In the fall of 2006 UnofficialSquaw.com went live. It was the brain child of two brothers, Tim and John Konrad. The idea was to provide more accrue snow reports and daily stoke from Squaw Valley USA.
By 2007 the site had gained some modest traction. The Konrad brothers were determined to push on despite mounting debt.
SkiScoop.com (Digg for the Ski World)
One of Unofficial’s first videos
After many hard lessons UnofficialSquaw.com started to gain some momentum.
The Unofficial Forum
Clip from Skitabulus – Unofficial’s first film
In January of 2009 UnofficialSquaw.com landed it’s first investor. The funding allowed Tim Konrad to quit his day job and work full time on the site.
Our new funding allowed us to buy a POV cam. Hooray!
At the start of the 2009/2010 season, UnofficialSquaw.com was repackaged with the launch a new website. The site looked nice but had some fundamental flaws.
On December 10, 2010 UnofficialNetworks.com went live. The new site took the model which had been developed in Squaw Valley and brought it to the resorts of Whistler, Snowbird, Stowe, Telluride, and Jackson Hole.
G.N.A.R. is released
Today, UnofficialNetworks.com is the World’s Most Visited Ski Blog.