The Winter Film Festival: What it Takes to Go Ski Mountaineering

Edgework: IFMGA guide Todd Passey details what he brings when he takes on classic ski mountaineering adventures like The Haute Route. The mountains, and in particular mountain expeditions for skiing, climbing, glacier work, are no place for the unprepared or the amateurs. If you’re going to attempt something like the Haute Route or the Skier’s […]

The Winter Film Festival: "Blizzard of Aahhh's"

Edgework:  This one is a classic. It’s full length, produced by Greg Stump,  and yes, the interviews are over-dubbed in Spanish. But you don’t watch this film for the dialogue…you watch it for the “extreme skiing”, in particular, the skiing of Glen Plake (famed for his blond Mohawk haircut. This film is good enough that […]