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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Adirondack backcountry ski video: take 2

Lookout rock webThis YouTube link takes you to my second attempt at making a short backcountry ski video. For this one, I strapped my camera–an Olympus 1030SW–to my chest and skied down a small peak outside Saranac Lake. The clip is only a few minutes long. Unfortunately, when I converted it to QuickTime for the Web it lost a lot of resolution. That’s why the titles at the start are blurry. I’m still learning. I hope to post more in the future.

Phil Brown

Contributor Phil Brown was editor of the Adirondack Explorer from 1999-2018. When he isn't at his desk, he's usually out hiking, paddling, skiing, or doing something else important.

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4 Responses

  1. Kent Jackson says:

    It looked like fun. Were you on downhill, telemark or cross-country skis. I honestly couldn’t tell but figured it was too steep and turny for cross-country skis. And I never could have made those jumps on my cross-country skis.

  2. Phil says:

    Kent, it definitely was fun, especially as I didn’t run into a tree. I was on Karhu BC Jaks, which are fairly wide telemark skis.

  3. Peter and Ethan W says:

    Ski-nema verite!

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