Going up chair 9 at Bear Mountain. Not a lot of lines yet, but pretty sure it will get busy. Note that only chair 7 and 9 are open.
This video is pretty interesting of 2 snowboarders and 1 skier getting caught on an avalanche in the Pyrenees. The mountain is beautiful, the soft snow amazing and everyone survived. Check it out.
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
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.
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.
We got a chance to snowboard for a few days at the Diamond Peak Ski Resort in North Tahoe this winter. We had a great time and on this post we will share our experience. Any snowboarding day is a good day. Diamond peak is not a very popular ski resort, so we barely hear… Continue reading Diamond Peak (Lake Tahoe) Review
USASA (The Snowboarding and freeski association) is doing a video contest for the 2020-2021 season where competitors can post a 1 min video of their competition clips for a chance to win some good prizes. The benefits for all of us that is if you go to Instagram and follow the #usasashowcase2021 tag you can… Continue reading USASA 2021 Video Contest