| October 16 – 19, 2016 | Snow. Millions of magical, tiny frozen wishes falling softly in the mountains. Piling up on the roads, on the trails, in the trees, in my dog’s fur, and on my smiling face. IN MID-OCTOBER. I saw the weather advisories. Kind of in disbelief, really. I’d skied in October […]Read more "October Magic"
As a product designer for Ruffwear and a ski-obsessed maniac, there are many times when my professional and personal lives intersect. I love dogs, and especially love snow dogs, so when that happens it is usually a good time! I was recently flipping through Powder Magazine’s 2013 Photo Annual, and came across a photo of […]Read more "Ski Dog in Powder Magazine"
December 22nd, 2012 Skiers: Loren Griswold, Erik Schmidt, Kaya the Ski Dog and Lindsey Clark Taking a shortcut through the lava flow on our way to Lava Butte Every few years when we are really lucky, a big, low-elevation storm will cover Bend and the surrounding area with a respectable amount of snow. Sometimes even […]Read more "Ski Your Local National Monument: Lava Butte"
There are certain qualities I look for in a ski buddy: stoke, availability, and pockets full of awesome snacks. Kaya delivers on all three, and more! Headed up a local ski area during an early season dump! Kaya’s ample fluff was our first indication that she would make a great ski dog. We’ve had lots […]Read more "Kaya the Ski Dog"
Erik and I are super excited to present this year’s ski movie, Butte Baggin’ 3: A New Record. Record snowfall, record ski days, record radness! Featuring:Erik Schmidt, Lindsey Clark, Dave Bailey, Loren Griswold, Kaya the ski dog, Liam Myers, Rick Peters, Ashley Teren, Jenn Simon, Jodi Line-Bailey, Levi Matkins, Greg Stafford, Frank Palermo, and others. […]Read more "Butte Baggin’ 3 Screening in Bend, OR"
The 2010/2011 season was the second year that Erik and I skied every month. To celebrate our second year of this crazy achievement, here is a recap of our record season in photos. Enjoy! October 2010 November 2010 December 2010 January 2011 February 2011 March 2011 April 2011 May 2011 June 2011 July 2011 August […]Read more "Skiing All Year: a Photographic Trip Report"