Monthly Archives: October 2012

First turns of the season

This weekend Ray Mariani, Amber Johnson, Maeve Nevins, Michelle and I headed over to a secret stash near Hope, AK. The Chugach received a few good snow storms a couple of weeks ago and then clear skies and cold temps moved in and have not left. This has provided for 1-3 inches of surface hoar [...]
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Its just about that time again……

The early season stoke and anticipation is upon us.  Another summer has come and gone, and now the white stuff is creeping down the peaks, once again laying down what is the foundation of winter for many.  With an early season snow pack beginning to build in several places, please remember to be safe out [...]
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  • 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.