I split time between Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, AK and Tahoe City, CA
ORTOVOX, Orage, Blizzard/Tecnica, Alyeska Resort, Scott, Hestra, Arcade Belt Co.,
To get as many face shots of powder as possible, ski something that gets my heart rate way up, and throw in a backflip or two.
ORTOVOX makes easy-to-use, cutting-edge safety products that I trust completely, and being able to trust your safety gear is important... since it can mean life or death.
I didn't stand on top of it so to speak but one of the raddest peaks out there that I finally got to visit this year is Mt. Saugstad in Bella Coola, BC. It was named after my great-great-great grandpa.
There are so many lines that I have skied that have left a positive impression on me it's hard to pinpoint one specific one that beats the others out. I will say that skiing in AK is probably the most noteworthy as that place is really special for big mountain freeriding.
Choose backcountry partners that have the same risk tolerance as you, and everyone has the veto power of saying no. And don't be too strong-willed to back off of something. Remember, the mountains aren’t going anywhere and it's all about living to ski another day!
2008 Freeride World Tour Champion, Winner Powder Video Awards "Best Female Performance," winner IF3 International Ski Film Festival "Best Female Freeride Segment," Voted as Top 5 Female in Powder Magazine's Readers' Poll 4 times in the last 5 years, co-founder of SAFE AS
Live to ski another day.