Crystal Mountain, Washington, like much of the West, has been getting pounded. Base totals are already surpassing those of most of last season. The pow train is lined up in the Pacific. Storm after storm is pounding the Cascades with surprisingly-light, fluffy powder. One of our contributing photographers, Erik Seo headed back to the homeland for some of the best early-season pow on record. Check out the goods… you’ll wish you could call in sick today!
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Jason quickly developed a love for the outdoors and a thing for mountains. That infatuation continues as he founded this site in 1999 -- sharing his love of road biking, mountain biking, trail running and skiing. With extreme attention to detail, he has been a technical product manager for top 10 web properties, eCommerce businesses and SaaS companies for 20+ years. The combination of outdoor experience and technical savvy gives him a unique perspective that is channeled into every gear review. Utah's Wasatch Mountains are his playground. (Note: Jason receives sample products in exchange for authentic reviews. He is not paid, nor influenced to share anything other than his honest opinions.)