Your Venture Starts Here

With a Wild West vibe that makes most Western villages look like the suburbs, Silverton, Colorado sets the standard for REAL mountain towns. It’s hard to get to, hard to live in, but the rewards are huge if freeriding at Silverton Mountain and in the…

From left: Venture's Powder Pig, Euphoria, and Zelix split with Spark Magneto bindings

Revolving Powder Decks

Just returned from a quality backcountry sesh in Crested Butte where we *tested* these sticks from Venture Snowboards and Spark R&D’s 2014 Magneto bindings. The limited-release Powder Pig (only 25 made) is the brainchild of Johan Olofsson – he even drew the graphics. And yes,…

Rider: Johan Olofsson
Location: Selkirk Range, B.C.
Photo: Mike Horn

Winter is Pretty Sweet

Thinking, dreaming and writing about winter today. This image from February 2012 captures the beginning of a long stretch of stormy deep days in the Interior B.C. backcountry. My mind keeps wandering back there… -MH