Skiing Baffin Island: Every Turn Counts

“It’s a strange world made of extreme horizontal and vertical planes. Where you find diagonal, you find skiing.”

So states the narrator in this remarkable short film Jordan Manley produced about the trip he took to Baffin Island with Chad Sayers, Marcus Waring, Tobin Seagel and Jamie Bond to ski the long, hazardous couloirs around Sam Ford Fjord. Skiing the 2-billion-year-old rock hallways – sometimes on only a few inches of snow underlain by blue ice – they have to make every turn count.

Check out the article on p. 48 of our winter Trips issue.

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