Show Us Your Backyard Setup Contest

282923_3594078311026_1122338027_nYesterday we posted this rad photo of Nick Goepper getting down in his backyard while he was home for the holidays, and a lot of you asked for us to showcase your parks. Well, ask and ye shall receive. Over the next week we are giving you the chance to win some swag by sending in pictures of your backyard setup. Next Friday we will pick the winner and crown one lucky participant the king of backyard parks. So what are you waiting for? Send us those photos!


Email your entries to no later than Friday January 11th at 4pm PST.


Good luck and think snow!

Win Gear with Rack’em Stack’em Rewards

Just in time for the holiday season, Windells Camp is unveiling a new program to make this winter even better. Rack’em Stack’em Rewards is an instant loyalty system, rewarding website visitors for content shares, comments, daily visits, and much more. The idea is simple! The more involved you are with, the more you can earn. Collect points as you interact with multiple social media platforms, and then cash in on tons of prizes. Points can be redeemed for hats, shirts, gloves, skis, snowboards, and even a free Summer Session for 2013! Just rack up 20,000 points to redeem your raffle ticket and you could be the lucky winner this spring. Everyone is eligible to participate. Connect to Rack’em Stack’em Rewards with your Facebook account and start earning points towards your favorite prizes today!

How to join in:

  1. Click Here to launch the Registration
  2. Sign in with your Facebook account.
  3. Visit and explore our site every day! Check out the full list of ways to earn points here.

Checking in from Seattle’s Downtown Throwdown

Another busy weekend of snowboarding related events is in the books. This time, riders took to the streets of Seattle for another amazing year of the Downtown Throwdown, a crowd favorite produced by Snowboy Productions.  A good crew of our usual summer park goers were in attendance this weekend. Nick Visconti, Derrek Lever, Dylan Alito, Jonah Owen, and Dylan Thompson all suited up and made the most out of the perfect fall day. Take a look at our photo recap and make sure to stop by the San Francisco stop in a few weeks!

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Checking in with Windells at Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails 2012

After a weekend of mayhem and sleep deprivation, the 9th annual Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails has come to an end. Bear Mountain’s legendary kick-off event provides crowd pleasing tricks, big features, and a sneak peek into the upcoming season. The Windells family packed up the tent and jetted off to California for our first ever taste of HDHR. Check out some of our trip highlights right here as we recap our favorite moments from this past weekend:

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Caption this photo and win!

Caption this photo and win! It’s easy; go to the Windells Camp facebook page and comment on the photo shown above for your chance to win free Windells Camp gear. Go on, get! We’ll announce a winner this afternoon, 9/14.

Caption contest: Riley Nickerson

Caption this photo of Rome SDS‘s Riley Nickerson on the down flat down for your chance to win exclusive Windells Camp gear!

It’s easy: go to the Windells facebook page and leave a comment on this photo with your most creative caption. Remember, have fun and keep it appropriate. Check back tomorrow morning, August 27, 2012, when we announce a winner!

Get captioning!

Klint Skis with Wasabi, Ketchup, Onions and Mayo please



If there’s anything Windells campers like more than skiing, it’s getting free stuff and this week, that free stuff came from the Klint Skis Takeover crew. There was a catch though.

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Session 6 Technine instagram contest

The Technine Team is taking over Session 6 and not only are the looking to shred the on hill park and the Concrete Jungle, but they’re infiltrating your social media, too! Dylan Thompson, Lucas Magoon, Ben Bilodeau, Brady Larson, and Nick Poohachoff will pick their favorite photo to award a Technine jacket and prizepack to. The winner will be announced at disorientation and we will post our favorites on the blog!

Surface Skis’ Banks Gilberti look-a-like contest

Banks Gilberti is pretty recognizable with his flowly, blond locks, rolled up jeans, and, oh yeah, his insane skills on skis. During Session 4, Surface skis picked up some wigs, fake noserings and arm slings (not a usual part of Banks’ kit, but he had recently hurt himself), and gave campers the chance to transform into a Banks look-a-like. The results are awesome.

Roxy ladies doughnut eating competition

Every night at Windells, the camp staff holds a ladies-only activity. Of course, the awesome girls and women that come to camp are totally comfortable hanging with the guys, learning to skate in the Concrete Jungle, and can hold their own and learn new tricks on the mountain, but it’s pretty rad to get some time away from the boys each day to hang with the ladies.

Each activity is different, ranging from making and sending postcards to watching 80s movies and getting girly by painting your fingernails, but the theme is the same: hang out with the women of Windells and take away some souvenirs of the session at Windells. One of the fun sponsor nights? The Roxy doughnut eating competition, in which competitors must chow down on doughnuts, and there’s a catch–the tasty treats are hanging from strings and each person is blindfolded.

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