Archive | November, 2011

Sol Mountain Report

Although I am sitting in the office and would rather not know how good the skiing is everywhere, we have been receiving a variety of vids highlighting the November skiing around the western states and Canada. Aaron Cooperman, Sol Mountain Lodge co-owner and ACMG Ski Guide, just sent us this short clip of skiing up in British Columbia’s Monashee Range… Read More

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December Issue of Off-Piste Magazine

As backcountry skiers from Alaska to New England and beyond get in the rhythm of winter, the December 2011 issue of Off-Piste Mag, Issue 51, is at the printer and scheduled to ship next week. Issue 51 includes features that range from a profile of Brian Cross – aka the Bald Bomber to confessions of a couloir junkie and the… Read More

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Gecko Glueless Climbing Skins

I recently got a pair of the Gecko glueless climbing skins in for testing. I first heard about the Gecko skins about a year ago, but this is my first experience with them. Although we do not really have enough snow to warrant testing in the mountains yet, I thought they were interesting enough to warrant a blog post. Touted… Read More

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