Archive | October, 2016

DPS Wailer 106 ski

Off-Piste Mag Editors’ Choice Ski Reviews 2017

Off-Piste Mag Editors’ Choice Ski Reviews 2017 – Round I Here’s our first round of Editors’ Choice ski reviews for 2017. We’ve got three boards that are worthy of quiver-of-one status for backcountry skiers: The Voile SuperCharger, The DPS Wailer 106 and the Völkl 90EIGHT. We’d gladly grab any one these boards as our go-to ski for a full season of mixed backcountry… Read More

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A skier's journey China

A Skier’s Journey – China

A Skier’s Journey China The skier’s journey continues in Season 4, Episode 2 with a trip to China.  Skiing as sport is in it’s infancy in China, a phenomenon of the country’s exploding middle class. As a means of survival, however, it is thousands of years old, a stone age hunter-gatherer technology born in the Altai mountains where China, Mongolia,… Read More

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powder skiing japan

A Skier’s Journey Japan

Powder Skiing Japan There’s nothing quite like snow in the hills to fuel the stoke for winter. It’s been a record wet October here in the Pacific Northwest and the mountains are looking more winter like with every storm. In the name of winter stoke and some Tuesday time wasting, here’s a great short film that sets the tone for… Read More

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motocycle ski races

Giving New Meaning to Mechanized Skiing

Motorcycle Ski Races Here’s a classic to satisfy your need for a Tuesday Time Waster: Vintage Motorcycle Ski Races Who knew they were having so much fun back in the 1950’s – motorcycle ski races! Given the gear of the day and the apparent speeds, these skiers are putting on quite a show. Just think, next time you use a… Read More

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scarpa f1 ski boots

Scarpa F1 Ski Boot – Preview Look

Scarpa F1 Ski Boots Alpine Touring boots are lighter and more svelte in design than ever. The result is a growing collection of ski boots that challenge the status quo of what a ski boot feels like and is capable of doing. The latest boot to challenge the norm is the Scarpa F1. Following in the mold of the F1 Evo, the new F1 drops… Read More

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A skier's Journey - ski film

A Skier’s Journey – Iran

A Skier’s Journey – The Iran Episode As promised, Jordan Manley and crew present the first of three ski films in the final episode of A Skier’s Journey. The Iran episode. “Should we go?” Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide, indeed, they should. Upon arriving in Iran, they are welcomed with profound warmth, stunned by the immense beauty of the… Read More

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