Cody Townsend skis the Tordrillos on the cover of Powder Magazine

Professional skier and co-founder of Arcade belts, Cody Townsend, graces the cover of the latest edition of Powder Magazine. The latest edition of Powder Magazine includes the 2015 Buyer’s Guide, listing the best skis, boots and bindings in the industry. The cover features Cody Townsend shredding in Tordrillo Mountain Lodge’s back yard, in the Tordrillo Mountain Range. Townsend grew up in Santa Cruz, California where he spent his time skiing and surfing. From 2006-2009 he competed in big mountain competitions across the country. Today, Townsend spends his winters filming, writing for several different ski publications, running Arcade belts with his best pals and trying to keep up with his talented and adventurous pro skier wife, Elyse Saugstad. 

Cody Townsend
Cody Townsend skiing the Tordrillos on the cover of Powder Magazine.

You can also see Townsend skiing the Tordrillo Mountain Range in “Days of my Youth” a new film from Red Bull Media House in association with MSP Films. Click here to view the extended trailer. “Days of my Youth” examines every skier’s lifelong affinity for the sport of skiing. In addition to Cody Townsend, the film stars: Richard Permin, Michelle Parker, Mark Abma, Bobby Brown, James Heim, Markus Eder, Banks Gilberti, Sam Anthamatten, and Sander Hadley. Featuring the legendary Bobbie Burns.

With summer session wrapping up, it is time to start thinking about skiing season. Heli-skiing with the Tordrillo Mountain Lodge crew is the experience of a lifetime. The untouched snow in the Alaskan backcountry is worth the trip. Why do all these pros love to ski here? Don’t let them have all the fun. There’s enough terrain to go around, and we have a variety for all skiing abilities. You don’t have to ski like Cody to ski where he skis. Visit our Dates & Reservations page for more information.