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February in Chamonix, France

Mike Bromberg and Ben Mitchell skiing in Chamonix, France

Selkirk Video Trip Report

Just pure unadulterated powder skiing in the Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. choking on deep powder in the Selkirks. January 2012. During this trip, I alternated between the Kästle Skis BMX 128 (for big open terrain) and the FX 104 (for when I wanted just a little more snow in the face) both skis...

Skinning Technique Video Lesson

Much of the western US is just now beginning their ski seasons, which means sore hip flexors are a common ailment all around the mountain west. Skinning technique is just as important as cardiovascular fitness for long days touring in the backcountry. Remember to keep those skis on the snow in order to maximize efficiency....
We are the Crested Butte Avalanche Center

We are the Crested Butte Avalanche Center

The snowpack in the Crested Butte Backcountry right now isn’t exactly the stuff dreams are made of, so over the past few weeks I’ve immersed myself into making a short documentary type film for the Crested Butte Avalanche Center. The community of Crested Butte is comprised of some of the most caring, compassionate and supportive...
First Turns 11/12

First Turns 11/12

The first tour of the season is always and interesting one. There is just enough snow out in the Crested Butte backcountry to get out there and iron out the kinks. It really is more than a little on the thin side. For current conditions in our zone be sure to check out the CBAC....
North Sick Shooter

North Sick Shooter

Climbing the Lightening Bolt Cracks on North Six Shooter Tower of Indian Creek, Utah. Excellent and varied crack climbing for 3-4 pitches. Captured with Panasonic GF2 and iPhone 4s Music: At the Drive In Also check out our climb on South Six Shooter tower
South Sick Shooter

South Sick Shooter

South Sick Shooter from mikebromberg on Vimeo. Biking and Climbing to the South Six Shooter Tower at Indian Creek, Utah. The approach out Davis Canyon Canyon road is much more pleasant done on a bike from the Creek Pasture campground. A great human powered climbing adventure. Captured with Panasonic GF2, GoPro Hero HD, and iPhone...
Rocktober

Rocktober

Just back in Colorado from Red Rocks, Nevada for a quick recharge before heading down to Indian Creek! Fantastic to feel back at home in the desert after a long alpine summer season. I put together a quick edit of my time climbing and guiding in Red Rocks last week. Check it out, and let...

A summer in huts: France

As the summer winds down, and I begin to transition into the fall rock climbing season and further on to winter, it’s nice to reflect back upon all the summer’s challenges. Three countries, a handful of different ranges and sub-ranges, and dozens of objectives would nauseate even the most enthusiastic reader, so I though it...