It’s Hard to follow up the Art Of Flight but Travis Rice’s new film, The Fourth Phase, could easily be the most heavily anticipated snowboarding movie of all time. It’s been over four years since His last flick and since then Rice has been off the grid. After taking a season off filming, there was his X Games Real Snow Backcountry entry in 2013, consisting of one run down an Alaska face. There were a few GoPro clips here and there, and a glimmer of hope that Rice would be following up the truly epic Art of Flight. Last year, he blasted out a clip of himself hitting what is possibly the heaviest AK descent ever attempted, appropriately dubbed, “The Crack”.
Aside from from that, and a few other shots, Red Bull Media House has kept photos, footy, and locations from the Fourth Phase in the vault, until now. The film features Rice, Mark Landvik, Mikkel Bang, Eric Jackson, Pat Moore, Bryan Iguchi, and more, but is still scheduled for release a year from now. Rice and crew will be shooting for one more season, so stay tuned for the next epic adventure.
Winter’s back and it’s never been a better time to join the Armada in the hunt for powder, fresh lines, park laps, and the deep urban features. Based out of Park City, Utah Armada has been on the scene since 2002 and have worked to build one of the most dominant brands in the freestyle ski industry. They pride themselves on the fact they are a rider driven company with a number of owner/riders who helped get them off the ground and into the spotlight. A number of their owner riders are household names in the freestyle ski realm including the likes of Tanner Hall, the late JP Auclair, JF Cusson, Torin Yater-Wallace, and Henrik Harlaut. Beginning with only two freestyle skis in the line, the company has expanded to include everything from touring skis to all mountain and extra wide powder happy setups. They have also very successfully expanded into the outerwear sector and continue to produce some of the best looking gear available today.
Armada has long been credited with breathing some youthful life into the freestyle ski scene, and increasing young men and women’s participation in the sport. Now boasting an incredibly diverse line up of products Armada continues to take the sport to new heights with a real rider driven feel and backing it’s hard to go wrong when you’re stepping into a brand new pair of Armada ski’s. Mount Everest has carried Armada skis and outerwear for years and looks forward to sharing the 2016 line with our customers throughout the nation.
Here are 3 essential pieces to pick up from Armada this season,
No slim fit ski pants here. Henrik Harlaut a household name amongst freestyle skiers made these pants famous when they fell off during the Sochi winter games. Don’t let the smooth look fool you, this easy-going pant meets the highest technical standards of its namesake, Henrik Harlaut.
Fit + Sizing: Baggy
100% Seam Sealed
Mesh Lined Inner Leg Vents
Adjustable Inner Waistband
Boot Gaiter with Lycra Suspensions
Pant to Jacket Snap Interface
The Saint Pullover is a non insulated shell that’s perfect for warm spring days. Don’t let that fool you though, this roomy, waterproof, and breathable jacket could weather any winter conditions with the proper layering.
Waterproofing + Breathability
Fit + Sizing: Anorak
Style + Materials: Nylon Micro Oxford
100% Seamed Sealed
External-access Music Pocket with Headphone Port
No Snag Mesh Lined Pit Vents
Side Seam Access for Easy On/Off
The AR7 is Armadas flagship park ski. With a firm flex and AR50 sidewalls which reduce swing weight, the AR7 is an ideal tool for hitting big jumps and greasing any rail you face. It’s inherent versatility will take you from the backcountry to the park.
Core Material: Wood
Shape: Twin Tip
Shape: Twin Tip
Profile: Rocker + Camber
Winter is upon us, and from the looks of the West coast right now, the snow gods have blessed the US. Take a look at the rest of our Armada products as well as hundreds more on our website! We’ll see you this winter.
When’s the last time you hit the park and didn’t see more than half of the riders crushing it on some of Capita’s outlandish and in your face graphics. The brand has all but taken over the freestyle snowboarding scene and showing no signs of slowing down. With a wide range of technical boards and apparel that cater to a continuously varying customer base they have grown rapidly since their debut in 2000 with the Black Snowboard of Death which remains one of the best selling boards in their lineup to this day.
