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Local Skier Places 11th at Freeskiing Championships

No Comments 24 February 2009

Local Alpine Meadows ripper Mike Vaughn placed 11th at the U.S. Freeskiing Championships in Crested Butte this weekend.  This is a very impressive finish for Mike as he was up against many of the finest competition skiers in the world.  This was the first of several competition stops for Mike this year, and a certainly [...]

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Conditions, On the Mountain

Alpine Rules!

No Comments 19 January 2009

Alpine Rules!

I just wanted to share the wonderful experience I had today riding the Sherwood shuttle and skiing at Alpine today.  What a gorgeous day out on the hill.  Booting up at the house and standing out by the side of the road to wait for the FREE Sherwood shuttle, is always a great start. The [...]

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On the road, can’t wait to get back to Alpine!

No Comments 18 January 2009

On the road, can’t wait to get back to Alpine!

As one of Columbia Sportswear’s athletes I get to participate in design meetings every year.  For the past three days or so I’ve been in the Portland, OR area, trying out some of the early 2010 sample products, talking with designers, and skiing around Mt. Hood.  Next years outerwear looks great, and the Fall 2010 [...]

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