Ski Gull Cook Out

 

Powder Ridge Cook Out

  • Free filming from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Just keep a heads up for other riders).
  • Multiple filmers will be uploading clips to a shared dropbox. Download what you want!
  • Purchase a lift ticket at the front desk. Support your local parks!
  • Come one, come all! The park will be open to all skill levels.
  • Features will range in difficulty.
  • If you do something cool, you may get a prize.
  • Firepit, music, food, and drinks all in the park!

Detroit Mountain Cookout

 

Detroit M0untain Cook Out

  • Free filming from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Just keep a heads up for other riders).
  • Multiple filmers will be uploading clips to a shared dropbox. Download what you want and make sure you tag us!
  • Purchase a lift ticket at the front desk. Support your local parks!
  • Come one, come all! The park will be open to all skill levels.
  • Features will range in difficulty.
  • If you do something cool, you may get a prize.
  • Music, food, and drinks all in the park!

Powder Ridge Cook Out

Powder Ridge Colab Cook Out

  • Free filming from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Just keep a heads up for other riders).
  • Pantown Brewing will be providing a sampling up in Chesters 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (21+, IDs required)
  • Multiple filmers will be uploading stills and videos to a shared dropbox. Download what you want! Please allow up to one week for clips to be edited and added.
  • Purchase a lift ticket at the front desk. Support your local parks! (This is required to to participate in the event)
  • Come one, come all! The park will be open to all skill levels.
  • Features will range in difficulty. New features will be debuting during this event!
  • If you do something cool, you may get a prize.
  • Hive, PRK, Fitz Harris, and Colab Brand will be setting up tents in the park.
  • Firepit, music, food, and fun all in the park!

Check out our past event below:

2018 Powder Ridge Colab Cookout

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HEARTLAND: a video series by Austin Sam


As you grow up a snowboarder in Minnesota, you quickly realize your tremendous and unfortunate situation: the scene is small, and your hills are smaller. Little did I know that we were playing by fire rather than candlelight and it wasn’t until I left my home hill in northern Minnesota that it occurred to me. What we have here is a condensed meal of talent and outright creative fearlessness. The scene in Minnesota has become an incredible landscape for great riders and talent that reaches the peripheries of the sport. This is to include riders, film and edit crews, writers, graphic designers, and salty park crews (many a times being a combination of all of these things). 

As I was fumbling with my summer job, I had an optimistic feeling that the upcoming season would be one of the best, mainly because of the incredible friends I’ve made working with Colab. During the season of 2018-2019, I had the opportunity to build some parks with Austin Sam, an Afton Alps local and aspiring polymath of the talents listed above. This season, he’s partnered with FYVE to complete an online video series (link below) called HEARTLAND that delves into the beating heart of Midwest snowboarding. Here’s what he had to say.

HEARTLAND.

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