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Burton US Open Coming Soon!

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Shaun White Vail, CO
Photo: Burton –
Gabe Heureux

What are you doing March 5-10? Hopefully your plans include the Burton US Open, my favorite event of the season.

This year is the 36th Burton US Open, the longest running competitive snowboard event, and following the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics it should be a pretty awesome show.

Here’s the event schedule, hit the Read More button to see the full press release from Burton. You can also download the 2018 Burton US Open App here:

2018 Burton U.S. Open Competition Schedule:
Tuesday, March 6th: Halfpipe Junior Jam
Wednesday, March 7th: Men’s and Women’s Slopestyle Semi-Finals
Thursday, March 8th: Men’s and Women’s Halfpipe Semi-Finals
Friday, March 9th: Men’s and Women’s Slopestyle Finals
Saturday, March 10th: Men’s and Women’s Halfpipe Finals

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Backpacking in the James Peak Wilderness

Summers in Colorado are amazing, and sometimes it’s hard to find the time to sit down and actually write about them. My most recent adventure was backpacking in the James Peak Wilderness.

A relatively quick drive up to the Moffat tunnel and then a 5 mile hike gets you to Crater Lake (one of many in the area – a good thing to know if coordinating a trip with others) and Mirror Lake. While this area can get crowded, there were only a few other overnight campers during this trip. Read More »Backpacking in the James Peak Wilderness

First Day On Snow 11/1 | Day 6 of 30 Days on the Road

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November 1st, 2009 – Finally, a day on snow! I hit up Loveland with Steamboat friends Dylan, Carly, Doug, and Shay from The sky was a deep blue, the sun was out, and the snow was pretty fun. Loveland had two lifts running and a couple of “white ribbons of death” to choose from. Read More »First Day On Snow 11/1 | Day 6 of 30 Days on the Road