“Farming is a term that’s been used when people cultivate a resource to reach its full potential. I try to do the same thing with a field of snow. [That way], I can ski fresh powder all day long.” – David Van Dame

Those are the wise words of 73-year-old and longtime Alta skier, David Van Dame. Mr. Van Dame is the perfect example of “waste not, want not” and we’re very happy to share this beautiful short film about the legend himself. We hope this story by Sweetgrass Productions inspires you to find simplicity in your own life and in the mountains as well.


*Video courtesy of Alta Ski Area

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