Tag Archives: Matt Baatz

September 7, 2016

The hills are alive

By: Matt Baatz Your mom just handed you your first box of crayons. I’m betting one of the first things you draw is a big yellow sun with a smiley…

August 31, 2016

How to build a trail

By Matt Baatz Scouting Scan the terrain when the vegetation is waning. Bushwack. Get lost. Find the chunks of terrain that make your heart skip a beat—a rideable ledge, a…

August 24, 2016

Going up the Rabbit Hole

By Matt Baatz A small tree upended and took out a chunk of Rabbit Hole, an unmapped and lightly-signed trail, but popular nevertheless. It’s a pretty freakin’ rippin’ ride down,…

Matt Baatz: dirt poet, pizza oven engineer
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March 30, 2016

Matt Baatz: dirt poet, pizza oven engineer

By Christopher Biddle Matt Baatz By Christopher Biddle PITTSFIELD—Matt Baatz estimates that in the past year, he’s logged around 600 hours working on a fully stocked pizza oven made entirely…