Month: February 2016

SIA 2016

  Although it has been a tough year for the ski and snowboard industry due to weather issues, the Snowsports Industry of America (SIA) put on an amazing trade show nonetheless.  Brands showed up in droves to flaunt their new styles, products, and tech. The trends for skis next year are all about balancing everything […] Read more…

The Most Inspirational Ski Bum Story

They’re are a lot of ski and snowboard bum stories out there floating around, but most have a similar message, skiing/snowboarding is the best and being broke isn’t that bad for a few years.  But this story about a snowboard bum’s life out west brings a bit more to the table and might even inspire […] Read more…

The Avalanche Safety Video Everyone Needs to See

Know Before You Go from Trent Meisenheimer on Vimeo. The collective avalanche safety programs throughout the US and Canada have put together one of the most comprehensive safety videos to date. The Know Before You Go series features pro athletes from across the snowsports industries and their breakdown on how to most effectively plan and […] Read more…

Berthoud Pass Backcountry Skiing: Trip Report

Colorado is known for its skiing, and while the big resorts are great, Colorado offers a plentiful array of backcountry skiing opportunities as well. An hour from Denver gets you to Berthoud Pass, which is roughly what it takes to reach the Winter Park resort. As an old ski area, you will find some open […] Read more…