Its an indie-film revival period with corporate sponsors, and this hybrid release by Standard Films and a few young, talented editors is a perfect example. Maybe I just expect every ski film to be a Warren Miller film, but Lost In Transition has hot, killer footage, with no substance.
Similar to the snow parks being built at ski resorts, bike trail managers have begun creating designated areas for kickers, bridges and obstacles. Not everyone is jumping for joy, but freeriding is here to stay.
With the unbearable wind-chills and sub-zero temps, this year’s northeast ski season has been less than legendary. There have been some large storms, and snowfalls have been reported steady at various resorts, but lately, braving the cold has been a far greater challenge than the terrain.
After skiing most of my life, I finally decided to try riding. On a dreary, rainy day in December, I headed up the lift with my already decent snowboarding friends. ‘If it