Category Archives: ski equipment

7 Packing Tips for a 7-Day Adventure

I stare into my gear room, aka my basement, in fear and awe of the packing I need to tackle the night before my seven-day ski traverse of the Pickets Range in the Cascades. What do I need to bring? … Continue reading

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Light is Right: One man’s list for mountain travel

Forrest MacCarthy recently completed an Alaskan Ski Race across the Brooks Range and posted his lightweight gear list here with his opinions on the gear’s performance. As we enter prime ski touring season in the NW I thought It would … Continue reading

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Time to prep for La Nina- Part 1 Fitness

Out here in the Northwest we are living the dream of a crisp sunny fall, after a damp cool summer. Long bike rides, rock climbing in the sun and dusting off the ski gear. Customary for La Nina, the ritual … Continue reading

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Ski Quiver Modification or how to supercharge your versitility

I have thought about that one ski set up that would do it all for years. I finally put thought into action and committed my credit card for a new kit:Side Stash 174, Sollyfit Swap Plates from Binding Freedom, TLT … Continue reading

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