March 6, 2012

The Season is Just Getting Started: Updated From Crystal

Crystal Mountain just gave us a shout to let all you readers know about the many coming events that have yet to take place this season. There are even some killer incentives to look out for as Spring approaches…right now you …

March 5, 2012

P.S. Minds the Road Gap at Baker

The Baker Road Gap. It’s a prestigious feat for most pros and locals alike, though one you might not hear much about due to the hush hush mentality up at Mt. Baker. The Road Gap presents riders with a 60ft. drop over a good …

March 2, 2012

Crystal Mountain Video Update: March 2

From the looks of this video, Washington’s Cascade Range has continued to be hammered with snow throughout the past few days. Fortunately for Crystal Mountain, with their 2,600 acres of widespread terrain, there is plenty of room to explore and find …

March 2, 2012

Ride With Us: Big Sky Country

The Ride Snowboards crew is back with another edit of Ride With Us. The guys took off to Big Sky this month on a search for dry powder and new lines, both of which were found by the looks of it.

February 29, 2012

Upcoming: Spree at Alpental

It’s time, once again, for the on-hill party we all look forward to at Alpental. We all enjoy our fair share of powder turns, but the addition of live music, delicious food, beer garden, tons of ski and board demos, …

February 28, 2012

Locals Know Best: Chris Rudolph

Written by Chris Rudolph 09/10 for the inaugural Ski Washington Magazine: This state is home to big mountains and real snow, where community, culture, and conditions collide to create a unique identity that can only be described as unequivocally Northwest.  Gifted with unparalleled …

February 24, 2012

Cold Smoke: Stevens Pass

Local resident Joey Mara just sent over this little diddy that he and a buddy filmed in the trees at Stevens Pass. This video makes me want to forever leave the constraints of the illustrious groomer and make a home for myself …

February 21, 2012

Leavenworth Ski Hill to Host Memorial for Avalanche Victims

On Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, from 6-7 p.m., Leavenworth Ski Hill will host a Ski Hill Memorial to honor the spirits of our good friends who were lost in a tragic avalanche last weekend. Johnny, Chris & Jim were all Leavenworth residents who spent …

February 21, 2012

Recap: North Face Masters at Crystal Mountain

Bluebird in the Northwest – it’s a phrase we aren’t as familiar with, but one that gets Washingtonians out of bed in a jiffy on cold winter mornings. With a 100-inch base, a cloud-less sky, and endless backcountry terrain available …

February 15, 2012

The Reunion: 27th Annual Legendary Banked Slalom

While boardercross doesn’t typically share the spotlight with today’s modern snowboarding, the 27th annual Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom proved once again that tradition, friendly competition and a crazy banked race in the NW can still attract an all-time reunion of the world’s best …