February 04, 2010
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By now, most hardcore snowboarders have heard about Tailgate Alaska: World Freeride Festival. It is their chance to be shown around the Chugach, by its most experienced guides and riders. These riders see Alaska as the ultimate bounty
and it is. The mountains stack shoulder to should, each eclipsing America
s great resorts
Snowbird, Jackson, Telluride, Mammoth etc. The snow comes in deep and light, creating colossal curtains of snow with each descending turn.
We are honored to invite you to share this experience with us at Tailgate Alaska this spring. Come ride the Chugach this March and April and see the unlimited bottomless powder and mind-numbing peaks for yourself. Our goal is simple to share the best of the best with you.
And we want to do it for FREE. We have partnered up with Alaskan Brewing and Alaska Backcountry Adventures to award a free trip to Tailgate Alaska: World Freeride Festival.
Test your Alaska backcountry knowledge with the Are You Tailgate Ready? quiz. Score a passing grade and you could win airfare, lodging, food and helitime at Tailgate Alaska .
A second prize winner will receive an Alaskan Brewing Co. Snowboard and three third prize winners will receive Alaskan Beer Gear.
For more information on winning a trip and to register, hit up www.alaskantailgate.com.
To get a feel for the event with our 10 part podcast series or to plan your trip, go to www.tailgatealaska.com.
Tailgate Alaska: World Freeride Festival was formed in 2008 by Mark Sullivan (founder of SNOWBOARD magazine, and former editor of Snowboarder Magazine.) Held annually on Thompson Pass (Valdez, AK) Tailgate Alaska creates effortless access to the best riding on the planet. Nick Perata, known for his starring role in the feature film First Descent, hosts the Tailgate Alaska basecamp and its webcast series. Tailgate Alaska is scheduled for March 26 - April 9, 2010.