About Teton FreeRide
Teton FreeRide is a content based blog founded and operated by Mike "Mikey" Leake. Mikey has lived in the Teton Valley region of southeastern Idaho and western Wyoming most of my life. He has also had the opportunity to live and play in the Lake Tahoe area, and now, Alaska too!
After competing on the Freeskiing World Tour on-and-off for 10 years Mikey has transitioned to judging various events and become an advisory board member with the International Freeskiers & Snowboarders Association (IFSA). Over the past 13 years he has worked in the ski industry through skiing as an athlete, coach, guide, ski patrol, event coordinator, event judge, marketing consultant, team manager, videographer, and as an associate producer. Mikey has a true passion for the outdoor industry and tries to be involved in every aspect possible.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
By Mikey | Published: April 27, 2012
Well, where do I begin……. Alaska Rendezvous Lodge and this area of the Chugach from here on out will be a very special place for me. Wind has been an issue for accessing some of the bigger terrain further out. Michelle and I killed some down time on Wednesday by going out for a nice [...]
By Mikey | Published: April 25, 2012
The Prince William Sound boat/ski mission to Cochrane Bay & Shrode Lake Cabin was a success. We got back to Anchorage late Monday night, were there for day before heading out Tuesday evening toward Alaska Rendezvous’ lodge near Thompson Pass. Getting to Shrode Lake was quite the adventure to say the least. From Whittier (quite the unique [...]
By Mikey | Published: April 19, 2012
It has been 4 years since I have been back to AK. This is a special trip in many aspects (a trip to AK always is), but two things in particular make this one extra special. One being the fact that my girlfriend Michelle has been here for the past 10 weeks straight and finally [...]