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Alice Chute ride

Team Am Alice Gong Goes to South America

Alice Gong, Eternal Am Team Member, was fortunate enough to make it down for some summer shred in South America armed with her trusty  Bataleon Snowboard, all while we were all stuck in the office :(

Here are words and pics from Alice herself.

“Hey friends! I just got back from my first South American snowboard adventure!

Alice Gong South America

Like most of North America, Chile had a pretty rough snow season. After a month of no snow, finally there was a blanket of fresh that day at Valle Nevado!

Alice SA Park

Even without pow there are always sunny park days to enjoy.  This was El Colorado’s Rey del Park (King of the Park) contest, a three part event with a big air, rail jam and a slope style.

Alice Podium

With all the snow melting fast the beginning of September we hit the back country. An hour and a half hike out of La Parva resort we found this….

Alice SA Pow

This was the first chute I have ever ridden!

Alice Chute

And the next day we hiked a little further and found more…

Alice Chute ride

A little exploring in the company of good friends got me to these excellent turns!  Though mother nature didn’t provide us as much snow as other years, she gave us plenty to have tons fun!”

~Words By Alice Gong