Z | February with Exum Guides

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This february has been like none other I have experienced – 26 straight days of snow in the Tetons, totaling over 130 inches, and the trend continues! Living in the snow globe – it can be hard to decipher one day from another – but one week really stands out.

Z | Riding with Jeremy Jones in the Tetons

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January has been a whirlwind of work travel, and a little family time. One of the highlights of the month was working with legendary snowboarder Jeremy Jones, and the TGR production team. I had the chance to work with Jeremy during his Grand Teton attempt. Riding the Grand had been a long time dream for… Read more »

Z | Family Time on the Mountain

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When i came to the Tetons 10 years ago, I roamed the mountains freely, working a little on the side, but unencumbered and without kids – my schedule was my own. I used to think that a hard day of skiing involved long days in the backcountry. Then I had kids, and I learned –… Read more »

Z | Christmas: Teton Style

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Christmas skiing was good in the Tetons, maybe better than anywhere else in the west. Christmas Eve marked the end of the biggest storm of the year – almost three feet of snow in 4 days. I spent Christmas day ripping around the resort with Alyosha – my 8 year old, and his dream team… Read more »

Z | International Pro Rider’s Workshop

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Editor’s Note: As an Exum guide, Zahan guides athletes and crew for local production company Teton Gravity Research. As part of this process, Z helps instruct the crew in an annual workshop designed to maximize safety while the crew is skiing/riding in remote backcountry terrain. I’m just returning from the 2013 International Pro Riders Workshop… Read more »

Z | Backcountry Conditions Update 12/1

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Editor’s Note: Zahan Billimoria is proud dad as well as an accomplished mountaineer and guide for Exum Mountain Guides (see Zahan in action here, guiding for Teton Gravity Research). Zahan (“Z”) will be blogging for us this season with his adventures in parenthood and ski mountaineering with clients and on his free time. Welcome, Z!