Christmas Break 2021
Snow was slow to arrive for the 2021 season but when it came in, it stacked up quick over the Christmas holiday. Nikki and I hosted Christmas in Portland with Dave and Kathy flying in and Chris and Randi joining us for a few days. When Nikki and I first got out to Mt. Hood […]
Spring Eastern Washington Sled Trip
Spring 2021 snowmobile trip to Washington’s east slope for some sledding and splitboarding. Four days of riding during the only powder window of what was a very dry spring in the Northwest.
Sisters Backcountry Getaway Late January
In late January of 2021, Kelso and Becca joined Nikki, Sloan and I for a relaxing weekend in Sisters and a chance to ride in a zone I highly regard for Oregon’s standards. We rented a dope house downtown that made for a perfect jump point to wander town by foot, grab a beer at […]
First Half Winter 2019 Backcountry Riding
Clips from the backcountry taken during the first half of the 2019 season.
New Years 2019 Snowboarding Trip
The approach to 2019 has been a slow one for me. The snow was taking it’s sweet time to stack up in December, multiple sicknesses left me weak and unable to ride once the snow finally came in. I haven’t touched Big Flakes for months and even this New Years trip to Tam almost wasn’t […]
Mt.Adams Birthday False Summit Climb
For my 33rd birthday I asked friends and family to come climb Mt.Adams with me. Spring of 2018 was a hot one in the Northwest and the snow was melting fast. I was hellbent to make some final turns for the season and to get on top of one of the big volcanoes. What I […]
Davis Bros Classic Line and Booter Combo
This day was the day you wait for. There are a lot of days spent searching for deep enough snow to make a powder turn but few days when you go out and don’t expect to find what you do. We had ridden Mt.Hood the day before and the snow was too light and not […]
Powdery Eye Opener Riding Tam McArthur
As the extensive February storm cycles finally began to let up on their restless winds and snowfall, a perfect, early March window for backcountry travel called all “Big Flakes” for an adventure to Central Oregon. Kelso, Nikki, Ben and I, meet Mikey in Sisters for two days of prime touring conditions at Tam McArthur Rim. […]