Enough Is Enough. Or Is It? (A Perspective on Valemount)
The Valemount Glacier Destination resort is slated to begin construction in the near future. It will have the largest vertical drop of any ski resort in North America. Some of the longest ski runs in the world. And absolutely unbeatable Canadian Rocky Mountain scenery. It’s been extensively planned, approved by the government, and promises not  [...]
5 Things I Wish My Father Showed Me
Having spent the past 20 years of my life without my dad or a father figure plain and simply sucks. My dad died when I was 16 years old and to be honest I feel like I have been stuck living as child all these years when honestly, all I want is to become a  [...]
Winter is almost over…what now?
As the snow begins to turn into slush and skiers and riders start to plan what costume they will wear this year to their resorts pond skim, I notice our fellow snow sliders shifting into two distinct camps: The 1. “thank god summer is nearly hear I can’t wait to _______ (insert sport that DOES  [...]
Grand Teton National Park Road is Open
MOOSE, WYO – My second favorite thing to do in the Tetons is happening right now with the opening of Grand Teton National Park’s Teton Park Road. You can run, bike, walk, blade or in today’s case skateboard down the 2 lane National Park road until May 1st without having to worry about any vehicles  [...]
Kelly Canyon Ski Resort Review
RIRIE, ID – Between the old rickety wood and metal lift with its jerky turns and creaks, the sign reminding us to wear snowboard leashes, and the crowd rocking old boards and not-quite-waterproof outerwear, one thing’s for sure — Kelly Canyon is nothing like Jackson Hole or even Targhee. I mean, tickets cost $40 for  [...]
Hotel Rigopiano Destroyed By Avalanche in Italy Looks to Have Been Built Under a Major Avalanche Slide Path
Farindola, Italy – A major avalanche has destroyed Hotel Rigopiano, a luxury resort located 1,200 meters (4,000 ft) above sea level in the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo mountain region of Italy’s Gran Sasso National Park. Hotel Rigopiano was built in the 1970’s under the towering Gran Sasso mountain, with an peak elevation of  [...]
Outdoor Stocking Stuffers
Tiss the season for buying stuff for the ones you love, (and for yourself too). We updated out annual list of the best stocking stuffers for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. Hint hint Mom.. Black Diamond Icon Headlamp (REI.com $99) Whats rad about this headlamp is the fact its waterproof, super powerful and its  [...]
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