Tamok spring preview with Mikka Hast
Alaska aint the only place to be in april. Jones team rider Mikka Hast has posted up for the spring in Tamok, Norway. Heres his first dispatch from this off-the-radar freeride mecca in northern Norway:
I came to the Tamok Valley ten days ago to spend the rest of the season here filming, riding, camping and exploring new terrain. The area got hit by a big storm cycle so we have been waiting for the weather to clear up. Snow seems to be pretty stable and the coverage is the best I have ever seen here! We have had to settle for tree riding so far but the alpine terrain is looking good when the high pressure rolls in. High hopes for a long and good spring time! – Miikka Hast
Settle for the trees? Looks pretty buttery…Photo By Aadne Olsrud.
Blower pow in April! No surprise in Tamok. Latitude of Tamok – 63.39°N. Latitude of Anchorage, Alaska – 61°13′N. Photo by Teemu Lahtinen.
You gotta earn every line in Tamok. Photo by Teemu Lahtinen.
Photo By Teemu Lahtinen.
Just getting up to speed….stoked for more to come from Miikka as the clouds clear and his crew gets into the alpine! Photo By Aadne Olsrud.
12 April 2013
2019 Jones Live Like Liz Award Trip Report
Thrilled to present a trip report from the 2019 Jones Live Like Liz Award winner - Shawna Wianecki-Paoli of Glacier, WA. In May 2019, Shawna and a crew of friends used the grant to help fund a 100% human powered ascent of Mount Baker. They...
Jones Presents: Cast & Carve
Words by Dave Faustini / Photos by Andrew Miller / Video by Greg Weaver Fishing and snowboarding are synonymous with life for many who reside in this corridor known as the Eastside. Jimmy Goodman and I are no exception here. We are dedicated...
100% Boards Built With Super Sap Bio Resin + FSC Wood Cores
Since our first boards rolled out of the press in 2010 we have strived to balance the qualities of performance, durability and sustainability in our production. We recognize that our manufacturing has an impact on the environment so we use as...
Introducing The 2019/20 Binding Collection
While board and boot performance always get heavy consideration, binding performance is often slept on. Any two straps and a highback may get you down the hill, but not all bindings ride the same. When you are strapped into a binding that’s...
Introducing The Frontier + Frontier Split
New Name, Same Playful Freeride Spirit Excited to introduce the newly re-named Jones Frontier and Frontier Split. Formerly named the Explorer, the Frontier is a directional freeride board designed to be the perfect daily driver for the creative...
Introducing The 2019/20 Flagship
Ten years at the forefront of freeriding Since 2010, the Flagship has defined freeride performance as one of the most confidence inspiring snowboards on the planet. Refining the Flagship design year after year, it has also come to define our...