On the latest episode of the Low Pressure Podcast, Cody Townsend checks in with an update on The Fifty Project. Now that he’s two years in, his original plan of skiing and climbing "The Fifty Classic Descents of North America" in three years has obviously been sidetracked thanks to Covid-19, but it hasn’t deterred him or his filmer Bjarne Salén from completing the audacious mission.

Photo by Bjarne Salén

Cody discusses how the idea for The Fifty came to be; realizing he needed a highly skilled and reliable partner like Bjarne; the daunting setup, production and costs associated with pulling it off; and how he’s involved his wife, professional skier Elyse Saugstad.


Listen to the episode below, and for all past, present and future episodes of The Low Pressure Podcast, be sure to visit lowpressurepodcast.com and subscribe to it on Spotify, Google Play, Apple Podcasts and Amazon Music, and be sure to check out The Fifty Project on YouTube by clicking here.

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