Category Archives: Spring 2011

SailSki: Jackson Lake to Mt. Moran

On June 4th Andy Brooks, Eric “ED” Daft, Michelle, and I headed over to Jackson Lake, loaded our gear onto the Keeling Time (sailboat) and headed across the lake to the base of Mount Moran. We did have a bit of wind here and there, but I have to admit that we motored most of [...]
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Highest to Lowest (14,497ft to -282ft)

On April 28th Michelle and I left Teton Valley for Cali.  From that statement, most would presume that we were heading for sunny skies, warm weather, and maybe even some beaches.  Well, we did have sunny skies in mind, warm weather was a welcome thought but not the goal, and trade the beaches for more [...]
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Colorado Quickie

Michelle and I headed down to Colorado this past weekend for a quick visit to visit her family in Denver, see some friends in Leadville and do some work along the way. We rolled into Denver late on Thursday night, slept in and hung around Denver for the day before driving up to Leadville that [...]
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Another Glory-ous Day

On Friday morning (April 15th) Gabe Rogel and I met the Trevors (Hiatt & Thomas) on top of Glory Bowl for a sun rise run Teton Pass style. The sun rise was amazing and a nice surprise of about 6-8″ of light & dry pow was glowing in the dawn red light. Though it was [...]
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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.