Capita has been a staple in the Mount Everest line for years now and continue to be a top seller across the board (no pun intended) whether you’re looking for the next board to crush some rails, or slay some fresh powder in the glades Capita offers a deck catered to your needs.
Capita MFG boasts one of the most technically sound pro teams in the biz. Some of the most iconic and innovative riders are strapping into a Capita deck year in and year out. Familiar names include Kazu Kokubo, Scott Stevens, Dan Brisse, and for the ladies you’ll find the likes of Jess Kimura who rides harder and heavier than any dude you know. Watch Scott Steven’s change your definition of snowboarding real quick…
Below are some of the top product offerings from Capita via Mt. Everest:
Available Sizes: 156,159, 162, 165
Shape: Directional All Mountain
Camber: Mountain Flat Kick
Flex Rating: 7 of 10
2 year warranty from date of purchase covering manufactures defect.
Rider Style + Ability
For that hard charging all mountain rider thats looking to get the most out of every turn. With a ton of tech and back to back to back Good Wood Awards this board has everything you need and more.
Not only is the Black Snowboard of Death the OG Capita, it remains one of the most popular all mountain boards on the market due to its slick style and all around performance level. An iconic all terrain slayer with a tendency for dropping big cliffs and ripping deep pow slashes, the BSoD offers a mix of positive and reserve camber that offers tons of pop, epic control, and float you can only dream of. This board offers one of Capita’s lightest cores, paired with carbon forks and progressive geometry to help you crush any conditions the mountain can throw at you.
Available Sizes: 140, 42, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54
Shape: True Twin
Camber: Hybrid Flatkick
Flex Rating: 4 of 10
2 year warranty from DOP covering manufacturer defects.
Rider Style + Ability
This is the board for that girl that rides the whole mountain hits the park and loves snowboarding and everything it has to offer.
A standout in women’s snowboarding the Capita Birds of a Feather has quickly established itself as a top contender for the next board to add to your quiver, regardless of your style. With a go anywhere, do anything and crush it all mentality this board puts an all mountain weapon under your feet. Not only has it repeatedly outshone the competition as a good wood winner for 3 straight years, its tough as nails with kevlar enforced sidewalls that guarantee longevity, because we guarantee you wont want to let this board go.
A movie made to take everything you thought you knew about snowboarding and flip that on its head. Prepare yourself as you experience some of the most forward thinking riding on the planet exhibited by the Capita team and more. If you think your DIY setup in the backyard is sufficient prepare to have your mind blown by the like of Scott Steven’s and co as they shape hit features in some of the most mind-blowing fashions.
When’s the last time you hopped on a bus to the mountain, high school ski club? When’s the last time someone offered you food and beer on the ride up and back? How many times have you been able to watch movies with your friends on the way to an epic East Coast pow day?
OVR has the answer for you. Running via NYC & NJ OVR organizes daily bus trips to and from various mountains on the East coast. For less than $100 you can get yourself on hill for an entire day on a slew of East coast locations like Killington, Mount Snow, Hunter, Windham, Camelback, and more. What’s more breakfast and drinks are included for the ride there and back. First timers are encouraged with an array of discounted daily rental packages at their disposal if they ride with the OVR crew. OVR offers a great chance to make friends, and ride with some super cool people from your area on a regular basis. Granted you may need to wake up a bit earlier to get on the bus.
The fun doesn’t stop on the East Coast however, OVR offers a number of trips around the world to locations like Alaska, South America, Western US, Japan, Europe, and more. The fun never stops with their affordable packages that guarantee you’ll never be bored on or off the hill.
The bus runs throughout NYC and conducts pickups throughout North and Central jersey! It’s as easy as showing up and hopping on for an epic day trip. The bus will make regular stops at the Mount Everest Ski and Board in Westwood New Jersey as well. Check out a pickup location near you here!
