4 February

Dry-spell Backcountry Hardpack

Dry-spell Backcountry Hardpack

Kelso looking south to Mt.hood off of Mt.Adams, WA. P: shot with a 35mm Rollei 35 film camera – Tyler   The Northwest has been high and dry for close to a month now.  These mid-winter dry spells seem to set in every winter in the PNW during early January and plague us well into February. […]

4 February

Doofus Gang Episode 6

Doofus Gang Episode 6

Many of the Doofus Gang ride or coach on The G Team, so most of the Gang was off at Wild Mountain for a USASA slope style competition. However, Jay Zak Owens and Trent Lodge managed to put together a solid sesh at Hyland and keep the series going. Also, there are a couple humorous […]

1 February

Freeride World Tour Revelstoke

Freeride World Tour Revelstoke

The North Face Masters freeride snowboard series has been restructued for the 2013 season.  The series is now run with the freeskiing tour as a combined event series.  Additionally, the tour has beefed up with new stops.  In past years, the tour consisted of only three US stops (Kirkwood, Crystal and Snowbird I believe) and […]

30 January

Mainers in Sun Valley

Mainers in Sun Valley

Thanks to Bill and Sue Fallon, Shannon and I were lucky enough to spend 12 days in Sun Valley, ID over Xmas. Spent some long overdue quality time with Gabe Ohlson, Tracy Chubb, Collin Collins, and Lexi DuPont.  Idaho got pounded with snow for the entire month of December and then stopped the moment we […]

30 January

Avalanche Beacon Electronic Interference

Posted in 2012/2013, News
Avalanche Beacon Electronic Interference

As a modern backcountry traveler, I leave the trailhead in the morning decked out with a digital camera, phone and radio.  I had never thought about the issues all my gadgetry my cause to my avalanche transceiver’s effectiveness during search and rescue.  In recent years the avalanche and snow science communities have also become interested in electronic’s interference on […]

28 January

Doofus Gang Episode 5

Doofus Gang Episode 5

The Doofus Gang congregation said their daily prayers and then proceeded to throw down some fire-and-brimstone rope laps. Whether it’s jibbing and jumps or jumps and jibbing, top-to-bottom shredding is the most righteous way to ride. That’s church, son! SundaysinthePark-Hyland-Ep.5 from Owens Bros. on Vimeo. Riders: Alex Houle, Robby Miller, Ricky Dorn, Derek Haukebo, Jay […]

21 January

Doofus Gang Episode 4

Doofus Gang Episode 4

This Sunday we only had a few members in attendance, and it was so cold that the camera was malfunctioning. However, we still had fun and got a few shots. Jay Zak Owens yet again managed to put together an entertaining Monday minute. No matter what, we always get doofy, yo! SundaysinthePark-Hyland-Ep.4 from Owens Bros. on Vimeo.

17 January

Dylan At Linecatcher Comp

Posted in 2012/2013, News, Videos
Dylan At Linecatcher Comp

Dylan just e-mailed from his travels abroad.  He’s been on a European tour, ringing in 2013.  His travels took him to Las Arcs, France where he competed at what looks like an amazing freeski event put on by RedBull.  The Linecatcher contest is based on large airs into big mountain lines, where air, style and fluidity of riding is being […]