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Nothing will put your stomach in your throat like launching a cliff or hitting a jump. Unfortunately, most of us flail like a hamster thrown from a window on our first few flights. To get past this, you need to learn the four stages of launching any air: inspection, takeoff, air, and landing.

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How to Carry Your Skis on a Bootpack

There are several legendary inbounds bootpacks in the Western U.S., places where the resort's toughest skiers hike for their turns. Take the Ridge at Bridger Bowl, Taos' Kachina Peak, Jackson Hole's Headwall, or Aspen's Highland Bowl. We spoke to ski patrol at Highlands to find out the best technique for carrying your skis up the bootpack.

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How to Flow Powder

Rockered skis have fundamentally changed the way we ski powder. Find out how to step up your game in a step-by-step sequence from Skiing Interactive.

Josh Haskins, a cameraman and producer for Warren Miller Entertainment gave us four tips to make your ski movie go from YouTube embarrassment to the next “All I Can.” Location, location, location  The first step is to pick a location that’s both visually stunning and conducive to filming. Haskins recommends taking care of ground logistics first: that means getting permission from resorts and securing forest service permits, sometimes both. The biggest snags in a production come before injury-inducing wipeouts are even possible. Make sure to touch base with resort coordinators, the forest service, and tour operators to get logistics dialed in.

How to Make Your Own Ski Movie

Sure, you could post schwagy GoPro edits to the intertubes, or you could take a little time, shine up your editing skills, and revel in Vimeo glory. Here's how to get started.