4 Tips to Improve Snowboarding

Anyone will tell you it’s easier to learn to ski than to snowboard. Fortunately, once you’ve gotten the basics of snowboarding down its pretty easy to continue improving. Here’s a quick list on how to improve your snowboarding. Falling The first step in trying to improve your riding is learning to fall. Hopefully, your instructor […] Read more…

The Clothing Quiver

One of the most common questions we get is “I’m going (insert location or event here), what should I pack to wear?” It’s a more complicated question than you might think. There are multiple variables involved in staying comfortable on the ski hill including temperature, wind, precipitation, activity level, athletic ability, gender, etc., etc., etc. […] Read more…

Photo Tour: Colorado

“What does blue sky look like? I forgot.” “Maybe we’ll see the sun tomorrow.” “I kind of wish it would stop snowing.” “Did you check the PowCam this morning? No? Neither did I—it doesn’t even matter.” “The lifts stopped? Because of snow??” Too much snow, not enough bluebird days, and ski operations shutting down from […] Read more…

My Favorite Apres Meals

One of my favorite parts of spending a week at the cabin is the food I get to eat. Playing outside in the winter pretty much allows for an unlimited amount of consumption. Personally, when I’m out in the mountains I prefer hot, heavy meals that are packed with both protein and a combination of […] Read more…

Ski Wax 101

Greetings from Gunnison, CO.  I write this as the winter apocalypse continues outside—even forcing CBMR to close early yesterday for TOO MUCH SNOW.  Well, all of this craziness has me thinking—it might be time to dial in skis for all of these changing conditions and get a good waxing over the remnants of early season […] Read more…

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month

For the past couple years, we’ve partnered up with SkiandSnowboardMonth.org to sponsor Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. It’s no secret that the ski industry is desperate for fresh meat, but learning to ski or snowboard is full of obstacles. SkiandSnowboardMonth.org was put together to encourage people to get out on the slopes. Between the […] Read more…

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