Freeride Chronoicles – Kicking Horse Always Delivers

Stop #2 had us heading east over Rogers Pass to the town of Golden, BC home to Kicking Horse Resort. Here Tommy Frey, Desiree Leipham and myself met up with our good friend and longtime KHMR local Steve Fisk who visited Kicking Horse over 13 years ago and he never left. We didn’t even have …

Mammoth Mountain: Best Conditions of 2016

Mammoth Mountain is one of southern California’s favorite skiing and snowboarding destinations, and the amount of fresh powder that has covered the slopes so far this year is proof. Winter is definitely in full swing in Mammoth as we picked up another 3-4 feet of new snow over the weekend (January 29-31). With over 20 …

Dump Alert in Mammoth

Dump Alert! Due to the El Niño storms in full force over the Western Hemisphere, over the past week, Mammoth Mountain has gotten between 18″ and 26″ inches of snow per day. Thank the powder God’s. California boarders and skiers have been dreaming of this season ever since last seasons bust. Those lodged up the …

Legendary Alpine Skier Stein Eriksen Passed Away

Legendary alpine skier, Stein Eriksen, passed away peacefully on Sunday December 27, 2015 at his home in Park City, Utah surrounded by family. He was 88 years old. Eriksen was known for his revolutionary technique and distinctive style, which made him a founder of modern skiing. Eriksen successfully turned his passion for skiing into a …

Flying Around in Wing Suits

In this new age of action sports, there seems to be a continual upping of the adrenaline ante. For sheer ridiculous entertainment value, there is little that compares to the newish sport of proximity wing-suit flying. These unique athletes jump out of a helicopter or off a cliff, fly with their specially designed wing-suits and …

Treble Cone (Wanaka, New Zealand) Officially Open for 2015 Snow Season

Treble Cone (Wanaka, New Zealand) officially opened for the 2015 snow season today, with the entire mountain open, great snow cover, bluebird weather, and lots of happy locals, staff and guests. Opening Day highlights included a Volkl Demo Day, Icebreaker giving away a hundred prizes, free Amisfield bubbly on the Plaza, and live music throughout …

Glen Plake Joins BlackR Sabbath on the Slopes

Life rocker Glen Plake recently took time out his busy schedule of hair care product modeling and creaming fall lines to shred some pow with the mind boggling Black Sabbath Tribute Band, BlackR Sabbath. These guys rock harder than anyone, and pull off stymying recreations of Black Sabbath material that confuse even the deepest blind …

Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows Welcome Base-to-Base Gondola

Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, LLC today announced it has reached an agreement with the owner of private land located between Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows to create a base-to-base gondola connection between the two iconic mountains. “For decades, skiers and riders have talked about connecting these two world-class resorts,” said Andy Wirth, president and CEO …

Photo Gallery: Easter Weekend at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

The Freeride Chronicles crew was looking for just one more true winter experience before spring set in full force up north. On Thursday afternoon, April 2nd, we left North Idaho under Blue spring time skies with Revelstoke Mountain Resort in our sights. The 7 hour drive through British Columbia was gorgeous, but you could definitely …

Northstar Opening Halfpipe this Friday

Northstar California Resort will open the winter’s first halfpipe to skiers and riders this Friday, January 9. Located on the Pipeline trail and accessible via Vista Express, the opening allows for a contiguous, uninterrupted terrain park descent from the top of Pinball Park all the way into Pipeline Park. “Recent weather patterns brought very cold temperatures, allowing …

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