free tickets to ‘Further’ screening

With the Tetons freshly capped in snow for the first time this autumn, the timing couldn’t be better for Saturday’s screening of Further, the second installment in the backcountry riding trilogy from snowboarder Jeremy Jones and filmmaker Teton Gravity Research.

Picking up where he left off in Deeper, the film finds Jones continuing to push his limits as he ventures into more remote terrain — without the use of lifts or helicopters. “Through research, patience and hard work, the crew was able to live in caves and on glaciers to ride untouched lines without another human in sight,” TGR explains.

Courtesy of TGR, we have three tickets to give away to Saturday’s early screening at the Pink Garter. For those who need a refresher: In the comments below, say you’re in — and how stoked you are for the coming winter — and three winners will be drawn at random by 3 p.m. Friday. Each winner will receive one ticket. Please submit a valid email address to enter.

The 6 p.m. screening is open to all ages, while the 9 p.m. show is for those 21 and over. Proceeds will benefit the Doug Coombs Foundation, in support of the Jackson Hole Ski Club freeride program.

Jones’ evolution into mountaineering purist is partly for the film, and partly out of philosophy. He and TGR have lobbied Congress to take action against climate change, and the company has tried to reduce the environmental impact of its other films. Jones started the nonprofit Protect Our Winters.

Norwegian snowboarder Terje Haakonsen, who dominated halfpipe competitions early in his career and is regarded as one of the best riders of all time, co-stars.


Posted under Entertainment, Environment, Media, Sports

22 Comments so far

  1. Aaron October 17, 2012 11:58 pm

    I’m in Jim, admittedly not that stoked for winter though!

  2. Gus Baker October 18, 2012 2:09 am

    I’m in & I’m going whether it’s free or not. Free is better, though.

  3. Skip October 18, 2012 6:30 am

    Me, too, but after the longest summer I can remember, I’m ready to ski!

  4. Chad October 18, 2012 8:21 am

    im in, and after careful review have determined that I’ve never been so stoked in my life.

  5. jd October 18, 2012 8:35 am

    I AM IN. i get stoked for winter when it’s winter. still need to fish a bit more.

  6. SueP October 18, 2012 8:38 am

    I’m in!

  7. Johnny C Note October 18, 2012 9:02 am

    IN! I am STOKED for 4 months of 15 degree temps, no sun, constant snow, and delayed openings! Au revoir, les coquilles molles!

  8. Jon October 18, 2012 9:55 am

    I am in and I am sufficiently stoked for the approaching winter

  9. Suz Knighton October 18, 2012 1:47 pm

    I am so in. And, bring on the winter!!! Yee haw!

  10. Pete October 18, 2012 2:11 pm


  11. skip October 18, 2012 3:38 pm

    Did I mention that I’m more stoked than the other nine people commenting? And the rest who might yet enter!

  12. DB October 18, 2012 4:12 pm

    Me! Ski!

  13. Steve October 18, 2012 5:16 pm

    I’m in! I hope the snow holds off for a couple more weeks for the snowpacks sake, and then it can puke for 5 months!

  14. altimus October 18, 2012 7:22 pm

    im in

  15. Brad W October 18, 2012 10:32 pm

    I’m in! And cannot stop thinking about snow. I dream of pillow drops and big cornices and lots of fluffy white!

  16. Jeremy Minor October 19, 2012 9:12 am

    i’m in and looking forward to a super safe Teton snowpack and the Heels pummeling the blue devils this coming season. Go UNC

  17. Rob Weinstein October 19, 2012 9:29 am

    I’m in.

  18. matty b October 19, 2012 10:38 am

    i’m in, always stoked for the winter and surfing the white wave!!!

  19. Matt October 19, 2012 11:09 am

    i’m in and ready for some wintery crisps

  20. Hallie Simpson October 19, 2012 11:39 am

    I am in!!! I am so stoked for winter this year that I just might pee my pants!!

  21. Robert October 19, 2012 11:44 am

    I’m in and I am so ready for winter!!!

  22. Jim Stanford October 19, 2012 3:10 pm

    And the winners are … No. 8 Jon, No. 20 Hallie Simpson and No. 18 Matty B. Your names will be on the guest list at the door. Congratulations and enjoy the show!

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