Editor’s Note: The Shooting Gallery is the longest running department in POWDER Magazine. POWDER has published a selection of the best ski photography in the world in every issue, starting with Volume 19, in 1990. Every year, photographers submit thousands of images to POWDER. Director of Photography David Reddick handpicks
In rural Baker County, Oregon, many local children have a much different daily routine than your typical grade-schooler. With students growing up on farms and ranches, work duties call before the sun rises in order to maintain family operations. This leaves little time for these youth to even think about
The absolute best snow safety gear that you can buy is education. For starters, taking an AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) recreation course, or an AST (Avalanche Skills Training) course in Canada, will help you make better decisions traveling in avalanche terrain. After that, if you have
At approximately 11 a.m. on January 7, the Shoshone County Sheriff’s office received a report of up to three separate inbounds avalanche incidents at Silver Mountain, Idaho. Emergency responders were able to rescue five skiers, and two skiers were killed in the slides, as reported by the Shoshone Sheriff’s Department.
Amie Engerbretson, 31, started skiing for the camera at the age of 4, scoring the cover of a Squaw Valley brochure. Her father, photographer Jeff Engerbretson, had Amie at age 20, deep into his pro skiing career. He taught her a love of teamwork, communication, and how to create something
Ski touring the Austrian Alps is no walk in the park. Ascents can be grueling, weather inclement, and conditions far from accommodating — and that’s just when the sun is up, with daylight on your side. In 2019, backcountry skiers Max Kroneck and Jochen Mesle decided to take filming an Austrian
1. Hands-down the best vehicle yet devised by homo sapiens to travel over snow at high speeds. The easiest, most cost-effective means for one person to convert powder from untracked to tracked. With talent, can be used to bend gravity, climb walls, do backflips, skim across pristine mountain lakes, and