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Update from Carter Snow

What I’ve been up to With the great start to the winter I’ve been able to go on a few mini trips and get some really awesome skiing and shooting in. Most notably, I organized a weekend trip to ski and film at Lost Trail Powder Mountain in the Bitterroots of Montana. We spent two days Read More…

Carter launching into the air

Vermont Life highlights Foundation

Check out longtime Vermont Life contributor Leslie Wright’s piece, The Beating Heart – A father creates a legacy for a son lost on the mountains, about the history of the Flying Ryan Hawks Foundation, and our efforts to bring Ryan’s core values message to the mountains and the classrooms. Thanks to Leslie and Vermont Life!    

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Flyin Ryan Welcomes New Partner Vt Peanut Butter

12/16/2015: Chris Kaiser, president and founder of Morrisville-based Vermont Peanut Butter Company, and Peter Hawks, chief instigator at the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation announced today a partnership to highlight their mutual beliefs and mission. Vermont Peanut Butter Company creates fine peanut butter and other super food products using ingredients sourced in the USA, with no Read More…

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Flyin Ryan Night 12/16 at Ake’s

Big night! Wednesday, December 16, 8-10 PM, join us for a Flyin Ryan night at Ake’s Place. – Specials on Long Trail Flyin Ryan IPA – Flyin Ryan Ski raffle winner Julia Varao – Ski movies – Special guests: The Notion team and the bus that will take them on a 6000 mile odyssey in search Read More…

Update: Dave Wadleigh’s Japan Adventure

Japan was the trip of a lifetime! It is honestly one of the most memorable, fun, and eye opening things I have ever done in my life. Aside from the world class pow, it was also my first trip outside of North America. Needless to say a sudden immersion in Asian culture was eye opening, Read More…

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Warren Miller’s Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows, the 66th annual winter sports film from Warren Miller Entertainment, is a celebration of why we commit ourselves every winter to a passion that’s guaranteed to melt away every spring. Warren Miller once said, “A pair of skis are the ultimate transportation to freedom,” and this year, we’re chasing storms, snow, lines that Read More…

Long Trail’s Flyin Ryan IPA flows at Ake’s Place, 11/19

The 2015-2016 release of the Flyin Ryan IPA by Long Trail Brewing will be at Akes’ Place this THURSDAY at 7pm. Thanks to Long Trail and Ake’s, pints are only $3.00, half of which will go back to the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation! There will be free swag, a raffle, an Adventure Scholar presentation, and some never before seen video Read More…

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Backcountry Film Festival

Brace yourself, El Niño is upon us. Grab your outdoor bucket list and adventure buddies to tune into a night of human-powered winter celebration at the 11th annual Backcountry Film Festival. Produced by the Boise-based nonprofit, Winter Wildlands Allaince, the festival will hold over 100 showings of this year’s films, from Alaska to Antarctica. The Read More…

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MSP Movies – Fade to Winter

November 11 at Higher Ground, South Burlington! MSP Films, the production powerhouse behind MCCONKEY and DAYS OF MY YOUTH, is proud to present FADE TO WINTER. Featuring jaw-dropping action from Alaska, Iceland, British Columbia, Japan, Colorado, Italy, and New England, this film captures the spirit of nine skiers who go to great lengths for the Read More…

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Paradise Waits – A Film from Teton Gravity, 11/7 at Higher Ground

As the days turn into weeks and the weeks roll into months, it’s the moments when everything seems to come together in perfect harmony that resonate the loudest. For those who anticipate winter’s arrival with frothing mouths and the dreams of what may come,this past year came with an unfamiliar set of struggles as these Read More…

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