Muddy Trail Etiquette: Spring Rules for Cyclists
Now that we’re fighting our way out of winter and mountain bike trails are opening up, it’s time we have the annual conversation about muddy trail etiquette. Should you ride muddy trails? Should you avoid them? We deal with these questions every year, so let’s put the record straight. (Then you can just bookmark this  [...]
This Is What Today’s Best E-Bikes Look Like
What do you think of when you hear “electric bike”? While the idea for an electrically-powered bicycle has been around for a long time, they’ve really started capturing the imagination of riders in the past decade or so. But there are still a lot of misconceptions. People think that e-bikes are clunky, or are basically  [...]
United States Snowboarders Sweep Olympic Snowboard Gold Medals in Half-Pipe & Slopestyle
Pyeongchang,  South Korea – TEAM USA F*CK YEAH.  Huge congratulations goes out to the entire United States Olympic Snowboard Team including gold medal winners, Shaun White, Chloe Kim, Red Gerard and Jamie Anderson for sweeping the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Snowboard Half-Pipe and Slopestyle events. The first Winter Olympics Gold Medal for the United States,  [...]
2018/19 Splitboard Bindings Reviewed
2019 will see an old manufacture re-enter into the splitboard bindings world in the United States (although this system from K2 has yet to be tested), along with some major updates from current industry leaders. Our picks for the best splitboard bindings of the year are below. If you splitboard you can thank the guys  [...]
Outdoor Retailer 2018 Editor’s Choice Awards
DENVER, CO – Mountain Weekly News is proud to have awarded our annual Editor’s Choice Awards on the show floor of the annual Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show formally known as SIA.  This is some of the hottest 2019 snowboard gear coming to the market for the 2018/19 season. The Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show is an  [...]
2019 Snowboard Previews
DENVER, CO – Are you trying to find pictures of 2019 snowboards, wondering what that new model is going to look like? I spent a few days on the Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show floor taking photos of *just about every single new snowboard I could find on display. Below you can checkout photos of  [...]
So You Wanna be a Hardboot Splitboarder?
Blown ratchets, snapped ladder straps, the clunky inefficiency of having soft boot bindings banging around as I toured uphill. I was tired of the weight, inadequacy and sloppiness of a soft boot touring setup. Working as a splitboard guide I was disgruntled with the setup, switchovers took too long, kicking steps hurt my delicate toes,  [...]
How to Buy Snowboard Boots
Buying a pair of boots can be very overwhelming. This is because you can have an amazing set up, but if the boots are lacking, you can’t utilize any of it fully. A pair of quality, properly fitted boots is essential to having a fun day on the hill. With these tips we will dial  [...]