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Be an Early Bird™ for Summer ’17

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Camp News, Signature Session Pros™ Posted On: December 6, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

You’ve all heard it before, but there’s an old saying that goes, “The Early Bird gets The Worm,” and here at High Cascade Snowboard Camp, we like to reward our Early Bird™ customers with our own version of The Worm™. The Worm™ is an exclusive prize-pack designed specifically to help our amazing campers get ready for summer, all…


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How To Set Up Your Snowboard

Posted in: Demo Posted On: November 29, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Join HCSC Screw Crew™ member Bar Dadon and learn how to properly set up your snowboard. For more snowboard tips, reach out to us at our home in Oregon at 503.206.8520 or come join us on Mount Hood during June, July, and August. Stay up to date on everything we got going on! Facebook – www.facebook.com/highcascadesnowboardcamp [email protected]


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See Better: Anon. & High Cascade

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, byProducts™, Camp News, Camp Store™ Posted On: November 16, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Once again, we’ve teamed up with our cousins from the Northeast and paired together a one of a kind product collection built for all types of snowboarding. Join High Cascade camper turned employee Brendan Hart as he rips around the Palmer Snowfield in the High Cascade helmet, goggle, and facemask brought to you by the…


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Burton & HCSC Have Teamed Up…

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, byProducts™ Posted On: November 3, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Once again, we’ve teamed up with our cousins from the Northeast (Burton, of course) and worked to design a collection of goods based around the true Summer Snowboard experience. Things come out the best when the East meets the West. Want to rep the HCSC x Burton gear? Head on over to our Camp Store™ or…


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High Cascade at the Windells Academy

Posted in: Announcements, Authorized Awesome, Camp News, Uncategorized Posted On: October 20, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

High Cascade Snowboard Camp is more than excited to announce that all campers have the option to stay at the private Windells Academy campus in Welches, Oregon, just down the road from Government Camp! We’re not psychic, but we feel like we know exactly what you’re about to ask us. What does this mean as a High…


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Lords of The Chiken 8

Posted in: Adult Camp, Authorized Awesome, Signature Session Pros™, Videos Posted On: October 10, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

lords of the chiken 8 from Jon Stark on Vimeo. The brainchild of High Cascade friend and alumni Jon Stark, Lords of The Chiken 8 features HCSC family members Cole Navin, Dillon Ojo, Colton Morgan, and Signature Session™ Pros Blake Paul, Max Warbington, and Spencer Schubert during their trip to the bottom of the Earth for the…


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HCSC 2016: Session 6 Recap

Posted in: Re Caps, Session 6, Summer Memories Posted On: August 24, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

AND THAT IS THAT! Session 6 has come to a close at High Cascade Snowboard Camp and there is no better crew than the Lick The Cat boys to stick a fork into Summer 2016. With the help of Signature Session™ Pros Sage Kotsenburg, Sam Taxwood, Blake Paul, Spencer Schubert, Max Warbington, a bunch of…


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HCSC 2016: Session 5 Recap

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Session 5 Posted On: August 9, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Watch the HCSC 2016: Session 5 Recap on Vimeo too! With a week of sunny days, the snow was cushiony and not one person hesitated to go full send. Signature Session™ Pros Jed Anderson, Mary Rand, Joe Sexton, Danimals, and Jake Kuzyk put all of their video-part talents on live display for the campers and…


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Mike Ravelson and Friends – Jon Stark Summer 2016 Edit

Posted in: Videos Posted On: August 5, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Jon Stark was High Cascade’s lead filmer in 2014, responsible for some of our fondest session recaps. Since his time at camp he has moved on to produce the cinematic sensation Rendered Useless and is currently finishing up “Half Off,” Videograss’ new am movie. Jon still stops by intermittently to remind us how deprived we…


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HCSC 2016: Session 4 Recap

Posted in: Re Caps, Session 3, Session Recap, Videos Posted On: July 31, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

