Super Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday…..always an exciting day! This one a bit more than others. 8:30am, met Gabe Rogel and Ryan Colyer at Ryan’s house. 8:20am, air up snow maching trailer tire. 8:45am, unload sled at first trail head in Teton Canyon. 9:00am, researcher attaches GPS unit to Gabe’s pack for the day. 9:12am, Gabe puts on hit avy beacon. 9:20am, Gabe loads up camera and lenses into his pack + cell phone & light meter. 9:30am, Ryan tows Gabe and I to the Table Mtn trail head. 9:45am, start skinning up Table Mtn. 12:00pm, we reach the base of the last face we plan on climbing & eat lunch. 12:30am, reach the top of the final face and start gearing up. 12:45am, Gabe puts on Mike’s VIO POV.1 helmet camera to ski with while skiing down to shoot. 

photo by Gabe Rogel
photo by Gabe Rogel

 Electronics on Mr. Rogel:

1 Camera
3 Lenses
1 Light Meter
1 Avy Beacon
1 GPS Unit
1 Cell Phone
1 VIO POV.1 Helmet Camera

From here, we skied and shot our way back to the sled. It was great!!! To top it off when we reached the cars being towed by the sled we ran into Jed, Heather, and my Dad cross-country skiing in Teton Canyon. Then went to watch the Super Bowl. What a kick a$$ Super Sunday!!!

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    Teton FreeRide is a content based blog founded and operated by Mike "Mikey" Leake. Mikey has lived in the Teton Valley region of southeastern Idaho and western Wyoming most of my life. He has also had the opportunity to live and play in the Lake Tahoe area, and now, Alaska too!

    After competing on the Freeskiing World Tour on-and-off for 10 years Mikey has transitioned to judging various events and become an advisory board member with the International Freeskiers & Snowboarders Association (IFSA). Over the past 13 years he has worked in the ski industry through skiing as an athlete, coach, guide, ski patrol, event coordinator, event judge, marketing consultant, team manager, videographer, and as an associate producer. Mikey has a true passion for the outdoor industry and tries to be involved in every aspect possible.