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Ghost1
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A day in the life of Steamboat Powdercats in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Yes, you can fly in a snowstorm!
2017-9-20 08:44:52
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DocAraxá
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Dear Ghost1,

What a wonderfull movie.
And i loved the music.
And....what a bunch of snow, man!
For us in South America it is a dream!
Congrats.
2017-9-20 10:21:32
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Juanreta_garcia
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Wow!!!! Greta video and editing.

I am surprised that the Mavic can handle all that "humid weather"!!

2017-9-20 10:29:08
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Ghost1
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Juanreta_garcia Posted at 2017-9-20 10:29
Wow!!!! Greta video and editing.

I am surprised that the Mavic can handle all that "humid weather"!!

Super dry snow in Colorado don't cha know. Thanks for the kind words.
2017-9-20 10:35:27
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Montfrooij
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Amazing footage!
2017-9-20 13:30:45
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DJL
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Beautiful Video!!! Good cinematography!
2017-9-20 13:55:54
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Sportbike_Pilot
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I love skiing in that powdery snow. I need to get back and hit the slopes man.

Great shots in the vid.  
2017-9-20 15:37:17
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DJI Thor
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What a fantastic video! Thanks for sharing. But please also notice that don't let the snow runs into the motors.
2017-9-20 22:13:48
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tiredtim
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Nice. What the Mavic was meant for!
2017-9-22 00:52:14
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Kansas Boy
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Nice video.
2017-9-22 05:32:19
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WolfgangStiller
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Love it!  When did you take the video?
2017-9-22 06:05:37
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SjCutting
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Fantastic, loved every minute of it! Love that song too! Wish I had the nerve to fly in the snow!
2017-9-22 07:05:22
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Dobmatt
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Imagine that after the snow fall, with blue sky and sun ... Yep, summer is over and another fun begins ... for some ...
2017-9-22 09:40:51
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Brum Ken
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Great video and FANTASTIC music real quality bud
2017-9-22 09:47:34
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Ghost1
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WolfgangStiller Posted at 2017-9-22 06:05
Love it!  When did you take the video?

It was taken this past Winter in Colorado.
2017-9-22 18:03:08
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Papaulo.martins
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Spectacular the mavic flying in the snow that cold, very cold.
2017-9-22 18:12:02
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HereForTheBeer
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Papaulo.martins Posted at 2017-9-22 18:12
Spectacular the mavic flying in the snow that cold, very cold.

i think it does fairly good in extremes..  not sure how cold it was there, but it does not have to get that super cold to have a lot of snow.. last year in fact it, i got 34 inches of snow in just 1 day (overnight and lingering into next day) and it wasn't that cold.. like +15F (-9.5C) -  +20F(-6.5C) which given the amount of snow wasn't that brutally cold, usually we would expecting -10F (-23.3C) or colder for such a snow storm..  but most of our winter snowfall happened around freezing point that year.. ~32F (0C)

im curious to see how the mavic pro holds up in the snow for us here or my farm in the mountains.. im hoping we get alot of snow and cold air, because i really want to push my mavic pro..
2017-9-22 20:59:11
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sheyi
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nice video shoot,,, the timing and following is amazing...
2017-9-22 21:19:27
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Cian McLiam
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Fantastic video, really enjoyed it! What set5ings did you use for the slow-mo sequences?
2017-9-22 22:02:12
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Wan Miesham
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Nice.
2017-9-23 03:05:37
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FlyingFish82
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Great footage! awesome you guys can take advantage of being the ski patrol to use the mavic on the mountains!
2017-9-23 07:51:28
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Ray_Dunakin
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Great shots, but IMHO the music doesn't fit.
2017-9-23 12:40:08
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Tealk
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nice video ...nice snow !!!
2017-9-23 13:17:16
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RUDIMAN
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Very very nice video man!
2017-9-24 00:43:47
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Centraltooth
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Wow really nice! Just wondering about the challenges you face flying in the snow
2017-9-24 05:29:19
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Ghost1
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Centraltooth Posted at 2017-9-24 05:29
Wow really nice! Just wondering about the challenges you face flying in the snow

Main challenge is the gimbal/camera. The cold would cause focus issues at times and cause the gimbal to stutter and 'bounce'. It happened sporadically so I was able to get good shots and edit around the occasional glitches. Also, keeping batteries warm prefight is key. I fly in cold conditions with dry snow. Flying in wet/maritime snow climates may result in your drone getting soaked.
2017-9-24 19:01:02
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DomPapadakos
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Great Video and Music!.
2017-9-25 08:46:41
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PizzaFiend
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Absolutely beautiful! Most ski areas near me are "no drone zones", but they are more crowded too.
2017-9-26 05:27:19
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Cloe Ellis
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Such amazing footage!
2017-9-28 20:32:09
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Ghost1 Posted at 2017-9-24 19:01
Main challenge is the gimbal/camera. The cold would cause focus issues at times and cause the gimbal to stutter and 'bounce'. It happened sporadically so I was able to get good shots and edit around the occasional glitches. Also, keeping batteries warm prefight is key. I fly in cold conditions with dry snow. Flying in wet/maritime snow climates may result in your drone getting soaked.

Catch landing or did you have a dry spot? I was expecting snow angel mavic prints.
2017-9-29 12:02:36
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USMC1833
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That was absolutely amazing. Great editing, super soundtrack and the quality of the video was superb. I am so happy that I just recently purchased my Mavic Pro and after seeing your video, I can't wait to get into the action like this. Great job and thank you for sharing
2017-9-29 20:04:22
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Asainz320
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Amazing video!!! Really well done!
2017-10-1 17:13:52
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RobDownUnder
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Keep the movies coming.
2017-10-1 23:18:43
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Jos A
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woow nice exspecially the slow motions!!!
2017-10-2 00:01:39
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alvina35
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wow very good and excellent video.Wonderful weather i loved it.
2017-10-3 04:24:28
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Anthony566
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Fantastic ......
2017-10-3 07:09:49
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fansc2962bbc
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Fantastic video. What a wonderful scenery. Powder snow . Can't wait .
2017-10-3 09:56:49
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liamlogan
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Beautiful Shots from Top with the help of Advance technology, love the video nice.
2017-10-3 21:04:43
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Viking-Pilot
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Wooow...amazing footage incredible that you could fly the drone in that weather, and outstanding editing work.
2017-10-8 14:39:17
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Javey
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You’re braver than me to fly in the snow. Nice vid!
2017-10-8 19:30:18
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