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After riding the checkered demon the day prior, we headed back to a line that had alluded us on our prior visit to the Eastern Sierra. After a 3AM wake up call, we were at the top of the Pinner in perfect corn by 8. Here I am dropping in from the top, captured by @michaelaasheimphotography. What a line that was! Thanks Mike for the super fun climb and shred! Shot from three days ago.
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#cornseason #skimountaineering #mammothlakes #convictlake #tight #goatworthy #splitboarding #snowboarding #optoutside #surftheearth
It’s rare that I find myself nervous at the top of a line, but as we neared the top of the Checkered Demon, the rain event from a couple of weeks prior left a layer of impenetrable water ice with an inch or so of chalk on top. @michaelaasheimphotography was comfortable, but on a snowboard, those conditions are tough on a line this steep. We pulled the plug a couple hundred feet from the top but had a blast jump turning and working our way down. Guess we’ll have to go back Mike and finish it off one of these days! Thanks again for the epic trip and this stunner of an image! 
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#bishopca #icecapades #splitboarding #isplitboardbecauseihateyou #mammothlakes #backcountry #goatworthy #shredit #sierras #sierranevada
We’re just getting back from 4 days of incredibly fun big mountain shredding in both the Eastern Sierra and here in the Wasatch. And while it’s not often that @michaelaasheimphotography finds himself in front of the lens as he’s generally behind it, he ripped so hard the past few days I had to share. Here he negotiates one of the cruxes on an Eastern Sierra classic. Thanks Mike for an unreal trip!
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#easternsierra #splitboarding #backcountry #goatworthy #hwy395 #convictlake #mammothmountain #tightlines #californiaadventure
There’s something about being in the backcountry that makes all the negatives in life fade away. I don’t know if it’s the silence, the beauty, the camaraderie, the destination, or all of the above, but it’s life changing. Thanks @michaelaasheimphotography for capturing this moment and @johnnyaction for two amazing yet antithetic nights of shred in a row! 
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#splitboarding #backcountry #isplitboardbecauseihateyou #wasatch #goatworthy #livetoshred #werutah
When Plan B ends up being insanely fun! And while it may have been hard as a rock concrete snow, @michaelaasheimphotography (who nabbed this insane shot while clinging to ice by his crampons and axe) and I had a blast in the hideously awesome slide for life line! Thanks Mike for another one for the books! 
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#steep #springshred #splitboarding #snowbird #wasatch #isplitboardbecauseihateyou #skimountaineering #backcountry #saltlake
The days we live for! Thanks @robertc.esquire & @jmscrodsquad for an unforgettable morning! 
@holden_outerwear @ozsnowboards @gordiniusa @kindsnacks @ltdoptics @backcountry @izmapparel @mymedicofficial @nspsurfnsup .
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#splitboarding #snowbird #wasatch #snowboarding #werutah #utahisrad #surftheearth #isplitboardbecauseihateyou #bobsegar
A quick couple of after work laps this evening. Spring in Utah is the best cause you can easily shred before and after work! And tomorrow’s gonna be bluebird! 
@ozsnowboards @ltdoptics @holden_outerwear @gordiniusa @izmapparel @backcountry @kindsnacks @nspsurfnsup @mymedicofficial .
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#wasatch #splitboarding #powderday #faceshots #isplitboardbecauseihateyou #snowbird #splitboardmountaineering #utahisrad #beautahful #werutah
The symmetry of this line is striking and had intrigued me since the first time I laid eyes on it! I say it all the time, but nature really is incredible! Shot by @michaelaasheimphotography of @kaysheel @colbycain92 & myself in the Sierras last week! Let’s get back soon all! 
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#inyocounty #easternsierra #splitboarding #isplitboardbecauseihateyou #mammothmountain #californialove #backcountry #goatworthy
Elle and I spending some quality time together paddleboarding last night on the Great Salt Lake. The sky was moody but absolutely stunning. Thanks @melissameru (📸) and @two_girls_and_a_van for another memorable adventure! 
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#greatsaltlake #antelopeisland #saltlakecity #utahisrad #werutah #paddleboarding #paddlesurf #sunset_ig #fireinthesky
I’m craving another morning like this! After rain to 11,000’, my fingers are crossed that winter will show her face again! This shot from a morning with @michaelaasheimphotography @lizzardsticks_ and @robertc.esquire. 
Thanks to @holden_outerwear @ozsnowboards @ltdoptics @gordiniusa @izmapparel @backcountry @kindsnacks @nspsurfnsup @mymedicofficial for the support. .
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#splitboarding #snowbird #altaisforsplitboarders #backcountry #goatworthy #springbreak #wasatch #powderforthepeople #isplitboardbecauseihateyou
On our last day in the Sierras we gave this east facing line a shot, but had no idea the snow would corn at 8:30 AM so we had to bail 1000’ from the summit. Despite that it was a blast shredding the picturesque 2500’ with @michaelaasheimphotography (📸) @kaysheel & @colbycain92. I can’t wait to get back and get it from the top! 
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#summershred #easternsierra #bishop #splitboarding #snowboarding #mammothmountain #backcountry #surftheearth #hwy395 #livetoexplore
After shredding Hulk Right, @michaelaasheimphotography and I headed up the Left Couloir and were blow away again by the magnificence of the line. What you don’t see here is that Mike is perched on a small bulge of firm snow leaning over to nab the shot. I have no clue how he doesn’t lose balance and careen down the mountain, but I’m glad he doesn’t, cause his shots are 🔥. Thanks Mike for another striking line! 
@ozsnowboards @ltdoptics @gordiniusa @holden_outerwear @kindsnacks @backcountry @izmapparel @mymedicofficial @nspsurfnsup .
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#bootpack #snowboardmountaineering #splitboarding #sierralove #easternsierras #mammothlakes #nikond850 #livetoadventure #vanlife