Sneak Preview: 2017’s Best Ski Films


And now for your pre-seasons stoke: Here’s a sneak preview ofEric Hjorleifson sending it in “Ruin and Rose,” coming soon to Vermont, and where and when you can catch the best of the 2017 releases.

 Ruin and Rose, Nov. 15, 18 Matchstick Productions’ latest release “Ruin and Rose” features pros Mark Abma, Sammy Carlson, Zack Giffin and more skiing in exotic locales including Alaska, Austria, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, and the deserts of Namibia. Nov. 15, The Higher Ground, Burlington, Vt.; Nov. 18 at The Rusty Nail, Stowe, Vt.

Here, There & Everywhere, Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2 One of the best ski movie parties of the season rolls into Vermont with the premier of Warren Miller’s 67th edition. Pros like Ingrid Backstrom, Seth Wescott and Collin Collins ski challenging lines in Greenland, Montana, Switzerland, Boston’s Fenway Park and more. Nov. 30–Dec. 1, Town Hall Theater, Middlebury, Vt.; and Dec. 2 at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington, Vt.

Tight Loose, Dec. 4 – 5 Teton Gravity Research celebrates its 21st birthday with “Tight Loose,” a worldwide ski tour from India to Alaska that showcases the talents of athletes throughout TGR’s 21 years. Angel Collinson, Ian McIntosh, Tim Durtschi and others explore Golden, British Columbia; Kashmir, India; Tordrillo, Alaska; and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Dec. 4-5 Zero Gravity Brewery, Burlington, Vt.

Lisa Lynn

Editor of VT SKI + RIDE and Vermont Sports.