Summer Skiing the Beartooths

Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing at all

– Helen Keller

This week I’m going to take a quick break from talking about my big winter trip and talk about a more recent even that happened just last weekend.

If you’ve never been to the Beartooth Pass let this be your alarm saying its time to pack up and go, especially if your a skier.

Friday June 4, its 8:30pm and our crew of 5 that was supposed to set off about three hours ago, we still have that same three hour drive ahead of us.

Luckily not much later we manage to pack up and knock out the drive.

We arrive just before midnight with snow fields ahead of us and the stars above us.


The next day we have planned out to ski one of the few resorts still open in the northern hemisphere, Beartooth Basin.

With stoke high and adrenaline higher we get right to the skiing.

Lapping everything from slushy snake turns to cornices and cliffs.

After our legs couldn’t take it anymore we set off to go and find a spot to eat some dinner and call it a night


Day 2, We waste no time on day two and get right after it. The night before we had an incredible vision for a jump we have all been wanting to build for years.

A Tunnel Jump!

After many hours of shoveling and a few sunburns we finally had it complete and ready to hit.

As a photographer I had a lot of pressure to be able to capture everything that was going on in this special moment, and in the end I think I was actually able to do it.

The light, the skier, the snow, It all lined up for me to get the dream shot.


After that sesh we had to get back to the valley for work the next day! What an amazing trip that I will defiantly be thinking about all summer as the days quickly get to warmer and the snow becomes thinner.

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