Archive | April, 2013

Scarpa Freedom SL, Black Diamond Factor MX, K2 Pinnacle 130

Scarpa Freedom SL Ski Boot

Scarpa Freedom SL Ski Boot If you are in search of one boot to serve your resort and backcountry ski needs, you’ll be stoked to see the new boots coming from K2, BD and Scarpa.  The past couple of seasons have offered a great selection of lightweight three- and four-buckle boots for dedicated touring and this upcoming season looks to… Read More

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2013 backcountry ski testing

Gear Testing – backcountry skis

We’ve just about wrapped up our annual ski testing for the season. This year we’ve been checking out backcountry ski offerings from Black Diamond, G3, Voile, DPS, Volkl, Kastle, K2, Dynastar, La Sportiva, Dynafit and Fat-ypus. Dedicated backcountry skiers should be stoked to hear that everbody’s offerings are lighter and more versatile than ever.  Multiple companies (DPS, BD) are now… Read More

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Portable Espresso - Handpresso Wild

Backcountry Espresso – Handpresso Wild

Backcountry Espresso – Handpresso Wild: Coffee and backcountry travel go hand in hand. Whether waking up inside a tent or simply between quality coffee outlets while road tripping, a good cup of coffee has a way of making everything better. Yes, I’m surely addicted and, like any good addict, I’m always on the lookout for ways to get a quality… Read More

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