Burlington, Vermont—Several eye witnesses at Timberline Resort and High Cascade Snowboard Camp have confirmed seeing a family of three yetis roaming around Mt. Hood, Oregon. It is believed that the yetis have returned to Mt. Hood just in time for Burton’s Abominable Snow Jam snowboarding competition, taking place at Timberline Resort from July 8-12, 2006 and featuring a quarterpipe, halfpipe and slopestyle competition.

Top snowboarders like Chad Otterstrom, Nicolas Müller, Danny Davis, Kazuhiro Kokubo, Junko Asazuma, Takaharu Nakai, Natasza Zurek, Jussi Oksanen and Anne-Flore Marxer plan to head to Hood for the annual summer contest where this year’s off-the-hook prizes include Motorola phones, a Volvo C70, two Harley-Davidson 2006 Sportsters®, two 2007 Ski-Doo Freestyle Backcountry 550F snowmobiles and plenty of cold hard cash.

High Cascade Snowboard Camp is hosting the quarterpipe contest on July 8 and the halfpipe competition on July 9. Legendary park and pipe builder Pat Malendoski and his Planet Snow Design crew will design both the quarterpipe and the halfpipe with help from the crew at High Cascade Snowboard Camp. On July 10, the Abominable Snow Jam wraps up with the slopestyle competition, designed by the park crew at Timberline Resort. Besides yeti sightings and the summer sun on the glacier, riders will also enjoy on-snow barbeques, massage therapist treatments and parties at the local Hood hangouts.

Special thanks go out to Burton, Motorola, Volvo, SoBe, Snickers, Paul Mitchell, Harley-Davidson, Ski Doo, Timberline Resort and High Cascade Snowboard Camp for supporting the Abominable Snow Jam.

For more information on the Abominable Snow Jam, check out www.abominablesnowjam.com or call Burton Rider Services at 800-881-3138.