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Backcountry smiles galore in Smith’s “Life Beyond Walls: Golden Days” episode

What happens when you take four of skiing’s leading female athletes and put them in a cabin deep in the backcountry near Golden, British Columbia? Awesomeness, that’s what.

Last March, armed with the essentials (skins, skis, avy gear, food and Patron…), pro skiers Amie Engerbretson, Hadley Hammer and Rachael Burks, along with big-mountain guide Jess Baker, did just that while filming for Smith’s Life Beyond Walls series. And, as the resulting Golden Days episode depicts, the times that followed were nothing short of awesome. With an abundance of dance-parties, powder-filled lines and smiles, these ladies got the goods.

Check out images from the trip, below.


Hadley Hammer gets the goods. Photos courtesy of Smith


Goodbye helicopter, hello adventure.


Scoping out the snowpack


The skin-way to heaven


Home sweet backcountry home

Associated gear:


Smith Riot Goggle—2017

With an ergonomic fit and an oversized cylindrical lens made of molded carbonic-x material, this goggle provides crystal clear vision for everything from fun-filled park laps to slushy spring bump runs… Learn more, here.


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