Light A Fuse, Toss A Bomb… Time To Shred Deep Snow

Filed under: Winter 

Whistler Blackcomb takes us behind the scenes of resort operations in the latest installment of its Wonder Reels series, “The Eye of the Storm.” Storm forecasting, avalanche bombing, and opening the mountain — there’s a lot of work that goes into giving skiers and snowboarders the best pow day ever! This video starts with work and ends with play — the face shots begin at 1:45. —Magee Walker

Editor-in-Chief Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.