Elyse Saugstad

TGR Co-Lab Edit Elyse Saugstad

Sponsors: Moment, Alyeska Resort, Scott, Hestra, Flylow, Backcountry.com, Arcade Belts, Kask, ABS Upon meeting Elyse Saugstad nearly a year ago, a flurry of adjectives flooded my mind – strong, beautiful, giving, devoted, smart & healing – just to name a few. As a professional skier Elyse is married to Cody Townsend another pro skier with […]

Shannan Yates 2014 Freeride World Tour Champion

Shannan Yates hiking

Sponsors: Lib Tech, Smith, Snowbird, Pow Gloves, Spacecraft, Salty Peaks Snowboard Shop Just days ago, the Freewide World Tour wrapped up it’s 2014 competition series.  This big-mountain, extreme-riding comp included two events in North America, and four in Europe.  This year’s World Champion of Women’s Snowboarding is a Snowbird local, who has been riding since she was […]

BCA Float

Float 32 by BCA

The BCA Float 32 is an awesome pack if you’re a backcountry enthusiast.   With the ever-growing popularity of backcountry riding and the increased awareness of avalanche danger, it is no wonder that skiers and snowboarders alike are adding airbags to their gear quivers. While an airbag does not guarantee your safety from bodily injury, […]

Freeride World Tour 2014

Snowbird Tram Mt Baldy Freeride World Tour

In March 2014 Snow Bunny Magazine was invited to the premiere big mountain competition, the Freeride World Tour.  Known for its awe inspiring venues, large purses, and extreme nature, it draws top athletes from around the world. With a dry 2014 snow season, it’s no wonder that the competition originally scheduled for Kirkwood resort in […]

Blind Spot

Getting a shot early am with photographer #1. Photo: Mike Rogge

We are very grateful to Amie Engerstrom for sharing her story with us.  It takes a lot of courage to publicly share mistakes made,  yet her desire to see others be safe in the backcountry is what has led her to share the experience!  Thank you Amie, you are an inspiration! We all know the […]