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Mike Basher

November 23, 2022

A Look at the 2023 Salomon Highpath

The go-to board for Freeride World Tour current champ and Salomon team rider, Blake Moller. 

November 22, 2022

A Look at the 2023 Arbor Crosscut Camber

Arbor’s freeride-focused Crosscut is a great choice for experienced riders who are looking for a versatile board without an...

November 15, 2022

How Does Snowmaking Actually Work?

Inside the blowers–and compressor house and more–at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.

October 3, 2022

Making the Magazine: A Look at the 2023 Product Photography for Issue 19.1

Mike Basher's attention to detail in the photograpgic process.

July 24, 2022

The Burton Team Heads to Jersey for Some Summertime Snowboarding

With indoor boarding nearby, the Jersey Shore is more of a summer destination than ever.

January 10, 2022

The Right Stuff: 686 x NASA

words and photos: Mike Basher Black and Decker, Hall and Oates, Ben and Jerry, Amazon and Prime…there have been...

January 5, 2022

Carving Artist: Never Summer Creative Director Jeremy Salyer

A look into the mind of the Colorado-based artist and designer.

December 22, 2021

To Aluminum or Not to Aluminum?

Ride’s bindings are synonymous with getting aggro. Thanks to their aluminum chassis, they’re known for being responsive, lightweight, and...

December 20, 2021

Hot Route! – A Guide for Getting to the Mountains

words: Mike Basher We’ve all been there: you’re up late waxing your board, sharpening your edges, and even checking...

December 15, 2021

No Glove, No Love: Pick up the 686 Mountain Mitt

How about a pair of waterproof gloves for forty-five bucks? Yep! Peep 686’s Ruckus Pipe Glove and Mountain Mitt....

December 9, 2021

Deep Dive: Chris Corning’s 2022 Never Summer ProtoUltra

If you’ve tuned into any worldwide slopestyle contest in the past handful of years, you’ve undoubtedly seen Chris Corning...

December 3, 2021

Stripped: A Look Beneath the Topsheet of the 2022 Arbor Shiloh

Some wise guy once proclaimed that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. While laminating various...

November 25, 2021

Best of Cyber Monday: 686 Gore-Tex Glove/Mitt for only $48

The Linear Glove and Mitt comes in men's, women's, and youth sizing.

November 11, 2021

The Rome Mod: One of the Best Boards of All Time

The evolution of one of our favorite snowboards.