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Skier Somehow Survives A Terrifying 300 Metre Tumble Down A Mountain

Video: I don’t know how this is possible (though I am very thankful it is), but immediately after skiier Angel Collinson tumbled 300m down the side of an Alaskan mountain, she sat up and told everyone that she was going to walk back up the mountain to get her stuff. I mean, how badarse is that? After being put in the dangerous whirlwind free fall for what seemed like forever (the drop kept going and going and going), she just brushed it off like it was nothing. Incredible.


One Day Droneboarding Could Be An Exciting Sport, But Not Today

Video: It’s entirely plausible that one day extreme athletes will be blasting across a snow-covered field on a snowboard, powered not by the pull of gravity, but by a flying drone pulling them along. However, as this video of the world’s first droneboarder reveals, that day is still a long ways off.


Time Lapse Shows How Much Snow Fell During The US Blizzard

Video: Winter Storm Jonas hit the US east coast over last weekend, and if you care about the weather in America at all, you’d know that there was a ridiculous amount of snow that got dropped onto cities. Here’s time lapse footage of the blizzard in Purcellville, Virginia.


America's Colossal Snowstorm Shattered Even More Records Than Expected

Blizzards. Floods. Ice storms. Thundersnow. Hurricane-level winds. Plagues of locusts. OK, maybe not that last one. But all the rest of these hit the US hard last weekend, breaking records just as predicted — and in some cases even more than predicted.


The Migration Of Thousands Of Reindeers In The Winter Is Majestic

Video: Here’s absolutely gorgeous footage of a huge herd of reindeer making their way across Norway during winter from photographer Jan Helmer Olsen. Seeing all those reindeer walk through the snow in search for warmth is especially beautiful because of the aerial drone view. Their movement is almost like a ballet from up there.


Watch A Mesmerising Map Of 118 Bird Species Migrating Throughout The Western Hemisphere

Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology has brewed up a hypnotising representation of birds flocking up and down the length of two continents over the course of a year. No more complaining about your commute.


Skiing In The Dark With A Torch Attached To A Ski Is Wild Fun

Video: Night skiing and night boarding usually requires some sort of light. But what if that light was a torch attached to the ski or snowboard? Then you’d get this fiery visual of a man on fire shredding the slopes. The white of the snowy mountain gets replaced with this hellish red and it looks more like a crazy tour in the underworld than the pristine slopes of Switzerland.


Exploring The Arctic Is Beautifully Difficult

Video: It’s cold. It’s lonely. It’s and it’s cold. That’s what this mere glimpse of life on an Arctic expedition looks like. The visuals are jarring: the ship looks like it’s parked on land, the moustaches are frozen, the research looks difficult. But it also must be so beautiful to be in places where so few have gone before.


How To Backpack The Most Scenic Trail In Alberta, Canada

Alberta’s Skyline Trail is popular for a reason. It offers stunning alpine scenery, exciting hiking, and it’s easy to access. We spent two days trekking it; here’s everything you need to know to tackle it yourself.


How Bad Are Arctic Winters? One Photo Says It All

If you were idly wondering what it might be like to visit the High Canadian Arctic in the dead of winter, this incredible new shot of a cup of hot tea freezing in mid-air sums it up nicely: Cold. As. Hell.


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