This is a crew of Alta skier redoing John Denver’s classic music video: “Dancing with the Mountains” during “The Frank”.
The Frank is what Alta skiers do on the last day of the season.
Who is Frank?
Frank is the soul of skiing. His clothes don’t come close to matching. He doesn’t have the best skis. He doesn’t
“The idea came as a jab at the ‘bro’ scene we dealt with all year. GoPros and some folks taking themselves a bit too seriously,” says Trioli. “We wanted to bring it back to the roots. The tumbles and crashes and skinny skis and daffies. Every resort has a Frank or two, skiing lock-kneed and schnoodling in low-angle powder and hooting to himself. He doesn’t care about modern skis or the latest colorway in jackets or goggles. He’s just out there Frankin’.” – Mike Trioli, who started “The Frank”, told Powder Magazine
the original John Denver “Dancing with the Mountains” music video