Snowskating Approaches Critical Mass By Melissa Duge Spiers Go ahead, you can admit it. You miss the days when snowboarding made you feel like a rebel on the slopes. You enjoyed it when people nearly fell off the lift watching you carve down the hill below them on that weird new board-thingie. And you definitely Continue Reading »
New Snowboarding Film Redeﬁnes Radical In The Backcountry By Seth Lightcap In 2010, pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones took us “Deeper” into the wilds of Alaska, the heart of the Alps, and the steeps of Antarctica with the release of the ﬁ rst chapter of his backcountry snowboarding movie trilogy, Deeper Further Higher. Now the big Continue Reading »
I’m in the market for a new pair of skis. Are there skis being made today that are made with materials and processes that are kinder to the environment? – Scott Paxton, Rutland, VT Yes, in fact ski (and snowboard) manufacturers may be among the greenest sporting goods industries out there today, given the importance Continue Reading »
A safer way to learn Story by Haven Livingston Each and every year, my mood darkens with the arrival of the first snowflakes. It’s not that I’m against winter as a season—it’s more that I miss my favorite outdoor pursuits, which all involve fair weather. And truth be told, I have a bad relationship with Continue Reading »
Sports, North Lake Tahoe’s premier backcountry ski and outdoor retailer for more than 30 years, has partnered with industry-leading outdoor manufacturers Black Diamond, Dynafit North America, Patagonia, and Marmot to create an unprecedented challenge for the region’s backcountry skiing community. “Tahoe’s consistently deep snowpack, long spring season and copious bluebird powder days have spawned a Continue Reading »
There is a fine line between passion and addiction. Passion connotes a ravenous love, often at the edge of control. Addiction suggests a habitual fixation, usually beyond control. So then, how does one define a love so wildly passionate that your soul abandons all control and drowns in pleasure regardless of sacrifice?