March 16, 2018 || Untrodden terrain, snow conditions from warm, slushy, punchy snow, to deep unconsolidated powder, to bare, frozen ground. Not a single step taken with predictable footing. Follow along as three friends log 100 miles along the Appalachian Trail.
Feb. 21, 2018 || Three friends from Maine prepare to snowshoe and ski through 100 miles of wilderness along the Appalachian Trail. They will be tested at every level: making sure each detail is covered, getting their fitness and strength ready to match the required effort, and preparing for worst-case scenarios.
Feb. 16, 2018 || Friendly competition, pow turns, bottomless paella and all your friends in one place are just a few reasons why we love the Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom. They don’t call it legendary for nothing.
Feb. 6, 2018 || When opportunity strikes, it’s time to put down the pen and paper and hop on the fat bike. Inspired by the Fat Pursuit riders, one Smartwool staffer pushes her boundaries to fat bike and bivy in a snowstorm.
Jan. 30, 2018 || Smartwool athletes Bryan Fox and Austin Smith are professional snowboarders and the founders of the organization Drink Water. The duo is using their influence in the snow community to offer a positive alternative to energy drinks.
Jan. 11, 2018 || Perseverance. That’s what is running through Graham and Kellie's minds as they line up at the start of Jay P’s Backyard Fat Pursuit. Perseverance will carry them 200 miles on fat bikes through steep climbs, poor visibility, soft snow, heavy fatigue, and when self-doubt rears its ugly head.
Jan. 5, 2018 || 200 miles on fat bikes through snow, bitter cold and darkness in the wilds outside Yellowstone National Park? Bring it on. Two Steamboat Springs, CO locals train and gear up to tackle one of the most challenging winter fat bike races in the country.