You’ve read what the powderhound keeps in his backpack and what the Mountain Sherpa (also known as a ski mom) has in hers. My haul looks similar, but I lug a camera around in my pack, making everything a bit more complicated. Here’s a rundown of my gear for a
Aaron, Dude Dog, and some radical boards. Photo courtesy of Aaron Lebowitz
Aaron Lebowitz is out to change the way we think about snowboarding; he wants to “revitalize stoke on the mountain,” as he says, through surf-inspired designs to get back to the roots of snowboarding. He believes that the common
May 8, 2016 at Loveland. Photo by Dustin Schaefer.
Now that it is official spring, it’s time to shed some layers, load on the sun screen and hit soft stuff. But please note, springtime shredding is by no means bad. You just need to know how to approach it.
The first piece of
Prater Cup competitors with Stephanie Prater standing center.
I was in Crested Butte’s double-black-diamond Extreme Limits with my son and his ski team this February. Accessed off the North Face T-Bar, the area is like a giant rumpled sheet, with steep cirques, ledges, benches, cliffs, and chutes that plunge through the trees.
I wonder if he has a snorkel in that bag… Photo by Dave Camara courtesy of Arapahoe Basin.
It’s handy to have a backpack full of snacks, water, and sunscreen on the slopes, but is it safe?
Since my kids were young, I’ve skied with a pack, if for no other reason
April 18, 2016 at Loveland Ski Area. Photo by Casey Day.
For college students, parents of grade-school kids or just skiers wise enough to set aside time in March to ski a lot, there are no sweeter words in the English language.
And they sound even better when screamed from the
Cell phone cameras were the best and worst thing to happen to photography, as it is easier than ever to pull out your device and capture a fleeting moment. But with this effortlessness comes mindlessness. Too often people whip out their phones, shoot something without even looking at the result