The Winter Film Festival: "Attack of La Niña"

Edgework: After the sheer intensity of the Hahnenkamm and the Haute Route, it’s time for some  relaxing…cliff drops and deep powder skiing. Another great full-length film by Matchstick Productions and MSP  Films, starring Mark Abman, Sean Pettit, and Ingrid Backstrom, this video was released just two months ago and covers a record year in powder […]

The Winter Film Festival: The Hahnenkamm

Edgework: The elephant in the room for downhill racers is always Kitzbuhel and the famous Hanenkamm downhill course. Some will say it’s exhilerating; all will say it’s scary. This video, produced by FIS and Jalbert Productions, provides some history of the race along with commentary from downhiller’s who’ve run the course. It’s sobering and intense […]

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: "A Fast Piece of Furniture"

Edgework: Got to love this one. “A Fast Piece of Furniture” is an iceboating film that’s fun from the title to the end. It’s the story of America’s first 15 Meter Iceboat. The plans (and the sail) came from Estonia and Bill Bucholz was the driving force behind the project. Great ice sailing photography and you […]

The Winter Film Festival: "Cliffed Out"

Edgework: How about a morning wake up run? Try this short video on for size. It’s called “Cliffed Out” and features Owen Leeper. The video was produced/sponsored/supported by Spyder, Bolle’, Icelantic, BOLD Custom Ski Poles, and SnowCru (a free ski tracking for iOS and Android). It was shot and produced in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and […]