Brain Brian

software engineer living in Los Angeles, California.

Splitboarding The Slot Couloir on Snoqualmie Mountain

March 21st, 2014 the #peakoftheweek crew decided it was great conditions to tackle The Slot Couloir on Snoqualmie Mountain. We woke up early trying to beat as much sun as we could on the skin up. The conditions could not have been better. There…

Splitboarding Near Rock Mountain

Last Friday, February 28th, 2014 we set out on a splitboard tour up Rock Mountain off US2 in Washington. This was a first attempt for the #magicblack #peakoftheweek crew. The tour began with some mellow switchbacks, as most tours often do. After…

To Wild Waves and Beyond!

30 years into my life and an unforgettable 3 of them spent with Amanda, I still love the feeling of being a kid. Amanda has brought me great happiness and what better way to celebrate each other and the end of summer than a trip to Wild Waves! I love…

Mush Monsters - late September at Shorty's

We spent another September weekend in Arch Cape surfing and Short Sands and Seaside. The waves were big on the outside but near impossible to get to. We made the best of the mush on the inside. Beware of bats. Filming: Brian Behrens Editing: Brian…

Skydiving with Friends for my 30th Birthday

I decided what better way to go into my 30s than jumping out of a plane. After discovering Amanda and some daredevil friends wanted to join, we possied up for some debauchery at Skydive Snohomish. Our jump on my actual day of birth was canceled due…

Surfing at Hobuck in July

We decided to head out for a camp session at Hobuck on the Olympic Peninsula the weekend of July 26th, 2013. The waves were small and fun. They cleaned up great at specific times of the day. Sups, kayaks and surfboards were sporadic along the beach…

Shi Shi 2013

We traveled to the coast to spend another 4th of July with friends drinking beers, exchanging stories, fashioning various beach tools and surfing. Check out more on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/brianbehrens/sets/72157634590186483/

Whidbey Island

I went to Whidbey Island for the Memorial Day weekend. This was my first time on Whidbey and it was quite enjoyable, even with the rain. The weekend started out right with an epic surf day at Westport. Rob and I enjoyed beers on the rocks after our…

Colombia 2013

I took a trip to Colombia (April 25th, 2013 - May 5th, 2013) with some good friends this year. We stayed at an amazing place we rented in Cartagena for the first half of the trip. For the second half we flew to San Andres island where we stayed at…

Cowlitz Rocks Splitboard Tour - Mt. Rainier, WA

We set out from Paradise on Mt. Rainier for a tour up to Cowlitz Rocks. It was a very hot, sunny spring day. The tour was long but not very technical. We had to take very little switchbacks. The GPS tracking stopped at a couple points (where you can…

Penumbra Beer Bash

The first Penumbra Beer Bash was amazing. Everything went smooth. The beer flowed like a river of deliciousness and the bands were entertaining to say the least. I produced a video from the event. I hope you enjoy. Music: "Haunt Me" by Prism Tats We…

Snowboarding at Stevens Pass during the month of December

The month of December was great in the Pacific Northwest. I had a lot of fun filled adventures to start off the season. Here is a small collection of clips from a few of the days in December I rode. Music: The Babies - "Alligator" Filmed at Stevens…

American Hipster Presents: Seattle

There's a new show on YouTube called American Hipster Presents. I stumbled upon the Linda Derschang episode last night. They're well produced videos about a community I love so much. I hope you enjoy as much as I did. Linda Derschang - American…

Surfing at Short Sands on the coast of Oregon

Since April/May of 2012 I started surfing. Being from the midwest this was never an option for me, but now after living in Washington for almost 5 years I figuered I should stop holding out for a trip to some place warm like Hawaii and just get in…

Christmas Was Good To Me

This year I decided to make an Amazon wish list to aid the people in my life who would be getting me gifts. It paid off big time. Everything I got I loved. The Amazon Wish List Chrome Plugin is a nice helper when bookmarking stuff you want on your…

Flipboard for iPhone

Flipboard for the iPhone came out this week. It's the first time on my phone I'll actually keep up with all these feeds, in particular Google Reader. I never found an app previously that allowed me to browse Google Reader in a visual way I actually…

Shi Shi Beach Backpacking Trip - July 2011

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Miscellaneous Snowboarding Debauchery From The 2010/2011 Season

Snowboarding at Stevens Pass on January 8th, 2011 We went all over the mountain in this video. The cat track jumping at the end was especially fun. Music: The Smiths - "Ask (Demo)" Snowboarding in the backcountry @ Stevens Pass - February 19th, 201…

Snowboarding at Stevens Pass - February 13th, 2011

Our friend Brendan was in from Philly. We had a great day on the mountain. Chris, Rob and myself took an avalanche awareness class at Stevens Pass the day before. The class was great and definitely makes me feel a lot more comfortable hiking into the…

Snowboarding at Stevens Pass - Going deeper.

We spent the day January 22nd hiking Cowboy Mountain. Here are some of the results. Music in the video: Ducktails - Hamilton Road The Pharmacy - Little Toys On A Shelf

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