14 February

Splitboarding Lower Hyalite

Splitboarding Lower Hyalite

I moved to Montana in mid-April of last year, and since then, I’ve spent a lot of time exploring many of the alpine areas across the state. The landscape and the geology is fascinating, especially in Southwest Montana around Bozeman. The snow began to fall here in early October, and there have only been a […]

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 […]

24 March

Weekend At Baker

Weekend At Baker

Ladd and I teamed up with our Portland/Montana friends, John and Hannah for trip up to Baker. We rented a cabin for the weekend and met up with MSU buddies, Andy, Seth and newly acquainted Iris, for what was all our first time ever riding mt.Baker. We showed up to Baker two days after a […]

8 March

Weekend in MaCall, Idaho

Weekend in MaCall, Idaho

Feb 24th. Sam and Reid had left Oregon for Idaho two days before.  Joel and I are now packing bags at 9pm at night after a phone conversation with them. They had found a fun sled lapping zone and amazing snowmobiling terrain.  Being the hungry to ride feelow we are, Joel and I returned the […]

26 January

Cle Elum, WA Expedition

Cle Elum, WA Expedition

Joel, Kelso and I loaded up the new crew rig for a weekend of Washington backcountry exploration in mid January.  Kelso, not messing around, ditched the idea of an old 4×4 van as a winter vehicle/snowmobile hauler and went with a more reliable and capable towing vehicle, as seen in this edit.  Let’s just say […]

10 January

Crystal Mountain New Years Powder

Crystal Mountain New Years Powder

I drove north to Crystal Mountain, WA for New Years 2012.  Friend and Mt.Hood shred buddy Chris Gius was there visiting Family at Crystal, the mountain he grew up riding.  Chris was an awesome host and provided me with places to sleep and one on one guide service for three days on the mountain. The […]

5 May

Cornfest Oregon

Cornfest Oregon

The last weekend of April and the first in May.  That weekend marked what could be the first annual Cornfest Oregon.  Joel Parker, Matt Connors and I drove three hours south on a Friday night from Portland to Sisters, Oregon.  Joel had spotted another splitboard zone during a work trip servicing a snotel site.  We […]

14 March

Sun Valley

Sun Valley

I flew over to Sun Valley to visit Briar and Shannon during the first weekend of March.  Shannon’s parents had rented a slopeside condo for two weeks and I traveled to Idaho to visit my East Coast buddies during the start of their week long stay. Shannon’s parents are longtime Sun Valley skiers who were […]