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Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom

Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom

Posted onFeb 07, 2012 by .

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It’s once again time to make the pilgrimage to one of the greatest mountains in the Northwest and ascend the windy snow covered road that leads to Mt. Baker. Last year was pretty damn epic, with untracked powder turns waiting for me everywhere I turned. It was actually hard to pay attention to the event. [...]

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Forecasting the goods

Forecasting the goods

Posted onFeb 28, 2011 by .

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I had been hearing rumors about a big storm brewing this week, but I never like to look too early in fear of jinxing it. So I kept my wondering thoughts away from NOAA and Snow Forecast all last week and over the weekend… until this morning. As soon as I woke up and looked [...]

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ShredNW launch party

ShredNW launch party

Posted onOct 08, 2010 by .

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John and the crew at ShredNW hosted a party to remember last night in Bend, in celebration of their new magazine launch. They rolled out the red carpet and invited every snowboarder in the NW to come check out the new magazine and rub shoulders with industry folks. They had free Bone Yard Beer flowing [...]

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Whistler Posts Snowiest Month Ever

Whistler Posts Snowiest Month Ever

Posted onJan 14, 2010 by .

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As many of North America’s mountains languish through warm, dry early season conditions, Whistler and the Northwest are getting hammered. In fact, Whistler posted it’s snowiest month on record in November with over 18 feet of snow piling up. According to Whistler: November 2009 has seen a total accumulation of 560cm (18 feet) of snowfall, nearly [...]

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