Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Bomber of a Traverse

In late February 2014, a group of us headed out to complete the Bomber Traverse of the Talkeenta Mountains in Alaska. The traverse includes 20+ miles of alpine and glacial travel, 6-10 thousand feet of assenting and defending, 3 different backcountry huts, and all with 40+ lb packs.  During such a mild, dry and overall [...]
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    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.