Biff America: On Compliments

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Jeffery Bergeron, under the alias of Biff America, is a monthly columnist for BCM. Biff provides anecdotes about some of our favorite things: beer, sex and skiing.

Snow Shooter: Reuben Krabbe

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Growing up on the prairies of Calgary, Reuben Krabbe marks his move to the mountains of Whistler, B.C. as one of the defining moments in his photography career. He’s a towering six feet four inches, which means he ducks when entering most ski huts, but that hasn’t stopped him from capturing the passion at the core of our sport.

Weed Wars Rage in Aspen, WWA Needs Your Help and Maple Syrup Goes Mobile

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Pot shops in Aspen, Co. are desperate to find each other’s bottom line, the WWA needs 1,000 comments by August 4 to a Forest Service snowmobile regulations draft and Vermont’s Cochran family brings maple syrup into the land of goos and sport beans.

Summer Stashes: Mount Daniel

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It’s July. You’re fighting the realization that winter is over. You’re probably mountain biking, twiddling your thumbs, questioning if it’s smart to watch a ski movie to gear up for next year….

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Carl Skoog

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To most people, the late Carl Skoog was known as a talented skier, mountaineer and photographer. His skills in the mountains made him a role model for many, and his images were featured nine times on the cover of Backcountry. To the people who knew him best, Skoog was more than just a great skier with an eye for photography—he was a loyal friend, compassionate teacher and clean-living lover of life.

Biff America: On Crack

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Jeffery Bergeron, under the alias of Biff America, is a monthly columnist for BCM. Biff provides anecdotes about some of our favorite things: beer, sex and skiing.

Snow Shooter: Bruno Long

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Put Bruno Long in Rogers Pass (his favorite place to shoot and ski), and all he needs is a camera and a pair of skis to be happy. Long’s biggest weakness? Being so obsessed with photography that, he says, his friends tell him, “Dude, you’ve got to lay off. You’ve got to shut your brain off.”

GoPro Goes Public, Gregory Sells for $85 Mil, Heady Topper on the Move

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In the news now, GoPro sells 17.8 million shares on its first day at a high of $24 a pop, Black Diamond offloads Gregory for a cool $85 million and Heady Topper awaits a hearing regarding their intended move to Stowe, Vt.

Summer Stashes: Flattop Mountain

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It’s July. You’re fighting the realization that winter is over. But if you’re strong willed and work for it, you can find skiing all year round (without blowing you savings on a ski trip to South America).

Throwback Thursday: The Premier Issue

Issue 1, Oct/Nov 1994

No matter how many GoPro Xtreme YouTube videos you watch this week at work, you’ll never find something as effortlessly cool as the good looks and badass hop turns the ’90s brought us.

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