Max Hammer skiing Apocalypse Couloir with TGR

  In episode 9 of “Almost Live” Season 5, Exum Mountain Guide Zahan Billimoria teams up with Jackson Hole athletes, Griffin Post and Line MC Max Hammer to take on the Apocalypse Couloir in Grand Teton National Park.  Get an intimate glimpse inside the effort it takes to ski the remote, steep couloir.  The team makes a series of repels, […]

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Blood on the Rails

After stomping this 450 disaster, LJ could have quit for the day. Instead he wanted to make a bigger disaster and ended his season. Photo by Abbott. “I hate when I fall asleep and I think I’m not going to remember today. I’m sitting here right now, and I’m tucking this away. I’m going to […]

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Erik Olson defies convention and defines style

Erik Olson is the East Coast’s Candide Thovex, without the mittens. Beautifully angled form, hands forward, knees bent. His body always matches the power of the turn—all the time—a style only a handful have been able to achieve. Olson’s humble start, on 200-foot rope tows in Western New York farm country, bred the quiet honesty […]

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Eric Pollard Injury Update #2

I’m doing much better now that I’m out of the hospital. I spent half the winter laying on my back, bed-ridden, and simply waiting for news from doctors. Basically what went down is as follows; I broke my leg the first day of the first ski trip of the year!  A spiral fracture of my […]

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