Archive | February, 2009

POV vid of Wallowa Skiing

POV vid of Wallowa Skiing

I finally had a chance to edit down a vid clip from the Wallowas. I am still learning the ins and outs of the POV cam – like where to put it. I guess they call it a helmet cam for a reason. I took this one with it attached to my pack.

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Joseph, OR

Backcountry Skiing in the Wallowas

I just pulled back into the office after a few days in the Wallowas in eastern Oregon. I am happy to report that winter is doing well there. There is about meter to a meter and a half of snow on the ground at seven to eight thousand feet. Although the wind played a pretty significant role in the weather… Read More

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New Voile Drifter ski - with new school rocker . . .

More OR trade show tidbits

There are still a few details from the tradeshow that I have not posted because I have been busy getting the fourth issue of the season ready for the printer, but I thought I would grab a moment this morning to share a couple items. First, Voile unveiled new graphics for their Insane and Asylum models as well as a… Read More

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Avalanche Incident Report

In late January, an avalanche near the Eisman Hut in Colorado’s Gore Range buried three folks (one skier, two boarders) out touring. All three survived. The story is pretty interesting and worth reading. The guys involved did a variety of things wrong, but obviously, given their survival, they did a few things right, too. Hopefully, the incident report does more… Read More

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