The crew over at Powder.kz put together this rad footage for a Backcountry Season compilation, which I am honored to be a part of.
Four years ago, I arrived at Rocky Mountain National Park for an educational adventure in the art of snow wizardry, and I was forsaken a vision I would not soon forget. That sight was of the Dragon Tail Couloir, a mythical strip of snow that falls continuously for nearly 2,000 vertical feet above the mystical Emerald Lake.[Read More...]
It became apparent very soon, however, that the snow was being kept frozen by a continuous wind up the couloir, which was also making the snow firmer by the minute [Read More...]
After our ascent of Buffalo Mountain, we clicked into our skis and made some mellow turns to the top of the Silver Couloir. Based on the turns to get to the top, there was a very good chance the snow was going to be very soft the whole way down. It was. [Read More...]