After careful consideration for participants’ health and safety, we have decided to cancel “A Day for Jake” at Seki Onsen Resort, Myoko, Japan, Absolut Park, Austria, Summit at Snoqualmie, WA USA and Madonna Di Campiglio, Italy on Friday, March 13th in order to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. We appreciate your understanding. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Riding to Remember

Join us for a global day of snowboarding to celebrate the legacy of Jake Burton Carpenter.

In honor of Jake, the following resorts are offering free lift passes for March 13, 2020. Register below with the resort of your choice, or just get out and ride. Ride to remember, and ride because snowboarding is what brings us together.

Jake's Story

Jake’s vision was to bring snowboarding to all. His dream, his perseverance and his generosity were his gift to the world. As an industry, and as a community we come together for this day to remember, reflect and ride. Together we open our doors and open our hearts to carry Jake’s spirit forward; to share our love of the mountains and the joy of a perfect turn. Because snowboarding makes us happy. Snowboarding makes us hopeful. Snowboarding makes us free.

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But you can still participate! Although the free tickets are no longer available, March 13th: A Day for Jake, is about getting out and riding wherever you can, no matter where you are. Make a plan and make it your own. Whether it’s your backyard or your local mountain, just get out and ride for Jake.

By registering, participant agrees to be photographed, and said photographs may be used by Burton and participating resorts, in whole or in part, for marketing purposes.


In honor of Jake’s vision, who spent so much time working with resorts all over the world to open their lifts to snowboarders, the following resorts have generously offered free lift tickets for March 13, 2020 to anyone who registers ahead of time through this site.


Please consider a donation to Chill to honor Jake and expand the impact of his legacy. Chill has served more than 25,000 young people since the program began. Chill works with social service agencies, mental health agencies, foster care programs, juvenile justice programs and schools in local communities around the world. Through snowboarding, Chill focuses on the resiliency of its participants, helping them to realize alternatives beyond the struggles they face.