Backcountry turns = srs bizns

Bored out of my mind at work, I was looking thru some photos from this weekend’s tour and noticed that most people were smiling when we found our little pow stash. However, noticed one person wasn’t, which was odd as it was his first trip into the backcountry ever, would have figured him to be […]

Eddie Bauer’s new “First Ascent” line

Just came across this today, Eddie Bauer’s First Ascent.  Interesting stuff as maybe, juuuust maybe, it means that Eddie Bauer is going back to it’s roots (though not going so far as to manufacturing in the USA…) and actually trying to put out quality outdoor gear again. First thought: Sweet, a potential source of outdoor […]


Been getting the stuff laid out and packing this week, been down and out with a bit of a cold this week though so hopefully didn’t forget anything. Still in a bit of a codeine induced fog this AM. What percent of the enjoyment of a trip comes from the anticipation? Is it like dating, […]

Happy birthday Craig Kelly

“While Snowboarding I feel like I’m aligning myself with the universe.” Craig Kelly was, is, and always will be the man.  The most influential snowboarder of our time, Burton would not be where it is today had Craig never ridden for them and given his input on the product.  Even Terje refers to him as […]