HCSC 2016: Session 4 Recap from High Cascade Snowboard Camp on Vimeo. Plain and simple, Session 4 ruled. We had Signature Session™ Pros Bode Merrill, Chris Grenier, Scott Stevens, Jesse Burtner, and Chris Beresford enhancing the on-hill energy and getting our campers as stoked up to their sun tans! This week the Bode Merrill Double Quarterpipe…


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Three Naturetastic off-campus activities at High Cascade

Posted in: Activities Posted On: July 27, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Even though our campus is basically a utopia of foam pits, trampolines, and skate ramps, sometimes you need a break from all of our manufactured awesomeness to reconnect with the wholesome, pure awesomeness of Mother Nature. Snowboarding is the primary off-campus activity at High Cascade (ahem) Snowboard Camp, but it’s not all we offer to…


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HCSC 2016: Session 3 Recap

Posted in: Re Caps, Session 3, Session Recap, Videos Posted On: July 19, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Session 3 is our halfway mark of the summer and we hold it to heart to make it as special as possible! Even with a few inclement weather days on the glacier, the week overflowed with everything we cherish about summer snowboard camp—friends, slush, park laps, and dreamy turns down a lengthy run. With the…


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The Seven Friends You’ll Make at High Cascade

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Coaching, Interviews, Uncategorized Posted On: July 11, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Truth be told, you’ll make many more friends than just seven at High Cascade Snowboard Camp, but these are THE seven camp companions that it’s impossible to not make while summer snowboarding with High Cascade on Mt. Hood! Your coach photo by Gill [email protected]_monty_photo Max Warbington Age: 22 Home Mountain: Mt. Bachelor, OR Rule to…


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HCSC 2016: Session 2 Recap

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Re Caps, Session 2, Session Recap, Signature Session Pros™, Uncategorized, Videos Posted On: July 9, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Check it on our Vimeo page too!: HCSC 2016: Session 2 Recap Mother Nature dealt out a magnificent hand of cards for Session 2 at High Cascade Snowboard Camp. Mt. Hood was bathed in juicy sunbeams for the entirety of the week, making the snow a soft, slushy invitation to burn more turns, catch more…


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HCSC 2016: Session 1 Recap

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Session 1, Session Recap Posted On: June 29, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Check it on our Vimeo page too!: HCSC 2016: Session 1 Recap Session 1 at High Cascade had an abundance of awesome horsepower that only summer snowboarding at Timberline Lodge Resort at Mt. Hood can fuel! With 10 inches of new snow falling just before camp began, we had an inkling that the epic was at…


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The Top 5 Trendy Items from High Cascade’s Summer ’16 Camp Store

Posted in: Camp Store™, Uncategorized Posted On: June 20, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

words: Brendan Hart Before there was a town called “Paris,” an event called “Fashion Week,” and a movie called “Zoolander,” there was Mt. Hood—an ancient area that, we think, was specially built by nature to debut trendy clothing. High Cascade has been studying the ins and outs of Hood’s glacier fashion since ’89. That’s over…


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The “Rad Dad” Checklist

Posted in: Adult Camp, Authorized Awesome Posted On: June 18, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Words: Brendan Hart  There was a time when the idea of “skateboarding” and “father” seemed like they would never mesh. The only dads on Earth were the kind that ate steak, wore suits, and used the word “slugger.” Thankfully, this is still not the case. Today the paternal template comes in all shapes and sizes:…


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Slash Your Screen!

Posted in: Announcements, Authorized Awesome, Demo, Signature Session Pros™ Posted On: June 13, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Words: Brendan Hart As the summer of 2016 approaches, Netflix grows more and more apprehensive. It has been rumored that this season Mount Hood and The Sun (the same sun that produced such works as “flowers,” “trees” and “all life on Earth”) will be teaming up against the online-streaming video service.  Binge watching and its…


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High Cascade Presents: The Highlighter with Parker Duke

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Highlighter, Summer Facilities, Uncategorized Posted On: June 8, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Check out Parker ripping AGAIN by clicking here and watching The Highlighter on Vimeo also. There’s something special about working alongside your best friends doing something you love. It gets even better when all of your best friends are your favorite snowboarders. High Cascade got a chance to sit down and talk with Digger and…


