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Mike Basich is as rugged as they come. He is a modern day mountain man. He can update his Instagram while in remote Alaskan Backcountry. All he needs is the bare essentials; his Flow Snowboarding gear, an avalanche kit, and a GoPro. While most of us are dreaming of these adventures, Mike Basich is living it.
Favorite thing about Backcountry
“Quiet, No tracks, and nobody telling you where to go!”
How has GoPro changed the way you share your snowboarding?
“GoPro has saved my back, I used to haul around a 40 lb backpack, now my pack doesn’t even know there is a camera in it. That’s for sure one of the best parts. Quality with it has been great too in such a small package. I ride with the camera more, I used to set up things a lot on a tripod.”
What can we expect from Mike Basic This year and your Storm Chasers Project?
“For sure working more and more this year to chase the storms. I’ve been building a new rig on a trailer that I am excited to head to Alaska with this spring.”
What other things can we expect?
“Working on getting more creative with filming, been racing as well with what’s left of winter, such a late start. I’m excited to get some deep days in.”
10 Words With Mike Basich
Backcountry – Please
GoPro – Get-R-Done
Alaska – Springing for Spring
Snowboarding – Sideways
Pow – Dreamy
Flow Snowboarding – Homies
Area 241 – quietrush
Yeti – Playin
Dog – Partner in Crime
Life – Loving it
-Come join us at Flow!
Deep in the Sierra Mountains, Flow Snowboardings Mike Basich built his own House, a Tow-rope to the house and now a Chairlift that goes 1200 feet/370 meters up his own personal mountain. Join us this season at Area-241 as we show you what it’s like to own 40 acres, snowmobiles, a house and a chairlift in the middle of no where, for Flow’s “Chairlift Chronicles”