Is our thirst for adventure threatening our environment? As global weather systems continue to shift, skiers, snowboarders and ski areas acknowledge their impact on the environment that they are trying to preserve. What steps can we take to ensure the same opportunities are there for the next generation of mountain lovers? Marie-France Roy expresses her
Our original boards were built using a limited supply of sustainably sourced Koa Wood, which is endemic to Hawaii. The Hawaiians used Koa to create the first surfboards 1,000 years ago, making Koa the legacy precursor material that led to modern boardsports.
For 20 some years, we’ve held onto a small amount of our original stock of Koa. At the double-decade mark, the time was right to crack open the vault and create some tributes to the craftsmanship traditions that underpin everything we do.
To celebrate another successful winter and 20 years of Arbor, we arranged for a team surf trip to a non-disclosed location to surf (and get pummeled by) uncrowded waves, kick back some cold ones, and reminisce over stories from the winter months.
The Helix is a scaled down Rocker System shape for young shredders. The design features the same technologies and materials used on our best–selling boards, in a size range that’s ideal for kids who want to ride it all and wind up their skills. To learn more about the Helix visit: arborcollective.com/snowboards/products/helix/
Scotty Vine is back for his third full part online release and as usual it’s packed with incredibly creative and next level riding including his patented one and two-foot tricks with an ender that’ll leave you begging for more. This year, his travels took him to Big Bear, Mammoth Lakes, Lake Tahoe, Stevens Pass, Mt. Bachelor and Boston and from the parks to the powder and the streets, it’s all in his new Full Part 3. Get at it already!
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Although we were affected by low snowfall that didn’t stop any of us from shredding our hearts out. Here is my 2011/12 season edit shot mostly in Mammoth Lakes and Mammoth Mountain, also Big Bear and Mt. High.
With delirium rapidly setting in, the van crew made their way back to Southern California stopping ay Wilamette Pass, Oregon and Truckee, California along the way. Erik
Most place in the US are still waiting on snow but in the meantime, why not get out and enjoy the park? Some of the best terrain parks in the world are up and running and in solid shape already. Go try out that new stick Santa delivered. Get your legs under you so when