Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx: A skier’s Journey Season 1. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Arc’teryx: A skier’s Journey Season 1

Arc’teryx: A skier’s Journey Season 1

In this first season of a ski travel series, skiers Chad Sayers, Tobin Seagel and Jordan Manley travel to multiple destinations in search of epic snow and new lines. Episode one starts Chad and Tobin off in Kashmir, India while episode two takes them to La Grave, France. Episode three features skier Jordan Manley and … Read more ›

Norrona, Ski & Snowboard. Training Big From a Small Place. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , Leave a comment on Training Big From a Small Place

Training Big From a Small Place

Typically when the topic of snowboarding is brought up you may think of a rider shredding down the pristine slopes of a massive mountain or slashing through pow on the descent of a backcountry behemoth. For the avid shredder/snowboard cross racer like me this was always the dream. However, my reality was quite different. My … Read more ›

Arc’teryx, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. The Arc’teryx Procline Ski Boot Review. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on The Arc’teryx Procline Ski Boot Review

The Arc’teryx Procline Ski Boot Review

Ski touring is taking off in popularity as people (like me) learn to appreciate the uphill exercise as much as the downhill fun. Maybe it is more of an East Coast thing where we don’t exactly get feet of powder and so need to find joy in small victories? The Arc’teryx headquarters can be found out … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill

When to Use Ski Crampons & How to Kick-Turn Facing Downhill

Ski touring is a fun alternative to lift-accessed areas and allows you to explore possible new terrain, avoid the crowds and enjoy the serenity of nature. You can pick your own lines, climb where you want (within reason – keeping in mind avalanche hazards) and chase your inner adrenaline junkie. Research & Preparation Depending on … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. How To Create an Efficient & Effective Skin Track. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on How To Create an Efficient & Effective Skin Track

How To Create an Efficient & Effective Skin Track

When there’s no fresh snow in the resort or you and your friends are up for a little adventure and escaping the lift-line crowds, ski touring is the way to go. With adequate gear, extensive safety knowledge and a responsible and reliable group of friends, you can spend a day in a winter wonderland with … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. When To Use A Ski Touring Binding’s Heel Lifter. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on When To Use A Ski Touring Binding’s Heel Lifter

When To Use A Ski Touring Binding’s Heel Lifter

With any sport, there are always debates about gear whether it be why you should use one product instead of another, when is the best environment or situation to use a specific product and even debates over whose favourite is better. Regardless of the sport or the debate, sometimes there is no set answer and … Read more ›

Outdoor Research, Ski & Snowboard, Winter. How to Perform an Avalanche Beacon Check. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags , , Leave a comment on How to Perform an Avalanche Beacon Check

How to Perform an Avalanche Beacon Check

With the winter season slowly approaching, the winter stoke is amping up and pre-season preparations are in full swing. Inspecting durable old gear bags, backpacks and reliable outerwear, shopping for replacements for the lost souls that didn’t survive a radical season, waxing boards and skis and setting a budget so you can have an even … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard, Winter. 9 Ski & Snowboard Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow. Posted on Categories ApparelTags , Leave a comment on 9 Ski & Snowboard Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow

9 Ski & Snowboard Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow

Winter is coming which means dreams of snowy peaks and waist-deep pow days are on everyone’s mind. Sure we’re only entering the start of Autumn but that means winter is much closer than it was back at the start of summer! We know you winter sports enthusiasts are gritting your teeth counting down the days … Read more ›

Gregory, Ski & Snowboard. The GREGORY Targhee: Your Backcountry Buddy. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on The GREGORY Targhee: Your Backcountry Buddy

The GREGORY Targhee: Your Backcountry Buddy

It’s that time of year where your winter gear is dug up from the back of your closet or storage locker and inspected for its likelihood of survival for another winter season. The gear is built tough to withstand numerous winter seasons but sometimes the seasons take their toll and replacements are needed. If you … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. The Keys To Prepping For A Successful Ski Season. Posted on Categories OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on The Keys To Prepping For A Successful Ski Season

The Keys To Prepping For A Successful Ski Season

With winter quickly approaching it’s that time where we do our best to get prepared so that we’re ready for another rad season in the snow. During this preparation period, there are three essentials things that swim around our head: Hitting the gym and getting those legs ready! Figuring out plans for the season. Getting … Read more ›

Ski & Snowboard. Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Backpack Preview. Posted on Categories Equipment·OutdoorsTags Leave a comment on Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Backpack Preview

Arc’teryx Voltair Avalanche Backpack Preview

Arc’teryx is clearly going full force into the ski touring sector with the release of their ski mountaineering boots. Alongside the launch of the Procline ski boots, they are launching the Voltaire avalanche airbag. Safety first, folks. Black Diamond released the JetForce airbags a few seasons ago. Let’s see what Arc’teryx brings to the party. … Read more ›

Electric, Ski & Snowboard. Review of the Electric EG3.5 Goggle. Posted on Categories EquipmentTags , Leave a comment on Review of the Electric EG3.5 Goggle

Review of the Electric EG3.5 Goggle

I had the chance to try Electric’s EG3.5 on two different occasions in Charlevoix, Quebec. The temperature and conditions on both days were quite different. The first day being a beautiful bluebird day – which had followed a 20cm snowstorm – and the second day a snowy, cold and windy day. Our review of this … Read more ›