The Shadow Campaign

The Shadow Campaign | Whitewash

https://vimeo.com/dpsskis/whitewash Midway through a dry season, with scraggly trees, icy slopes, and hardly any base, Mount Baker suddenly finds itself consumed by the chaos of the year' biggest storm-- unleashing several feet of snow [...]

The Shadow Campaign | Sanctuary

https://vimeo.com/dpsskis/sanctuary Heavy sun and low snow has left Valle Nevado ski area reduced to bare rock, a lost season. Lifts shut down and skiers flee towards Santiago in droves. Hot tubs and pisco prevail [...]

The Shadow Campaign | Inversions

https://vimeo.com/dpsskis/inversions   Baldface Lodge, nestled in interior British Columbia, is renowned for harboring some of the worlds finest powder. Except in December 2014, when the DPS crew arrived to make a short ski flick. [...]

Sweetgrass Productions

Valhalla Forest Ski Segment

https://vimeo.com/80938496 'VALHALLA' IS SKI MOVIE OF THE YEAR! - Powder Video Awards For the Full feature length film BUY VALHALLA ON iTUNES: georiot.co/1ZKv Follow Sweetgrass on Facebook: on.fb.me/19gemhO Purchase the DVD and Blu Ray [...]

Behind The Scenes: Valhalla

https://youtu.be/cuJgJOoXqqM Go behind the scenes with Sweetgrass on the set of "Valhalla." To produce the forest segment, where skiers jib off trees and jump over waterfalls in the dead of summer, the crew had [...]

Valhalla Trailers | Sweetgrass Productions

https://vimeo.com/backcountryski/valhalla https://vimeo.com/backcountryski/valhalla2   'VALHALLA' IS SKI MOVIE OF THE YEAR! - Powder Video Awards BUY VALHALLA ON iTUNES: georiot.co/1ZKv Purchase the DVD and Blu Ray today at: sweetgrass-productions.com/shop/ Check out Trailer 1: vimeo.com/backcountryski/valhalla [...]

Tiny House Tour 2013

Tiny House Tour 2013: Episode 1

Everyone wants to be the all-sacrificing powder hound, vagabonding from storm to storm, with no possessions, a bank devoid of money, but full of powder turns. In some places, we know true ski bums. People [...]

Tiny House Tour 2013: Episode 2

All of us have mountains and lines that beckon to us every day, every season, every turn—Giants that loom in the periphery of our memory and thoughts. These monoliths sleep in our wildest dreams. And [...]

Tiny House Tour 2013: Episode 3

Every moment in the mountains lends an opportunity to learn. A lifetime education awaits those willing to explore, watch, and listen. And sometimes we meet purveyors of the knowledge, people who have made it their [...]

Tiny House Tour 2013: Episode 4

There is the discovery, when your eyes catch the first glimpse of a pillow line. Your mind quickly assesses the fun factor, believing how easy it will be to effortlessly drop from one marshmallow cloud [...]

Tiny House Tour 2014

Tiny House Tour 2014: Episode 1

Episode 1: Winter's People When we're born, we're all destined to become something. Some of us are lucky enough to become skiers. Throughout our lives our interests in skiing evolve, from following our parents around [...]

Tiny House Tour 2014: Episode 2

Tiny House Tour Episode 2 Parking Lot Culture In ski areas around the world there are stories that live in the parking lot: vans, RV's, buses, and campers host ski bums, families, keeners, and winter [...]

Tiny House Tour 2014: Episode 3

Tiny House Tour 2014: Episode Three - Best in Snow www.outdoorresearch.com As skiers we either have them or we have friends with them—those furry creatures that freak out in a snow frenzy anytime they're let [...]

Tiny House Tour 2014: Episode 4

“Splitboarding is freedom…” Filmmaker Sam Giffin’s ode to the snowboarders dedicated to earning their turns in untouched powder, this short film was shot on location at Giffin’s adopted mountain home, Mount Baker, Washington. Famous for [...]

Personal Productions

A Good Day In March

https://youtu.be/ugEnMmPyFzA Avi danger is really high today in the PNW; Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center is showing a scary danger rose. Never fear, Zack Giffin is here to help out! Get some face shots [...]

Glacier Time With Sweetgrass

Glacier time with Sweetgrass & Outdoor Research at the Carroll Glacier in Haines, Alaska.   https://youtu.be/WJygCpxvkJg

Riding Gaijin, Japan 2011

Zack Giffin and a posse of fellow riders took on deep pow and incredible lines. A celebration and reminder of some of the many beautiful places in Japan. https://youtu.be/mgH1eupd1dg

Hanging Glacier | Mt. Shuksan

Zack Giffin and crew capture some great backcountry skiing on Mt. Shuksan in 2011.   https://youtu.be/gUpRflk-fto  

Sano y Salvo | Patagonia

https://youtu.be/k_zE5cKzP2Y "I'm not sure how many times it will take before I learn that I am not cut out to be a ski guide. Many times in the past I have made the mistake [...]

La Vida La Existencia | Rio Baker Patagonia

"The gauchos, they don't like clocks," said our Argentine friend Diego Boracchia as we waited for our tardy Chilean cowboy and four-legged transportation into the mountains surrounding Villa Castillo, a town just north of Chile's [...]