Training for Snow – Early Season Struggle Bus

It was a beautiful bluebird day at the famed Jackson Hole Ski Resort and Scott and I had just got done doing seemingly endless tree runs on the Northeast Side of the mountain. We regrouped with Laura at the top of a long steep run that went down the center of the mountain. Scott droppedContinue reading “Training for Snow – Early Season Struggle Bus”

Learning Splitboard Technique Part 2- “Finding Balance”

The more time I spend outside, the more I realize the importance of balance. Balance is a topic that I think we all struggle with from time to time. I find that this balance ends up being applicable to so many diverse situations and scenarios. It could be the balance between work and play orContinue reading “Learning Splitboard Technique Part 2- “Finding Balance””

Learning Splitboard Technique Part 1: “Bowling Ball Piotrowski”

When I started this splitboard journey, I knew there would be a learning curve but after one full day out skinning and riding, then another day getting used to the Splitboard in the resort I was honestly thinking that I had it down. I let myself get cocky and started thinking that I was readyContinue reading “Learning Splitboard Technique Part 1: “Bowling Ball Piotrowski””

“We do not disallow Splitboards…..kinda”

Rain sucks. This weekend I had planned to head up to the Catskills for some backcountry riding with a buddy from the Philly Chapter of the American Alpine Club. However after much debating and a forecast of 58 degrees and 100% chance of rain we bailed. However I saw a decent forecast for today soContinue reading ““We do not disallow Splitboards…..kinda””

Step 3 The Gear (this is the expensive part )

When I started this project in early fall I was pretty naive to the amount of gear that would be needed to get this thing going. I kinda though all I really need was a splitboard………turns out I was way wrong. Since then I have purchased bindings, specialized boots, climbing skins, and the board. ItsContinue reading “Step 3 The Gear (this is the expensive part )”