Shred Our City: Urban Riding

Denver's last round of snowstorms might have seemed paltry compared to the madness that was dumping in the mountains, but it certainly left enough snow on the ground for urban riders to get the job done. The urban riding scene is pervasive in cities like ours (hello SLC). From wallrides…

FEET of Snow

Some snow parched locales are finally quenching their thirsts as a big slobbering Bernese Mountain Dog of a system makes its way across the country. Mt. Baker, which has been patiently waiting its turn in the Tahoe region, received it's best freshies of the season. Three to five feet of…

Bindingless Snowboards: #Snowsurfinginsanity

Do you constantly feel smothered by bindings that "attach" you to your snowboard? Is your number one pet peeve the ability to carve packed snow with metal edges? Or maybe you're just fed up with not being able to do a kick flip off a cliff. If any of these…

Snow Well Safety

A few days ago I had a "white dream" where I was rocketing through the trees on a powder day. I was all alone, completely immersed in the flow of connecting my turns. The dreamlike feeling of motivation and concentration was almost identical to how I've actually felt while snowboarding…

Pacific Snow Machine

What a great looking forecast. Yes Tahoe, that means you. Everyone can breathe a deep breath of fresh snow knowing Pacific moisture is on the way. Finally. Thursday is sure to be an exceptionally good powder day after such a long wait. Snowfall forecasts for north central California range from…

Could Pattern Shift Spell Western Snow?

It's been a dreadfully long January for snow lovers in the west. We've danced and danced for California, but no snow. A quick survey of base depths across the Tahoe region show numbers in stark contrast with normals. An 18 inch depth at Northstar in uncanny. That all may be…