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Black Diamond Neve Pro Boot Crampons

Crampons

The lackluster winter here on the West Coast has many of us pursuing ski mountaineering adventures where climbing skins can only get you so far. Here's some beta on a couple solutions for alpine endeavors: ski crampons for telemark and AT gear and boot crampons for when it's time to carry your skis. Ski Crampons Dynafit ski crampons on skis Ski crampons are an underrated tool that can make skinning even shallow terrain easier when the snow is hard. Unlike boot crampons, most ski crampons pivot under foot so that they engage in the snow when you step down and pivot up and slide when you lift your ski to stride forward. There is very little resistance or even change in the cadence…

one wasatch

Mountain Accord – One Wasatch Debate

Mountain Accord Seeks to Solve One Wasatch Debate No one disputes that the Wasatch Mountains are a valuable resource, but the future of how to protect, preserve and best utilize the resources the Wasatch have to offer is the center of much debate.  Mountain Accord, a public process bringing together more than 20 organizations and nearly 200 stakeholders, is the… Read More

2015 ski reviews off-piste mag

Full 2015 Ski Reviews

It’s the time of year when ski deals can be had at your local shop and online. So, to help in your quest for the right quiver of one or quiver builder set of boards, we offer our full 2015 ski reviews for your consumption. Backcountry skis are lighter and more versatile than ever. A combination of rocker profile, tip… Read More

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Black Diamond Neve Pro Boot Crampons

Crampons

The lackluster winter here on the West Coast has many of us pursuing ski mountaineering adventures where climbing skins can only get you so far. Here’s some beta on a couple solutions for alpine endeavors: ski crampons for telemark and AT gear and boot crampons for when it’s time to carry your skis. Ski Crampons Ski crampons are an underrated tool… Read More

2015 ski reviews off-piste mag

Full 2015 Ski Reviews

It’s the time of year when ski deals can be had at your local shop and online. So, to help in your quest for the right quiver of one or quiver builder set of boards, we offer our full 2015 ski reviews for your consumption. Backcountry skis are lighter and more versatile than ever. A combination of rocker profile, tip… Read More

G3 ION binding review

G3 ION Binding Review

Although we skied the new G3 ION binding a little last spring and liked it, it wasn’t until this January that I’ve been able to mount and ski a pair for long-term use. The ION represents a full redesign of G3’s first tech binding, the Onyx, and it’s proving to perform well. Upon first glance, the G3 ION binding shares some… Read More

binding inserts

Binding Freedom Inserts

There are a couple of solutions available for skiers looking to swap between two sets of bindings on a single pair of skis or use one set of bindings on two pairs of skis, Binding Freedom and Quiver Killers. I recently installed a set of Binding Freedom inserts to accommodate Marker Tours and Dynafit Radicals on a set of skis…. Read More

  • Off-Piste Magazine

    Issue 61 March 2014

    Off-Piste the backcountry skier's magazine, Repair-Renew-Recycle, Zed Final, Hillmap, Rogers Pass 411

  • Issue 60

    Issue 60 January 2014

    Off-Piste the backcountry skier's magazine, Wallowa History, Touring Jackets, Zed III, Daily Debrief, Origins of Telemark

  • Off-Piste Magazine

    Issue 59 December 2013

    Off-Piste the backcountry skier's magazine, Issue 59 December 2013, ski pack reviews, ski cutting, Zed part II, Breathe

  • op58

    Off-Piste Mag Issue 58 October 2013

    Off-Piste the backcountry skier's magazine, 2014  Ski Reviews, Dirtbaggin, Kim Havell, GOSG, Zed part I

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