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SIA Snow Show 2017

SIA Snow Show 2015 – Skis

SIA Snow Show 2015 1Part two of our SIA Snow Show 2015 bonanza! Today we're talking about skis. Only skis. Nothing but skis. SIA Snow Show 2015 skis! We saw quite a few pairs of skis at the Snow Show and got to test some of them at the on snow demo at Copper Mountain. Again, this post will be photo-intensive. Please browse accordingly!
PoleClinometer Review 5

PoleClinometer Review and Inclinometer Comparison

PoleClinometer Review 5After a few weeks of being overly-excited about snow and forgetting our responsibilities, we finally set out on Sunday with the specific purpose of testing out the PoleClinometer and comparing it to some of the more popular inclinometers on the market. That's not to say we didn't get in some epic turns as well, but we'll get to those in another post. First, the inclinometers!
Mission Jones Pass 3Jan2015 Turns 3

Mission – Jones Pass 3Jan2015

Jones Pass Mission 3Jan2015 Snow TreesJones Pass is, again, one of our favorite backcountry destinations. It's an easy drive and it covers a large enough area that even when the parking lot fills up, there's plenty of pow for everyone. We headed up on Saturday, January 3, 2015, to earn some turns in the backcountry powder.