Could a contest get any better? Lan Airlines, Valle Nevado, Aspen Ski Resort and Helly Hansen have launched the prize of the year “Peak Seasons”: One ski week at Aspen Snowmass, and one ski week at Valle Nevado in Chile, plus all the gear you’ll need from Helly Hansen and flights for two aboard Lan Airlines. The winner will also have the chance to meet Peak Season spokesperson and snowboard pro Gretchen Bleiler. Gretchen is one of the most accomplished women in snowboarding, and a Olympic Silver Medalist and four-time X-Games Gold Medalist. As part of the contest, Lan Airlines will donate funds to Protect Our Winters (POW), the association that seeks to help halt climate change so we can enjoy snow for years to come. Enter to win by visiting Lan’s Only in South America site, and we may see you at Valle this year! http://bit.ly/1He62SI
Hone Your Snow Sport Photo Skills with SKI and Skiing Magazine’s Powder Click Photo Camp at Valle Nevadoabril 23rd, 2015
Do you love snow, action and photography? Would you like to improve your photo skills under the mentorship of some of the leading professionals in their field? Have you always wanted to ski the Chilean Andes? If the answer is yes, check out the Powder Click Photo Camp hosted by SKI and Skiing Magazines at Valle Nevado August 21-28.
Camp participants spend seven days learning how to shoot on-mountain action stills, with daily seminars covering everything from photo editing techniques to tips on how to communicate with athletes and clients. In addition, campers have the chance to ski alongside international pros and help out on gear testing excursions and photo shoots with Active Junky, a media and shopping site for outdoor enthusiasts.
The photo camper with the best images will be given the opportunity to have his or her work published in Skiing Magazine’s Photo Annual, SKI Magazine’s Spring issue, and an appearance on the magazines’ website. ActiveJunky.com will also award winners of the photography competition with ski apparel and outdoor equipment.
For rates and more information, click here. To book a space, contact Preston Schlebusch Photography directly at firstname.lastname@example.org; (917) 364-2846.
Last season Chris Benchetler and a formidable team of PowderQuest riders hit the slopes of Valle Nevado. Watch this video recap of their trip courtesy of the Ski Channel and see what they loved most, including bluebird conditions, powder slashing, and wind lips, and even going so far as to say Valle Nevado has the best August snow in the world! Check out the video for some summer snow inspiration, and come see for yourself in 2015!