The 2015 Gerry Lopez Big Wave Challenge: A Photo Gallery from Mt Bachelor, OR

The 2015 Gerry Lopez Big Wave Challenge: A Photo Gallery from Mt Bachelor, OR

Posted by: Colin / added: 04.27.2015 / Comments (0)

Alternative snowboard events are on the upswing--inclusivity trumps the unnatainable cheese wedge three pack when it comes to bringing the community out to ride. And nowhere is this more on display than at the Gerry Lopez Big Wave Challenge at Mt Bachelor, OR, which went down this past Saturday, April 25. A photo gallery from Mt Bachelor local Jon Tapper.

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Posted by: Colin / added: 04.27.2015 / Comments (0)
Freq Week 2015: A Decade of Positive Vibrations

Freq Week 2015: A Decade of Positive Vibrations

Posted by: Colin / added: 04.06.2015 / Comments (1)

From the top of Mt Grohman, one can see a good chunk of Baldface Lodge’s 32,000-acre tenure. Ridges roll in every direction from its 7,000-foot summit, steepening through the trees, past the ladders and 45-degree face of Supernatural, to Baldface Peak and the burn in the north zone. It’s an expanisve view of the seemingly endless glades and pillows for which the lodge is famous. And off the backside, a steep face of fins rolls into the trees, a line that Craig Kelly pioneered over a decade ago, one of many that Craig rode before anyone else...

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Posted by: Colin / added: 04.06.2015 / Comments (1)
High Tide or Low Tide: A Gathering of the Tribe In Glacier, WA

High Tide or Low Tide: A Gathering of the Tribe In Glacier, WA

Posted by: Colin / added: 03.23.2015 / Comments (0)

Sometimes it snows—sometimes it doesn’t. It’s out of our control. But you know what is in our control? A party. A gathering of the tribe. A celebration of snowboarding, because it’s so much more than just deep powder days with friends, although those are nice.

Such was the case in Glacier, WA this past Saturday. As the spring equinox rolled past and hopes of an abridged version of the Mt Baker Legendary Banked Slalom came and went, a dedicated crew of PNW boardsports lifers moved forward with a legendary gathering at Glacier’s Chair 9...

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Posted by: Colin / added: 03.23.2015 / Comments (0)
"Snowsurf" The Movie: An Introductory Web Gallery

"Snowsurf" The Movie: An Introductory Web Gallery

Posted by: Colin / added: 03.20.2015 / Comments (1)

For the past two years, award-winning Australian surf photographer Shane Peel has been living on the island of Hokkaido, specifically in Niseko to work on his Fall 2015 Ultra-HD Release entitled Snowsurf. The film is a look inside the Snowsurf culture based around the snowboard designs and riding style of Japan's Taro Tami and the riders who subscribe to that style, which was featured in frequency TSJ Issue #12.1. Snowsurf has spent two full years in production and has borne witness to the increasing volume of cross pollination into the broader snowboarding and surfing community...

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Posted by: Colin / added: 03.20.2015 / Comments (1)
Park Provisions: Spring Sessions at Stevens Pass, WA

Park Provisions: Spring Sessions at Stevens Pass, WA

Posted by: Colin / added: 03.08.2015 / Comments (0)

Most years, the Pacific Northwest is blessed with copious amounts of snow and abundant freeride terrain. This isn’t one of those years. The silver lining? Plenty of sunny skies and soft snow. And when you throw in a creative terrain park like the one at Stevens Pass, WA, it’s a recipe for good times aplenty...

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Posted by: Colin / added: 03.08.2015 / Comments (0)
Lucas Debari x evo

Lucas Debari x evo

Posted by: Colin / added: 03.04.2015 / Comments (0)

Mt Baker's favorite son, Lucas Debari, just joined the evo athlete team. I've been rolling with Lucas a bit this year and suffice to say that he's highly motivated and should be turning out a classic video part this year...

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Posted by: Colin / added: 03.04.2015 / Comments (0)
Full Blackout: Andrew Miller's Photographic Journey from Socal to the Himalaya

Full Blackout: Andrew Miller's Photographic Journey from Socal to the Himalaya

Posted by: Colin / added: 02.17.2015 / Comments (0)

You’d be forgiven for thinking Andrew Miller was some kind of cardio-obsessed introvert raised at 10,000 feet. He has that omnipresent stubble and interest in alpine starts. His most prominent imagery, especially as of late, has featured the biggest mountains in the world, from the Himalaya to Alaska to the Andes and Japanese Alps. His landscape-centric style speaks to a sense of space, of the grandeur and beauty and intricacy of deep backcountry environs...

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Posted by: Colin / added: 02.17.2015 / Comments (0)
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