It's never easy to pack up and leave the mountains you love behind. It's even harder when you've been living and cutting trails in the backcountry of Vermont for over a decade. But that's exactly what Brent Buckman did when he moved with his family to suburban Rochester, NY. Unable to shake his passion for skiing, he now hunts for skiable terrain wherever he can. Click through to read part 1 of his story!
In the world of skiing, the focus is always on the next big thing. Whether that means the hype around next year's breakthrough technology, or athletes pushing their limits on gnarly big mountain lines while filming their part. Typically overlooked though, are the hundreds of small "Feeder Hills" which quietly serve as gate keepers to the sport, ushering in thousands of new participants each year. This is their often forgotten story.
Ever wonder what it really takes to fill a mountain with man made snow? Check out this short video that Stowe Mountain Resort just released- it takes you behind the scenes and into the control room of Stowe's snowmaking operations!
A passionate lifelong skier, I was living the dream and working in the ski industry out in Tahoe. In the blink of an eye, my entire world changed when I suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury on December 26th, 2004. Click through to read my full story!