Alex Yoder is one of those snowboarders who transcend even snowboarding itself: he’s a lot more than just that Jackson dude who rides weirdly shaped boards. As one of Patagonia’s snow ambassadors, he recently traveled to Scotland, hopped in a van with Marie-France Roy, and set out to explore the mountains. Along the way, he learns a few lessons about Scotland’s approach to universal land access and how personal accountability allows for people to responsibly enjoy the beautiful mountains in many ways.
Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller - who struggled with fame and addiction - died on Friday at his home in the San Fernando Valley, California. He was 26 years old. RELATED: See Andy Irons: Kissed By God, A Film About Bipolar Disorder & Addiction It's hard not to draw parallels between Miller's story and the conversation about addiction and mental health that millions of people worldwide battle with daily. Miller snowboarded Park City, UT to film for his MTV show 'Most Dope' "I'd rather
This one is scary folks. While snowboarding in Chile, local Manuel Díaz got caught in a slide. In case you haven't heard, Chile has been getting hammered with snow lately. The capital, Santiago, just had their largest snow storm in 46 years. We're thankful Díaz is okay. It serves as a hair-raising reminder, though, that backcountry adventures are a risk and being properly prepared is essential. Read about 7 Lessons Greg Epstein Learned From Surviving An Avalanche and explore our TGR
RELATED: Watch The Ode To Muir Official Trailer TGR is excited to announce a new feature film made possible by Yeti and Clif Bar, following professional backcountry snowboarder Jeremy Jones' and two-time Olympian Elena Hight’s 9-day trek through California’s John Muir Wilderness. As a veteran of backcountry missions all over the world, Jones wanted to explore a zone close to home, and teamed up with Hight to climb and ride unnamed peaks in his backyard, all under their own