My favorite Snowboarding video coaching guy (Tommie Bennett) shared an interesting video with the 10 things to do before you go on the mountain for the first day this season. Most of the things he mentions seems basic, but a great reminder. To summarize some of the topics if you don’t like watching videos: Check… Continue reading 10 Things to do on your first Snowboarding day of the season
The 2021/2022 Ski and Snowboarding season will start very soon. And most Utah resorts have already posted their opening dates. If you are a local or heading that direction, this is what to expect the Thanksgiving and early December: Solitude: Nov 19, 2021 Park city: Nov 19, 2021 Woodward: Nov 19, 2021 Brighton: Nov 20,… Continue reading Opening days for Utah Ski Resorts
Good news for the socal riders and skiers. Bear Mountain and Snow Summit (on Big Bear Lake) just announced their opening dates and a brand new beautiful web site. Snow Summit: Nov 25th Bear Mountain: Nov 26th Less than 4 weeks from now. Both mountains are less than 2 hours away from LA (and about… Continue reading Opening day for Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.
The latest storm brought in over 3 feet of snow to Squaw Valley (Palisades) and over 20 inches to Mammoth. That means an early season on those two places. Mammoth Opening date: Oct 29 Squaw Opening date: Oct 29 That’s the earliest I have seen them open in a long time. So starting this Friday,… Continue reading New opening days for Mammoth, Squaw valley (now Palisades)
Big Bear (California) just got its first snow of the season. It was just about an inch, but having the first snow in October is a great sign for the season. As the wise man says: some snow is better than no snow. That’s how Bear Mountain looked this morning.
You know a good season is coming when Mammoth gets early snow. Just a few days ago they got 6 inches and seems like more is coming. Their opening date is November 13th, but we are hoping for an earlier start if the good conditions persist. Welcome winter!
USASA just announced the winners of their #USASAshowcase2021 Instagram Video contest. If you haven’t done yet, go to Instagram and search for #USASAshowcase2021 to see some amazing videos, some epic falls and some overall great snowboarding and skiing. They also put together a fun compilation of some of the best videos: As for the Winners… Continue reading Winners of the #USASAshowcase2021 Video Contest
As you can see from our previous posts, we love to try out new mountains. This time, we will share our experience snowboarding at the Mt. Rose Ski Resort (half away between Reno and North Lake Tahoe). We went there a few days in December/2020 and a few days in Mar/2021. Where to stay to… Continue reading Mt. Rose (Lake Tahoe / Reno) Ski Resort Review
Finish a meeting and go straight to the mountains snowboarding.
What’s the world’s scariest chair lift? A friend sent me a link to this Youtube video at Val d’lsere France. Didn’t look so scary. What do you think? Is it the world’s scariest lift (2k upvotes from more than 800k views seem to agree).