These Ski Films Will Have You Stoked for Powder Season
Need a break from your nine-to-five? Let your mind drift to a world of endless powder.
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The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping, and shredders around the country are waxing their setups. Ski season is almost here. Get your palms sweaty with some of our all-time favorite skiing shorts and films.
‘John Shocklee: A Fairy Tale’ (2017)
From Talweg Creative and Yeti, John Shocklee: A Fairy Tale takes you into the life of the legendary Silverton Mountain ski guide. At 52, he’s also the Colorado ski area’s oldest guide, but he’s managed to find the secret to staying young forever: doing what you love. For Shocklee, that’s skiing.
‘Wild Women of the Wasatch: Gnarly Nurses’ (2018)
Working as a travel nurse makes for a great gig if you like adventure. This film, Wild Women of the Wasatch: Gnarly Nurses, from Amy David, shares the stories of three medical pros who ski the steeps and help others get back on those same slopes.
Canadian freeskier J.P. Auclair throws backflips, rides stairs, and gaps trucks in the streets of British Columbia for his segment in Sherpas Cinema’s film All.I.Can.
‘A Tele Tale’ (2019)
A Tele Tale, from Mountain Grown Media, features a group of telemark skiers traveling to the powder havens of Japan, Utah, and Wyoming.
With skiing from the likes of Cody Townsend, Angel Collinson, Tim Durtschi, Jeremy Jones, and Hadley Hammer, Winterland, one of this year’s Teton Gravity Research film premieres, honors the simple joy of sliding on snow.
Skier Tom Wallisch, with filmmakers Sherpas Cinema and the North Face, just took it up a notch with Inspiration. Building off the success of the All.I.Can. project, this piece brings you into the streets of Nelson and Rossland, British Columbia.