Skiing legend and K2 Skis Brand Ambassador Glen Plake is lucky to be alive after being swept away during an avalanche that struck he and his party’s base camp on Mt. Manaslu in the Nepalese Himalayas. Though we are all …

If you live in the 21st century odds are that you have seen at least one online video dedicated to The Sh– People Say, but just in case you have been hiding in a cave with no internet access for …

Although many have turned their heads and are now looking into the impending summer sun, others have sought out powder lines that still exist in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia. This short film gives you a little taste of …

Proper Nomad Culture

Don’t let the headline fool you, there is nothing proper about our continually evolving snow bound vocabulary. In fact, the vernacular of our bliss driven culture is beyond odd, but you can be sure that the entertainment derived from this …

Dr. Robert Smith, Founder of Smith Optics, a literal and figurative visionary of the snowsports world passed away Wednesday, April 18th from complications after undergoing surgery. As a military dentist stationed in Germany, Robert Smith (Dr. Bob) would frequent the …

Kona-Pond-Skim Mt. Hood Meadows 2012

It is time to dust off your water wings and pond scum snorkel set as we approach the 2012 Sno-Kona Pond Skim hosted by Mt. Hood Meadows. This annual tradition sends land based humans cascading down a snowy runway in …