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The GRE BC Giveaway – Win $5000 In Gear

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The House has partnered with Team Rider Garrett Russell, SASS Global Travel, GearJunkie.com, Under Armour, Teton Gravity Research, Marker, and LINE Skis to film an epic 4-part ski web-series beginning August 23 in Bariloche, Argentina entitled: The Garrett Russell Experience: Another Time,  Another Place. Check out @thehouseboardshop on instagram to follow all the action! Over $5000 In Prizes!…

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2015 Burton Snowboards – Squeezebox Technology

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Burton Snowboards give back more than they’ve taken out.  Since day one they’ve paved the way for constant progression, innovation, and understanding.  The time to showcase the evolution of technology is now, and there is no better company than Burton to do it with. The ever expanding boandaries of Burton Snowboards lead to some of…

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How To Stay In Shape For Winter Sports

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Hopefully that light bulb in your head has gone off like the time you awakened in a cold sweat remembering that school project you had 6 months to complete is due tomorrow. Now that you’ve spent most of your summer lying on the beach, drinking malt beverages and munching on foods that are not part…

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Alex Taran’s South American Beacon Project

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Disproving Avalanche Myths and The South American Beacon Project: House Rider Alex Taran Sets Out to Make a Difference Avalanches do not affect people in Chile*. “Gringa no tenemos avalanchas en Chile…” a group of my friends told me before they dropped into a path without avalanche gear, but with 50cms of fresh snow. (*Later…

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Diary of a Pro Skier: Alex Taran — #2

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Seeking To Wander “I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof, the obscure and difficult trail, leading into the unknown, to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bread by cities. . . it is enough that i am surrounded by beauty.” — Everett…

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SUP Yoga for Beginners

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  It was only a matter of time before yogis (one who practices yoga) took their practice to the paddle board. After all, a stand up paddle board is fairly stable has a grippy surface similar to that of a traditional yoga mat. SUP yoga challenges the yogi to be graceful with their movements and…

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Best Places to Paddle Board

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You don’t need a lift ticket, killer set of waves or a season pass to enjoy the growing sport of  Stand Up paddle boarding. All you need is a SUP and a sense of adventure and maybe a swimsuit – there are legit places to rent a board and take a tour at all of the hottest places…

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Black Bear Safety Tips Infographic

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Before you go camping in bear country, there are a few things that you’ll need to know about your potential four-legged guests. First, chill—black bear attacks are not common. In fact, most conflicts between humans and black bears occur when we don’t tidy up our food and garbage or when people approach them to feed them. Don’t…

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Sneak Peek 2015 Dynastar Cham Skis

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 The phrase “CHAM wow” echoed more frequently at the 2014 SIA Trade Show in Denver, Co., than the reverberated sound of footsteps at the local buffet. No, the blissful oralation didn’t stem from the famous towel that soaks up everything, but rather from the adulation surrounding Dynastar’s award-winning CHAM series.  As like its phonetic twin,…

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SUP Surfing

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Messy and small waves can frustrate any surfer. For a decent surfer, a small wave is like riding the bunny hill. It gets old fast! In comes stand up paddle surfing. A larger board with a paddle is like an unexpected two-for-one at happy hour.  What is Stand Up Paddle Surfing? Descending from its Polynesian…

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