Author Archives: Jill Adler

International Pro Skier Tryouts

International pro skier tryouts

Throwing it back to the days of neon, skinny skis and Hot Dog, Look Bindings + Pit Viper put together a fun, wild short featuring the fictional International Pro Skier Tryouts. This could be a legit thing if the current ski landscape wasn’t filled with safety Karens and liability questions. Ah, the good old days! Who remembers the Chinese Downhill? […]

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2022 Sundance Film Festival Goes Virtual and Cancels “Hybrid” Event

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2022 Sundance Film Festival: Update The Sundance Institute announced today that they’re caving to the Omicron variant. “The 2022 Sundance Film Festival’s in-person Utah elements will be moving online this year. While we’re disappointed to not provide the full hybrid experience and gather in-person as intended, audiences this year will still experience the magic and energy of our Festival with […]

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Sundance Film Festival To Give Covid Boosters To Attendees

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While we all anxiously wait for the post-holiday Covid numbers to confirm what we all expect, Sundance Film Festival organizers. already foreseeing another Super Spreader sitch, plan to not only require Covid boosters but will actually offer shots to eligible attendees, according to an exclusive (unofficial) report in Variety. In the wake of Hollywood dropouts like the annual Palm Springs Film Festival, […]

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The Mountain Lover’s Gift Guide

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Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas? You’ve got a new pile of giftcards ready to walk on over to Amazon and REI? Here is the gift guide for your second chance at the present you wished Santa had delivered: KEEN Howser Wrap Slipper Talk about bang for your buck. The Slipper is actually an indoor/outdoor shoe that is just […]

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Alta and Snowbird’s New Avalanche Towers

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Let’s see- we had super early snowfall in October that amped everybody up for the ski season. That was the fluffer. But then, just like the partner who gets a headache, the winter potential rolled over and took a snooze until mid December (now). Guess what all this adds up to? A sketchy avalanche situation for the rest of ski […]

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