Is the snow still good in June?

For those that didn’t hear Mammoth Mountain just announced that they will be open until July 4th or longer for the 2016-17 season. Earlier Squaw Valley reported they would have skiing and riding th...

Sun Cup City

It’s mid-June and in the west there’s still good snow. Being snowboarders, the logical choice is to ride it. After all we have been complaining the last several years about the lack thereof, so it...

The Greatest Country on the Planet

On July 4th, 1776 the Continental Congress declared the thirteen American Colonies as a new nation. To celebrate this occasion the custom has always been to do some sort of patriotic display. Some cho...

Patchfest 2016 – Recap

The plan was to leave by 5:30 p.m. at the latest, but like many good adventures things happen slower than expected. By the time the car was packed it was almost 6:30. We had an idea of where we were h...

Patchfest 2016

There are two types of events in this world. Those that are corporate to make a profit and those that are community based to celebrate a cause or an occasion. For the latter, there is a sense of energ...