After two weeks of high pressure, Eric Thomson and I decided it was time for our first big line of the year. Rocky Mountain National Park hadn’t seen any significant storms in weeks and down in Boulder it felt like early Spring. The previous weekend we were mountain biking in 70 degree weather. Apparently, Mother Nature decided to send all the powder to Japan or the Northeast this month leaving the West high and dry, but it could always be worse. Continue reading Elevator Shaft – January 2015
Check out this extended edit that Alex put together. More powder, more face shots, and more of Buster!
I’ll admit it. I’ve finally caved in and have seen the light. These new GoPro’s are pretty awesome. The video quality that comes out of these tiny cameras is amazing, and yet they’re very simple to use! I’m definitely looking forward to getting some fish/biking shots with it in the summer.
After spending Christmas with Becca’s family, we headed up to Jackson, WY to visit our friend Aaron and ring in the New Year. It was a great way to end the year and 2014 should be even better!
“Good to Go!”, your friend says as he checks your avalanche beacon. A high-five sends you down the trail on your first tour of the season. Continue reading The Return of Winter
Here’s an edit from my good friend Alex Umbhau. We skied Berthoud Pass, and were pretty surprised by how much snow had falled. However, the snowpack was a bit touchy. We trigger a few small soft slabs and sloughs that ran on the old bed surface. Nothing that wasn’t manageable, but I would expect the danger to rise as the snow is still falling.