Two-time Olympian Elena Hight joined snowboarding legend and naturalist Jeremy Jones on a 10-day foot powered camping trip through the Californian Sierras. The adventure, which took them through 40-miles of John Muir Wilderness, brought them to the peaks of numerous unnamed mountains and awarded them unbelievable first descents. The whole adventure was documented in TGR's latest film endeavor, Ode to Muir, which is packed with backcountry snowboarding and focuses on the importance of the natural world. Lucky for us, Elena brought her Go-Pro along to document the trip from her point of view.
Different things drive us into the mountains. For some, it’s a desire to escape. For others, it’s a desire to explore and push the limits. For some though, it’s about connecting with themselves in a way nothing else can provide. For two Navy SEALs, an attempt to traverse the entirety of Colorado’s Sangre de Cristo Range was a moment of reflection and connection with two fallen friends. RELATED: First Descents in Chamonix Are As Gnarly As They Come After losing countless best friends in
Travis Rice clearly loves spines over any other variety of terrain, and while I've never personally ridden a 2,000-foot AK spine in ideal conditions, I'll agree that it looks like outrageous fun. As a case in point, check out this POV edit from last season in which Rice and fellow snowboarder Elias Elhardt headed up to Alaska's Tordrillo Mountain Lodge for "a celebration of space and time," which as far as we can tell is Rice-ese for "ripping the shit out of some spines." RELATED: Stay
is one of those movies that will stand the test of time. It spurred a revolution in action sports media, blending art and riding in some the wildest mountains in the world. Its soundtrack is still one of the absolute best playlists to blast when slashing through powder—particularly by The Naked and Famous. I can feel the powder spray just listening to it! For many, the movie was a catalyst to pick up a snowboard. For others, it simply served as an inspiration to quit their job and head to