“We got one day in, and I was like, what did I just sign up for?” In 2018, Elena Hight was having a moment. Opportunity had knocked in the form of Jeremy Jones picking her to accompany him on the trip of a lifetime; a nine-day, splitboard-powered tour of California’s Sierra Mountains. While she had […]
The Swiss rider shares lessons learned from last season’s avalanche Swiss rider and Jones Snowboards athlete Mat Schaer recently posted a video to his Instagram, which shows him getting caught out in a massive avalanche. He posted the video with a detailed caption, highlighting the ever-present risks of riding backcountry and the lessons he learned […]
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One man’s junk is another man’s jam, or jib, as we see here. Early season in Brighton, UT usually means numerous Bone Zone sessions, but with COVID-19 keeping those at bay, the locals had to find alternatives with their tighter knit circles. Ben Littler just sent over this video of he and his buddies making […]
We visit Sven Thorgren´s personal backyard rope tow snowboard park Well, 2020 has undoubtedly been the year of staying home, everyone spent their time a little differently- some people did jigsaw puzzles, some got into baking, most of us just ate cheetos and got fat, but Swedish ripper Sven Thorgren did things a little differently. […]
You win some, you lose some. Ideas are like buttholes, everybody’s got ‘em and they usually fucking reek. But every once in a while, you come across one that’s so monumentally caked in shite that it’d take a team of experts a week working round the clock to chip away at the mess of excrement […]
Together with Nidecker, Tim Humphreys drops his full part for 2020 Just in time for Christmas, Santa’s brought us Tim Humphreys full part for 2020. Tim shows takes us for a spin in his ‘backyard’, as the edit is almost exclusively filmed in his home town of Truckee, California. Five minutes of backcountry lines and […]
From the mountains to snowboard design, the backcountry legend continues to break new ground As the world’s most famous freerider, the founder of a successful snowboard company and a tireless environmental campaigner, Jeremy Jones needs little introduction. He’s a man who has seen as much as anybody in over two decades of mountain exploration, so […]
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There’s a lot of boards on the market this season, probably more than ever before – which is awesome. It means there’s a board for everyone – finally. But how the heck do you navigate all the options? We’re old school. Your local boardshop will know everything about their line up – they’re experts in […]
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A word from our friends over at Salomon Snowboards about the video, “Amuse Bouche with Victor Daviet”: amuse-bouche → hors d’oeuvre; appetizer Over the last two years Victor Daviet has been working with Pirates Crew on their latest project, DRIVEN. With the unforeseen circumstances presented by the pandemic, the Pirates Crew has decided to add another […]
Tune into the live premiere of Vans Snow‘s latest team movie, EVERGREEN. A word from Vans about the film: The 2020 Vans Snow movie, EVERGREEN., is a culmination of the last three Vans Snow projects. Tanner Pendleton’s goal is to merge each previous film’s style into a brand new vision by taking the drive of Landline. and […]
The “Out of Service” web series comes to a close with this fourth and final installment of backcountry boarding around Whistler, BC. Featuring: Geoff Brown, Jordan Phillips, Keenan Filmer, Mark Tremblay, Sean Miskiman & Tyler Morton. See previous episodes of “Out of Service” here.
Our friends over at K2 Snowboarding just dropped an awesome video entitled, Big Band, which features a heavy handful of ripping riders. Hear what they’ve got to say about Big Band below: “It takes a lot of people playing their part juust right to put together a snowboard film. From the brains that design the boards, the […]
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Brain Bowl Sessions is a new community project thought up by the masterminds known as Tre Squad. The crew plans to host a few sessions at Oregon’s Mt. Bachelor and Mt. Hood, and later Washington’s Snoqualmie and Mt. Baker, and the everyone is welcome to join (so long as they mask up). Enjoy the video […]
From charging steep lines or big jumps to having handrail sessions fueled by ice rink snow, Justin Norman slays it all. He’s a versatile snowboarder who’s always ready to put in the work to get a worthwhile clip, even if that means taking a beating like we see here in “Survival Tactics.” Starring: Justin Norman […]
The Scandalnavians just dropped one of the heaviest movies you’ll see all season. Their second self-titled feature film is nearly 45 of full of jaw-droppers from start to finish. Just, wow. Featuring: Sven Thorgren, Nisse Arvidsson, Johan Nordhag, Ludvig Billtoft, Alek Østereng, Fridtjof “Fridge” Tischendorf, Len Roald Jørgensen, Antti Jussila, Halldor Helgason & Eiki Helgason.
