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Here are 4 amazing ski and snowboard survival stories

Skiing and snowboarding are amazing sports. They offer us opportunity to form an intimate connection with nature and get our adrenaline racing, while exploring new locales across the globe. They’re also fairly dangerous. In additionShow More Summary

Pro snowboarder’s new avalanche safety system wins innovation award

Last week, during ISPO Munich — the world’s largest sporting goods and sportswear trade fair — a new, revolutionary avalanche safety system developed in part by pro snowboarder Xavier de Le Rue won the prestigious ISPO Award 2017 for innovation in the Avalanche Safety category. Show More Summary

Snowboarders survive avalanche, then forced to fight off angry moose

A trio of snowboarders experienced a pretty interesting day of backcountry riding near the Aspen Highlands resort in Colorado on Monday. They had survived being swept up in an avalanche only to be forced to fend off a charging moose three times while attempting to hike to safety, according to The Aspen Times. Show More Summary

Western Canada’s oldest ski resort just raised $10M in crowdfunding to stay independent

Last week, RED Mountain Resort — the oldest ski resort in all of Western Canada — announced a historic moment in the mountain’s 110-plus-year history: It has now successfully raised over $10 million in online crowdfunding in an effort to keep the resort independently owned. Show More Summary

Brandon Cocard For Shred and Slytech

Truckee, California’s Capita Snowboards rider Brandon Cocard is the newest member of the Shred and Slytech upper face coverage team where he will be sporting the company’s collection of goggles, sunglasses, and protective equipment along with the rest of the team which currently includes standouts like: Kevin Backstrom, Tadashi Fuse, Jake Welch, Severin van der […]

Jackson Hole ski resort reopens after storms knock out power for 5 days

On Monday, five days after closing down following a series of ferocious storms that knocked out power in the town of Teton Village in Wyoming, the iconic Jackson Hole Mountain Resort reopened for business, according to the Denver Post. Show More Summary

Snowboarder Danny Davis transforms his backyard into a terrain park; video

Danny Davis is many things. Outside of his day job as one of the world’s most talented snowboarders, Davis dabbles as a terrain park designer, an avid guitar enthusiast and a music festival organizer. RELATED: Danner partners with Burton...Show More Summary

Mellow Seattle Street Snow Session

Nothing fancy, just fun from the streets of Seattle with Elliot Newman. [Link: Q Fox 13]

Signal Snowboards Drops 5 New Boards

Signal Snowboards isn’t waiting until next season to kick down some brands new boards, they’re doing it right now while the winter snow is still piling in. During January, February, and March they’re launching five more reasons to get on their snowboard subscription service: The Menu Shiv, Disruptor 2, Sk8 Park Limited Edition, Yep, and Split. The Signal Subscription […]

White, Clark, Anderson On Olympic Charge

Last weekend, Mammoth Mountain, California hosted the first top on the 2017 US Grand Prix Snowboard Tour. It was the first qualifier for the 2018 PyeongChang, South Korea Winter Olympics (yes, it’s that time already). Shaun White and Kelly Clark braved high winds (just check out those flags) and weather delays to win the halfpipe. Shaun seemed pretty […]

Agitated moose targets snowboarders at Jackson Hole; video

Snowboarder Scott Askins was filming his buddy completing a frontside boardslide at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Despite the successful trick, it soon became obvious a nearby moose didn’t care for it. Or as Askins put it on Instagram,...Show More Summary

Resort Recap: Thrills over frills at New Hampshire’s Ragged Mountain Resort

Ragged Mountain Resort, in New Hampshire, isn’t a gourmet sort of place. There’s no Starbucks, no Whole Foods. But there is a Waffle Cabin, and I will take a hot, hand-held waffle with chocolate sauce over a skinny latte any day. It’s...Show More Summary

Experience Alaskan heli boarding in 360 degrees with TRANSWORLD; video

Heli boarding is a bucket list item for many snowboarders. As Alaska Snowboard Guides proudly boasts on its website, legendary snowboarder Jamie Lynn once compared the experience of heli boarding in Valdez, Alaska to “Taking 100 powder...Show More Summary

Freeride World Tour celebrates 10 years of extreme competition

High above the bright lights of the X Games, a different sort of ski and snowboard competition is set to hit some of the biggest, baddest mountains on the planet. This month, the Swatch Freeride World Tour (FWT) celebrates a decade of...Show More Summary

Shaun White returns to form, wins Mammoth Grand Prix

On Sunday — a little more than a week after an extremely disappointing performance at X Games Aspen — snowboard legend Shaun White claimed the top spot at the U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe competition at Mammoth Mountain, California: Stoked! Good times this weekend at @MammothMountain Grand Prix. Show More Summary

California buried under the most snow it has seen in 22 years

After a record-setting January that saw over 20 feet of snowfall at certain parts throughout the state, Californians who have spent much of the past five years dealing with historic drought conditions can rejoice: Per its latest snow...Show More Summary

22 ski resorts in Japan are now offering free lift tickets to foreigners

Nearly two dozen resorts in Japan are trying a unique approach to convince international visitors to check out their powder-packed slopes: They’re offering free lift tickets to anyone with a foreign passport. RELATED: The best lift tickets...Show More Summary

A guide to taking your kids snowboarding for the first time

Cold kids are useless. Ok, that sounds a bit harsh. But any parent who prioritizes fresh air over a touch screen knows this: Keep ’em warm; Keep ’em happy. RELATED: Helpful tips for introducing your kids to surfing That’s probably the...Show More Summary

How to have a winter vacation to remember in New Hampshire

We recently spent seven days exploring the state of New Hampshire: the epitome of New England charm, with boundless entertainment packed into its borders. There was no way that we could pack everything New Hampshire has to offer into 7 days, but boy, did we try. Show More Summary

Recapping the best of the action from X Games Aspen 2017

On Sunday, X Games Aspen 2017 drew to a close as the crowd of over 27,000 people took in the roaring excitement of the first Snowmobile Best Trick competition since 2013. RELATED: Shaun White returns to X Games with worst finish since...Show More Summary

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