GoPro’ing the World’s Most Iconic Ski Descent

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Pro ski mountaineer Chris Davenport has logged ambitious lines on all the continents, including Antarctica, but the pinnacle of them all, he says, is the Super C Couloir near Portillo, Chile. Its 5,000 vertical feet makes it mightier than anything in North America (“Only the Messner Couloir on Denali can compare with it,” says Davenport), yet no film crews had ever documented a descent down the iconic chute because it had never been practical to haul in heavy, bulky camera equipment.

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