Opening Day at Sun Valley

So so stoked to be back on snow!  The mountain opened on Thanksgiving and I was lucky enough to be on the 1st gondola early up at 8:30.  Nothing like standing on the top of Baldy with nobody there.  The conditions were perfect cordaroy and untracked 8 inches of freshies.  Perfect way to kick off the season and my first run. Give Thanks!

 

Opening Day Sun Valley 11-26-15 from Danny Irie Walton on Vimeo.

Sun Valley Ski Ads 2015-16

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I am super stoked for the mountain to open on Thanksgiving!  It has been great to see some early season snow and watch Baldy transform to winter.  Everything is in place for a great season!  Plus, I am super proud to be featured in Sun Valley Resorts winter ski ads.  This marks the 2nd winter I’ve been featured by Sun Valley (also 2010).  The ads have run in Freeskier, Skiing,Ski, The Skier’s Journal and others.  I am also on the 80th season brochure and trail map. The photo was taken by Jon Mancuso.  Be sure to check out Jon’s sweet site http://www.jonmancuso.com/

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Corn Harvest

Still great skiing on Galena summit.  I enjoyed some great corn skiing on Mushroom Ridge.

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Mushroom Ridge from Danny Irie Walton on Vimeo.

 

Snow Valley 3/24/15

It finally snowed after going two month with any new snow.  Give thanks Ullr for the 4 inches of fresh. I love telemark skiing!

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Snow Valley 3/24/15 from Danny Irie Walton on Vimeo.

Bomb Snow Magazine 10 Year Book

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I am super proud to be featured in Bomb Snow Magazine’s 10 Year Book!  The image was taken in the Idaho backcountry by Tal Roberts talroberts.com is featured on the table of contents page.  Bombsnow is a soulful and super creative publication.  They feature amazing art, ski bum travel adventures and epic images! I especially love the ski edits they put out with high energy riding and tunes.  Be sure to check out their site https://bombsnow.com/

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POW for Christmas!

Jon Mancuso Photography

Christmas treats came to Idaho!  Yes, we were greeted with a fresh foot Christmas morning!  We are off to a great start this season.  Hopefully, Ullr keeps on blessing us with freshies.  Here are a few shots from Jon Mancuso www.jonmancuso.com

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Jon Mancuso Photography

Jon Mancuso Photography

Jon Mancuso Photography

 

Sun Valley Powder 3/4/14

Jon Mancuso Photography

Tuesday was a classic Sun Valley day!  Blue skies,fresh blower snow and empty lift lines. Great time skiing with Jon Mancuso.  Enjoy these images from Jon and be sure to check out his sweet site http://www.jonmancuso.com/

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Sun Valley Mid-Winter Photo Challenge

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The first Sun Valley Mid-Winter Photo Challenge went down a couple days ago and was a super fun event. 5 photographer/athlete teams had 12 hours to shoot and produce a 3 minute slideshow using only that day’s images. Thanks Photographer Jon Mancuso http://www.jonmancuso.com/  for crushing it all day!  Enjoy a day in the life of ski bum!

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Here’s the finished slideshow :

2014 Sun Valley Mid-Winter Photo Challenge from Jon Mancuso on Vimeo.

Why I Ski Grand Targhee

Yes, Grand Targhee is my home away from home!  For the past 5 years I have made it point to head there for the storms.  Soft snow and and truly a soulful skiing experience! They are blessed with over 500 inches of dry powder each year.  Enjoy this slide show from the Ghee ! http://flipagram.com/f/biHE6DD5gl#

Photos by Gabe Rogel www.rogelmedia.com/

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Photo: Gabe Rogel

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

Thanks for the great support in 2013!  Enjoy this slideshow!
Mountain Niceness 2013http://flipagram.com/f/fubLMFu3jl

Look for more positive good things in 2014.

Stoked.

Cheers,
Danny