Tag Archives | backcountry skiing

Spring Skiing the Cascades

Here’s a little Tuesday time waster ski movie for ya. Check out this crew enjoying spring skiing in the Cascades . . . Makin’ Bacon – Ski Traverse from Blum to Bacon Peak from Jason Hummel on Vimeo.

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La Sportiva Spectre Boot Review

La Sportiva Spectre AT Boot – Gear Review

Finding the right backcountry ski boot has a lot to do with good fit, but it’s also important to find the right combination of uphill functionality and downhill performance. La Sportiva nailed both in the Spectre alpine touring boot. The La Sportiva Spectre AT boot offers great walkability with the flick of a lever and excellent downhill performance without being… Read More

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Climbing and Skiing Colorado

Climbing and Skiing Colorado’s Mountains – 50 Select Descents

The Colorado Rockies have a long history of climbing and skiing and there are many lifetimes of descents to be earned within the state’s boundaries. Climbing and Skiing Colorado’s Mountains – 50 Select Ski Descents aims to help you select some of the best. While well known for its fourteeners, Colorado is, of course, full of countless lower elevation peaks…. Read More

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Backcountry skiing magazine

Off-Piste Mag – the backcountry skier’s magazine Issue 60, January 2014

Off-Piste Mag Issue 60, January 2014, is on its way to subscribers and shops this week! Inside, you’ll find the usual low-gloss backcountry skiing content for which Off-Piste Mag is well known from avalanche safety beta to honest and useful backcountry gear reviews. Issue 60 includes an interview with freeskier, farmer and frackticvist, Alison Gannett, part III of Zed, beta… Read More

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Powder Skiing on the DPS Wailer 112

DPS Wailer 112 – Backcountry Ski Review

The office ski fleet is flush with sweet backcountry powder boards this season and with a couple months of skiing under our belt, it’s time to offer some insights. The full run down of skis includes three models that measure in at 112mm underfoot.: The DPS Wailer 112, Voile Charger, G3 District. I have been a fan of the Voile… Read More

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