IMPORTANT: You should always carry an avalanche beacon, shovel and probe when travelling in avalanche terrain and know how to use them. Backcountry travel requires an acceptance of the risks involved (avalanches are not the only danger) and implies a willingness to take responsibility for educating oneself about these dangers and ways to mitigate them. Read more ›
Columbia Sportswear has developed proprietary technologies to set their products apart from their competitors for years. From Omni-Shade, Omni-Freeze, OutDry Extreme to Omni-Heat, they make products to help people withstand whatever mother nature throws at them — including the wet and cold Pacific Northwest weather conditions where they are headquartered. Making its debut this winter, Read more ›
Porter Fox is one of the modern masters of outdoor journalism. An editor for Powder Magazine since 1999, he is also the founder of Nowhere Magazine, and the author of Deep: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow, which provides a harrowing account of the tragic Tunnel Creek Avalanche of 2012, and the Read more ›
There are plenty of reasons to have a satellite communicator, but most options have been downright expensive. There were annual plans, activation and suspension fees, auto-renewals and that was on top of the hundreds of dollars spent to purchase the device. So basically, unless you were a guiding outfit, a professional explorer, or a hard-core Read more ›
Any kid who ever watched The Great Escape on a summer afternoon immediately went out and pretended he was Steve McQueen, and that his bike was a stripped down motorcycle. The new Scrambler S ebike from Vintage Electric knowingly pays homage to one of moviedom’s most iconic scenes, and also to one of the coolest Read more ›
Revant Optics, founded in 2010 to produce replacement lenses for sunglasses from Adidas to Under Armor, has launched its own line of sunglasses today on Kickstarter. True to their roots the new line is designed with the ability to easily replace pieces as they wear, break or scratch. And with performance sunglasses priced at higher Read more ›
This stuff is obviously made by and for runners.
This gluten-removed brew is tasty and stood on its own as good, quality beer.
About this time two years ago, I made a little list of the top six items rocking my ski quiver during an epic, endless winter that began in Argentina, ended with several feet of snow in Breckenridge, Colorado, and in between included turns in Austria, Utah, New Mexico and Japan. Along with the Dynafit Chugach Read more ›
Eight years ago today Unofficial Networks held The Game of GNAR contest at Squaw Valley, CA — documented in The GNAR Movie. The game, developed by Shane McConkey, Rob and Scott Gaffney, stands for Gaffney's Numerical Assessment of Radness. Based at Squaw Valley, and outlined in the book Squallywood, the game allows skiers to earn points for skiing different lines on the mountain.
Columbia Sportswear makes some of the best fishing apparel out there. It’s durable, comfortable and stylish. PFG gear incorporates proprietary technologies like Omni-Shade, Omni-Freeze and Omni-Shield. And while you may not be able to hire a cinematographer to come along on your next fishing excursion — Columbia PFG has put together a video that may Read more ›
Vonn missed the Olympics in Sochi due to a knee injury, but she’s back and competing in the Downhill, Super G, and Combined events in PyeongChang. Vonn is featured in this new “Best of U.S.” Super Bowl ad which shows some of her skiing and training — go Lindsey!