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Ascent Slide Show: Storytelling from Sawtooths & Beyond
October 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Black Diamond and Ascent Backcountry Snow Journal are proud to present- The Slideshow, Sun Valley, ID
Wed, Oct 23rd 7pm-9pm (doors at 6) Tickets $15 online, or at the door Whiskey Jacques https://bpt.me/4403637
Come join the backcountry ski community to celebrate the coming of winter with photo and video presentations from some of the hardest working trail breakers around. Enjoy a cold beer, inspirational images and tall tales from adventures in the Sawtooths and beyond.
Former Powderwhore turned ski mountaineer Noah Howell will be recounting his 29 hour odyssey on the 11,000 foot ski descent of the Archangel Ridge in the Central Alaska Range from last spring.
Mountain guide and slayer Cody Hughes reports on his escapades of biking all the way to Alaska from Salt Lake City with all his gear and then climbing and skiing/ snowboarding Denali from the Muldrow Glacier.
Local Sawtooth backpacking guide and skier Amy David covers her journey of diving into Idaho’s backcountry and the steps she took along the way from a life-threatening ski crash to building an all-women’s outdoor adventure program.
Local shredder and avalanche forecaster Ben VandenBos will show us his database that he built up around last years deep slab avalanche cycle and how he dealt with it as a forecaster and a skier.
No ski event would be complete without a huge gear raffle and the Slide Show is no exception! Help support the Sawtooth Avalanche Center and win products from top backcountry brands including Black Diamond, Flylow, Scarpa, Julbo, Jaybird, Goal Zero, Skimo.co, Mystery Ranch, Osprey, Kuhl, Voile and more.