In all my trips to the biggest state I’ve learned to take what the mountains give you. Sometimes they give you everything, sometimes nothing. This year I spent a month in Alaska on two separate trips. On one we nearly got everything, on the other nothing. The cheapest way to get all your gear from … More Alaska Can Be Fickle
Today the temperature in Denver reached 100 degrees. While the city folk were likely teeing it up at the golf course, or cooling off at neighborhood pools, I was lugging 25 pounds of ski gear up a 14,000 foot peak just 50 miles west of the city. As I climbed the trail, nearly everyone that I passed had something … More Summer Skiing
Our plan was to head to Calgary, Alberta in late November and spend a couple weeks shooting urban rails. Calgary is known for its early season snow and cold temperatures. However, mother nature had a different idea for this November. Temperatures were warm and there was not a trace of snow. We were left with … More Season 2 Episode 1 – Alberta 2015
The Origin 96’s big brother, the Origin 116, has racked up multiple awards over the past two years from the likes of Skiing Magazine, Powder Magazine, Freeskier Magazine, and Backcountry Magazine. For the 2016-2017 line we’ve engineered the genetics of the Origin 116 into the all new Origin 96 and added carbon fiber for additional … More BlisterGear Review Origin96
Name: Joe Schuster Age: 26 Hometown: Vernon, British Columbia, Canada Home Resort: Whistler How is it going Joe? What are you up to right now? I am out in Whistler, BC, currently sitting by the river, drinking a cup of coffee on a day off. It is sunny and feels like it is June. A … More Checking In With Joe Schuster
Every winter, snow forecasters try to predict what the winter will bring. They form educated guesses about specific areas and the long term forecast. The talk for the Coastal BC Range in Canada was that El Nino would bring another warm winter, leaving skiers to constantly check freeze and rainfall levels in the valley. Some … More Whistler
Hello! Shannon Kennedy- Liberty Skis Creative Director- here! We just spent a week in Denver at SIA premiering next year’s skis and I’m extremely excited for everyone to see them and even better, ski them! We have 3 new skis this year- Schuster Pro Model, Variant87, and the Genesis (female version of the Origin). We’ve … More New Line-Up!