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Lewis learning double-corks

Here’s a wee glimpse of Lewis’s third double cork attempt yesterday He went a big too big on this one! – Lewis rides for Signal and as ambassador for McNair shirts he’s definitely putting the prototype through it’s paces. Unfortunately his board took such a beating the nose snapped. Fortunately…

Boiled Wool

So the McNair Mountain shirt is on it’s way. check out the website for updates, but you’re wondering what it’s made of then here is a little description of boiled wool.

Backcountry week

Last week was without doubt an epic week of snow and was well appreciated by the crew on the backcountry week in conjunction with the White Room chalets in Sainte Foy. Plenty of hikes, splitboard tours and POWagbunga. Here is a video of Jeff capturing himself in all his own…

Couloir de Tourne and the Middle Finger

Amazing day yesterday with riding buddy and UK freeride legend Will Hughes. Managed to get 2 new lines that I have been eyeing up for a while. The first was the Couloir de Tourne (known locally as Alaska). It’s hard to hit this line with the right conditions as it…

Signal Epic splitboard

Here is a sneak preview of this years splitboards and binding options that I will be supplying on the splitboard touring courses. The Signal epic split is a new board in their range this year. It is a classic old school directional powder board shape with a modern twist. They…

Dragon APX + glacier glasses

I’ve been riding with the Dragon APX goggle for the past 2 years and any whose ridden with me knows how much I rate this goggle. The infinity technology lens gives you maximum peripheral vision which ultimately enhances your riding experience. It’s really hard to switch back to a traditional…

Foglietta Challenge

Last Friday I joined a team of 3 others to complete a charity challenge in Sainte Foy. The challenge consisted of hiking and riding La Foglietta in Sainte Foy 3 times in one day. This has never been done before as the average round trip is 4hrs and it is…