Under Armour’s Rail Jam comes to Mountain High

Under Armour’s 3rd Rail Jam unites


some of the nation’s best
amateur skiers and riders with local graffiti artists, underground hip-hop
artists, DJs and break dance crews.


Stopping at Mountain High on Saturday, this snow and music festival showcases some of the
country’s best athletes in extreme snow sports. 

Up to 150
athletes can register to compete in the winner-takes-all competition for
several thousand dollars in cold hard cash and additional prizes.

will be judged on their style, composure, consistency, use of the course, creativity,
tricks and attitude, as well as have the rare chance to see slop-side graffiti
art shows, MC battles, hip-hop music and attend non-stop after-hour



February 11
th | 10AM – 8PM

10AM – Registration

3PM – 150 rider winner-takes-all jam competition begins, as well
as all-day concerts, slop-side graffiti art shows and MC battles

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Snow Summit hosts USASA boardercross on Sunday

Snow Summit ski resort will host a USASA boardercross on Sunday.  USASA
point-rated events can lead to a direct seed into the USASA National
Championships set for Copper Mountain, Colorado, from March 31 to April 11.


Simply win your age division and an invitation is


They offer 26 different age divisions (13 for men and 13 for
women). Skiers are invited to participate and earn an invitation to
the Nationals for Halfpipe, Slopestyle, and SkierCross.

  • Event registration is held at Bear Mountain in the Cafeteria
  • Registration begins at 8:00 am and is open ’til 9:30 am the morning of the event.
  • Coarse inspection/ or practice is from 9:15 to 10:15.
  • Riders meeting is approximately at 10:15.
  • Event cost is $25.00
  • Competitor lift tickets are $25.00 (You don’t need a ticket, if you already have a pass).
  • Helmets are required for all USASA point rated events.

Age groups for men and women from 7 and under  to 70 and over

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2 for Tuesday at Mountain High in Wrightwood

Today looks like it’ll be a fun day of skiing and snowboarding at Mountain High with
light snow showers developing in the late afternoon. Plus it’s 2 for Tuesday!

Get two adult, 8-hour tickets for the price of one when you use your
Express Pass. Get more here http://www.mthigh.com/tickets-passes/express-pass

Operating hours are 8:30am to 4:00pm with night riding available
every Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to 10 pm.

Coverage is good with a
12 to 36 inch base of machine groomed packed powder and hard packed
snow, and the majority of open trails have been groomed.

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Bear Mountain Only passes good at Snow Summit

Bear Mountain made more snow last night, giving you some great
packed powder conditions. Chairs 6, 7, and 9 are open today as well as all the runs accessed by

Boarders can find features for all levels all over the mountain, but
if you prefer the steeps, head over to Snow Summit and check out The
Wall, Dickys and Olympic.

The big news for this week is Bear Mountain Only season passes are good at Snow Summit from Monday, Feb. 6 – Friday, Feb. 10.
So go check out Westridge or just take some laps around the mountain.

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Practice day for triple air contest at Mountain High

Snowmaking continued last night at Mountain High, where they’re laying it down thick and
deep. Up to six inches on runs like Catch Ya Later, Goldrush, and

So enjoy the fresh, machine-made packed
powder. And for all you Triple Air competitors, it’s practice day!
Head to the West Base Lodge for registration & tickets, and then up
on to the mountain to get your jumps in.

The West Resort will be open today from 8:30am to 10pm with night
skiing every Wednesday through Sunday from 5pm to 10pm. Coverage is
good with a 12 to 36 inch base of fresh machine made & machine
groomed snow, and the majority of the open trails have been groomed.

Please note that lifts and trails are subject to change without notice.
The East Resort is temporarily closed but will be open this Saturday
and Sunday for you to enjoy its long runs and perfectly groomed

Save up to $20 now through February 5th when you use your Express Pass. Learn more at http://www.mthigh.com/tickets-passes/express-pass

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Mountain High teams wins medals in Winter X Games

High has announced that two members of its newly formed professional
snowboard team medaled in the Snowboard Street event at the 2012 Winter X
Games in Aspen, Colorado. 

Ryan Paul took Silver with his impressive
technical tricks


including a 270 onto the Jersey Barrier to 450 out, a
gap to 50-50 on the down-flat ledge to a backflip out, and a Cab 180 to
50-50 on the ledge to backside rodeo out. 

Games was so awesome.  I’m super stoked on how it all went and can’t
wait to get back next year,” says Ryan Paul. “Mountain High has been a
great training ground to learn the tricks that have helped me excel as a
professional snowboarder.”

Nick Visconti held off some
series competition to win the Bronze with his smooth style and hammer
tricks including a hardway cab 3 on the down rail, a 270 onto the curved
C-rail, and frontside 50-50 to 180 out on the massive cargo container


“It was an amazing once-in-a-lifetime
experience that I’m


excited to participate in annually,” says Nick
Visconti. “I’m thankful and feel blessed to represent the core side of
snowboarding in the X Games for my sponsors including Mountain High.”

and Visconti have become an exceptional part of Mountain High’s new
professional snowboard team that also includes Marc Frank Montoya, Kyle
Lopiccolo, Harrison Gordon, Cory Cronk and Spencer Link. For more
information on Mountain High’s team check out: http://mthigh.com/archive/pro-team/index.html


Sunday March 18, 2012, X Games medalist’s Nick Visconti and Ryan Paul
will team up for a signature event at Mountain High dubbed “The Great
White Park Attack.” This will be a great opportunity for snowboard
enthusiasts to come out and meet the professionals who took home Silver
and Bronze from the Winter X Games in 2012.


for the entire Mountain High professional snowboarding team throughout
the season as they film for the Drive In web series and their first
full-length snowboard movie “Los Angeles” that will be released in the
Fall of 2012.

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