Avalanches happen out East. The “Working For The Weekend” crew experienced this first hand on a trip to the Chic Chocs in Quebec. While a healthy dose of luck was involved in allowing Nick to walk away relatively unharmed from this event, it was the groups’ many precautions and years of experience that ensured that the remainder of the crew was unscathed. Get educated, be cautious, respect the weather and terrain.
East Coast Avalanche Bulletins:
Further Education Resources:
Music in this episode:
Sofa Surfers – “See the Light”
Blue States – “Red and Shine”
About The “Working For The Weekend” Series:
Now in it’s 3rd season, “Working For the Weekend” follows longtime Meathead Films veteran, Ben Leoni. Ben continues to live in Portland, Maine, and holds down a career as an attorney. He dreams of his weekends skiing in the mountains in between piles of paperwork. The 2015 & 2016 seasons kept him plenty busy with his job but he still managed to find time to get outside and explore.
Showcasing legendary backcountry zones as well as hidden gems around Maine, New Hampshire and Quebec “Working For The Weekend” continues it’s groundbreaking tradition of showing the best skiing the Northeast hast to offer, without the aid of chairlifts. From deep powder to treacherous ice, Ben and his crew of friends embody the “earn your turns” mantra for the East Coast.
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Flylow Presents: Working for the Weekend
A Ski The East Web Series
Featuring Ben Leoni
Additional Shredding In This Episode: Louise Lintilhac and Nick Martin
Filmed On Location: Chic Choc Mountain, Quebec
Cinematography in This Episode: Lincoln Benedict, Adam Mikaelian, Dana Allen
Edited by: Cam Willis
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