Ski movies

A pre-season tradition: Ski films showing in Vermont in 2015

-Updated 10/28/2015- Taking in a ski film before the snowflakes fly is a pre-season tradition for many skiers and riders. Here's a growing list of ski movies that will be shown around Vermont this fall and early winter. Check with the venue for details on the time of the show and ticket information.  This list will be updated as information becomes available on more shows. 2015 Ski Films Showing in Vermont September 24 - 26 IF3 Freeski FestivalCinema Imperial, Montreal (less...[Read more]

Thursday, September 17, 2015 Filed in: Ski movies

Ski film showings in Vermont in 2014. Getting stoked for ski season!

Ski films shown in Vermont

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR FALL 2015 SKI FILMS IN VERMONT>> Updated 11/17/14 This list will be updated as more details become available. Know of another ski film showing in Vermont? Drop us a note! September 15 Keynote Skier and Road to Zion by Phil Casabon and Henrik HarlautUniversity of Vermont (UVM), Ira Allen Chapel, at 6 p.m. September 18 - 20 IF3 Freeski FestivalCinema Imperial, Montreal (less than 2 hours from BTV) October 2 Less by Level 1UVM, Billings Theater, at 8...[Read more]

Monday, September 15, 2014 Filed in: Fall & Early season, Ski movies

Ski movies help us get through to winter in Vermont!

Shot from Valhalla ski film

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR FALL 2015 SKI FILMS IN VERMONT>> Updated 12/20/2013 Skiers in Vermont start getting antsy for snow pretty early in the fall. For me, it’s once I start reaching for fleece jackets or blankets at night. One of the ways we get through this annual ordeal is to gather in theaters to watch ski movies. Hooting and hollering are sometimes involved; it’s all just part of our coping mechanism. Here’s a list of ski films in Vermont...[Read more]

Monday, September 23, 2013 Filed in: Ski movies

Ski movies in Vermont fuel the "stoke" for the approaching 2012 -2013 ski season

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR FALL 2015 SKI FILMS IN VERMONT>> Updated 11/20/12 It’s the time of year when skiers and riders want to get charged up for the coming ski season. And it WILL be a good season, won't it, Mother Nature???!!! Here's a list of ski movies that will be shown in and around Vermont this fall. We'll add more as details become available. September 12-16, 2012 IF3 Festival in Montréal (our neighbor to the north, eh?) Professional and amateur ski and freeski...[Read more]

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Filed in: Ski movies

Fall brings ski movies to Vermont

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR FALL 2015 SKI FILMS IN VERMONT>> Updated 12/5/11 How do you get pumped up for the coming ski season? Is it enough to go to a ski swap? Or stroll through a ski store to ogle the new gear? Or do you prefer to rent a couple ski films, or attend a ski movie with a big crowd?  I have to admit it's entertaining to go to a showing of a new ski movie with an audience. People cheer and hoot and holler. It's pretty fun. During fall 2011...[Read more]

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Filed in: Ski movies

Ski films help feed the hunger for the coming ski season

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE 2012 LIST OF SKI MOVIES IN VERMONT!>> Updated 11/29/2010 It's been exciting to see the growing variety of ski films that make their way around the country these days. The Warren Miller Company has plenty of competition today. (Thank goodness!) Yes, most films have big air, slick tricks and epic powder shots, but each filmmaker pours a bit of their own personality into their product. And, it's fun to see eastern ski locations in ski films that are shot...[Read more]

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Filed in: Ski movies

Stowe Film Fest approaches; and a fun video

Stowe Village

Have you seen a ski film yet this fall? There are several making the tour around the country this year. Good pickin's. The new Warren Miller film is in Burlington, Vermont, this weekend. You can catch a bunch of ski movies starting next weekend in locations throughout Stowe, Vermont. It's the Stowe Mountain Film Festival and the line-up is full of powder shots, tele turns, snowboard tricks and more. The festival benefits the Vermont Ski Museum, which is located in Stowe. Completely unrelated...[Read more]

Friday, November 20, 2009 Filed in: Ski movies, Stowe

Vermont stick season ski movies, swaps, bashes and jams

Good news: Some Vermont ski resorts are firing up their snowmaking systems as temperatures drop again. On Jay Peak, for example, the weather service says it will get down to around 20 degrees (F) each night this week. Brrrrr. Sounds like perfect weather for making snow. Here are a few events in northern Vermont in the next two weeks that can help get you in the mood for early-season skiing. The Cochran's ski swap is this weekend and the Waitsfield ski swap is the following weekend.  My...[Read more]

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 Filed in: Fall & Early season, Ski movies, Ski swaps

2009 Ski film season starts in Burlington, Vermont

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE 2012 LIST OF SKI MOVIES IN VERMONT!>> It’s nice to see some smaller ski film producers sharing their wares in Vermont along with the likes of Warren Miller and TGR. Here’s a list of ski movies that I know of thus far – starting as early as September 5. Do check their Web sites for film details, date changes, etc. Updated 1/20/10 September 5, 2009 “Neverland” by Absinthe Films Merrill's Roxy Theater, Burlington,...[Read more]

Thursday, September 3, 2009 Filed in: Fall & Early season, Ski movies

15 ski films to see at Stowe Film Fest starting Saturday

This sounds like fun in Stowe this weekend: 15 skiing and riding films will be screened around town over the course of eight days, starting on Saturday, November 29. Pizza is involved in some of these showings, too, so get there early. The cost of entry is either free or $5 depending on the show. Locations include the Rusty Nail and the Vermont Ski Museum. If you are around Stowe starting this weekend, check it out:http://www.stowefilmfest.com/schedule.htm [Read more]

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 Filed in: Ski movies, Stowe

Snowy Mt. Mansfield and a ski movie get me motivated for ski season

Snowy Mt. Mansfield in the glow of the setting sun.

What a combination: a snowy Mt. Mansfield and the glow of a setting sun. The mountain was pink this afternoon as the sun set. The photo is from a Web cam that is positioned at Burlington International Airport, looking east. All this snow and cold weather gets me in the mood for skiing. Going to the Warren Miller film last night doesn't hurt, either! They had some fun skiing sequences from Iceland (wow, what a unique place!), Crested Butte, Japan, Alaska and even a little bit of Vermont. They...[Read more]

Sunday, November 23, 2008 Filed in: Backcountry skiing, Fall & Early season, Mt. Mansfield, Ski movies

Action-packed ski films coming to a theater near you

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE 2012 LIST OF SKI MOVIES IN VERMONT!>> IN A WORLD... where winter blankets the northern reaches of America in copious amounts of snow, one filmmaker (or maybe two) dares to deliver a heart-pumping, ear-throbbing spectacle to salivating skiers year after year. Who are these snow-worshiping heroes? Why do they do it? And, um, how can we get a ticket? That's right: it's time for our annual fall ski flicks. Warren Miller and Teton Gravity Research are making...[Read more]

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 Filed in: Ski movies

Pumped up for skiing!

TGR's Lost and Found

Yes, I know it's only October 13, but I'm ready for the ski season. You see, I just made my annual pilgrimage to a ski movie. Each year it's either Warren Miller, Teton Gravity Research or Mountain Films--and sometimes two or three of these! Last night my husband, two friends and I grabbed a quick dinner and headed for Higher Ground in South Burlington to see TGR's new winter flick called "Lost & Found." The music was loud, and I could actually feel it reverberating off my kneecaps, but...[Read more]

Saturday, October 13, 2007 Filed in: Ski movies

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