Month: January 2016

The Waiting Game: East Face of Gothic Mountain

The Waiting Game. Written by Briant Wiles It is inevitable: the scene of craggy mountain peaks reminds me of the bittersweet affliction I have wanting to know every fold of their faces. In some sort of strange unrequited love affair I long for the lines I have yet to feel under my splitboard unsure I […]

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A cabin in the woods

Cold Smoke crew ventures deep into the San Juans By Will Shoemaker There is something deeply gratifying about discovering a new zone and pilfering its possibilities. Often, it takes work, vision and multiple attempts. Like playing Jenga drunk. Or hooking up with the captain of the cheerleading squad. But when the Cold Smoke crew crested […]

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Emerald Isle: An Eastern Arctic Snowsurfing Saga

Emerald Isle: An Eastern Arctic Snowsurfing Saga By: Jaime Van Lanen Iceland may seem a distant land—but when you factor in one’s ability to travel across the Arctic Circle, it becomes much closer. With an invite from Icelandic splitboard legend Magnus Smarason to join a sea-accessed backcountry snowboarding expedition to a remote fjord, alongside a […]

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