Fat Bike Boarding: Springtime Self Ascent Upon Oregon's South Sister
In April of 2014, we spent four days camping and riding on Oregon's South Sister with Josh Dirksen, Forrest Shearer, Adam Haynes and friends. Using fat bikes to access the ascent, spring time conditions made for unique boarding atop the mountain they call Charity...
Holiday Bounty: A Gallery from Mt Baker, WA
The holidays brought a nice gift to folks in the Pacific Northwest in the form of a thickening snowpack and a run of bluebird powder days up high. I found my way into the Mt Baker Ski Area alpine with Forrest Burki, Kael Martin and Byron Bagwell to stretch our early season powder legs. Here's a photo gallery from the Mt Baker backcountry to close out 2014 and welcome in the new year.
Video From Issue #12.3: Burgdorf Hot Springs
A three-minute edit to accompany our print feature on Burgdorf Hot Springs in the just-released Issue #12.3--true luxury, pillows and big lines in the central Idaho backcountry.
Dirksen Derby 8: The Video
The Eighth Dirksen Derby went down at Mt. Bachelor, OR, December 12-14, 2014. As much as a race and a fundraising event for Tyler Eklund, it's a communal kickoff gathering for the snowboard tribe. We were on hand to rally some berms and stretch the legs in a bit of early season powder...
The Rock And Roll Express: Video From Issue 12.3
Mervin MFG video man extraordinaire Tim Stanford jumped aboard The Rock And Roll Express and produced this edit from the synonymous feature in Issue 12.3. Jamie Lynn, Temple Cummins, Russell Winfield, Wes Makepeace, Jake Blattner, Rip Zinger and friends turn it up to 11 on the road to the Holy Bowly along with photographer Tim Zimmerman. Home School rips!
Turn Up the Froth-o-meter: Absinthe Films' "Heavy Mental" Trailer 3
Every year Absinthe Films drops innovative and unforgettable snowboard flicks. Absinthe's 2014 release, "Heavy Mental," once again raises the bar. Here's a dose of early season stoke in the third teaser for "Heavy Mental." We highly recommend purchasing the full movie on iTunes--guaranteed to turn the froth-o-meter meter up to 11.
Chris Brunkhart Benefit and Art Show November 14 at Nemo Design, Portland, OR
Friends and supporters will be staging an art show benefit tomorrow night Friday, Nov. 14th, at Nemo Design headquarters in Portland, Oregon 7pm to 11pm. Suggested donation $10. 1875 SE Belmont, Portland, OR...