Tag: snowboarding in powder

A Beginner’s Guide to Snowboarding in Powder

If you learn to snowboard on the east coast, you are probably very familiar with icy, hard pack, and “loose granular” snow conditions.  But you probably aren’t all that familiar with riding actual snow…ok, maybe a few inches here and there, but actual powder…like a […]

Snowboarding out west…our snowboarding trip to Powder Mountain

When people think about snowboarding in Utah, generally places like Solitude, Brighton, Canyons, and Snowbird come to mind.  But if you venture north from the airport, you will be heading toward Powder Mountain and Snowbasin.  Mark has been coming to Powder Mountain for about 8 […]

Why would you want to earn your turns in the backcountry?

Why do some people want to earn their turns?  What is the draw?  What is the reward?  And why would you go through all of that effort when you can ride a lift and get access to lots of goods?  And why would someone like […]

Women’s powder boards, possibly the most fun snowboard in your quiver

If you get to log a lot of days on the mountain in a season, or if you find yourself lucky enough to ride at a variety of different places, you might find that having a quiver of snowboards makes the most sense. On the […]

Splitboarding adventures…the journey is part of the reward

We are starting to feel it, there’s a new nip in the air. The air feels different…charged and biting, but with slightly rounded edges. There is the smell of pending snow. Or maybe not…maybe it’s just the memory of the smell of actual snow that […]

Never Summer Women’s Proto Type Two

We hit up a demo at Killington last week, and with no eye toward what to order, we got to ride whatever we wanted. When we arrived Never Summer and Launch were the only two snowboard companies set up.   Knowing that Never Summer was […]

Our Snowboarding Trip Along the Powder Highway Part 2- Revelstoke

The ride to Revelstoke is every bit as awe-inspiring as the ride around Banff…but in a different way. The mountains meet the highway and their largess is in your face, literally. You can practically reach your hand out the window and touch them. There is […]

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