Jackson Hole, one of America’s most iconic ski resorts, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with these five, one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted snowboards that it commissioned from local craftsman Mikey Franco, owner of Franco Snowshapes.
Franco, who's worked at the resort for 26 years, made two swallowtail boards (a 160-centimeter men’s version and a 150-centimeter one for women) from locally-sourced beetle-kill pine. Each board bears the GPS coordinates for where the tree it's made from was harvested, as well as the logo for the 50th anniversary.
If swallowtails aren’t your thing, Franco also made two pintail boards and one ‘58 squaretail. You can find the boards at Hole in the Wall Snowboard Shop in Teton Village, at the base of the resort.
From $1,299, francosnowshapes.com