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here's the photo elevated used for the Oakley contest. fresh tracks family style her pops, her, and bro Sun Valley- ID


Rip with T.Rice - The Grand Prize winner gets a trip out to Jackson  including airfare, lodging and lift tickets, a couple of runs with T.Rice  and 2 autographed Wyoming limited-edition Lib Tech snowboards. Second prize is offered up to 10 winners who get signed Lib Tech boards.

Jackson is also giving away a crazy adventure including airfare, hotel, lift tickets, gopro's, marmot outerwear, and some TGR gear. Click here to enter.

7 days in Vail, 7 days in Chile. Uggghhhh......Chile. Peak Seasons is giving away trips complete with airfare, tickets, gear, and hotels stay.

Ride is giving away a prize every month. First up, some Capo bindings.

Glacier County Regional Tourism is running the Winter Warrior contest for a free trip up to Whitefish,  Montana. The winner gets three nights at the Presidential Suite up at Whitefish lake and four days of lift tickets. They are throwing in a SUV rental and $1,000 to keep the cheap beer flowing, presidential style. Duh, enter now. is giving away a fresh pair of Oakley goggles for the best photo of a line you rocked last season. Instaham the photo #OakleyPrizm @backcountrycom & @oakley

SUNDOWN SKI SHOP is at it again with another blow out tent sale. Dig out the three year old pants that were always three sizes too small, find those boots that cut off the circulation to your toes and turn any of your other prized gear and score something you will actually use. The tent sale goes down Saturday and Sunday at all four locations. Drop everything off by Friday.


TAOS is offering a Millennium Pass giving you 70 days on the hill and exchange offers for three free days or 50% at Copper Mountain, Durango Mountain Resort, Crested Butte, Arapahoe Basin, Powder Mountain and, new this year, Silverton Mountain and Grand Targhee for $625. The deal expires October 27th.

The Legendary Yeti Pass

Not sure if you often wonder what happened to the last hour when watching History channel documentaries about the Yeti, but I do? For $649 you can travel to 15 resorts in CO on the search for the Yeti. This would be an epic month long trip. 

Tahoe Super Pass

If you can ante up $379 for the bronze pass or $409 if you are still studying for credits the Tahoe Super Pass will get you on Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows all year. For a couple more bucks, they will throw in Sugar Bowl and Sierra-at-Tahoe. This deal goes up on October 21st.


Telluride is cutting 25% to 30% off every package they have for the entire year, holidays and weekends included. November 17th is the deadline to get a deposit down making this a solid option to save some cash if you are planning a Winter break trip.



Whiteface is having an early season ticket blitz featuring some solid deals up to 45% off tickets and lodging.  The deadline is Oct 31st.


The team at Override is running a special until New Year's Day. Buy a five pack of trips from the city and pay for four. This is an excellent option for those that prefer to sleep on the way to the hill and chug whiskey the entire tearful way back to the urban cesspool.

Gore Mountain

You have until November 14th to grab a discounted season pass up to Gore Mountain.  Gore has been clearing out some glades and really stepped up the the available terrain. Gore is also run by the state so if your missing that old school burger wrapped in tin foil and truck stop food, this is a solid bet.

Come and Ride with Us

First stop, Thanksgiving where ever the snow takes us. Then, Sun Valley for an ski and stay for $84 bucks a night (less, if you have a pass) from 11/26 to 12/21 and then hit the Bird for $99 a night with passes till 12/24. Then come back to NYC and rest up for a bit. Crush Sugarbush for $219 for four passes with no blackout dates be back in the city for New Years with 15 days on the hill.

When you get a minute, check out the work going on over at Protect Our Winters (POW)   -words by qthegiant

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