Tag: Matthew Mallory

A (Somewhat Raunchy) Love Letter to Snow

I’ve loved the way you can transform the world from a drab, fall landscape into something bright, cold and welcoming. This is my love letter to snow.

Do You Suffer From FOMO? aka Fear of Missing Out

If you find yourself regularly suffering from cold sweats, uncontrollable shaking or an agitated state leading you to constantly peer at your phone for weather and social media updates, then there is…

Wrong-Foot Forward Dangle: the Backbone of Backcountry Riding

In our backcountry sledding history there is probably no move more iconic than the wrong-foot forward dangle. Riding wrong-foot forward is arguably the most important backcountry technique ever developed.

Vancouver Island Sled Bum, Tom Walker

With average winter temperatures above 5°C, Vancouver Island doesn't get much snow. So what's a sled bum like Tom Walker doing living there then?

Not The Glory Days—Don’t Let Poor Conditions Hold You Back

It’s hard to get fired up to ride when you know it hasn’t snowed in two or three weeks. The first key to mentally getting beyond the problem is finding riding partners…

Difference in Riding Style – Canada vs USA Riders

So many photos and video from the USA feature a rider shredding with their leg hanging off the running board like a dog marking its territory. Hop overs, turbo-wheelies, and busting ass…

A Look Back at the Last Ride of Spring

Like most spring days, as the hour hand moved past noon the deep, almost-pow turned closer to the consistency of wet cement. Clint and I kept going. It wasn’t really any harder…