If you had to pick a way to commute through Chile, gliding through untouched pow would be high on our list. Plus, what’s better than having a powder day in August? Luckily for the RIDE Snowboards crew, who’s on one hell of a trip down South, they scored big with this latest storm. Apparently, they’re up to more than just shredding their faces off on 14,000-foot peaks. Teaming up with the folks from Transworld Snowboarding, it looks some pretty cool visuals will result from the trip. We can’t wait to see it, but until then we’ve rounded up some best highlights from Instagram.
Very few people would consider a five-centimeter tumor a blessing, but for Amanda Hankison—it was a necessary wake-up call two years ago. When the tumor was discovered, Hankison was at what she perceived to be the height of her career as a content creator within the snowboard industry. “I was on top of the world. I had filmed this successful web series and was in the process of launching a brand. My friends were getting sponsorship opportunities from the content I created, and I was
Growing up in the South Bay, it was hard not to fall in love with Carson Pass. Within a few hours’ striking distance, the narrow and often-buried alpine highway offered a stark contrast to the vast, well-trafficked thoroughfare of Donner to the North. Kirkwood — Carson Pass’ unpretentious resort — was like a sanctuary, a Shangri-La, a powder mecca that seemed lost to time — a secret that attracted like-minded people that didn’t mind waking up at 4 a.m., setting off in the middle of the
No snowfall? No problem. Killington’s snowmaking team has been working overtime to make sure East Coast skiers and riders will get their first turns of the year in on Friday, October 19th. The K-1 Express Gondola will start running at 10 a.m. for Season Pass, Ikon Pass, and Express Card holders who will have access to the North Ridge Area until 3:30 p.m., giving them plenty of time to shred some of the summer rust off. The mountain opens to the rest of the general public on Saturday,