Parked For Powder

See how Austin is keeping it simple this winter.

Austin Smith and the Micro Dojo

Austin Firetruck


What do you do when your life revolves around snowboarding but you find yourself making excuses to drive the 20 minutes to the mountain? For Smartwool Athlete and pro snowboarder Austin Smith, the answer was easy: you move into the ski area parking lot.

After scoring a vintage firetruck-turned-tiny house, Austin packed up his snowboards and rolled into the Mt. Bachelor parking lot. He’s keeping life simple, cooking on a mini wood burning stove, redefining the morning commute and making friends in the parking lot. Take a sneak peak into a different way of doing things, Austin Smith-style.

Austin Smith



The gear keeping Austin warm in the lot and on the hill: