The season is officially upon us here in Colorado, as multiple hills are open, including most of Vail Resorts. If you happened to pickup one of the several varieties of season passes available to you via Vail Resorts, you may have heard about, or have seen Epic Mix. With the explosion of social media, it was only time before somebody put this idea into production. As someone who works with technology daily, I was excited to check out Epic Mix this season.
Archive for November, 2011
Ask just about any rider here in Colorado to name a snowboard company, and you’re almost guaranteed to hear the name Never Summer. Not just a Colorado institution but respected world around, Never Summer has spent the last 20 years focusing on the creation and innovation of some of the worlds best snowboards. Let’s take a look at Never Summer over past, and present, and congratulate them on 20 years of badass snowboarding.
If you’re in the Colorado area, you’ve undoubtedly been told in many ways, that the season has started. A-basin, Loveland, and Keystone are in full swing, although the number of runs open is of course small. Each year, we all flock to the mecha of our choice to begin the season anew. Today I ventured out to Keystone with Chris. Keystone had their official opening day yesterday, so as you would expect, runs are very limited, and attendance was good today. One soon finds out quickly, why we dub the pre-season “The White Ribbon of Death.” Keystone did a good job of creating a very long “white ribbon of death” this year, but none the less it was packed, and a bit crazy.