Marcus Caston

Marcus Caston

Nicknames? My name is Marcus, but most people call me Marcus

Birthplace? Salt Lake City

Home Mountain? Snowbird.

Best way to spend your down days? If i'm at home I go climbing, if i'm traveling I love to go be a tourist and see something new.

What was your first job? I worked summer fun activities up at Snowbird. I rotated between various activities before discovering my talents operating the zip line. I spent 10 hours a day in that tower playing air guitar to ACDC and getting a sunburn.

Favorite on-mountain fuel/snack? Watermelon Bubblicious bubble gum and a Powerbar.

Name a person who inspires you to be a better skier/rider?
Doug Coombs.

In lieu of our 70th film, what’s your most memorable or favorite Warren Miller film or segment – past or present?
I loved the cross country segment from last year's film with Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall.

What would you do if you won the lottery?
Buy a house and a sailboat in Norway.

The best meal you can cook? 
Breakfast Burrito.

Favorite chairlift and why?
Gad Zoom at Snowbird is the most underrated lift around. Its got the best terrain on the mountain and everybody is over on the tram.

The most interesting thing you’ve read or seen this year? (books, podcasts, TV shows)
Reading Sapiens right now. It's a pretty interesting way to look at our history.

The fictitious character you most identify with from a book, movie, etc. and why?
Brink. He gets it.

Highlight memory from filming with WME for this year's film?
Getting to ski off the Agui de Midi with great corn. It's maybe the most iconic tram in the world and to finally get to ride up and walk the ridge was really special.

Gear you are loving right now, on or off the ski slopes, and why?
My Helly Hansen Odin stretch hooded insulator jacket. It's lightweight so I bring it everywhere, and it keeps you warm when you want, but breathes a little bit so you can wear it more than other puffy jackets.

What is a cause you care about that you'd love to share with the Warren Miller audience? 
Being aware of the impact that you have on the environment and taking steps where you can to make the earth cleaner.

Do you have any sponsors, if yes, who?
Helly Hansen, Blizzard, Tecnica, Leki, Poc, Osprey,

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