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Timbrrr! Best Trick Contest


Video by Pat Scherer

Photos of Best Trick and Best Bail winners
Photographer: Janus Kober

Click the link below to view a gallery of 90 photos from the Timbrrr! contest

Welcome to the first contest of the 2023-24 season held in Mt Baker’s The Sticks FFZ, located off C-¾!

Timbrrr! Best Trick Contest is an ode to The Sticks’ humble beginnings when there were only a few wooden features in the zone. While we have expanded in the last few seasons, sliding wood rails is often more strategy than spectacle given their natural stickiness compared to metal. Come get tricky with us like the good ole days!

This contest is for Intermediate and Advanced level freestyle skiers and snowboarders and will feature an exclusive wooden rail setup for contestants separate from the public line. The contest will be in jam format with heats divided by ability level.

Make sure to read all the rules below before considering entering.

*This event does not have a Beginner catagory. Events held later in the season will include Beginner level Ski and Snowboard categories. In the meantime, come by and check out our Beginner Line or inquire with Instruction about Intro To Freestyle Clinic availability.

DATE: Saturday December 30, 2023

CATEGORIES: Limit of 10 participants per category
Intermediate Skier
Advanced Skier
Intermediate Snowboarder
Advanced Snowboarder

10:45 𑇐 Meet us in the Sticks! Required competitor meeting.
11:00 -11:30 𑇐 All Heats Practice
12:00 -12:30 𑇐 Heat 1 Intermediate
12:45 – 1:15 𑇐 Heat 2 Advanced
1:30 – 1:45 𑇐 Awards

The Sticks feature zone, near the top of Chairs 3/4

Valid Mt. Baker season pass or daily lift ticket required for participation.


Intermediate Ski
Best Trick: Oliver Cunningham
Best Bail: Kimber Navarrette

Intermediate Snowboard
Best Trick: Nolan Brown
Best Bail: Griffin Huntley

Advanced Ski
Best Trick: Mihailo Holleran
Best Bail: Josh Rane

Advanced Snowboard
Best Trick: Matt Ruts
Best Bail: Conor O’Brien


Registration Begins: December 27 at 7:00 a.m.
Registration Deadline: December 29 at 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $10

All participants are also required to sign a Release Agreement. The link to the online release agreement will be available in your registration confirmation message.



This event is competitor judged. Each group will vote on the winner of their categories at the conclusion of their Heat.

In the event that the participants in the Heat cannot name a winner, the Event Director will hold a final trick throw down!

In the event of any conflict the Event Director will have final say in any disputes.

Participants will indicate they are ready to take their turn by announcing they are DROPPING.

COMPETITORS MUST ATTEND RIDER MEETING @10:45 for more details about format.

No using features during the feature maintenance periods between heats as The Sticks Staff or Community Event Hosts will be doing course maintenance.

No sandbagging. If you are an expert you know it, if not you are an intermediate. It will be immediately obvious to the event crew and your fellow competitors if your intention is to under claim your abilities.

No inverted tricks are permitted. If you have a question about a specific trick please ask the Event Director prior to the start of the competition.

Participants under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to compete.

Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated. Unruly behavior or offensive language will get you ejected.

All participants are required to review the Freeride Feature Zone Safety information available at the link below: