The mecca for beer lovers and spring skiers alike

Bend isn’t your typical North American ski-town. It’s off the beaten path and there is no major expressway or airport. Is it worth the trek? For sure! So what makes this ski-town so special? First vote goes to the weather. Bend proper only gets 25 inches of snow per year, because it sits on a […]

Let’s kick it!

If you live in a ski-town, chances are the season is over or almost over. A few resorts scattered across North America are still hanging in there, but for the most part things are winding down. Bummer right? It sucks to be throwing in the towel this early. I agree. So, what’s the answer? Well, […]

This is the end

of the 2014/2015 season… Cruising into South Lake Tahoe the sun’s rays brightly glinted off the casinos making it feel like the Emerald City of Oz.  In the distance snow could be seen covering only the highest peaks.  It felt more like a summer’s day than a spring day. Making the final turn into the […]

The BOOM! continues

What boom? The backcountry skiing and snowboarding boom, that’s “What boom.”   Since the early 90’s, backcountry has burst onto the scene in a big way. Prior to this only a few companies catered to this subculture. Now it’s grown so much that almost every ski and snowboard manufacturer has entered this segment and are […]

Best kept secret – skiing into April and May in North America

Does April or May mean the ski season is over?!?!? NO WAY! This statement couldn’t be further from the truth. Think we are crazy? Don’t know what we are talking about? Let us prove you wrong. Put up the bathing suits and grab the snow gear. Put that trip to the tropics on hold. This spring, head to the mountains! […]

Ultimate Heli-skiing Adventure on the Powder Highway

For those that have ever watched a Warren Miller flick, a Travis Rice movie, or a Matchstick Productions film you’ve seen the amazing terrain that’s available at Selkirk Tangiers heli-skiing. Don’t be scared off by the mega-sized cliffs or the scenes of them jumping out of helicopters. In fact if you’re an advanced intermediate or […]

It’s so hard to say goodbye

So, it’s coming to the time of year every skier or snowboarder dreads…the end of the season. Closing days at a lot of resorts have come and went. Backcountry stashes still remain, but are getting thinner and thinner. I know some of us are still hanging on to hope for a couple more rides, but […]