Cascade Concrete, aka that heavy maritime snow that blesses the flanks of Mt. Baker, does make for some pretty epic riding conditions, especially when there are feet upon feet of it. This crew of Baker locals scored an exemplary season of it, and their dreamy edit of powder, pillows, and big backcountry booters has me wishing it would all come sooner.
The Craftsbury Outdoor Center has just accomplished an incredible feat: they made Vermont snowfall last until July. That’s insane, especially when you consider that Vermont has been facing a heat wave this week with humid, 90-degree weather. The cross-country ski area is experimenting for the first time with snow storage in a project they’re calling “snow farming.” They’ve teamed up with geologists from the University of Vermont to see if they can preserve snow over the summer season. So,
Since the 80s’ Windells Academy has been known for fostering young talent within the ski and snowboard community. The Mt. Hood-based academy which brings students to incredible ski areas like Park City, Utah; Summit County, Colorado; Lake Tahoe, California; and Whistler, British Columbia was already the envy of every young grom. Just when we thought the program couldn’t become any cooler, Windells just announced that they’ll be adding a Big Mountain Ski and Snowboard Program to their high
Do you ever wake up to your legs tingling from withdrawals because of the lack of stimulation they're used to in the wintertime? Do you sometimes find yourself obsessing over that one line you never did four months ago? Or find yourself incessantly thinking about how you'd rather have a nose on the verge of frostbite than be sweaty as hell in the humid summer air? Well, you might just be a snow addict. Some people are addicted to sugar, others to caffeine and working way too much. But