Early Season Skiing with Rippin' Racers

I’m not a racer, but I do enjoy running gates because it’s fun and it’s a fun way to improve your turns.  AND it’s a great way to sneak in a bunch of early runs and warm up for the soon-to-come powder days.  On Halloween, I took off for an early season race camp at Copper… Read more »

Hey! What's the deal with NTN?

NTN=New Telemark Norm and is the latest telemark boot & binding system for telemark skis. The benefits of this system include increased skiing performance, releasable bindings, easy step in & out, ski brakes, a touring mode, and no duckbill, which means that you can use these boots with AT bindings and crampons (I can use… Read more »

“Traveling Skis” appearance in Saas Fee / Switzerland

On the 24th and 25th of November 2009 the Traveling Skis visited Switzerland. In Saas Fee, surrounded by a breathtaking area on the board of the Allalin, around 14 wonderful mountains (altitude 4’000m), some chosen women had the pleasure to  ride the slopes on the glacier of Saas Fee. The result: perfect condition and happy… Read more »

K2 Händlerschulung in Neuss

Am 27. Oktober 2009 fand in Neuss die Händlerschulung von K2 Skis & Snowboarding  statt.  Peter Musch (K2 Skis) und Sebastian Hage (K2 Snowboarding) informierten die  ca. 70 Händlern über die aktuellen K2 Ski- und Snowboardkollektionen sowie deren Techniken. Anschließend an die Produktschulungen konnten die Händler im Nebenraum an den eigens dafür aufgebauten Ständen das Material begutachten und sich… Read more »

From S.A Winter to N.A Winter.

Adam U, K2 Ski athlete and Tim, member of Coreshot the online group of outdoor enthusiasts, recently jetted their way down to Las Lenas for a ski and asado filled 2 week adventure. As spontaneous as a trip to South America can be they rolled into Santiago still deciding whether this would be a surf… Read more »

The Freeheel Life Tour

Jeffersonville, VT September 9, 2009: Height Of Land Publications announced today that it will team up with Telemark Skier Magazine Editor Josh Madsen for a fifty date Telemark Skier Magazine US tour. The tour will hit key ski towns as well as metropolitan areas for screenings of Madsen’s new Telemark movie, “The Freeheel Life.” “This… Read more »

Interview at BMW Events

Hey everybody Two weeks ago I was in Berlin (Germany) and last weekend in Munich (Germany) for some BMW launch events for their 2 new cars: the BMW X1 and the BMW 5 Gran Tourismo. Since I was part of the TV commercial shooting I got invited to do some interviews, and also to get… Read more »

Earning turns at Ski Santa Fe New Mexico!

Ski Santa Fe is also gearing up for a great season after the new winter wonderland that Mamma Nature recently deposited in our mountains! So anxious were we that we headed up to earn the first turns of the season on Halloween Day. We got in two laps (3000′ vertical feet climbed and two runs… Read more »

An Awesome Pumpkin

This pumpkin was carved by Brita Whisler (it was her older sister Braly’s idea). Brita is 14 and an avid skier.  The Whisler parents  have been ski patrollers at Alpental since the early 80’s, and actually met on the patrol.  Thanks for sending in the photo Whilser family!

Winter Has Arrived at TSV

Taos just received 18 inches of new snow in like 30 hours! Right now it is 6 degrees outside. Yipes. Winter is here and I am pretty sure she rode her broom to get here! -Regional Alliance member Adriana

Winteropening 2009 Kleinwalsertal / Oberstdorf

K2, BMW und Peak Performance laden am 12. Dezember 2009 zum Winteropening auf das Nebelhorn  in die 2-Länder-Skiregion Kleinwalsertal / Oberstdorf  ein.  K2 bietet den Besuchern  zwei Tage gratis Testmaterial (Ski & Snowboards) sowie kostenlose Workshops mit K2 Teamfahrern an.  BMW stellt vor Ort nicht nur den neuen X1 vor sondern bietet ganztags kostenlose Driftsessions und… Read more »

K2 Charlie chows at Love Feast

K2 Charlie has entered New York for several stops and the most anticipated one of them all was the annual Love Feast in Elicottville.  After  few quick stops and some minor repairs we headed out to western New York to investigate this “Love Feast”.  Turns out The City Garage, a local shop in Ellicotville, prefers… Read more »