Archive | November, 2007

early season powder skiing

Gittin’ some

  Better late than never, snow is falling in the NW. Mt Baker is opening, Mt Hood is open and expanding terrain available. Here’s a shot from Max Reitz up in 4 bowl at meadows. They hiked up to catch the latest round of snow . . . We also just got a couple gear items in the office this… Read More

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Only in Europe . . .

A friend sent this link my way – I heard that the latest Warren Miller film had some footage of paragliding skiers too. I can just imagine what a US resort would say if you tried this here.

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SKI REVIEW 2007-08

Ski Reviews posted

Although the weather forecast calls for clear weather through Thanksgiving, the hills are starting to look more like winter in these parts. The resorts are opening limited terrain and there is skiing to be had above treeline.     We had a small wax and tune party the other day to get the sticks ready for action.┬áIt was warm and… Read More

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14er movie

We have been getting feedback that our rss feed and our comments area were not working. We did a little troubleshooting this weekend and believe we have both up and running properly. Thanks for letting us know and thanks for visiting the site. We posted a preview of Chris Davenport’s Ski the 14ers book back in September, well word is there… Read More

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Outdoor Research Mithril Stormshell

Hooded Softshells – OR Mithril Stormshell

Softshell fabrics like Schoeller have been gaining momentum for a handful of years now. They are great for ski touring because they really breath. They do not always offer the same protection form the elements that laminated shells offer but the improved breathability is a worthy trade off when your focus is climbing to ski.   The recent surge in… Read More

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