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The Hundreds x 686 Collection

by The Editors on October 22, 2019

An outerwear collaboration from the heart of LA? Yeah. The Hundreds has joined forces with snowboarding brand 686 to bring a collection of outerwear to wish for.

The Hundreds X 686 features bright pops of neon colors, bold stripes, classic Jib branding, even down to the placement of the logos. Everything about this project was a throwback for us, pure nostalgia. The memories you have of riding up to the mountain with your friends for weekends that turned into whole seasons, the last run of the day before the first party of the night.

 The rad collection goes on sale October 24, 2019 through The Hundreds App, Online Shop, and select retailers worldwide. For all the details, please follow the jump.
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Gigi Rüf Joins 686 Technical Apparel

by The Editors on December 6, 2018

686 is proud to announce the addition of iconic snowboarder Gigi Rüf to the team.

Gigi brings his own unique approach to snowboarding and will complement the entire global 686 team including snowboarders Forest Bailey, Sammy Luebke, Phil Jacques, Victor Daviet, Matt Belzile and Mary Rand. . . and more.


Let 686 Weaponize Your Outerwear

by The Editors on November 15, 2017

In these times you never know when you’ll need to spend the night in a snowdrift. And 686 has a jacket that could very well help you make it through the night. 686 founder Michael Akira West explains exactly what the Gore-Tex Smartie 3-in-1 Weapon jacket is all about. For the details, follow the jump.

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686’s Holy Moley Bowly Video

by The Editors on May 26, 2016

Take a journey if you will. A journey of sight and sound. A Journey with the 686 team as they find their lines through dreamscape of the Holy Bowly at Mammoth Mountain. See exactly how Ryan Tarbell, Riley Nickerson, Shuhei Sato, Matt Wainhouse, Drayden Gardner and others found their flow on this one-of-a-kind course.

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686 + 55DSL = Denim Snow Heaven

by The Editors on October 21, 2014

686 has lined up a limited run collab with dirty denim designers 55DSL. If you want to look like you know what’s up, click the link for all the infos.

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686 Brings The Fight To Denver Again

by The Editors on January 21, 2014


686 is bringing the blood, sweat, and beers to the 2014 SIA Show with another savage round of industry showdowns with 686 Lights Out amateur boxing charity event benefitting S.O.S. Outreach on January 30, 2014.

Come watch professional snowboarders and industry insiders step up for three rounds of hard hitting action to separate the men (or women) from the boys, all in the name of charity. . . Guest hosts Danny Kass and Dingo, will be on hand making sure things stay on the border of under control and insanely fun, while a panel of pro shreds will sit as guest judges throughout the night. “I’m excited to see all of our industry coming back together like this,” said Dingo. “Last year rocked and everyone is looking forward to what this year has in store!”

For the official word from 686 follow the jump.

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686 Got Some Mammoth Openers

by The Editors on November 12, 2013

The 686 crew made it up to Mammoth on opening weekend and got a little goodness. Here’s an edit to prove it. Mike Grey, Riley Nickerson, Pat McCarthy, Sammy Luebke, Madison Eisworth, Luke Haddock, and Ryan Tarbel hit the early Mammoth rails every which way.


It’s #ForestFriday At 686

by The Editors on October 25, 2013

Forest Bailey takes a his 686 Airflight Down Parka on a little trip over the Mt. Baker highway and throughout the trees. Couldn’t ask for a nicer reminder that winter is charging right in.

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The Bank Robber Wore 686

by The Editors on February 15, 2013

Screen-Shot-2013-02-14-At-12.48.46-PmWhen a bank robber in Sterling, Virginia wanted to walk in for some fresh cash on February 14, 2013 he wanted to look his best, according to a story in the Daily Monitor.

The suspect is described as being 6’ tall with an athletic build. He was wearing a black and grey beanie style hat with the numbers 686 on the front and sunglasses. He was also wearing a heavy black jacket and black shirt at the time of the robbery.

Can’t look all ruffled when you’re robbing a bank, especially when you need the money for Valentines Day. If the guy looks familiar (Dennis Rodman?) hit up the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-0475. They may have a gift for you, too.

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686’s Bloody Lights Out Battles

by The Editors on February 3, 2013

For the second year in a row 686 hosted the Lights Out Boxing at the Denver SIA Show. A rowdy bunch of blood-thirsty snow industry fight fans crowded ringside at Casselman’s for five bouts of amateur (and we mean, really, really amateur) boxing matches. The bloodiest fight of the night was between Ion Camera’s Braly Joy and Wave Rave’s Steve Klassen. For the official results from all the fights (and some photos), follow the jump. [click to continue…]