Legacy: The Origin of Trail Names – History of Snowmass

For those unaware, Snowmass Resort in Colorado is celebrating its 50th year in business. This is considered the “Golden” anniversary. The precious and enduring nature of gold is a symbolic representation of a prized & lasting long life… the ultimate token of esteem. So, besides a golden necklace, what do you get a resort that’s […]

Where to find your local 2017 Avalanche Workshop

Last season was awesome! Nearly every part of North America had huge storms dumping feet of snow and opening terrain that hasn’t been ridden in years. The excitement from last winter has transitioned to this season and people are frothing at the mouth to get back out there. Your body might be ready, but how […]

Mt Bachelor open in September 2017

In the last few seasons it seems as if Mt Bachelor has grasped the saying – “strike while the iron is hot.” From opening over 4th of July weekend to now setting up a park in September they’re trying their best to keep the stoke alive. Wait. What? How can Mt Bachelor open in September […]

What to expect on the Tahoe Flume Trail

Mountain biking isn’t just about the adrenaline-pumping-downhill variety you see in the videos, but a chance to enjoy the mountains in a different way. If you want to see the Sierra Nevadas & Lake Tahoe in a totally different light, the Flume Trail should be on your bucket list. With a little bit of pedaling, […]

The Best Early Season North American Ski Resorts

If you haven’t heard Mammoth Mountain just received their first snowfall and they are predicting over 8 inches of snow for the Northern Rockies this week. Everyone who is a skier and snowboarder is chomping at the bit for the snow to fall and get out there and ride. Is it worth hopping a plane […]

Travel Guides to North American Ski Towns

Besides venturing into the summer wilderness, discovering new and exciting activities like Via Ferrata or a backcountry tap room, we’ve also used this time to start upgrading our website. After nearly three years of writing about cool hole-in-the-wall spots & guides on how to best ski or snowboard a resort, we’ve now got a home […]

Where to find your local 2017 Ski/Snowboard Movie Premier

For ski & snowboard purists, activities in the summer like mountain biking, hiking or trail running are just distractions. They’re like the main course while sliding down a mountain in the winter is the dessert. The main dish is good, but we all can agree that we look forward to the tasty treat at the […]

Oldest Mountain Biking Event in the world – Pearl Pass Tour

They say life begins at the end of your comfort zone. I couldn’t agree more. Every experience I’ve had that’s outside of what I’m used to has breathed fresh air into my soul. From backcountry skiing on Mt. Tallac to starting mountain biking, once I break through that mental barrier, the flood gates open. I […]