Snow and Avalanche Workshop Schedule Fall is securely upon us and ski season is on the horizon! Fall snow and avalanche workshops have become a pre-season staple in most regions around the country. These large-group workshops represent a gathering of the dedicated backcountry community and offer an excellent opportunity to experience presentations from seasoned snow and avalanche pros. Here’s a… Read More
Ski and mountain culture related events that you should know about!
Smith Goggle Giveaway! We’ve got multiple pairs of Smith I/O and the I/O7 goggles to pass on to lucky subscribers. The I/O and I/O7 are rimless, interchangeable-lens goggles. They are all about clear, unobstructed vision and easy lens swapping. The spherical Carbonic-X polycarbonate lens is top-of-the-line and offers the latest Smith anti-fog tech and sharpest vision possible – and in… Read More
It’s time to clear out the gear closet; ski swap season is underway. Here are a few ski swap buying and selling tips. Sellers: 1. Don’t be greedy, ask a fair price and share a deal 2. Clean your gear up – give it a little shine 3. Better to sell your unwanted gear at a low price than not… Read More
We’re all looking forward to winter and a great way to build the stoke and, believe it or not, learn something too is to attend one of the fall Snow and Avalanche Workshops that now happen in just about every region around the country. These avalanche education workshops are a great way to broaden your snow science and hazard evaluation… Read More
The Spearhead Traverse is an iconic tour in the Coast Range, and the movement to establish three huts along the famed route is underway (read more about the Spearhead Huts Project). There are two fundraising events this November to help the project move forward. The first is the 2012 Spearhead Huts Winter Kick-Off Party on November 3 in Squamish, BC…. Read More