This Memorial Day weekend Lel Tone will turn the tables on the talent and act as a judge at Mountainfilm in Telluride. We caught up with Lel to get her take on guiding, shooting and dancing.
Not every day in a heli is paradise, but as highly respected AK ski guide Lel Tone details in her guide report, when all the factors align it’s like winning the lottery of life.
Since he first tasted Alaskan heli pow in 1999, First Ascent ski guide Zach Crist has kept his priorities straight in an effort to migrate north each spring. This is his report, 14 seasons deep.
Lexi duPont left home with a truck full of Costco, two jerry cans and 48 hours to cover 2,238 miles of lonely road to Haines, Alaska. Her motivation was a seat in the SEABA Heli if she could get there in time.
With the snow season still in full swing from Alaska to the Alps, First Ascent athlete Lynsey Dyer checks in from the road for her recap of a season spent chasing storms, scoring helis, getting creative and just skiing with the girls.