the town i live in is about 4 hours from any mountain but i normally mish up to tahoe every year.
i grew up in quincy california. a small town about 1.5 hrs away from tahoe/donner area. during my time living there i went snowboarding every year since 5th grade until about 10th grade. at that point i moved to nipomo california where im near no resorts at all. i live next to the ocean which has some perks to it... but nothing like the snow and the mountains. for about 3 years i never got to go due to school and distance. but now that im in college and support myself working as a seasonal firefighter, im able to go a bit more... my dream is to own a house in truckee and open my own board shop even though i know that it would be a very competitive business.
i bought this jacket and i love it. its got sooooo many pockets and little spaces to put things. the goggle pouch is pretty badass too. i reccomend this jacket for anyone who doesnt mind to pay a little bit extra for something great. the pockets are super warm too.