8 Tips for Making the Most Of a Powder Day

IT'S DUMPING AND TOMORROW'S GONNA BE BLUEBIRD! HERE ARE A FEW THINGS WORTH THINKING ABOUT...

Powder trees at Mt Baker
Powdery trees at Mt Baker

It’s that time of year where all the new movies are coming out and feeding everyone’s anticipation for the winter, how could it not? Watching the best guys and girls rip whole mountains to shreds can only get you thinking about the riding you’ll hopefully be getting in this year yourself.

Assuming your holiday or season is planned out and you’re now counting down the days, is it too early to start dreaming of the holy grail of snowboarding; the perfect powder day? We think not, after all the white stuff has been on all of our minds since the last lifts closed in the spring, But how to get the most out of this rare treat?

Here are some tips we’ve put together to help you prepare for the best; we’re not promising to get you shredding like Jake Blauvelt or E-Jack straight up, but hopefully there’s a nugget or two of advice that’ll help put a smile on your face.