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In this video we woke up to 50cm of new powder snow here in Whistler. We headed up Blackcomb mountain to attempt to snowboard in the deepest powder of our lives. I’m snowboarding with Chris and TJ today who both have their Jones Storm Chaser powder snowboard. I’m riding my Nitro Quiver pow which should […]
In this video we have our first day of snowboarding in Hakuba Japan. We’re riding at Happo-One Hakuba ski resort, which is one of the largest and most popular mountains in Japan. Our goal for today is to explore some the of the trees find some deep snow for our powder snowboards. Today I’m riding […]
They say, “No friends on a powder day,” but you can still enjoy face shots when the snow’s deep in the company of others, if you follow these tips for optimizing your enjoyment of powder days.
Skiing in deep snow is a lot more fun with the right ski. Learn what you need to know to choose the right profile, width, and length to get the most out of a powder day.
In the past there has only been one Golden Rule for backcountry skiing: There are no friends on powder days. This is always said tongue-in-cheek and implies that powder days should be feeding frenzies where it’s every man for himself, but with the stratospheric rise in backcountry popularity, just the opposite is now true: There’s […]