Chicago Winter Festival went off last weekend with a rail jam set up in Grant Park. Raging Buffalo a local snowboard park in one of the Chicago Suburbs put on the event that brought in about 50 contestants, a mix of skiers and boarders. Only 5 of which were girls and none of which were… Read more »
Ok, you caught me. I stole the title for this post from a book written by Arlene Blum that tells the story of an all-female trip to the summit of Annapurna in 1978. Bad a** chicitas. I know, I was there. Well, ok, I wasn’t exactly there there—I was a year old in ‘78—but I… Read more »
A little K2 love in Backcountry.com. Alliance member, Lindsay Yaw in a little powder at Valhalla Mtn Touring Lodge in B.C. If only every day was a powder day….
To some “Skiing in North Carolina” may sound like a myth. I am here to tell you it is the truth… we even get REAL snow. Now granted I enjoy those sweet powder days out west like the rest of you, but for a quick trip in the south Sugar Mountain (www.skisugar.com) will help the… Read more »
Hey- We are gearing up for the 4th anual Ascension race. This year the race will raise money for breast cancer patients and research. Its a great event complete with awesome shirts, great prizes, dinner and good times! The race starts with an uphill skinning event or snowshoes if you board and then a downhill… Read more »
Every year we do a womens ski program for locals. In celebration of the end of the clinic we had a K2 demo day . The 50 gals involved skied all kinds of fun skis with the Lotta Luvs getting rave reviews! The 26″ of fresh powder helped! FUN. Lehigh
Seeing a 100 foot snowboard ramp in NYC on the East River was really amazing! On Feb. 5th to watch Shawn White and other great riders perform right in front of you, with NYC as the backdrop, was very impressive. This event was free to anyone who could stand out there in the frigid temps. And… Read more »
Earlier this week, my husband and I decided to take a last minute trip to Monarch Mountain – a little, often overlooked ski area in Central Colorado. On a whim, we decided to check the availability on their K2-sponsored snow cat tours and as luck would have it, they had two seats left! Our luck… Read more »
Last weekend I went up to Stevens Pass (Washington) with a bunch of my girlfriends. It had snowed just a few inches the night before, so the snow was not bad in terms of Washington snow. It turned out to be a beautiful day, and I was with the best company. I have not had… Read more »
Great couple of days working Beth and the Boys at the K2 Tent for Keystone Demo Days Feb 11th and 12th. Got to try out all the new 2009-2010 line and had some great feedback from the ladies on the Lotta Luvs and Backside Series!!
HI- Just wanted to let everyone know we had a great K2 weekend in Las Alamos N.M. Feb. 6th-8th! Lots of women(45 women) from the Southwest showed up. The event started off with a silent auction, power point presentation, packet pick up and good food! An amazing woman(cancer survivor) spoke of her experiences and filled… Read more »
Went to sleep last night, anticipating just 3 – 5 inches of new snow overnight. I woke up to the sound of our driveway being plowed…how long has it been since I’ve heard that?! 14″ to 16″ of new snow was reported at Alpine Meadows, but it felt like much more. All of Tahoe/Truckee was… Read more »
What fun…catching up with friends, enjoying a great day on the mountain, and getting to check out next year’s line of skis! It was great to hear the glowing reviews coming in from each participant after their test runs. Love the new skis & graphics…nice job, everyone! I’m really excited for the ’09-’10 Lotta Luvs…must… Read more »
I wanted to share a recent “ski vacation weekend” that we spent with our daughter, son-in-law, and smallish granddaughter here in snowy West Virginia. Little Abby is 6 and this is her third winter on skis. She is under the midguided impression that all 6 year olds ski, so when she runs across one of her peers… Read more »
Last weekend I took an Avalanche Level 1 Course in Silverton, Colorado. So amazing. Then I was reading Powder Magazine and came upon this list. It was so appropriate to the weekend and to the Alliance I thought I would share it: Girl Ski Partner Essentials, A Checklist: -Packs excellent snacks, like Snickers. -Refers to… Read more »