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Early Snows Open Meadows For a Preview Weekend
videos, photos and travel stories from days spent in the mountains
The 2017/2018 winter season is shaping up to be a good one in the Northwest. The Fall weather snapped cold quickly this year with mid-November storms transitioning to snow at elevations above 4,500 feet. For a normal snow season we’re lucky to be riding by Thanksgiving, so the November 18th opening preview weekend at Mt. […]
The Ski-Doo factory snowboard racks are great racks but come at an unforetold high cost and have a serious flaw in their strap design. I’m provided a detailed breakdown of the good, the bad and the ugly to help you make a decision if these are the right racks for you.
Another season comes to a close. Kelso, Chip and I got out to Helens on sleds the first weekend in May. This is the latest any of us can remember riding sleds in Oregon and by far the latest we’ve ever accessed Helens. The road in was still thickly covered with snow, in May! The […]
Mount St.Helens opened her doors for a perfect, spring volcano riding day in mid April. Nikki and I met a White Salmon buddy, Andy and his friend Ryan, for a sled accessed tour up the east facing Ape Glacier. Fresh snow had fallen late in the work week, just thick enough layer to coat the […]