During any given season in the San Juans, the number of days in which you are able enjoy fresh powder that is bonded well to a deep and stable snowpack beneath clear skies in the biggest alpine terrain will likely be counted on a single hand, if at all.
Fall is returning to the San Juans and that can only mean three things: snow is starting to make an appearance on the peaks above town, the last of snowboard and splitboard production gets kicked into high gear, and the Venture crew's shred flick consumption increases right along with it.
What exactly do we mean when we say that all Venture snowboards are made from scratch in America? Read on the learn about Venture's core production process and what it means to be proudly made in the Colorado mountains!
A 5-year veteran of the U.S. Snowboard Team, Hagen is fresh off a couple of top-ten World Cup finishes, as well as a win at the Nor-Am Cup at Ski Cooper in February of this year. With a stacked schedule of events, training and travel, he's been all over the map this summer. We caught up with him for a little après shred Q&A to see what's on his mind.