Category Archives: backcountry

Leki Helicon Lite Pole – More Bang for Your Buck and Bounce for the Ounce

Leki Helicon Lite Pole

Leki Helicon Lite Pole – More Bang for Your Buck and Bounce for the Ounce Wil Rickards Leki Helicon Lite Pole  Let’s be real; not only does riding in the backcountry take a serious investment in knowledge. It also tends to empty your wallet quicker than you can say, “check out my turns, bro.” Finding something that does not cost

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Rab Superlight Shelter 4 – The Most Useful Thing You Didn’t Know you Needed!

Rab Superlight Shelter 4

Rab Superlight Shelter 4 Probably the most useful thing you didn’t know you needed. Wil Rickards Do you like to spend time above the tree-line? Then I want to let you into the best-kept secret of American mountaineering. One that will put you way ahead of the game if the poo hits the fan or if you like your creature

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Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove – The Best Backcountry Glove Yet

Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove

Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove – The Best Backcountry Glove Yet The new Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove is a fantastic glove for backcountry ski and splitboarding. Featuring GoreTex and Pittards leather for durability. But the real magic of this glove is the highly breathable, yet warm insulation. Mountain Hardwear Exposure Light Goretex Glove Review Looking for a

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Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 50 Backpack

Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 50 Backpack

Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 50 Backpack Kyle Juszczyk The Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 50 Backpack is, as the name would have you guess, a weight saving, alpine climbing-oriented pack for overnight or gear-intensive missions. I had an awesome opportunity to test out this pack on a series of search and rescue missions that thoroughly tried the baseline function, versatility, and

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Nikwax Great Tips and Tricks for the Engearment Audience!

Niwax Tips & Tricks for Engearment

Nikwax Great Tips and Tricks for the Engearment Audience! Nikwax tips and tricks. How to use Nikwax to clean your favorite outdoor gear. From jackets and bibs to down and wool, boots, and gloves. Nikwax has it covered. The Engearment Team has relied on Nikwax to clean our gear and restore DWR to our favorite ski and snowboard clothes.  We

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