Norway 2011
Lofoten Edit

Lofoten Edit

Weather induced computer time has me expanding my video editing capabilities here in Crested Butte.  This clip is more skate video inspired, less of a storyline, and is heavier on the images and stoke. I’m realizing that this style of documentation keeps my attention a little better… Let me know what you think. Mike
Norway Dispatch April 6: Lofoten Rural "Street Art"

Norway Dispatch April 6: Lofoten Rural “Street Art”

Yesterday a few of us enjoyed a non-skiing journey down to Reine for a little bit of reconnaissance and some sightseeing. We did find some very inspiring terrain (yes, that is a 600m nearly untouched wall), but also some cool art installations along the way. I regularly explore art blogs during my daily internet feasting...
Norway Dispatch April 2

Norway Dispatch April 2

Ski Touring in the Lofoten Islands of Norway is as good as it gets… or better. Skiing from a boat is pretty darn good as well. (Warning: this video is funny, but explicit. Join me next year and we will send!
Norway Dispatch March 26th

Norway Dispatch March 26th

Notes: A small chain of islands above the Arctic circle can have some very intense wind. Eating waffles until one is near capacity is an excellent way to finish a ski tour. Even without much visibility this place should be on every serious backcountry skiers’ radar.
Norway 2011- Follow Me!

Norway 2011- Follow Me!

One of the main motivating factors for becoming an internationally certified mountain guide, is the opportunity to ski and climb in areas that I’ve only dreamt about. I’ve drooled over articles featuring ski tracks from summit to sea with peaks that look like they were purpose built for ski mountaineering. No pesky glaciers or long...