2015 Capita Spring Break Tree Hugger

Capita Spring Break Tree Hugger

One of the best things about going to Test Fest independently is that I had a lot of freedom to ride different boards. One such board was the Tree Hugger, a collaboration between Capita and Corey Smith’s Spring Break Snowboards. Size: The only size it’s available in is 161 Bindings: Hmmm Union Forces maybe? Shape: Kind of…

fun times

Fun Times – Vintage Snowboard Edit

I picked up a vintage Sims deck earlier this summer, en route from California right now actually, and my boy Jon has an old-school Burton. I fully intend to ride that minty Sims ATV a few times this winter. This is what I have in mind: FUN TIMES from Brendan Joe on Vimeo. “Fun Times”…

Crystal Mountain Resort - view from the top of Buck trail

Crystal Mountain Season Pass Sale

Crystal Mountain announces a 10-day preseason sale on season passes. You’ve got until September 5th to take advantage of the discounted rates. The Crystal Premiere pass is normally $379 but right now it is discounted to $319, with similar discounts on teen and junior passes. Crystal’s Premiere + 2 pass also includes unlimited cross-country skiing,…

Ride Helix Snowboard

2015 Ride Helix Snowboard Review

Continuing my all-mountain kick at Test Fest this year, the Ride reps put me on the Alter Ego (review coming soon) the Helix, which has a crazy asymmetric shape. Note: Ride currently has this listed as a “park” board on their website. I’m not sure that’s correct, I was told it’s A/M Freestyle and a…