With the winter’s first snow covering the West, Matador Ambassador
Griffin Post drops some of his personal favorites to get you pumped for the upcoming season.
"One for the Road"
Filming for Teton Gravity Research’s “One for the Road,” just outside of Juneau in April, 2011.
Looking down Pyramid in Valdez, Alaska. One of those moments where everything -- the snow, the stability, the light -- lines up perfectly. One of the best runs of my life.
A rare bluebird day in early February in Valdez, Alaska, with nobody else out.
A mostly unskiable face outside of Juneau, filming for TGR’s “One for the Road.”
“So, you want me to put you down where?”
Todd Ligare and the pilot discuss LZs on a crystal clear February day.
April 30th, 2011, last lines of the season filming for TGR’s “One for the Road.”
Ralph Backstrom throws out some stoke after a day filming in Valdez for TGR’s “The Dream Factory.”
February, 2012 -- After two weeks in Valdez, we saw the sun (and the terrain) for the first time.
Jackson Hole backcountry
Short spine line to a 2,000’ couloir.
Eat your vegetables
The “Cauliflowers” and the stuff that dreams are made of, filming for TGR’s “The Dream Factory.”
This is the site of the 2014 Olympics, taken circa 2010. The lifts were a bit ghetto, the skiing second to none.
A micro-zone we dubbed “The Wizard Store,” in Valdez, Alaska.
April, 2012, looking down a 2,000’ face, filming TGR’s “The Dream Factory.”