AST buff Kyla

Alta Snowboard Team Buffs Now In!

Call it a buff. Call it a neck gaiter.  Either way, we’ve been asked for quite some time and here they are:  AST buffs.  Cut the sand-blasting snow and wind.  Protect your face from the high-altitude U/V light.  Pull it down over your face and dance around, whatever.  Red, white, and blue sitting on black […]

Yates on the podium

AST on the podium

Local shredder and AST rider Shannan Yates takes 1st place at Chamonix with fellow AST riders Laura Dewey and Kaitlin Elliot finishing in 6th and 7th, respectively.  This was the first stop on this year’s Swatch/North Face Freeride World Tour.  All the American female snowboard competitors hail from our own Little Cottonwood Canyon.  That includes […]

Erik with board

Alta Snowboard Team custom board pt. 2

There’s nothing like flying on a board you designed.  I can’t say enough good things about the builders and everyone who had a part in the construction of this one-off custom snowboard.  After some experimentation and mad-science we have a first-edition, custom Alta Snowboard Team snowboard.  I personally designed this board based on my riding […]

West Basin Venue

Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships

  Taos Ski Valley is a family owned resort nestled deep within the Sangre de Cristo mountain range in Northern New Mexico.  The resort boasts steep terrain, wide-open bowls, and uncrowded slopes.  Taos has always been family owned and operated by the Blake family.  They are dedicated to continuing the success and legacy of the ski resort […]

Ice and Rocks. The 2013 Masters at Alpine.

Dave Zook is a sponsored Alta Snowboard Team Rider.  Dave was kind enough to share his experiences at the first Masters of Snowboarding event held at Alpine Meadows, California on February 14th, 2013.  Dave finished 26th in a field of 54 competitors. Author:Dave Zook Photos: Dee To me the Masters is about having fun and pushing my abilities amidst a […]