By and large fixed rates have always applied to lift tickets. There’s the preseason ticket, peak season ticket, and then regular season ticket prices. You go in knowing that at resort X you will pay price Y and it’s been that way consistently. Well earlier this month Mammoth Mountain in Southern California has started the […]
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Everyone’s favorite jibgurlz dropped their third movie Tres Hard. You know you want to watch this not because of the amount of shit that these girls eat, but because this is what snowboarding and specifically female snowboarding needs. While the hate might pour out for this motley crew, there was a point when snowboarding used […]
So you want to pack it all in and move to a ski town to chase “the dream”. You told yourself something about how your life will become better than the vacation of everyone else or whatever cliché seems justifiable. Unfortunately it’s now the middle of November and you just haven’t secured yourself a job […]
There are two things that are pretty hot in the older snowboarding demographic these days: pow surfing and vintage snowboards. Looking at the fact people are reverting to binding-less snow sliding devices and trading relics of snowboarding’s history it was only a matter of time before snowboarding brought back its roots.
It’s that time of the year again when resorts across the world fire up their snow guns, higher elevations see snow, and the stoke to ride is at an all time high. Unfortunately it seems the U.S. is fighting a warm spell that is not facilitating snow making. Some say it’s global warming, but the […]
In 2009 the world was introduced to the highly popular phrase Snow Carny, used to describe the transient seasonal workers of ski resorts world wide. Snow carnies are the flywheel of the resort machine, without them who would bump our chair lifts, clean up our trays in the cafeteria, and generally make questionable decisions of […]
The title of snowboard bum is something that the snowboard culture covets and loathes all as one. It’s the representation of someone that shirked the ideas of social constructs to live the life less ordinary. Love them or hate them, they are a part of our society and fit a key niche of the world […]
Kickstarter has been a great source of bad ideas that we’ve mocked. From the small and simply stupid to the million dollar idea that went no where, we’ve had a field day pillaging their pages coming up with a steady stream of content. It’s become a daunting task to find a project that deserves recognition […]
This weekend while you were more than likely too concerned with anything not snow related there was a death inside snowboarding. No, it wasn’t some high profile athlete dying with their boots on doing what they love. Nor was it someone behind the scenes that helped shape snowboarding into what it is today. It was […]
The Nowamean crew has returned with another visual offering for those of us that are currently snowless and wish we could ride. This is how they described it: “A vision of an apocalyptic future set in the wastelands of Quebec. Total social decay is just around the corner in the spectacular yet different snowboard oriented […]