By Sam Collentine, Meteorologist Posted 2 months ago December 7, 2023

WATCH: The Monster Couloir - Land Of Giants Extended Cut

The Monster is a remote couloir first discovered by Finnish pioneers in Northern Norway, with an infamous crux and a long approach. In April of 2023, OpenSnow Athlete Nikolai Schirmer teamed up with Canadian ski legend Mark Abma and a pack of dogs to give it a go.

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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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