Natural Selection Tour 2022: Location, Course Preview, and Teaser Reel

Travis Rice’s backcountry-based snowboard competition — the Natural Selection Tour — is back for 2022. Here’s what we know so far.

Looking forward to the 2022 Natural Selection Tour? Good news: Initial details are finally here.

The format of the Tour is to showcase the world’s top riders on the most exciting natural terrain. Like last year’s inaugural tour, Natural Selection will host a series of competitions in three locations:

  • Jan. 24-30: Jackson Hole, Wyo., USA
  • Feb. 21-27: Baldface Lodge, British Columbia, Canada
  • March 21-27: Tordrillo Range, Alaska, USA

So far, riders slated for the Tour include Travis Rice, Mikkel Bang, Robin Van Gyn, and Leanne Pelosi. Learn more.

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Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.

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