Category Archives: Skiing

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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Resetting Goals-Recalibrating expectations when Mother Nature has other plans

Every fall in the NW the weather cools down, the precipitation picks up and the skis come out of thecloset ready for another season of adventure! Goals and dreams become plans for tours and climbs in my backyard and more … Continue reading

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Nov 17th Baker BC Faceshot and Avalanches with Mark & Joseph

Joseph called me a few days ago about coming up to Baker to go touring, it was an easy yes. Mark joined me for the rally North, showing up to my house early, ready to schred 2 feet of new … 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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