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The Final Countdown – GNU

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, The Final Countdown Posted On: June 6, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

The Final Countdown has reached its final hour. Session 1 begins next week! Thanks to our amazing partners, we will be hooking up the best campers ever with incredible prizes until Session 1 arrives. Over the next two weeks, we will be raffling off prize packages from our amazing sponsors to get one lucky camper ready for…


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The Final Countdown: Lib Tech

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, The Final Countdown Posted On: May 31, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

It’s already the fifth week of The Final Countdown, and that means Session 1 is only 2 WEEKS AWAY! Thanks to our amazing partners, we will be hooking up the best campers ever with incredible prizes until Session 1 kicks off! Over the next two weeks, we will be raffling off prize packages from our amazing…


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High Cascade Snowboard Camp Presents: The Highlighter with Scott Stevens

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Highlighter, Session 4, Signature Session Pros™ Posted On: May 25, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

It’s on Vimeo too! High Cascade Snowboard Camp Presents: The Highlighter with Scott Stevens. HCSC was lucky enough to get Signature Session™ Pro Scott Stevens off of his snowboard and skateboard long enough to put together four minutes of footage in this episode of The Highlighter. Join Scott, Chris Grenier, Jesse Burtner, Pat Bridges,  and…


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The Final Countdown: Salomon

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, The Final Countdown Posted On: May 23, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

The Final Countdown to Summer is more than halfway through. Holy Cow! Thanks to our AMAZING partners, we will be hooking up the best campers ever with incredible prizes until Session 1 begins! Over the next three weeks, we will be raffling off prize packages from our amazing sponsors to get one lucky camper ready for…


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We’re Talking Snowpack Over Here

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Summer Facilities, Summer Memories Posted On: May 18, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

*All Photos Shot on 5/17/16 by Marc O’Malley* With 540″ inches falling on Timberline Ski Resort during the 2015-16 ski snowboard season, Palmer snowfield is looking better than great. We wanted to give you a little bit of insight on what’s happening in our Summer Snowboard Parks up at 8,000 feet, so let’s talk snow…


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The Final Countdown: Airblaster

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, The Final Countdown Posted On: May 16, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

The Final Countdown to Summer Camp is well underway and thanks to our amazing partners, we will be hooking up our summer campers with incredible prizes until Session 1 begins! It’s the moment you have all been waiting for! Over the next four weeks, we will be raffling off prize packages from our amazing sponsors to get…


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High Cascade Snowboard Camp Presents: The Highlighter with Bode Merrill

Posted in: Session 4, Signature Session Pros™, The Highlighter™ Posted On: May 11, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

Watch The Highlighter with Bode Merrill again, but this time on Vimeo. While he may not have a degree in biology, Signature Session™ Pro Chris Grenier breaks down each and every part of Bode Merrill’s anatomy. With a background in air awareness, Bode’s continual skate rat tendencies, and the absence of fear, Bode’s got all…


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The Final Countdown: Ride Snowboards

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Session 2, The Final Countdown Posted On: May 9, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

The Final Countdown to Summer Camp is fully underway and it’s the moment you have all been waiting for! We teamed up with some of our amazing partners to hook up our summer campers with incredible prizes. Week one is over and a winner has been chosen, but over the next five weeks, we will raffle off prize packages from…


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The Final Countdown To Summer 2016

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Session 1 Posted On: May 3, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

The Final Countdown to Summer Camp has officially begun and it’s the moment you have all been waiting for! We teamed up with some of our amazing partners to hook up our summer campers with incredible prizes. Over the next six weeks, we will raffle off six prize packages from six amazing sponsors to get one lucky camper ready for the…


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High Cascade Snowboard Camp Presents: The Highlighter with Jon Stark

Posted in: Authorized Awesome, Highlighter Posted On: April 27, 2016 By: Tom Johnson

We didn’t even know it was possible, but Jon Stark looks even better on Vimeo. The proof is in the pudding. High Cascade Snowboard Camp finally got to track down former HCSC staff member and close friend Jon Stark. Join us as Jon talks about his beginnings filming at Bear Mountain, Working For The City,…