Sandboarding the Great Sand Dunes

Sniff, sniff. It’s the first time the snowboarding season is ending and I’m actually going to miss it. Out here in Colorado we still have a few weeks left, but nary a few good days. The snow is turning to rain, even in the high country.

What’s a girl to do? How about head for the hills. Of sand. With a board.

My Denver Snowboarding Examiner piece on transitioning from snow to sand gives the goods on how to get started in sandboarding and how to make it down the hill, sense of humor intact. Because nothing says Earth Day like sand between your toes…

Sustainable Slopes: Aspen Skiing Company


It’s a green week for me on the snowboarding front. First, the Mountain Rider’s Alliance and now Aspen. If you’re going to enjoy Mother Nature’s gift, it’s best to do it responsibly.

That’s why my latest article as the Denver Snowboarding Examiner features the cool things Aspen is doing to protect the environment.