Tailgate Alaska Showcases Top Extreme Riders


APRIL 1-10, 2008
THOMPSON PASS, AK. – MTNOPS in cooperation with Smith Optics, Alaskan Brewing, Redbull Energy Drink, Alaska Backcountry Adventures, CFR, Dakine, Dagger Skates and Freecaster.TV bring you an event unlike any other. There will be no winners and the only losers will be those that do not attend. This is a tailgate party, snowboard style, deep in the Chugach Range of Alaska.

This is TAILGATE ALASKA. Witness the world’s most legendary terrain and the world’s most legendary riders face off again this spring to push the limits of what man and snowboard can accomplish – all from the comfort of your living room.

AK legend Nick Perata will host a series of webcasts from our basecamp on Thompson Pass. For the more adventurous, TAILGATE ALASKA welcomes all comers with free WiFi hub, a warming shelter, and entertainment courtesy of Olympic, US Open and Vans DJ, DJ Smoky. If that isn't enough, come gorge yourself on food and beer and hang out with some of the largest legends in the sport.

From April 1st-10th the MTNOPS crew will produce a live, interactive webcast hosted by Nick Perata, giving an in depth look into a riders personal contest with the mountains and the party that follows.

Look us up on at the Worthington Glacier Air Strip on Thompson Pass, or in an ABA heli. For updates on the party, or help in making travel arrangements log onto mtnops.com/alaska2008.

Created by the founder of SNOWBOARD MAGAZINE, Mark Sullivan and backcountry guru JP Stoermer, MTNOPS is a brand dedicated to introducing new and different ideas to snowboarding through products that are useful, durable and unique, and marketing that embraces the culture of the sport. For the 2008-2009 season MTNOPS is offering a small range of American made clothing and accessories to a limited number of specialty snowboard retailers.