Everybody has a soundtrack for life. Mine is the background for exploring and getting outside in this mountain paradise we live in. I spend most my days at Eaglecrest, with other locals dedicated to searching for turns, having fun in the mountains and shredding. This series will focus on those locals and the tunes they listen to while shredding.
Shredder: Ben Lyman (on the left)
What are you shredding? Telemark skis
Years Shredding: I started cross country skiing at age 2 and telemarking at 12.
Shredder: Reid Harris (on the right)
What are you shredding? Skis
Years Shredding: 28
What 3 tunes have you guys been shredding to lately?
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