon interests you, but you’ve never done one; you’re not sure what to expect, and you wonder how to manage it? Understand that race management begins long before the day of the event. Read more…