By: Kimmy Fasani
Cutting your teeth in the backcountry can be a grueling task, so when Kimmy Fasani got the opportunity to spend a season under the tutelage of Devun Walsh, she not only capitalized on it, but also penned a piece about what she learned, the hardships that accompanied her efforts, and the overall experience of her season spent with one of snowboarding’s most influential icons.
By: Blair Habenicht
Tag along with Blair Habenicht, Forrest Burki, Sammy Luebke, and Temple Cummins as they set off into Washington’s Olympic mountain range with a pack of goats trailing them and bearing the burden of their boardin’ gear.
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By: T. Bird
Bryan Fox, Dylan Thompson, Kyle Clancy, Lauri Heiskari, Forest Bailey, Kevin Jones, Bode Merrill, Lane Knaack, Kurt Wastell, Takaharu Nakai, Mark “Deadlung” Edlund, Jake Olson-Elm, Eddie Wall, Aaron Biittner, Max Weinberger, Peter Line, Chris Bradshaw, Iikka Backstrom, and Marc Swoboda converge on Mt. Hood in order to show the world who is currently riding the best pro model snowboard on the market.
By: Pat Bridges
Ever since he came out of New Hampshire as “The Young Man of the Mountain,” Pat Moore has worked his ass off to become one of those rare, core prodigies who actually made it past the partying and the hype to fulfill on the promise that he exhibited. See what Pat has to say, starting on page 90.
By: Austin Smith
Austin Smith’s upstate exposé documents a mid-winter trip to Syracuse, New York with Jon Kooley, Will Tuddenham, and Jordan Mendenhall while filming for Videograss’s Retrospect. After nursing a nagging knee for two seasons, Austin is back and his piece not only chronicles a trip to a city with significant snowfall, but also the ups and downs of bouncing back and getting into the routine of stacking footage for a film project again.
The premier peaks of 2012 are on display in our all-new Resort Guide. From one coast to the other, we present you with the best hills to go boardin’ at in all of North America.