Archive | September, 2007

Osprey Switch 36 Pack

Osprey Switch 36 Pack

New in 06-07, the Osprey Switch 36 returns for the 07-08 season. I used this pack all last ski season and for a variety of climbs and hikes over the summer. At 36 liters, it has enough space for a big day but packs small for lighter days without feeling like too much pack. A modified top loader design, the… Read More

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Spirit 3

Scarpa Spirit 3 AT Ski Boots

I skied the Scarpa Spirit 3 AT Boot all last season. A three-buckle boot with a touring bias, the boot is a step above the Matrix in the Scarpa line-up, offers Dynafit compatibility, and seemed like a logical step for my next AT boot. The Spirit 3 uses a new strap system that broadens the pull of the straps thus giving… Read More

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Ski the 14ers by Chris Davenport

Ski the 14ers Book – Chris Davenport

Ski the 14ers Book – Chris Davenport The ski related press releases just keep coming across my desk these days. The latest is information on a new book about skiing Colorado’s 14ers. Aspen based skier, Chris Davenport pulled off the impressive feat of skiing all 54 of Colorado’s fourteen thousand foot peaks in one year last season. Lou Dawson skied them… Read More

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