Meet the best on-slope food ever: TacoCat
1. A fun palindrome you use to fool your friends.
2. American punk quartet from Seattle, Washington.
3. The newest on-slope food snowcat at Steamboat, slinging high-altitude Tex Mex, and making me realize that I missed my true calling as the Burrito Bombardier. Damn.
*TacoCat is actually called, “Taco Beast,” but I feel like they might have missed an opportunity there.
VIDEO: Micah Evangelista's Japanese snorkeling trip
Is it Japanuary yet? Micah Evangelista makes me wish these October days would get a little shorter and the snow, a little deeper. From Japan to the Washington backcountry and back again, Mr. Evangelista has us all believing.
Patagonia endorses candidates for first time
Patagonia continued its long game of working to end the current environmental crisis in a new way this week, endorsing two Senate candidates for the first time in the company's history. The outdoors brand announced that it would be supporting Jon Tester, a hiking environmentalist and organic farmer from Montana and Nevada Democrat Jacky Rosen, both of whom have vowed to fight for public lands. Patagonia famously fought with President Trump last year via Twitter, but has chosen to up its game for the mid-term elections. Rocks and votes.
Pro skier turned rapper dies while wing-walking
Freeski daredevil turned rapper Jon James McMurray passed away this week while filming a music video stunt from a moving airplane. According to the Guardian, the 34-year-old was wing-walking on a flying Cessna when the airplane went into a downward spiral. McMurray tried to open his parachute, but was unable to reach it in time. He died on impact. McMurray was known for throwing wild tricks in the park, including the first ever rail to backflip to rail on skis. Our condolences to the McMurray clan.