You’re probably (hopefully) familiar with the section in each mag called “Rituals” – it’s a chance to decode the sacred parts of snowboarding and appreciate them just a little bit more. The all-mighty lace-up, binding mount, gore-wash, board wax, ect.. We’re going digital with it because we hear the people love it. First on the […]
Another day, another heater from KORUA Shapes. Arriving in the Northwest last spring to subpar conditions just before the pandemic swept us off our feet, the boys from KORUA worked with what they had (aka a fair bit of rain), and we’re pretty impressed with the final product. Watch and enjoy another gem from those […]
So, we heard Adam Zok was cool, like really cool. So our editor Abby emailed him to inquire and Adam wrote back a novel about his life as a snowboarder, splitboader, guide, and a few things inbetween. It was too good to edit down, so buckle up for a bit of a read, it’s a […]
From Sweden, through Russia, and into Japan – the 1200 KM Trans-Siberian to Japan film is worth the watch. Culture, pow, travel, everything we’re craving these days. WATCH THE WHOLE, TRANS-SIBERIAN TO JAPAN FILM ABOUT: TRANS-SIBERIAN TO JAPAN FILM The prevailing climate threat has made a bunch of Swedish extreme skiers and snowboarders travel with […]
Ever wonder what kind of humans spend their day behind the keyboard oozing about snowboarding? Well, it’s about time you meet them. Internet met them at least. Why might you ask? Because usually if you’re good enough to capture snowboard culture in words or imagery you’re probably a pretty rad rider yourself and at minimum […]
Sometimes spotlight shy, snowboard photographers are usually just as rowdy as the riders they capture. This is a series where we get them out from behind the lens and say, “Hey, tell us about yourself.” On this Photog feature, we catch up with the talented Ben Girardi. BEN GIRARDI FAST FACTS Hometown: I grew up in […]
Updated: 11th December 2020 Despite the continued challenges brought to us all by Covid-19, we are still remaining positive regarding the prospects of the winter 2020/2021 ski season kicking off in January here in the Portes du Soleil. It has been announced that ski lifts in France will not open for the Christmas &…
There’s nothing quite like taking time out, treating your body and getting a massage. Ironing out aches and pains and helping your body feel fresh before your snowboard holiday is the best preparation you can do! We all know snowboarding can take its toll on your body so it’s key to have your muscles…
With temperatures dropping and three weekends of snowfall behind us (and it’s barely mid October) our thoughts are turning to getting out on the snow. Sitting at home scanning endless dreamy social media photos can make the wait for the ski lifts to open seem like an eternity. For most of us we…
A week ago it was still very much summer here in the mountains, the temperatures were hot (some days up to 30), and the trees were only just starting to get their beautiful autumn colors. Today, September 25th, the freezing level has crept down to 1300M and snow has fallen across the alps, turning everything…
As winter draws nearer the resorts of the Portes du Soleil are starting to release details of their policies the ensure the health and safety of guests, employees and local communities this winter season. Whilst Covid-19 has presented us all with an unprecedented situation, we want to share the enhanced safety protocols in place…
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Going snowboarding for the first time is so exciting and for any outdoor adventurer, a snowboard holiday is a must. But if you are a beginner snowboarder, it’s hard to know what to pack for that first snowboard holiday? Use this handy ‘what to take’ checklist to help take away some pre-trip nerves and…
EARLY BOOKING – BOOK EARLY, PAY LESS INDIVIDUAL WEEK PORTES DU SOLEIL Offer applies only to internet purchases for all individual Portes du Soleil liftpasses valid for 5 – 14 days consecutively. EXTENSION – Until 31st October 2020 : – 15% discount except during school holidays periods – 10% discount during French school…
Last spring we started seeing photos from the Escape crew and knew right away that their movie was going to be packed full of hammers. Watch it here and then read on for a little interview with filmer / editor / babysitter, Lou Staub. Hey Lou, I just finished watching 3scape 3x and I’ve gotta […]