It’s finally here. The mountain has opened. Now is the time to prep for an epic season. The first thing you’re going to do is try to find all of your gear. Which bag has your gloves in them, how …

The first time I heard of Mount Saint Helens was when I was 10 years old. It had just erupted and my family and I were getting ready to move to Seattle from Detroit, Michigan. It was both excited and …

Winter is rapidly approaching. I can already feel that familiar nip in the air. Thoughts of snow falling and pumpkin spiced lattes. Actually, I don’t think I’ve ever had a pumpkin spiced latte. I’m more of a white mocha guy. …

Wendy Fisher Big Mountain Skier

Watching episode 9 of Salomon Freeski TV, featuring: Wendy Fisher, made me reconsider the way I look at athletes who are assumed to be “passed their prime.” It is certainly intriguing, the perception of athletes being old at the age …

2015 Bent Chetler Atomic Skis

In 1945, the atomic bomb had thrown into question the morality of man and the inconceivable notion of a nuclear war that would bring “Dooms Day” upon us all. Heavy. Fast forward a few years to 2015, and we glance …

2014 Best Powder Award

US Outdoor team rider, Dylan Hood, was in the spotlight at the 2014 Powder Awards as he along with Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, and Colter Hinchcliffe, won Powder Magazine’s ‘Best Powder’ award for their parts in ‘Way Of Life,’ the latest ski …