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Backcountry / adventure watching in iso

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by nezumi, Aug 13, 2020.

  1. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    With Melbourne in stage 4 I am finding myself once again looking for vicarious adventure tales.

    I recently binge watched Beau Miles' 6 part series Bass by Kayak, and from there fell into a bit of a dive of adventure films - but one thing I noticed was the significant dearth of any good snow-based content (ideally splitboarding, but I'm not fussed).

    I'm aware of Killian Jornet's Impossible Traverse, and the wonderful series by the Oates brothers of their AAWT winter crossing, but not much else.

    Does ski/snowboard touring simply not lend itself as well to this kind of filmmaking? Does anyone have any other recommendations for this type of content, or anything decent and educational/instructional, preferably on YouTube or similar?
     
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    Interruptedbyfireworks One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I assume you’ve watched the Warren Miller ones? I like Adventure+, it’s a paid subscription but some good dits on there
    https://adventureplus.com
     
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  3. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    There is Steve Curtin? ‘s skiing in Australia film. Details elude my addled brain right now. Maybe @Telemark Phat can provide something?
     
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  4. Ziggy

    Ziggy A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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  5. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Have been working my way through the catalog
    The Killian series is a fav
     
  6. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Here’s one we knocked up from this years japan season :p
     
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    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Telestrom A Local

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    Beautifully shot and great choice of atmospheric music.
     
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    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Woolworths Everyday rewards has 2 mth free subscription to YouTube premium.

    That may help.
     
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    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    These are great short NZ BC skiing vids, there are 9 in the series.
     
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    Ricardo64 Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    I've been chasing Warren Miller's "ticket 2 Ride" but can't seem to find it on any streaming services..has anyone stummbled over it ?
     
  13. Ziggy

    Ziggy A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Climbing K2 without oxygen. Provides more detail than usual on tactics.

     
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  14. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I think I have watched so many videos on K2 and Everest over the past few months that the YouTube algorithm is at a loss as to what to recommend to me next, so it's just recommending the same ones again!

    I especially love the ones that give a voice to those who make the climb possible; the Sherpa peoples and all the porters.
     
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  15. Ziggy

    Ziggy A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes.
    This one's a bit different IME as it includes the fear and doubt, the squits and the luck.
     
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    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some of these are great.
     
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    craighelo One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Always liked the movies made by powderwhores
     
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    mr Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    so i also just got that adventure channel, and started watching the kilian jornet show

    the main take home from me so far is that i have a major crush on his mum