If you’re at the office grinding out another day while daydreaming about freshies and faceshots, this post is for you. Help pass the time and get stoked for the upcoming season by following these Instagram accounts.
1. X-Games Medalist and Olympian @christyprior
Snowboarding is fun. And if you’re not convinced, check out Christy Prior’s Instagram account to see how she plays in New Zealand this August. #RailHailOrShine you’ll find her in the park, and when she’s not there she’s likely on her yoga mat.
2. Introducing Backcountry Beast @manuob
Check out this #mountainman for year-round play in the backcountry of Termas de Chillán, Chile. He’ll show you the snow, the stars and of course, some sweet Chilean sunrises.
3. Steep Skiing with Pro Chris Davenport @steepskiing
Better grab a napkin, because Chris Davenport is going to make you drool. He’s been getting puked on while working and playing in Chile this summer. If the powder he’s chasing in the southern hemisphere is any indication of North America’s upcoming winter, we all better buy a snorkel. #snowstorm
4. Join the Pros with @PowderQuest
By following @PowderQuest you get to tour around with some of the industries most talented professional skiers all in one feed like @lexidupont and @sage_cattabriga_alosa. Hurry up and check them out, they’re chasing snow in Argentina right now.
5. UIAGM Mountain Guide @andescross
He’s skied with @sherpascinema for the ski movie ALL I CAN in Chile and right now he’s skiing with #CanadianSkiMachines @chrisrubens and @eric_hjorleifson in the Patagonia. He’s a UIAGM Mountain Guide in Patagonia, Chile, Argentina, Antarctica, Norway and Iceland. He really never does stop exploring.
6. Ski Sisters @izzy__lynch and @zoyalynch
Sisters Izzy Lynch and Zoya Lynch are true mountain ladies. Izzy skis professionally and Zoya is a professional photographer. Right now you’ll find them gallivanting and getting re-acquainted with winter in the south of New Zealand. Their feeds promise a few days of shredding, magic and exploring and their photos never disappoint. #nzmustdo
7. The NEVER SUMMER Account with @vivachile
When he’s not adventuring in Tahoe you’ll find @vivachile in his home country of Chile chasing snow, climbing volcanoes and having après at the playa. He’s got a whole lotta love and passion for the mountains, follow his adventure and enjoy the beauty of Chile through his lens. #ohyeah
8. Stoke and More Stoke with Pro Skier @ingridbackstrom
She’s celebrating her second winter of 2015 in Chile and so far it looks pretty good on her. Having just coached an all-female ski camp with @PowderQuest at @nevadosski, she’s just joined up with some familiar pros like @mikedski and @ianmcintosh for a #superstarcamp at @skiportillo.
9. Exploring Winter Since 1949 @warrenmillerent
They’re on location in The Andes for #chasingshadows and by the looks of their photos, they’ve been capturing some fine shadows amongst the #powderfiesta. Get in on it.
10. Go Pro with @myshellparker
Michelle Parker says #AugustIsForSkiing and this August is no exception. She’s spending her time on the slopes with @sassglobaltravel in Argentina for ladies week. While she loves to ski, she’s also passionate about empowering women and young ladies. Check out this inspiring feed for her soulful posts.