Tim McClellan somewhere in the Tetons. ParlorSkis IG photo
In case you missed the news, a couple Colorado mountains got absolutely dumped on over the weekend. Like not just a few inches, but a few feet, and in the case of Breckenridge we’re talking around 4 feet of the white stuff. That’s a pretty serious haul for November. In fact, Breck and Keystone got so much snow over the weekend that they're going to open this Wednesday, which marks the first time in around a decade that the two resorts will open their doors this early. The Tetons got a healthy dusting as well, as Tim McClellan shows us above, and the young Kai Jones below.
With that news, we figured there must be a few of you powder-hounds who took full advantage of the conditions and caught some turns. We did some digging. We did some finding. Take a look at what we found.
Remember the fissure in Grand Teton National Park that broke the internet a few months ago? Well, it actually broke. Grand Teton Park officials have been monitoring the crack since discovering it roughly four months ago, and according to the Jackson Hole News and Guide, it recently calved. The fissure became a media sensation after closing a popular overlook on the west side of Jenny Lake. A variety of media outlets scooped up the story and linked it back to our favorite scapegoat: the
Yup, you read that headline right. Faction Skis and Andorran bike brand Commencal Bicycles have teamed up for a special run of planks aimed at the all-mountain shredder who wants it all. At this point, we all know that Faction makes ripping skis, and that Commencal makes some of the fastest bikes on the market, so we see this partnership going places. In Commencal’s words: “Before we start, let’s make one thing clear... We are a bike brand through and through! But we also live in the
Vail Resorts is making major strides towards its ‘Commitment to Zero’ goal, announcing on Nov. 13 that it will be overhauling its dishware at all North American locations, as well as signing a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Lincoln Clean Energy. Related: Vail Mountain’s Expansion Approved by Forest Service In order to reduce waste from its properties, Vail is working with Eco Products to replace its conventional plastics (like cups, straws, plates, or cutlery) with