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It was the second week of December and four weeks of warm, sunny weather had taken their toll on the many ski resorts of the Alps. In a desparate, last-ditch attempt to secure photos for the 15/16 catalogue, Amplid's team manager invited a handful of riders to Pitztal in Austria for a weekend photoshoot.

Welcome to Ost Tirol

German Ambush team skier Andy Nitsche and photographer Severin Wegener made the pilgramage last weekend to powder heaven in Ost Tirol. Snow may be a little thin on the ground in the Tirol, but Ost Tirol is enjoying a bumper season.

Andy Nitsche in Deep

With snow conditions as good as they are in the European Alps this season, Ambush rider Andy Nitsche has had plenty of opportunity to enjoy his uber fat Lexington 185s. Andy emailed across these images by photographer Sev Wegener of him firing through pillow lines and getting creative on unconventional snow laden features.

Hochfuegen In The Sun

Last weekend a little bit of hiking into Hochfuegen’s lesser known backcountry areas rewarded Ambush rider Andy Nitsche and photographer Severin Wagener with some stunning shots.  

Head For The Trees

When the light is flat, there’s no better place to be than the trees. German Ambush rider Andy Nitsche spent last weekend in Fieberbrunn making the most of an overcast day with a wet and heavy alpine snowpack by blasting through Fieberbrunn’s feature filled forests on a pair of uber fat Lexingtons. Photographer Severin Wegener [...]