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Cascade Volcano Skiing: Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens

It’s Cascade volcano skiing season, and we’ve been getting a number of inquiries regarding some of the more popular access roads for Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams and Mt. St. Helens. Here’s what we know: Mt. Hood – North side Cloud Cap Road (FR 3512): Road is closed and gated at the bottom by the Tilly Jane trailhead (trail 600A). Closure… Read More

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Hybrid Backcountry Ski – The Altai Kōm

The term backcountry skiing has evolved over the years to represent a broad category of skiing from descent-focused big mountain riding to light-duty rolling hill touring. But, for many, it still conjures images of lightweight, touring-friendly gear that’s adept on the uphill and the down  – the quintessential roots of backcountry touring. Interestingly, a few companies are bridging the descent-focused… Read More

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