Never miss an opportunity to get on hill with OvR and Mount Everest! Like our Facebook page and reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. We’ll see you on the hill!
Flour City’s 4th Annual Hunter Hell Track will be held this Saturday March 22nd. This year the skate-style course will be slightly toned down but, even longer than last years! Hunter Hell Track is free to enter and there will be 75 public spots open to snowboarders only of all ages. The event is always a nonprofit event and once again we will be raising money for Hoods to Woods Foundation.
Final registration will be held at the Yurt from 10am-11:30am. A riders meeting will be held at the Yurt prior to the contest at 11:30am. The contest runs from Noon until completion. The Awards / Prizes will be handed out to the top 3 overall times within each division after the final racer crosses the finish line.
Divisions are based around the ages who have signed up so far:
Young Bucks 13 – 17
Younger Amateurs 18 – 35
Older Amateurs 35+
The Official After Party will be held once again at The Spinning Room with Tim MacKenzie’s band The Stripdown. This is a 21+ event and $5 at the door. So, wax your shred unit and show your support for Hoods to Woods by shredding a skate-style rhythm course at Hunter Mountain!
Mountain Creek sure knows how to cure the warm weather blues with their Spring Pipe Jam! Come out this Saturday, March 15 to see who can throw down the highest air or best method. There are many more categories to try to win and the event is free to participate. You definitely do not want to miss out on an event like this plus the weather is looking great.
Registration: High Cascade 10-11:30AM
When: Saturday March 15th Contest begins at 12PM
Where: Mountain Creek South High Cascade
The (Not-So) Legendary Banked Slalom is back again this Saturday, March 8th, at Mountain Creek. Get your swim trunks and coconut bikinis out of storage and ready for shredding because the theme this year is beach party! For a recap of last years event check out this Youtube video.
Registration: 9am-10:30am in South Lodge
Race starts at 11am
Awards at 3pm
After Party in Kink
Free to participate (lift ticket required). Dress for a day at the beach and get a $25 Lift Ticket. There will be 6 divisions and prizes for time, overall style, and costume. *Helmets Required
Home grown Mount Everest team rider Ryan Gormley currently going to school at Mount Snow Academy, doing big things at Carinthia.
Featuring Ryan Gormley, David McCarthy, Alex Atno, Levi Gunzburg, Bradley Harper, and Max Lyons
Volcom Peanut Butter and Rail Jam is coming to Mountain Creek, Saturday Feb. 15th. Come out and compete for $500 cash and a change to win 15 grand or just come cheer on some talented local shredders. There will be free give aways, free food and probably some sweet bails so it should be fun!
Free to enter — registration will begin at 8am at the south lodge.
Click here for Liability waiver Print it out, fill it out, sign it (parent signature if under 18) and bring it to registration. There will be blank liability waivers the day of the event.
DIVISIONS (Your division is determined by the age you are the day of the event):
- Men’s Open
- Women’s Open
- 15 & Under
*Top 5 in each Division qualify for the 2014 PBRJ World Championships!
More info: Jared firstname.lastname@example.org
OvRride, Mount Everest and the Burton Store at Menlo Park have teamed up to offer NJ the bus trip it deserves. Join us for day trips on a modern chartered coach bus to Hunter MT in the Catskills, and weekend trips to the legendary Vermont mountain experience at Stowe Resort.
Day trips to Hunter Mountain start at $49.95 for bus only and bus with a lift ticket package is $84.95. Pickup locations include Burton Menlo Park, Hoboken, and Mount Everest Store in Westwood.
Weekend bus trips to Stowe Mountain include 3 days away from Friday – Sunday, at The Mountaineer Inn (March trip to Sun & Ski Inn). Packages start at $189.95 for bus only and will range to $399.95 for lift, lodge, and bus. Pickup locations include Burton Menlo Park, Skate Brooklyn, Homage, Burton NYC, and REI Paramus.
Gather up your gear and book a bus trip before all the spots are sold out! Book your bus trip today here.