By Sam Collentine, Meteorologist Posted 8 years ago April 18, 2016

WATCH: Chasing El Nino - California's Comeback

In Episode 1 of the new GoPro series, Chasing El Nino, Chris Benchetler skis his home mountain, Mammoth Mountain, and the surrounding backcountry. Together with his filmer, Matt Cook, they aim to show backcountry skiing in a way that hasn't been seen before, while exploring areas of the Sierra Nevada that have been inaccessible for years due to severe drought. 

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Sam Collentine


Sam Collentine is the Chief Operating Officer of OpenSnow and lives in Basalt, Colorado. Before joining OpenSnow, he studied Atmospheric Science at the University of Colorado, spent time at Channel 7 News in Denver, and at the National Weather Service in Boulder.

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