Archive | August, 2010

Ski movies knockin' at the door

Ski movies knockin’ at the door

It is that time again, the time when the ski industry comes out of hibernation. Powder magazine arrived last week. Backcountry arrived this week and Noah Howell from Powderwhore just launched the trailer to their latest film, Television. That’s Tele-Vision for those of you who are not in the freeheel mode yet. Although I am quite content with summer as… Read More

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Ski Boot Testing

The snow on Hood is holding up remarkably well for late August. The skiing at the Timberline ski area last week was pretty darn fun. I spent the bulk of the day trying out Black Diamond’s new Efficient Series boots: the Slant, Prime and Quadrant. All three boots performed well, and I’d say that BD’s new AT boots set a… Read More

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Black Diamond Ski Boots

Black Diamond AT Boots – The Efficient Series

We just recieved Black Diamond’s new Efficient Series AT boots. All new for 2010, there are four models, the Slant, Prime, Swift (women’s), Quadrant. All of BD’s new boots weigh in at less than my Scarpa Spirit 4’s, and they all look great (except for the color choices on the Quadrant – but maybe it’s just me). I plan to… Read More

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