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Arapahoe Basin and Vail Resorts End Twenty-Year Partnership The partnership, which had existed for the last twenty years, retained Arapahoe Basin's complete autonomy of resort management and operations and afforded Vail Resorts Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass owners access to Arapahoe Basin. Unfortunately for Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass holders, this perk will no longer be available.

Vail Resorts and Arapahoe Basin Will Not Renew Partnership for 2020 The partnership between Arapahoe Basin and Vail Resorts, which allowed Epic Pass holders access to A-Basin will come to an end after this season. While the move may upset some Epic Pass holders, on balance we expect the Arapahoe Basin pass holders may consider this move more favorably.

2020 Capita Slush Slasher Review The Capita Slush Slasher has a decidedly freestyle flex and it's not super damp, rolling through chopped up conditions you can expect a lot of feedback and it will ride a little lively especially through the nose but for the most part it's pretty stable and you're not going to get bucked.

2020 Rossignol XV Snowboard Review The Rossignol XV is one of three Xavier De Le Rue signature models from Rossignol Snowboards, it's a camber dominant, directional freeride deck and the stiffest board that Rossignol makes. It's been on my radar for a bit, so I was glad to take a few laps on it at Copper Mountain during the SIA On Snow Demos.

The Best Snowboarding Baselayers from 2018-2019 A roundup of the industry's best 2018-2019 snowboarding baselayers.

2020 Vision Snowboard Gear Preview: Rome's New Board Model and More Check out Rome's 2020 line with a little sneak peak now!

No Primary Assumption of Risk in Skiing, Snowboarding, Minnesota Court Says Minnesota's highest court has declined to expand the state's doctrine of implied primary assumption of risk to recreational skiing and snowboarding. The Minnesota Supreme Court considered the issue in Soderberg v. Anderson, published Jan. 23, 2019.

Boy airlifted to Calgary hospital after snowboarding into tree at Lake Louise The helicopter took the boy, who is under 10 years old, to the Alberta Children's Hospital in stable condition. STARS couldn't provide further details about the injuries or circumstances. Investigations. Features. Canada. Canada.

Sunday in the Park 2019: Episode 7 Sit back an enjoy another park heavy edit from your favorite SoCal boarders, and make sure to tune in again next week for more, only here on TWSNOW. Riders: Chas Guldemond, Blake Axelson, Yura Imamura, Manato Chiba, Elena Graglia, Jordan Small, Jesse Paul.

Livingston wins World Cup men's halfpipe snowboarding competition in Calgary Derek Livingston of Scarborough, Ontario won his first career World Cup men's snowboarding medal on Friday. He placed third in a men's halfpipe snowboarding competition at Calgary's Canada Olympic Park. Livingston posted a bronze medal winning score of 85 points.

How to Pack for a 5-Day Ski Trip… well, my way anyway After a long, long, long wait, my ski trip is here!!! I'd like to think I'm a pretty decent packer. I've traveled enough to know the essentials and how to not overpack, so I thought I might share the process that I take. First of all, you've got to start with some tunes!

La Crosse Central / Logan boys win State Snowboarding Tournament - Mount La Crosse played host to the State Snowboarding tournament on Saturday. The La Crosse Central / Logan boys snowboarding team finished in first place overall winning the state tournament for the 5th straight year. La Crosse finished with 87 points.

Drop In When you're doing any kind of winter activity. The key is to stay warm without sweating. Keep your heart beat low. Calm and determined focus is the way forward. It wasn't a long hike, we were heading to the first open gate at the Pinnacle Chutes. As we hiked up the spine, I focused on my steps and my breathing.

Fugu, snowboarding & riding camels on sand dunes? Yes, this is Western Japan - You think you've seen Japan? There's always another side to see. Invited by the Japan National Tourist Organization and JTB Corp., we did just that: took a journey by bus through four prefectures, starting with Tottori, passing through Shimane and Yamaguchi, and ending up in Hiroshima.

Volcom TDS Infrared Gore-Tex Jacket: Deconstructed Combining top-tier insulation with the industry's most respected weather protection, the TDS Infrared Gore-Tex is the crown jewel of Volcom's outerwear line. While the exterior is constructed with 3L Gore-Tex fabric for unmatched breathability and waterproofing, the interior is comprised of Volcom's exclusive top-of-the-line insulation.

Heading to the Coast: A Mark McMorris Interview By David MacKinnon, photos courtesy Red Bull. Mark McMorris' riding is ubiquitous in competitive snowboarding, but the past three years have been tough. Fighting his way back from severe injuries has become a normal part of his routine, and this winter his an old one came back to haunt him.

Rocketmen: Intro Rocketmen is an up and coming series, following riders Jesse Millen and Craig Gouweloos as they blast around western Canada with their friends. Film: Craig Gouweloos, Jesse Millen, Jon Chew, Kris Dontas Edit: Craig Gouweloos. comments. First Name. Last Name.

C Sessions 9.2 - Carinthia Parks Ridiculously fresh parks get shredded in the latest drop out of Carinthia Parks, with Nate Haust, Rory Bruder, Shaun Murphy, and many more.

Carinthia Parks Presents: C-Sessions 9.2 C-Sessions 9.2 is back at it again. Check out what these East Coast homies have been up to. Safe to say it's been firing at Mount Snow. From Carinthia:. And we're back! Can't believe it's already the middle of February.

A Handful of Highlights from the 33rd Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom "What started as a causal weekend of snowboard racing, has blossomed into the Legendary Banked Slalom.

Valérian Ducourtil - Full Powder Part Heavy backcountry riding in Les Arcs, France, with Valérian Ducourtil.

Star Power - Nashoba Valley Park Riding Local Nashoba Valley heroes sign autographs on helmets and rip the place up.

Snowdays Foundation - Austin Smith, Josh Dirksen, Hana Beaman, and More Pros Share First Days with Students Every Pro had a first day, and Snowdays Foundation provides opportunities for them to share the challenge and success of that experience with students from outreach organizations in Portland.

Make Waves Move Mountains Tour - Tahoe, CA with Torah Bright The Make Waves Move Mountains tour is on the road. You may remember the debut event that took place at the all-new ROXY store in Whistler, BC this past fall, well, now the event is coming to you. ROXY is all about empowering women.

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