Woods

by: Aaron                                                                                                                                                                       rider: Kate Holmes So today was an epic pow day. It was that beautiful snow, light and fluffy,  but still solid enough to hold you up. As the wind kicked up it was time to take it to the trees. I took my first … Continue reading

Hit “Refresh”

by: Carlos Snowboarding for some is about racing down the hill at face-lifting speeds and pushing the limits or “sending it” off a huge kicker with hopes of landing in one piece. No matter what your style is, riding can get a bit stale if you don’t get creative. My suggestion; hit “Refresh”. Take a … Continue reading

Young Guns

Teaching your child to ride by: Carter So living with a vertical drop of 2,600’ in my backyard and an average annual snowfall of 269” for the past 14 seasons has afforded me an opportunity to enjoy, explore, develop and share my love for snowboarding.  Now I’m 36 years old with a 5½ year old … Continue reading

Why you should learn to ride switch this season

by: Hanna Learning to ride switch (opposite leg forward) should be on your to do list this season. I can already hear the excuses…”I don’t care about freestyle,” “I already know how to snowboard and don’t want to learn again.” Learning to ride switch isn’t as hard as it sounds…if you can link turns in … Continue reading

Backyard Shred

by: Hanna photo: Meridith Mcfarland Let me paint a picture for you. A bonfire.  Halogen lights in the trees.  Shovels.  A kicker in the yard. It could only be one thing. A backyard shredding party. While many of my friends and I easily ride 100+ days a year at resorts, these evening shred sessions are … Continue reading

Great Expectations! Your first time snowboarding

by: Hanna A lot of the nervousness first time riders have comes from not knowing what to expect. A lot of them have been told, “you’re gonna fall a lot” or “I tried it and I couldn’t sit down for a week” by friends and coworkers. After hearing a chorus of positive commentary like that, … Continue reading

Pow 101

POW POW

by: Hanna Pow turns are the most glorious thing about snowboarding. I could go on forever about the experience, why this is what we live for etc, but I’ll spare you.  I’m going to leave it with “pow turns are the best thing about snowboarding. Period.”  So how come every pow day you see so … Continue reading

Detuning a new Snowboard

DETUNE IMAGE

by: Hanna There’s nothing better than getting a new snowboard. Fresh out of the package, base smooth as a baby’s ass, a shiny topsheet unscratched by the goons riding over your tail in the liftline,and sharp edges. Maybe too sharp? Detuning is the process of prepping the edges on a new snowboard, or one that … Continue reading

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