The Yellow Line

Guess the location of Grant Gunderson's photos and win a pair of Wagner Custom skis.
Air Location Z

No lift tickets. No catwalks. No fights over cafeteria real estate. You need a pickup, some friends, and an average sense of direction. Park at the top of a snowy pass, hike a long or short distance, then click in and aim for the road. Stick out your thumb. Repeat. Photographer Grant Gunderson won’t tell you the three locations where he took these photos. Says he wants to keep the lines untracked. Each shot required countless exploratory missions to find the best road-accessed terrain. Do the locations (which we’ll call X, Y, and Z) look familiar? Look for our hints. Send your best guesses for Locations X, Y, and Z to Please include the highway number, resort or pass name, and state. The winner gets a pair of Wagner Custom skis. Deadline is November 15.

For the clues and photos, click here.

More details about that awesome prize: The contest winner gets a pair of Wagner Custom Skis with a solid color or topsheet design graphic. The custom skis include: Bomber vertical sidewall construction. Clear grained, all-wood core for lively feel, responsiveness, and great durability. Oversized steel edges and extra thick bases for longevity. Custom-fit and optimized for YOU according to length, width, sidecut, camber, tip/tail shapes, overall stiffness, flex pattern, and material layup.


Hint: Location Y's state is the last name of the actor who won on Oscar for his role in Training Day.

The Yellow Line (Gallery)

Do the locations (which we'll call X,Y, and Z) look familiar? Look for our hints. The winner gets a pair of Wagner Custom skis. For the rules of the contest, click here.

Wagner/Telluride Contest

Win a Trip to Telluride and Custom Skis

Are you stoked on skiing? Of course you are. Now all you have to do is say why and you'll enter to win a three-day trip to Telluride, Colorado, for two (with the possibility of heli-skiing) and a pair of Wagner Custom skis made just for you.


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This is the gear Arc'teryx athlete and ACMG assistant ski guide, Christina Lustenberger, trusts for long days of ski guiding in the hills. Photos by Bruno Long.